Magic Leap is Giving Away 500 AR Headsets as Part of Epic’s $100M Unreal MegaGrants

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At Unreal Engine Build: Detroit 2019, Magic Leap today announced that the company will be giving away 500 Magic Leap One Creator Edition AR headsets as part of the recently unveiled Epic MegaGrants. AR Headset Magic Leap News epic games magic leap magic leap one unreal engine build

Adding Mixed Reality Capture Support to Unreal Games

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In a way, it’s a window into VR, allowing the user to be live composited with the output from a game to create this combined virtual video scene. But for years now, only Unity developers have been able to add mixed reality capture support to their VR games and experiences.

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Kite & Lightning’s ‘Bebylon Battle Royale’ Nabs Unreal Dev Grant

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Kite & Lightning, the studio behind some of VR’s earliest experiences, is one of 13 developers receiving a portion of over $200,000 in ‘Unreal Dev Grants’, a program set up by Epic Games to showcase and provide financial support to projects using Unreal Engine 4.

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Unreal Engine 4.20 Ships With Native Mixed Reality Compositing for VR, New AR/VR SDKs

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Unreal Engine 4.20 Up to this point, mixed reality video compositing has generally required third-party programs and game implementations. Unreal Engine 4.20 For developers using Unreal Engine to build titles for the Rift, UE 4.20 The post Unreal Engine 4.20

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VR-optimized Forward Renderer Comes to Unreal Engine 4.14, Said to Be 22% Faster

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Epic Games touted their VR-optimized forward renderer as the reason why their forthcoming Robo Recall game looks so crisp in VR. Now the tech is available to all Unreal Engine developers in version 4.14 Unreal Engine 4.14

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Unreal Engine 4.18 Update Brings Native Support for ARKit and ARCore, SteamVR Support for Mac

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Epic Game’s Unreal Engine is making it easier to create for augmented reality in the newest 4.18 Epic has however provided experimental support in their game engine for ARKit since Unreal Engine 4.17, but the new 4.18 ” Unreal Engine 4.18

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Unreal P.T. review: anxiety and frustration in VR (+ how to download it)

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Do you remember the game P.T. The scary corridor, the setting of the PT game (Image by Radius Gordello). But unluckily, the Silent Hills project has been canceled and this teaser never became a game. has entered the legend of games. And if you want to play with Unreal P.T.,

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Watch: ILMxLab’s Star Wars Real-Time Ray-Tracing Demo on Unreal Engine is Stunning

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At the Unreal Engine presentation at GDC 2018 today, Epic Games CTO Kim Libreri introduced several projects highlighting the scalability and performance of Unreal technology, including a partnership with ILMxLAB and Nvidia.

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Oculus Will Cover Unreal Engine Developer Fees Through First $5M in Revenue, Per Game

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That means that developers, who must normally pay the engine creator 5% of their gross revenue, can get up to $250,000 in fees covered for each game. Unity for instance, Unreal Engine’s biggest competitor, has also made game development much cheaper and more accessible.

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Epic Games Details Unreal Engine 4 Mixed Reality Support

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The post Epic Games Details Unreal Engine 4 Mixed Reality Support appeared first on UploadVR. Mixed Reality Uncategorized cyberpong epic fantastic contraption northway space pirate trainer UE4 Unreal Unreal engine

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Epic Games Gives $80,000 To Unreal Devs Including SculptrVR

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Epic Games has given out $80,000 as part of its Unreal Dev Grants program, which rewards indie developers that use the company’s game-making Unreal Engine 4 tools. The post Epic Games Gives $80,000 To Unreal Devs Including SculptrVR appeared first on UploadVR.

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New VR Games Awarded Funds In Epic’s $1 Million Unreal Engine Dev Grant

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Epic Games’ latest batch of developer grants have been revealed and several VR companies are included in the list. The grants, which collectively total $1 million, are awarded to developers using the company’s Unreal Engine for their upcoming games and apps.

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Unreal and Unity Both Commit to Google Daydream

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Middleware makers Epic Games and Unity Technologies have been working on every major VR HMD revealed to date, so it’s no surprise to hear that both are involved with Google’s new Daydream platform. Epic Games fired first.

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Obsidian Artist Recreated An Infamous ‘Star Wars’ Hub In Unreal 4

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GDC 2017: Epic Games Unreal Engine VR Editor Coming in April With New Features

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Epic’s own Robo Recall team used the VR Editor to build out the free pack-in game for the Oculus Rift with Touch, which also makes its complete debut at GDC this week. “As Tagged with: Epic Games , Unreal engine , vr editor.

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Unreal Engine 4 Will Soon Support Mixed Reality Footage

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Mixed reality trailers are a great way to showcase your VR game on a 2D screen, and support for them is on its way to one of the biggest development engines out there. Taking The post Unreal Engine 4 Will Soon Support Mixed Reality Footage appeared first on UploadVR.

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GDC 2018: Magic Leap One Getting Unreal Engine 4 Support

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Today at GDC, Epic have announced that Unreal Engine 4 will officially support the Magic Leap One. You can read more about it on the Unreal Engine blog , but the basic gist of it is that you can use Epic’s UE4 now, one of the leading game engines on the market, to create content for Magic Leap One. Companies like Epic themselves, as well as Framestore, ILMxLAB, Schell Games, and Peter Jackson’s Wingnut AR are all working on content for the Magic Leap One.

Unreal Engine Gets Official Mixed Reality Video Support With Version 4.20

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A mixed reality video seamlessly merges two realities in real-time, so this means that many Unity-based VR games, starting with Job Simulator and Fantastic Contraption, include features that let enthusiastic players use a webcam and green screen to show what it is like to play that game. Epic’s Unreal Engine is what some of the world’s biggest game developers use to make their games and it is the same tool bringing Fortnite to devices ranging from iPhone to PS4.

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Unreal Engine 4.12 is Out Now, Gets ‘VR Editor’, OSVR and Google VR Support

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Epic Games’ popular Unreal Engine has just received a major update with version 4.12 With the latest release release of Unreal Engine 4 (version 4.12) Epic have included a preview version of the VR Editor they first unveiled in February and more recently at GDC 2016.

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Unreal Engine 4.17 Adds VR Spectator Screen, ARKit Support

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Epic GamesUnreal Engine 4.17 Unreal Engine was powering the Wingnut AR demo we saw during ARKit’s reveal earlier this year, but now all Unreal developers can get to grips with it. AR Unreal Engine VR Industry News

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Intriguing New VR Projects Unearthed In Final Unreal Dev Grant Round

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Epic Games this week revealed its final round of Unreal Dev Grants. The program, which has been running for the past four years, offers funding to companies using Unreal Engine. On the gaming front, there’s SnapClick: Fossil Diggers FR from Australia-based The Orphanage.

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GDC 2017: Epic’s Tim Sweeney on What Unreal Engine VR Means for Non-gaming Industries

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VR video games are some of the most immersive, visceral experiences to date. But games are just the start of where VR and AR are heading, and honestly, most likely will not be either platform’s primary function in the future. We’re on the cusp of a technological evolution, and while games will be driving the early experiences, they won’t be the predominant use for very long. Tagged with: automotive , GDC , shopping , Tim Sweeney , unreal engine 4.

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Preview: ‘Space Junkies’ Feels Like VR’s Spiritual Successor to ‘Unreal Tournament’

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Unreal Tournament (1999) was one of the staple arena shooters of my youth. Multiplayer games are set at a much higher bar than their single player counterparts simply because when the userbase dries up, the game is as good as useless.

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Indie developer remakes the infamous P.T. in Unreal with VR compatibility

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Unreal P.T. is a short psychological horror game, completely recreating the atmosphere and gameplay of Hideo Kojima’s P.T., Unreal P.T. originally published on the Playstation 4.

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Lytro Picks up Limitless Team to Build Tools to Work With Light-fields in Game Engines

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Limitless, a company developing content and tools for creating cinematic VR experiences, has joined Lytro to build out tools for combining light-fields and real-time rendering directly in game engines.

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Unreal announces Google Daydream support!

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Daydream is Google's new Android-powered VR platform, and Epic Games has released Unreal Engine 4 support for it. Epic Games CTO Kim Libreri announced on the Google I/O stage support for Daydream to Unreal Engine 4.

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Unreal E3 Awards Return This Year In Partnership With Intel And NVIDIA

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This year at E3 Epic Games will be bringing back the official Unreal E3 Awards. Unsurprisingly, your game must be made in the Unreal Engine in order to be nominated for an Unreal E3 Award. Nominees and winners will be selected by the “Unreal Engine marketing and community team” according to a company representative. Best Original Game: This award is given to the project with huge potential as an all-new IP.

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Space Junkies PC VR Review: Ubisoft’s Space Shooter Is More Unreal Than Echo VR

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With games like Robo Recall , Pavlov VR, and even the less traditional games like Audica around, shooting is commonplace within VR. You start by learning the controls as you would in any game, but you also get to try out some of the weapons on offer.

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Epic Announce Android Daydream VR Support in Unreal Engine, Available Today

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Epic Games’ Kim Libreri today took to the stage at Google’s I/O conference to announce Unreal Engine support for the newly announced Daydream Android VR platform, what’s more is that it’s available right now.

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Epic Games to Award $100 Million to Devs with New ‘MegaGrants’

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Epic Games today announced at GDC that the company is set to turbo-charge their long-running developer grant initiative with ‘MegaGrants’ and the largest pool of funds yet, $100,000,000. Grants will also be given to schools implementing Unreal Engine into classrooms and programs.

59% of VR Developers Use Unity, But Devs Make More Money With Unreal

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Unity Technologies and Epic Games are in a grudge match for the hearts and minds of game developers. based Epic Games, this week at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 started out in the high end, and it has moved lower through pricing tactics and revisions that enable it to be the foundation of mobile games. The Unity-based games reached a billion new devices since GDC 2016.

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Artist Builds VR Game In Two Weeks Using Google Blocks And Unreal

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Perez built a fully interactive game in two weeks that started in intuitive VR creation tool Blocks, with another week spent polishing and squashing bugs. Earlier this year the game Paulo’s Wing was built using Google’s other VR art app, Tilt Brush. He brought all the pieces he built in Blocks into Epic GamesUnreal Engine and used Blueprints to add all the logic and interactivity that makes the world react to a player’s actions.

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Epic Games Goes All In With Unreal Engine 4 Support for Google Daydream

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Riding the wave of excitement over Google’s new VR platform, Daydream, Epic Games CTO Kim Libreri announced on the Google I/O stage today that the gaming giant has brought support for Daydream to Unreal Engine 4.

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Unreal Engine and Unity to get NVIDIA’s New VR Rendering Tech

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Nvidia says the tech is soon to come to Unreal Engine and Unity. And while Nvidia says SMP can yield “a 3x VR graphics performance improvement over previous generation GPUs”, the gains don’t matter if the tech isn’t built into VR games.

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Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney On AR: ‘We’re Going To Need Very Strong Privacy Protections’

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I spoke to Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney at the Game Developers Conference last week. Sweeney is, of course, the CEO of the company behind Unreal Engine, Fortnite, Epic Games store and more. AR Epic Games VR Industry News Fortnite Tim Sweeney Unreal engine

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Epic Games CEO: “HTC Vive is outselling Oculus Rift 2-to-1 worldwide”

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Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of Unreal Engine, has a unique position in the virtual reality industry. As an active supporter of VR and head of one of gaming’s most important VR-compatible game engines, when Sweeney speaks, we tend to listen.

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Bebylon Battle Royale Dev Scores Unreal Dev Grant

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Bebylon Battle Royale developer Kite & Lightning is one of a long list of teams awarded funding in the latest round of Epic GamesUnreal Dev Grants. This is no strings attached funding that is awarded to independent teams using Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 to build their projects. Past recipients include VR developers like Polyarc, the creators of upcoming PSVR game, Moss. Bebylon is set to be Kite & Lightning’s first full VR game.

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