Posts tagged “Epic Games”

August 7

Premium Lock Epic's latest Fortnite battle: Appeasing early-access players after 'we messed up'

Epic Games' rollout of its latest title "Fortnite" continues to generate a lot of headaches for the Cary-based video game developer. While most fans seem to be understanding about an update error that wiped out some player data, others are pretty irate.

Defending a fort in Fortnite  Defending a fort in Fortnite

Updated August 2

Premium Lock 'Meet Mike:' Epic brings 'photorealistic' interaction to VR (+ video)

Virtual reality is getting more human through the "Meet Mike" project. Developers at Epic Games are unveiling technology that brings what they call "photorealistic interaction" to virtual reality.

July 10

Premium Lock Epic's Fortnite nears launch - an inside look + New video

It's been six years since Epic Games first announced Fortnite, a free-to-play third-person action building game that pits a group of four gamers against a horde of invading monsters in a post-apocalyptic world. As launch day nears, here's an inside look at the game. Plus: Epic releases a new video trailer.

June 13

Premium Lock Epic Games readies post-apocalyptic Fortnite for launch (+ video)

It's been six years since Epic first announced Fortnite, a free-to-play third-person action building game that pits a group of four gamers against a horde of invading monsters in a post-apocalyptic world. Launch day is finally at hand.

June 6

Premium Lock Exclusive: Epic Games makes Vader-in-VR a reality at Apple showcase (+ videos)

Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4 is at the very center of Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, demonstrating again its technical prowess that has made the Cary-based company an annual contributor to the prestigious event. Epic provides a VR inside look at the Star Wars universe plus a creation for Lord of the Rings' Peter Jackson - and more. John Gaudiosi reports exclusively for WRAL TechWire.

April 11

Premium Lock Epic Games bringing VR experiences to East Coast Game Conference (+ video)

Epic Games is bringing a big virtual reality experience to the East Coast Game Conference in Raleigh next week. Plus: Watch a video VR demo.

Updated March 2

Premium Lock Exclusive: Epic Games' CEO says 'most exciting days still ahead'

Epic Game's founder and CEO Tim Sweeney will be honored with the Game Developers Conference Lifetime Achievement Award this week. In an exclusive interview, Sweeney talks about the honor, as well as the future of gaming and technology.

Epic Games' tech was used in new Star Wars: Rogue One film Epic Games' tech was used in new Star Wars: Rogue One film

March 2

Premium Lock HQ Raleigh, NC IDEA expand Groundworks Lab startup program

Groundwork HQ Raleigh and NC IDEA are teaming up to expand NC IDEA's Groundwork Labs program for emerging startups to Raleigh under the name HQ Labs.

November 8, 2016

Premium Lock Epic Games' founder/CEO to conserve 7,000-acre tract

Tim Sweeney The North Carolina National Heritage Program says the ecological value of the land is among the highest in the state.

Updated August 23, 2016

Premium Lock Epic Games forums hacked again, 800,000 accounts affected

Epic Games More than 800,000 user names and email addresses were stolen from Epic Games forums. The company said most of the passwords are not easily read or crackable, however.

August 17, 2016

Premium Lock Meet Epic's Games latest heroes in Paragon (+ new video)

In the second part of an exclusive interview, John Gaudiosi talks with Epic Games' Steve Stuperville, creative director of Paragon, about its newest offering, from heroes to the latest technology driving the game. Plus, watch a new video trailer about the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game.

Updated August 16, 2016

Premium Lock Fight on! Epic Games unleashes 'Paragon,' its multiplayer online battle arena

Epic Games is unleashing its latest free-to-play game, Paragon, across PC and PlayStation 4 today. The multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game is available in free open beta, allowing anyone to jump into the action - while giving the development team time to fine-tune the game prior to its official launch

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