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  • Epic Partners With Mozilla To Port Unreal Engine 4 To The Web

    Epic Partners With Mozilla To Port Unreal Engine 4 To The Web

    At last year’s Game Developers Conference, Mozilla showed a port of Unreal Engine 3, the foundation for many AAA games, running in the browser. That was a bit of a wake-up call for many developers, given that this kind of plug-in-free gaming experience in the browser seemed impossible just a few years before. Read More

  • Manager Who Oversaw Evo 4G, Epic 4G Leaves Sprint

    Manager Who Oversaw Evo 4G, Epic 4G Leaves Sprint


    The midwife who pulled the Evo 4G and the Epic 4G through the mobile birth canal, Kevin Packingham, is leaving Sprint effective Monday. He is starting a new, unnamed company. Read More

  • My God, it's full of K's! What the RED announcement means for the industry

    My God, it's full of K's! What the RED announcement means for the industry


    Image credit: Benni Diez at Reduser.net forums For the last couple weeks, Jim Jannard of RED Camera has been teasing everybody on the REDuser forums with vague promises and outrageous claims of revolutionizing the industry. Skepticism would be the natural response, but after the original RED One camera turned the industry on its head in 2007, people learned that the company said what they… Read More

  • Cliffy B explains Gears of War 2 absence on PC

    Cliffy B explains Gears of War 2 absence on PC

    Last week Cliffy B made a few remarks about why GoW2 wouldn’t be ported over to the PC and his argument was based two things: piracy and the making games for open systems was a pain. Shacknews recently rapped with Cliffy after a GoW 2 event and went a bit further into the subject. Check it out after the jump. Read More

  • Gears of War 2 manual leaked

    Gears of War 2 manual leaked

    Real or fake? via Ripten Read More

  • Scarlet and RED Epic getting total reboot

    Scarlet and RED Epic getting total reboot


    What the hell?! I think Jim Jannard took some peyote at Photokina and brought his laptop. He’s posted on the forums saying everything’s going pineapples for Scarlet and RED Epic. We have changed everything about Scarlet because the market has changed and we have discovered a lot of things in the process. We have a new vision.
    Wipe you minds of the past announced Scarlet. Forget… Read More

  • EA shacks up with Epic, People Can Fly

    EA shacks up with Epic, People Can Fly

    Ah, Epic: the town bicycle. Microsoft wants to buy them, EA wants to milk them, and Yahtzee wants to make sweet love to them. Well, with People Can Fly, anyway. Shurikens and lightning! Anyway, Epic has signed on with EA to deliver some delicious new original IP via their sub-studio People Can Fly. With Gears of War providing a constant cash flow and the talented team behind Painkiller… Read More

  • What's 5K anyway? RED Cameras resolution comparison chart

    What's 5K anyway? RED Cameras resolution comparison chart


    So maybe you’re excited about Red’s sudden announcement of two new cameras earlier today (the 5K Epic and the 3K Scarlet) but you’re not really sure why. What are these “K”s everyone is talking about, and why would anyone care whether they had two, three, or a hundred? Well, Red’s handy chart above should clear things up for you. You can see how basically… Read More

  • Marcus Fenix spills the beans on GoW 2

    [photopress:800px_Johndimaggio.jpg,full,pp_image] You may know voice actor John DiMaggio from hit cartoons such as Futurama where he’s the voice of the lovable robot, Bender. Speaking of which, has anyone seen the new Futurama movie that came out earlier this year? Any good? He also played Ballmer in “Pirates of Silicon Valley.” Anyway, it just so happens that he’s… Read More

  • Mark Rein from Epic gets snarky regarding MS buyout rumors

    [photopress:Markrein.jpg,full,left]So there’s this rumor spinning around that Microsoft wants to buy Epic. Since it didn’t get Yahoo!, it’s got a little extra spending money, and it would be a great addition to the Xbox group. GamePro reported MS might be willing to offer up to $2 billion. Epic’s VP Mark Rein blogged that he hadn’t heard the rumors much or read… Read More

  • Gears Of War PC Edition?

    Gears Of War PC Edition?

    Rumor round the watercooler is that Gears of War will not stay an Xbox 360 exclusive. Mark Rein of Epic is saying that Gears of War will “eventually come to the PC.” ’Til there’s something else. (chuckles) People ask me, “Are you going to do it [Gears of War] on PC?” Yeah, eventually…I don’t think that’s any great secret that we would like to… Read More

  • Unreal 3 Engine Not Coming To Wii

    Unreal 3 Engine Not Coming To Wii

    With games on the Wii looking like Jetmoto for the PSOne, most consumers were hoping that in time, Wii games would start to look a little better. Heck, maybe after a year or two, games could have graphics like Gears of War, right? Wrong! Epic has stated that the Unreal 3 engine will never be making it to the Nintendo Wii. Why? Epic says the engine isn’t designed for Nintendo’s… Read More