Posts tagged “Epic Games”

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.

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March 2

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

Updated May 19, 2016

Premium Lock Epic Games: Google VR platform 'awesome mobile platform' + In-depth look at Daydream

Google's own virtual reality initiative is getting a boost by Cary-based Epic Games which has updated its latest Unreal Engine 4 to support it. Google calls its VR system Daydream, and Epic developed a video demo to show "the potential of this awesome mobile VR platform."

May 10, 2016

Premium Lock Epic bringing top video game industry talent to 'summit' in Durham

Epic Games is putting on a talent-laden video game development conference in Durham this week, including virtual reality training. The Game UX Summit - i.e. user experience - features a host of speakers plus programs focusing on game design, usability and product development.

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April 19, 2016

Premium Lock Wake Tech gamers can earn BA at Peace; ECG opens today

The East Coast Game Conference kicks off today with some big news: Gamers at Wake Tech can now earn BA degrees at Peace College. Meanwhile, on the gaming front, virtual reality (VR) will be a major theme at ECGC,which is adding several new features this year.

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Updated March 30, 2016

Premium Lock East Coast Games Conference focused on virtual reality

ECGC Virtual Reality (VR) will be a major theme at this year's East Coast Games Conference (ECGC),which is adding several new features this year.

Updated March 17, 2016

Premium Lock 'Impressive:' Star Wars heading to virtual reality with help from Epic Games

Want to wield a light saber? The Star Wars universe is moving to embrace the immersive experience of virtual reality with the help of Cary-based Epic Games. A new video trailer showcases the VR experiment that's underway.

Updated March 15, 2016

Premium Lock It's unreal: Epic 'sizzle' video touts latest game engine

Just in time for the annual Game Developers Conference, Epic Games in Cary has unveiled a new video that touts the cutting-edge capabilities of its latest Unreal game engine. It sizzles, says one gaming site.

Updated March 4, 2016

Premium Lock Epic CEO blasts Microsoft PC game strategy: 'We must fight it'

Microsoft is seeking to "monopolize" game development on PCs, and the gaming industry must fight back, says Tim Sweeney, the CEO of Epic Games. Sweeney's broadside is reminiscent of attacks on Microsoft and "Darth Gates" in the past.

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March 4, 2016

Premium Lock Stung! Microsoft fires back at Epic CEO after attack on gaming platform

Microsoft  When Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games and a recognized hall of famer in the video game industry, speaks the world listens. That includes giant Microsoft, which responded quickly to a barrage of criticism Sweeney unleashed Friday against its gaming ecosystem. Sweeney's attack also triggered a wave of headlines across news and gaming sites.

March 3, 2016

Premium Lock Epic's new game Paragon going on sale March 14

Epic Games' newest title, Paragon, goes on sale March 14. It's a multiplayer online battle arena, or MOBA, title.

Updated February 23, 2016

Premium Lock Samsung showcases Epic Games tech at World Mobile Congress

As wireless networks gain more speed and with the promise of even faster 5G, device makers are touting more than ever their mobile devices as prime game-playing platforms. And Cary's Epic Games remains at the forefront of mobile development as Samsung shows at the World Mobile Congress. "Features that were once only possible on a high end game console now run on a device that fits in your pocket," says Epic's CEO.

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