Unreal Tournament 3


Another month, another amazing Unreal Engine 3 trailer. This one showcases what “the current Unreal Engine 3 delivers when coupled with new DirectX 11 features.” Continue reading to watch.

The next version promises to be even sweeter – it’s been in development since 2003. We’re going to need more than today’s Xbox 360s and PlayStation 3s to take advantage of it, though.

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Epic Games gives us a preview of what they think next-generation games will look like, or at least ones powered by Unreal Engine 3. Best of all, “a major chunk of developers will suddenly gain access to these enhanced tools, rendering cigarettes so real I want to light up and robot monstrosities you can almost reach out and touch.” Click here for more pictures. For those who prefer to view the slides in video format, continue reading to watch.

[via Kotaku]

Epic Games has just released a new Unreal Engine 3 tech demo that gives us a taste of what’s to come in Gears of War 3. That’s not all, it also powers “the Mass Effect series to the gorgeous Enslaved: Odyssey To The West.” Continue reading to watch.

According to Epic, the new features added to the engine since we last highlighted in March are: light shafts a.k.a. god rays, depth of field for filmmakers, color grading, cascaded shadow maps, point light shafts, full Scaleform GFx user interface package, and SteamWorks support for online services.

[via Kotaku]

Thanks to Epic’s Unreal Engine 3, iPhone / iPod Touch gaming will never be the same. The company plans to “make this available to licensees at some point in the near future,” meaning we could one day see games running Unreal 3 on the iPhone.” Continue reading for a video demonstration.

And since the engine will run on the 3GS only, it seems that tipping point with games we worried about, where iPhone and 3G users don’t just get worse graphics, but are actually shut out of entire games, isn’t so far away.

[via Gizmodo]

If Quake 4 was powered by the Unreal Engine, this is what “The Longest Yard” map would look like. Sure, the weapons may be different, but it’s almost an exact replica of the stage, or as close as can be. Continue reading to see videos of the new and original map.

(Thanks, James)

Unreal Tournament has come a long way since the first game was released back in 1999. The image above compares the “rendering capabilities, side-by-side, using the Malcolm model from Unreal Tournament, Unreal Tournament 2004, and Unreal Tournament 3.”

Acquired from BeyondUnreal, and is a part of Epic Games� promotional package of screenshots and concept art for UT3.

[via Gossipgamers]

Until Epic partners with SEGA to produce a Sonic the Hedgehog: The Unreal Edition game, gamers will have to take matters into their own hands by creating custom maps, such as this fine example. Video after the break.

(Thanks, Madison)

This amazing Unreal Tournament 3 and Halo mashup clip was “made in the Unreal engine — also part of OneSharedVision, a machinima community effort to help make videos in honor of Child’s Play.” Video after the break.

You betta bring it! Characters from Halo and UT3 ’bout to throw down, not with guns, but with moves.

[via Kotaku]