Train2Game news: Unreal Engine 4 to be previewed at GDC

The Samaritan Train2Game blog imageTrain2Game students are preparing to use Epic’s Unreal Engine for iOS to make games as part of Make Something Unreal Live at The Gadget Show but meanwhile, Epic are getting ready to show off Unreal Engine 4.

They’ll be previewing the next-gen technology behind closed doors to “select licensees, partners and prospective customers.” at GDC in San Francisco. The Game Developers Conference takes place March 5th to 9th.

It was earlier this month that The Train2Game Blog reported that Unreal Engine 4 would be shown off this year.

“People are going to be shocked later this year when they see Unreal Engine 4 and how much more profound an effect it will have,” said Epic Games Vice President Mark Rein.

It was at last year’s GDC that Epic Games first revealed the highly impressive Samaritan tech demo, which you can watch here on The Train2Game Blog. Earlier this month, it was revealed that the power of ten Xbox 360 consoles would be required to recreate the visuals.

For more about Epic Games, the Unreal Development Kit and that Samaritan tech demo,see The Train2Game Blog interview with Epic European Territory Manager Mike Gamble, who was speaking to us at the Train2Game & Epic Game Jam.

What are your hopes for Unreal Engine 4?

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