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Even More Destructive Unreal Engine 4 GDC Demo

Ender, 29 March 2019, 22:47

Developers of the Unreal Engine 4 have published the full version of the tech demo showcased on GDC 2019, which presents the improved destruction and physics model.

Epic Games Reveals Digital Distribution Costs

Adrian Werner, 22 March 2019, 23:29

Epic Games studio CEO revealed the costs of digital distribution. His calculations show that a 12% margin is enough to make big money, and the industry standard 30% is exaggerated.

Epic Does Not Want Another Metro Exodus Controversy

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 March 2019, 15:59

Epic Games addressed the controversies surrounding the company's activities in the last weeks.

Steam Reveals New Layout and Functionalities

Christian Pieniazek, 22 March 2019, 00:27

Among the highlights of Valve's panel during this years Game Developers Conference were the reworked layout of Steam library and developer events. The former can be examined up close, and some interesting details have been revealed concerning the latter.

Epic Games Won't be Selling Any "Crappy" Games

Frozen, 21 March 2019, 23:52

Tim Sweeney, the CEO of Epic Games, assures that his company's Store will not be selling bad games. It will also not offer pornographic production and those created only with shock value in mind.

Fortnite Has 250 mln Users and Breaks Activity Record

Adrian Werner, 21 March 2019, 21:23

Fortnite has now almost 250 mln registered users. At the same time, the game broke an activity record - more than 10 mln users have played the game at the same time.

New Gameplay From System Shock Remake

Bart Swiatek, 20 March 2019, 14:01

Night Dive Studios published a long gameplay footage from the remake of the iconic RPG/shooter hybrid System Shock. The footage is over 20 minutes long and looks very promising.

Unity Shows-off Impressive Ray Tracing Demo - The Heretic

Bart Swiatek, 19 March 2019, 20:37

During the GDC 2019, Unity and Nvidia have presented a spectacular tech demo of The Heretic. The footage shows the capabilities of the latest version of the famous open game engine, which now supports ray tracing.

Valve Announces Steam Link Anywhere and a Web API for Developers

Conrad Hazi, 15 March 2019, 21:08

Valve decided to show how busy they are even before the GDC has started and revealed the Steam Link Anywhere service, enabling us to use Steam Link through the Internet, and shared the technology for free with all developers who might be interested.

New Info on System Shock 3 During GDC 2019

Ender, 15 March 2019, 20:53

Next Monday we will learn new info and materials related to the System Shock 3. They will be published during upcoming GDC 2019, and specifically, during a panel dedicated to the popular Unity engine.

Ubisoft and id Software with Google on GDC 2019

Bart Swiatek, 14 March 2019, 16:42

Two major players, Ubisoft and id Software, will be present on Google's conference during the upcoming GDC 2019 event in San Francisco.

Google Announces "Future of Gaming", Jade Raymond Becomes Deputy CEO

ElMundo, 13 March 2019, 17:29

Google is serious about entering the video game market the company announced that it will present "the future of gaming" during the upcoming Game Developers Conference 2019.

Google Will Unveil a Game Streaming Platform

Bart Swiatek, 20 February 2019, 14:14

Good chances are that Google will reveal its game streaming platform, currently known as Project Yeti or Project Stream, during this year's GDC.

Android, iOS and Switch Get Xbox Live Support

Bart Swiatek, 04 February 2019, 15:38

Microsoft plans to expand Xbox Live support on Android and iOS devices, as well as the Nintendo Switch console.

GDC 2019 report: PC remains developers' favorite platform

Ender, 26 January 2019, 22:35

According to the GDC report for 2019, based on a surver sent to four thousand developers from around the world, PC remains the most attractive platform for game development.

18% of game devs are working on next-gen titles

Adrian Werner, 25 January 2019, 15:09

According to a survey taken for GDC 2019, as much as 18% of developers are currently working on next-gen projects.

Next-generation Xbox with real-time ray tracing support

Bart Swiatek, 25 January 2019, 09:38

According to reports in Reddit and ResetEra forums, the new Xbox may have support for ray tracing technology. Microsoft is expected to tell more details about it during the GDC 2018.