TECHWIRE 30
(CIX: WRAL30)  1,007.88  up arrow+11.42  (1.15 %)  Updated: 06:11 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: Apple)  567.77  up arrow+43.02  (8.2 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NY: QUINTILES)  49.94  up arrow+0.47  (0.95 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(OP: BASF SE)  113.20  up arrow+0.61  (0.54 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: BioCryst)  8.41  down arrow-0.14  (-1.64 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: BioDelivery)  8.66    (0 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: CEMP)  9.94  up arrow+0.02  (0.2 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: Cisco Systems)  23.33  down arrow-0.17  (-0.72 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: Cornerstone)  9.49    (0 %)  Updated: 08:10 PM EST, Feb 03 2014
(NQ: Cree)  50.03  down arrow-1.01  (-1.98 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: DARA)  1.88    (0 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NY: EMC CORPORATION)  25.51  down arrow-0.4  (-1.54 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: Extreme Networks)  5.65  down arrow-0.05  (-0.88 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: Facebook)  60.87  down arrow-0.49  (-0.8 %)  Updated: 06:11 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NY: GLAXOSMITHKLINE)  55.51  up arrow+0.37  (0.67 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: GOOG)  525.16  down arrow-1.78  (-0.34 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NY: IBM)  190.22  down arrow-1.51  (-0.79 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NY: LH)  100.42  up arrow+0.57  (0.57 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(OP: Lenovo Group)  22.54  down arrow-0.22  (-0.97 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NY: MRK)  57.53  up arrow+0.03  (0.05 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: Microsoft Corp)  39.86  up arrow+0.17  (0.43 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: NetApp)  35.62  down arrow-0.25  (-0.7 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NY: NOVARTIS AG)  84.59  down arrow-1.58  (-1.83 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(OP: Novozymes A/S)  47.27  up arrow+0.28  (0.6 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NY: PFIZER)  30.71  down arrow-0.21  (-0.68 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: Pozen)  9.60  up arrow+0.38  (4.12 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NY: RED HAT)  49.63  down arrow-0.42  (-0.84 %)  Updated: 04:15 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: BBRY)  7.34  down arrow-0.02  (-0.27 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: Salix)  110.78  up arrow+0.83  (0.75 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014
(NQ: SQI)  25.83  down arrow-0.35  (-1.34 %)  Updated: 05:20 PM EDT, Apr 24 2014

Posts tagged “Epic Games”

Updated July 11, 2013

Premium Lock Epic Games co-founders Sweeney, Rein named 'Development Legends'

Tim Sweeney The Develop Industry Excellence Awards typically honor European game developers but the recognition for Epic Games' co-founders is the first time the 'Development Legend' award has gone to recipients outside Europe

April 30, 2013

Premium Lock Epic confirms working with well-known producer on 'Gears' movie

A spokesperson for Cary-based Epic tells WRALTechWire that the videogame company is in fact working with a big-name producer in another attempt to take "Gears of War" to movie screens.

"Gears" may still someday be a movie "Gears" may still someday be a movie

April 30, 2013

Premium Lock 'Gears of War' may finally go to big screen if new deal works out

After years of talks and a deal that fell through with the "Lord of the Rings' director, Cary-based Epic Games may be nearing a deal with Hollywood for a feature film about "Gears of War." And the producer is a big name, says Hollywood's Variety.

A Gears movie coming at last? A Gears movie coming at last?

Updated April 26, 2013

Premium Lock Epic Games' top marketer Kendall Boyd leaves for Microsoft post

Epic Games Marketing director Kendall Boyd has left Epic Games for Microsoft. Find out what he'll be doing at at Microsoft.

April 24, 2013

Premium Lock If ex-Epic creative guru Cliff Bleszinki starts a video game studio, it will be in NC

"This is the south and some people have concerns about the south, but this isn't your grandfather's rebel flag south," says former Epic Games creative executive Cliff Bleszinski. "This is the new south and ... I believe it's going to evolve into ultimately a burgeoning video game hub."

Cliff Bleszinski Cliff Bleszinski

Updated April 10, 2013

Premium Lock Former Epic Games exec Rod Fergusson on move again

Gears of War producers TechWireGamer: Rod Fergusson, a former producer at Epic Games who left last year to join Irrational Games, has quit that company and is looking for another opportunity.

Updated April 2, 2013

Premium Lock Epic embraces emerging technology to support virtual reality

With development kits for virtual reality technology from Iculus shipping to game makers around the world this week, an Oculus-read version of Epic's Unreal Development Kit (UDK) will be included.

Click here to open the YouTube video in a new window.

Updated April 2, 2013

Premium Lock Epic Games expands empire with growing Unreal engine business

The Cary-based game development company continues to flex its growing muscles in the video game industry beyond the "Gears of War" franchise with continued refinements and more uses for the Unreal game development engine.

Unreal powers BioShock Infinite Unreal powers BioShock Infinite

March 18, 2013

Premium Lock Writing the tale: Getting the back story on new Gears

Writer Rob Auten takes WRALTechWire inside the new "Gears of War: Judgment," which launches Tuesday. Epic Games turned to new writers for the fourth title in its $1 billion franchise, and one of them tells his side of the "Judgment" story.

"Baird" in new Gears "Baird" in new Gears

Updated March 14, 2013

Premium Lock Going into battle with new 'Gears of War: Judgment'

Epic Games is pushing the single player experience forward with "Gears of War: Judgment," a prequel set 15 years before the original game. The latest title in the $1 billion franchise for the Cary-based company hits stores March 19. WRALTechWire gets an inside look.

New "Gears" coming in March New "Gears" coming in March

Updated March 8, 2013

Premium Lock Former Epic Games president ends advisory role with company

Tech Wire Gamer: Michael Capps announces on his Facebook page that he is parting all company ties with Epic Games where he had served as president.

Mike Capps - with a huge guardian warrior Mike Capps - with a huge guardian warrior

Updated March 7, 2013

Premium Lock Launch video touts 'blood, gore' - New Gears of War nears

Tech Wire Gamer: Epic Games and Microsoft unleashed the launch video trailer for the new "Gears of War" title that goes on sale March 19. Viewers and players beware: "Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language" ahead.

Click here to open the YouTube video in a new window.

February 28, 2013

Premium Lock Epic Games co-founder, wife invest in Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes Logo Tech Wire Gamer: Mark Rein, co-founder and vice president of Cary-based Epic Games, and his wife, Tara Rein, and Chuck Hammel, president and owner of PITT OHIO, a Pittsburgh-based trucking company, are among the new investors in the NHL Carolina Hurricanes.

Updated February 25, 2013

Premium Lock Intel highlights Lenovo, Epic Games in new mobile chip launch

Epic Games and Lenovo were both the beneficiaries of publicity from Intel at the World Mobile Congress on Monday when the chip giant rolled it its new mobile device processor.

Click here to open the YouTube video in a new window.

Updated February 21, 2013

Premium Lock Epic Games shares spotlight at new PlayStation unveiling

Tech Wire Gamer: Epic Games generated some media attention itself in New York on Wednesday night at the unveiling of the new Sony PlayStation. The Cary-based videogame firm demonstrated how its new game development engine will perform on the forthcoming system.

Unreal 4 power demoed in New York Unreal 4 power demoed in New York

Updated February 20, 2013

Premium Lock Solar firm Semprius cracks MIT '50 Disruptive Companies' list

MIT, the titan of technology, shines a bright light of recognition on Semprius for a second straight year. This time, the Durham-based solar tech firm earns a spot on MIT's "50 Disruptive Companies" list. ABB, Novartis and IBM also crack the list.

Semprius' solar panel technology Semprius' solar panel technology

Updated February 20, 2013

Premium Lock Epic showcases 'guts' of forthcoming 'Gears: Judgment'

Tech Wire Gamer: With the launch of the new Gears of War title just a month away, Epic Games and publisher Microsoft unveil a new video trailer they say showcases "bone-crushing action."

Click here to open the YouTube video in a new window.

February 14, 2013

Premium Lock Raleigh startup Bitmonster capitalizing on mobile game explosion

Tech Wire Gamer: Six veterans of Epic Games who left to form their own venture are focusing on the rapidly growing mobile market. But co-founder Lee Perry says competition is intense. "It's scary," he admits.

An interior shot from "Lili" An interior shot from "Lili"

Updated February 14, 2013

Premium Lock Epic lands big deal for new game engine; video game sales plunge

Unreal Tech Wire Gamer: NCSOFT, one of the biggest developers of massively multiplayer online games, licenses the new Unreal 4 development engine from Epic. Plus: Video game sales plunged 9.4 percent in 2012.

Updated February 11, 2013

Premium Lock Epic Games shuts Baltimore studio, delays Infinity Blades sequel

Tech Wire Gamer: The task of rebuilding a game company in Baltimore turned out to be an impossible task for Epic Games. On Friday, the company said it was closing Impossible Studios.

Impossible Studios Impossible Studios

Techwire Inside Partners
The Skinny: A Blog by Rick Smith

OUR INSIDERS

Frank Vinluan
Life science
Dr. Mike Walden
Tech economy
Vivek Wadhwa
Commentary
Scroll