Fortnite has become the biggest game worldwide. Built at Epic Games, the Battle Royal mode has blown up, with even non-gamers jumping to experience what the game has to offer. At its core Fortnite is built on Unreal Engine, an engine that powers many of the modern AAA gaming landscape.
Every other Tuesday, Humble Bundle brings out a brand new bundle of discounted video games for interested players. Featuring sharp discounts that can amount to several hundred dollars saved, new bundles are popular offerings in the gaming community. Now, the Humble Unreal Engine Bundle has officially launched, featuring a variety of new and old Unreal titles available on the Humble Bundle store.
A new free update will allow Rocket League players to customize their matches with interesting presets and new custom settings.
One of the biggest online first-person-shooters was Unreal Tournament. Despite it’s popularity, it’s been absent since Unreal Tournament 3 in 2007. Now the series is looking to come back and looking for fans to help with the development process.
A small development team made up of Unreal Tournament veterans will be starting development on the new game today.
Unreal Tournament fans and developers that have access to forms where they can provide feedback, advice, or anything else to contribute to the game.
Developers that have access to the Unreal Engine 4 will be able to obtain all codes and content of the game to also help contribute to the development of the game, and for their own Unreal Tournament content.
Epic also announced that the game will be completely free throughout the development of the game and even after it is released.
There will also soon be an online marketplace for players, developers, and creators to purchase, sell, trade, and give away assorted content for the new Unreal Tournament game. Content sold this way will be split between Epic and the developer in order for Epic to pay for the game.
This week the C&G crew have a very special edition of the podcast for everyone. Tim and Brendan are on the road coming back from MIGS and recorded it as they went. They talk all about the adventures at MIGS including the talks by Peter Molyneux and Tim Sweeney. They talk about the Indie games they saw on the show floor such as Anne and Greenspace and they talk all about the talks they got the pleasure of seeing. All this and the latest from the world of gaming news. Sit back and enjoy, but please forgive the sound quality.
The Montreal International Game Summit kicked off earlier today with a brief address by MIGS Director Emmanuel Viau. He spoke briefly about what attendees can expect for this year’s show and how uncertain he future of the video game industry is at the moment.