unreal engine

Unreal’s ‘photorealistic character sample’ is like a Rob Lowe from the uncanny valley

Making the character models you see in games is a very involved process, and as a few recent titles have shown, the faces especially are hard as hell to do right. The folks behind Epic's Unreal Engine

NASA is using a mixed reality space station to train astronauts

NASA has always embraced emerging technology for visualization, even if that tech was seemingly developed for frivolous entertainment. We recently covered its holographic Mars exhibit, and the man

BMW taps Unreal Engine for a mixed reality vehicle development process

BMW is combining the best of real and virtual worlds to make the process of creating new car designs as quick and painless as possible. The carmaker has tapped Unreal Engine’s rendering capabili

Unity raises $181M monster round at a reported $1.5B valuation

Over the last few years, Unity Technologies has grown to become indispensable to the gaming industry and much of the entertainment industry as an engine for building experiences in one place and distr

Native OSVR support comes to Unreal game engine

For gamers worried about exclusive Oculus titles and the diverging future of content support on virtual reality, OSVR is making a bid to take over the platform and ensure that content is available ac

Pinball In Virtual Reality? Yes Please

OK, it doesn’t exist just yet, but one group called “Pinball Labs” has a new Kickstarter to bring back the feels you felt when you entered an arcade with tons of pinball games. There

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, gi

Video: Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3 Contines To Impress

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/ue3bloom.jpg" />Clearly <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/epic-games/">Epic Games</a> knows there's a number of people out there <a

Epic Games Lowers Price Of Unreal Development Kit For Indie Devs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/unrealengine.jpg" />Really good news for the small game developers out there. Epic Games has changed the licensing scheme for its free Un

Video: This Is How Good The Unreal Engine Can Be

Bravo to Epic Games for porting Unreal Engine 3 to the iPhone

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/unrealengine.png" />Don't get mad at me—<i>I</i> wanted to go to GDC, but <i>The Man</i> said no. So now we're relying on CNET to

CrunchArcade: Two new Gears of War 2 videos

Unfortunately the two videos that are available on Xbox Live Marketplace don’t show gameplay, but they do showcase what the Unreal engine is capable of doing and what we can expect from GoW2. If