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This mod adds a universal photo mode to over 300 Unreal Engine games

Photo modes are undeniably in fashion now, so much so that I’ve just started assuming most major RPGs and third-person action games will have one built in at launch. I’ve never put in the time to get particularly skilled at lining up the best shots, but I’m always well impressed by those who do. It’s a bummer though when a looker of a game doesn’t have a way to really get up close and personal with its pretty cast and environments. Tales Of Arise, which just launched this month, doesn’t have one yet, for instance. That’s where the extremely nifty…

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Gears of War dev The Coalition to show Unreal Engine 5 tech demo at GDC later this month

By Sherif Saed 2 July 2021 13:30 GMT The Coalition’s next project may be a couple of years away, but we’ll be seeing something from the team soon.Gears of War studio, The Coalition, has revealed that it’s going to be bringing something special to this year’s GDC. The team has created an Unreal Engine 5 demo called Alpha Point, which it will be showing to attendees at the development conference.Watch on YouTubeThe Unreal Engine 5 demo was created so the developer can “evaluate” the engine, and it will be running on Xbox Series X. In particular, the Alpha Point demo…

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Gears of War developer The Coalition working on ‘multiple new projects’

By Dom Peppiatt 10 May 2021 17:08 GMT Gears of War developer The Coalition has announced it’s moving to the Unreal Engine 5 begins production on ‘multiple new projects’ in the esteemed action series.In a blog post, the Microsoft developer has announced that it is “shifting [its] resources to next-gen development using Unreal Engine 5” and that it’s not just making a direct sequel to Gears 5, but “developing on UE5 for multiple new projects in the coming years.”The downside? It’s probably going to take a while before we hear exactly what the studio has in the oven – it has explicitly…

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Epic’s tool for creating human faces is out in early access now

A few weeks ago Epic showed off MetaHuman Creator, a new development tool designed to make it easier to create believable human faces. Now you can sign-up to get an early access version of it, meaning you can try it out if you’re i) a game developer interested in the future of character design or ii) a curious onlooker wondering whether you can use it to recreate the Gigaknight. Read more

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Bloodborne PSX is an impressive fan-made PS1 ‘demake’ of Bloodborne

Ever wanted to see what hit hardcore action-RPG Bloodborne would look like as a PlayStation title? Well, you’re in luck.Bloodborne PSX is a project that’s being developed by Lilith Walther, and is effectively a demake of the massively popular From Software title that many gamers fell in love with at launch back in 2015.You can see some snapshots of the Unreal Engine project over on Twitter (thanks, The Gamer). In various tweets on the developer’s @b0tster account, you can see elements of the game in action and read up on the development history of the project so far. For todays…

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Fortnite’s Creative Mode is getting an Unreal upgrade next year

Epic Games are the Fortnite company, sure. But on the developer side of things, they’re the Unreal Engine company – and while Fortnite is obviously made using that base, the two rarely overlapped if you weren’t actively employed to work on the battle royale. Next year, however, Fortnite players will be able to spice up their creative maps with custom models, bespoke scripts and editable maps using Unreal’s toolset. (more…)

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Payday 3 is still alive as Starbreeze shifts development to Unreal Engine

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 4 October 2020 10:35 GMT Payday 3 is still in development, and it looks like the game will be moving away from the Diesel Engine and into the Unreal Engine.The last time we heard about Payday 3, developer Starbreeze suggested that we wouldn’t be seeing the game until at least 2022. Now, the company has issued a small update on the game: it’s alive, and still it the design phase.In a tweet from the official Payday 2 Twitter account, the developer confirmed that the next title in the series is alive, and that the game will…

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Fortnite staying off the App Store for now, but Unreal Engine tools won’t be affected, rules judge

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 25 August 2020 08:55 GMT Apple has eked out a small win against Epic Games.In the latest development of Epic Games’ battle with Apple, a judge has ruled that Fortnite can remain off the App Store, but Apple cannot remove Unreal Engine and its tools.Following Epic’s spat with Apple over the right to offer an alternative payment option in Fortnite that circumvents Apple’s payment system, the iPhone maker pulled the game off the App Store. Later, Apple gave Epic Games a couple of weeks to make Fortnite compliant with its policies once again, or risk losing…