All publications by tag «Unreal Engine»
155 games make it to WN Dev Contest quarterfinals
Since December 2020, WN Media Group has been running a large-scale contest for the best Unreal Engine game among European developers. The contest is held in collaboration with Unreal Engine and Reboot Develop. Today, on March 5, the organizers announced the quarterfinalists. Of the 555 submitted games, the jury members selected 155 titles.
Unity’s Kim Jabal: “Our real competition is businesses that still have their own home-grown tech”
Unity doesn’t see Unreal Engine as a real competitor. Not on mobile at least. This is according to Kim Jabal, chief financial officer at Unity, who thinks that companies using proprietary engines present a more serious challenge.
Microsoft sides with Epic amid dispute with Apple
Last week, Apple announced it would terminate all Epic’s developer accounts and block iOS and Mac development tools for the Fortnite company. Epic filed a motion for temporary restraning order on Apple’s actions. According to the documentation Epic submitted to the court, Apple’s decision does not simply target Fortnite on iOS and Mac devices. It’s also “a direct attack on the ongoing viability of the Unreal Engine” on those platforms.
Microsoft certaintly sees it that way.
Empire strikes back: Apple to terminate all Epic Games developer accounts severing Unreal support on iOS
Last week saw a major standoff between Apple and Epic Games. In response to a civil antitrust lawsuit filed by Epic against Apple, the latter decided to terminate all Epic’s developer accounts and block iOS and Mac development tools for the Fortnite company. The decision will come into force on August 28.