Tag Archive: epic games

Epic moves to shake up how games get made

Epic Games, whose Unreal Engine has powered some of the biggest video games ever made, is making some major changes as we begin a new console cycle — and it could have a… Continue reading

Microsoft buys Gears of War series

Marcus Fenix may not be done with his battle against the Locust. Microsoft has acquired the rights to the Gears of War series from creator and former franchise developer Epic Games, ensuring that the series… Continue reading

Gamemakers take Vegas

The relationship between Hollywood studios and videogame publishers is evolving, but gamemakers at Thursday’s 16th annual Dice Awards in Las Vegas say there’s still a distance between the two. “I don’t think they’re… Continue reading

Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski calls it quits

There aren’t a lot of celebrity game developers. The profession, by and large, isn’t one that lends itself to the limelight. But Cliff Bleszinski has been a rare exception to that rule. Camera-friendly,… Continue reading

New ‘Gears of War’ game confirmed

Less than nine months after Gears of War 3 hit store shelves, the next installment of the series is set to make its debut. Microsoft and Epic Games will formally reveal the next Gears of War on… Continue reading

The iPhone game worth $30 million (not Angry Birds)

Angry Birds gets most of the spotlight when it comes to big money apps, but Epic Games has got legitimate crowing rights as well. Infinity Blade, the action swordplay franchise from Epic’s ChAIR… Continue reading

App Review: Infinity Blade II

It would have been easy for Chair Entertainment to simply rest on its laurels with Infinity Blade II. The first game, after all, was a smash hit. And while there is a certain… Continue reading

Interview: Epic Talks UE3 On Flash, Infinity Blade 2

[Speaking to Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris, Epic Games president Mike Capps hints at in-house plans for Unreal Engine 3 on Flash, while Chair head Donald Mustard said there’s room on iOS for games… Continue reading

iOS hit Infinity Blade gets sequel, book

One of the best looking mobile games ever is getting a sequel. Epic Games took to the stage today during Apple’s iPhone 4S event today to show off Infinity Blade 2, which is… Continue reading

Gears of War 3 sells 3 million copies in one week

Gamers descended on retailers like locusts to grab their copies of Gears of War 3. Microsoft says the latest installment in the series sold 3 million copies in its first week, making it… Continue reading