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

Road to VR

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

Road to VR

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 The post Unreal Engine 4.18

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

Road to VR

Now the tech is available to all Unreal Engine developers in version 4.14 Unreal Engine 4.14 The post VR-optimized Forward Renderer Comes to Unreal Engine 4.14, Said to Be 22% Faster appeared first on Road to VR. News VR Development epic games unreal engine unreal engine 4.14

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Daydream Plugin for Unreal Engine Now Available


Available now via Github, a new plugin for Unreal Engine 4 allows developers to get started prototyping their ideas for the new virtual reality (VR) platform immediately. The official documentation for Daydream integration into Unreal Engine 4 is available now.

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

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Oculus , who earmarked this week another $250 million in VR content investment, has had a close relationship with Epic Games , the makers of the Unreal Engine , since the inception of the Rift headset. SEE ALSO Watch Epic Games' Nick Donaldson Build a Scene in Unreal's VR Editor.

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Unreal Engine 4.17 Adds VR Spectator Screen, ARKit Support


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


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


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Unreal Engine 4 Will Soon Support Mixed Reality Footage


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Epic’s Unreal Engine VR Editor Available in Latest Release


NVIDIA and AMD just announced The post Epic’s Unreal Engine VR Editor Available in Latest Release appeared first on UploadVR. Development VR Industry News engine epic unity Unreal vr editor

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


The GDC beach demo also shows how easy it is to access the Unreal editor UI in VR to change settings or change what types of plants you’re painting down for foliage painting. Tagged with: Epic Games , Unreal engine , vr editor.

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

Road to VR

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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Bebylon Battle Royale Dev Scores Unreal Dev Grant


Bebylon Battle Royale developer Kite & Lightning is one of a long list of teams awarded funding in the latest round of Epic Games’ Unreal Dev Grants. This is no strings attached funding that is awarded to independent teams using Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 to build their projects. As for Epic Games, you can expect updates from the company’s work with Unreal Engine 4 at the 2018 Game Developers Conference, which is just under two months away.

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


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. Sweeney said that Unreal Engine had its best year of all time in revenues, and then 2016 revenues doubled the 2015 numbers. He said developers have made more than $10 billion to date with Unreal games. “We We think that Unreal Engine’s market share is double the nearest competitor in revenues,” Sweeney said.

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


Of course, all of the various applications, programs and tools will require a base engine for creation, and that’s where Epic Games – and specifically its Unreal Engine – comes in. We had a chance to meet with Epic’s CEO and Founder Tim Sweeney to get his take on where he thinks VR and AR are heading and what Unreal Engine VR means for the plethora of non-gaming industries. “VR Tagged with: automotive , GDC , shopping , Tim Sweeney , unreal engine 4.

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

Road to VR

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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WorldViz Laughs Off Room-Scale VR, Introduces ‘Warehouse-Scale’ for Unreal & Unity


That’s what WorldViz is asking today as it introduces Unity and Unreal Engine support for its self-labelled ‘Warehouse-Scale’ VR technology. unreal engine 4 WorldVizRoom-Scale tracking is currently the pinnacle of immersive VR, but why stop at your living room?

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

Road to VR

Nvidia says the tech is soon to come to Unreal Engine and Unity. The post Unreal Engine and Unity to get NVIDIA’s New VR Rendering Tech appeared first on Road to VR.

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

Road to VR

With integrations in the works for both Unity and Unreal Engine, Lytro’s goal is to make it easy for their customers to leverage the advantages of light-fields without giving up the advantages that come with real-time rendered content—namely, interactivity.

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Epic Highlights Visually-Stunning VR Experiences In New Unreal Sizzle Reel


Certainly not Unreal Engine 4 creator Epic Games, and it’s got a trailer to prove it. Who says VR games can’t look as good as AAA titles?

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


He brought all the pieces he built in Blocks into Epic Games’ Unreal Engine and used Blueprints to add all the logic and interactivity that makes the world react to a player’s actions. ” In the blog post Perez explained how Blocks and Unreal Engine were used as part of his creative workflow: Tag teaming both pieces of software worked very well! Artist Jarlan Perez recently worked with Google to test out a VR-first creation process.

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Leap Motion VR Support Now Directly Integrated in Unreal Engine


Now officially integrated in Unreal Engine 4.11 , getnamo’s independent plugin for Leap Motion makes it faster and easier than ever to integrate Leap Motion Orion into your VR projects! Visit to get started. Unreal Engine 4 and Open Source.

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


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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Free UE4 Template Makes Creating More Realistic VR Hands a Snap

Road to VR

The open-source demo offers a framework for use in any Unreal Engine project, as well as a ‘Playground’ scene containing an underground bunker and shooting range to showcase hand interactivity.

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The acclaimed NeoFur 2.0 Unreal Plugin really brings it in the cuteness and adorable CATegories.

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for Unreal Engine 4 enables developers to better tackle the creation of challenging fuzzy and fibrous characters, objects and surfaces such as furred creatures, carpets, blankets, mosses and other natural landscapes.

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5 Unreal Assets for Your Next Orion VR Project


With our 2016 developer survey in full swing, we thought we’d share some great assets that you could buy with one of five $100 Unity/Unreal asset credit prizes! Protip: The assets that Epic includes in their tutorials and demo scenes are generally usable for your own Unreal projects.

‘Everest VR’ Mixed Reality Trailer Brings You Even Closer to The World’s Tallest Mountain


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HTC Vive VR Red Alert 2 remake uses Unreal Engine


As it is with most new gaming devices, how fast the device is adopted by the public depends on many things from pricing to the available games. The HTC Vive and other VR headsets are appealing , but not quite to the stage yet where the gaming masses are ready to play.

Featured Platform: Getnamo’s Community Plugin for Unreal Engine 4


Today on the blog, we’re spotlighting getnamo’s community Leap Motion plugin for Unreal Engine 4, which offers some unique capabilities alongside the official plugin. This feature is fully documented with a guide on the Unreal forums.

Epic Games Technical Director: We Want ‘Robo Recall’ To Be The ‘Ultimate Tech Demo’ For Unreal Engine


Robo Recall was easily one of the most exciting games we got our hands on at Oculus Connect 3 earlier this month.

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Hands-On: ‘Homebound’ is an Exhilarating But Stressful Space Adventure


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‘The Impossible Travel Agency’ Is A Gorgeous VR Story From Holospark That Reacts To Your Music [Exclusive]


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Unreal Engine 4.12 introduces VR Editor and Daydream support

VR Game Critic

Epic Games has released the latest version of Unreal Engine 4, which adds some key new tools for virtual reality developers. Arguably the most interesting feature of 4.12 is the VR Editor, which enables devs to build their game’s environments form within virtual reality itself

‘Assetto Corsa Competizione’ Announced With VR Support, Coming This Summer

Road to VR

Announced as “The Official Blancpain GT Series Game” , the sim brings many technology upgrades over Assetto Corsa (2014) , thanks in part to the move to Unreal Engine 4. Unreal Engine’s comprehensive VR support could benefit the new sim in these areas.

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

Road to VR

Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of Unreal Engine, has a unique position in the virtual reality industry. News Oculus Home SteamVR Unreal Engine 4 epic games htc vive oculus oculus rift sales openvr steamvr Tim Sweeney unreal engine

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Review: VR Sky all-in-one headset is unrealized potential

Hypergrid Business

Disclosure: This headset was provided free by GeekBuying. I like the idea of using all-in-one headsets for things like real estate and auto show rooms, trade shows or roller coaster rides. There’s no point... Maria's Worlds VR & AR VR Sky

On the Hunt for VR’s Killer App with Epic Games’ Technical Director of VR & AR, Nick Whiting

Road to VR

Whiting oversees the development of the award-winning Unreal Engine 4’s virtual reality efforts. Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 is one of the leading tools for VR game development. Feature VR Design epic games nick whiting ue4 unreal engine unreal engine 4

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Google Releases ‘Resonance Audio’, a New Multi-Platform Spatial Audio SDK

Road to VR

In February, a post on Google’s official blog recognised the “confusing and time-consuming” battle of working with various audio tools, and described the development of streamlined FMOD and Wwise plugins for multiple platforms on both Unity and Unreal Engine.

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‘EVEREST VR’ is a Breathtaking But Brief Ascent to the Peak of the World


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