Fortnite News (PC)

Epic Games open alpha registrations for Fornite

Posted: 09.04.2014 by Technet2k

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The free-to-play third-person fortress builder Fornite from Epic Games features in May's Game Informer issue, and the studio is now accepting alpha registrations for when they begin their testing phase.

In Fortnite players must explore their environments and scavenge resources to build fortresses to hold off waves of attacking creatures. It's RPG-like with a loot system and PvP.

Gamble: UE4-powered titles are "at least 50/50 - if not 70/30" new IPs

Posted: 28.01.2014 by Technet2k

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Epic's Mike Gamble has said there's plenty of new properties on the way with Unreal Engine 4, with at least half being completely new IP. In fact a lot of studios are undertaking "franchise iteration and a new IP."

Early 2015 is "where a lot of them seem to be aiming." Epic maybe quiet now but they'll be "everywhere again," once the titles start to announce. "You'll be thoroughly sick of us!"

Developer People Can Fly renamed Epic Games Poland

Posted: 02.11.2013 by JonahFalcon

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People Can Fly, which is best known for the Painkiller series and Bulletstorm, has been renamed Epic Games Poland, Epic Games has announced.

Epic's Sweeney teases "AAA shooter", says games will be "photorealistic" in 10 years

Posted: 12.07.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney has revealed at the Develop Conference in Brighton, UK that among the projects in works alongside Fortnite is an unnamed, unannounced "AAA shooter".

Epic Games creating "competitive online action game" with "dynamic economy"

Posted: 05.07.2013 by Technet2k

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A job post ad for Epic Games reveals the all-things Unreal studio has an "unannounced competitive online action game" that has heavy itemization, player progression and a dynamic economy. No hints to its name.

The spot they want filled is for a senior system designer and they preferably have experience with"building and/or playing Shooters, MMOs, RPGs, or RTS games," and be proficient in itemization.