Posts tagged “Epic Games”

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.

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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

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.

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