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Epic Games Reveals the Future of Gaming with Unreal Engine at GDC 2011

Written on March 09, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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The future of cutting-edge graphics is as real as it's gonna get with the Epic Games' Unreal Engine.

Epic Games have definitely set the bar in cutting-edge graphics and details since they’ve unveiled the visually stunning Gears of War. And now as we enter a new frontier of gaming, Epic Games is out to inspire developers at the Game Developers Conference 2011 (GDC 2011) with what seems they believe to be the future of the industry, the Unreal Engine. The demonstration, according to Epic Games’ Mark Rein, is their “love letter to hardware manufacturers.” And developers will have a crack with the Unreal Engine when it hits next month. Now all we need is a rig with three graphic cards to properly run this thing.

Hit the break to see the GDC 2011 demo vid of Epic Games!

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InFamous 2 Lets You Create and Share with Creation Tool

Written on March 02, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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inFamous 2 brings user-generated missions into the table to expand the game beyond the confines of pre-made content.

Looks like Sucker Punch Productions has jumped into the user-generated bandwagon as well as their latest game, inFamous 2, bring in creation tools that allow players to create and share their own missions that go beyond. The announcement came during their limelight at the Game Developers Conference 2011, GDC 2011.

Sony has started to pick up the user-generated content genre ever since Little Big Planet, with the Sony NGP coming around, it’s quite inevitable that games across Sony gaming platforms do the very same thing. Sucker Punch Productions development director Chris Zimmerman told his audience, “What we saw as the biggest problem with InFamous was that, at some point, it ended.” Looks like they found the answer to that problem and implemented it on InFamous 2.

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