The Tech & Beauty behind Epic’s UE4 Open World Demo

GDC 2015 in San Francisco was full of impressive Game Technology Demos and especially the Team of Epic Games came packed with a bunch of material to reveal.

Since I couldn’t attend in person, I had to stick to livestreams and tweets – but fortunately there wasn’t lack of information sharing – a lot of live twitch streams enabled me to get most of the interesting sessions streamed across the Atlantic right to my computer (unfortunately except the VR Session by Epic with WETA, which for some reasons wasn’t allowed to be streamed).

One thing that really stood out to me was Epic’s Kite Open World Cinematic – and the fact it was rendered completely in realtime Continue reading

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Visual Development by Epic Games in UE4

If you’ve followed the development of Unreal Engine 4 for some time like me, you may remember Epics Art Director Chris Perna presenting his so-called “Working Concept Art”, “Visual Prototype” or “Visual Development”, in short: VisDev for their upcoming new Unreal Tournament based on UE4 in summer 2014 Continue reading