HeroX, Epic Games and Buendea Launch the NASA MarsXR Challenge

HeroX, the leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, with Epic Games and Buendea, today launched the crowdsourcing competition, NASA MarsXR Challenge. The Challenge seeks contributions to a Virtual Reality (XR) testbed environment that replicates the experiences and situations astronauts may encounter on Mars. To facilitate research, development, and testing using virtual reality, NASA, in collaboration with Buendea, is developing the Mars XR Operations Support System using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5. Participants of the NASA MarsXR Challenge will gain first access to this virtual reality environment, which includes: • Full Martian days, with the orange hues of day … Continue reading HeroX, Epic Games and Buendea Launch the NASA MarsXR Challenge

Fortnite Announces Summer Block Party in Los Angeles

Epic Games announced today that it will host the Fortnite Summer Block Party, a two-day event celebrating the Fortnite community. The event will feature top creators and celebrities like Ninja, Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco, Dillon Francis, KittyPlays, Cray and Jordan Fisher, and will take place at The Forum in Inglewood, CA. Verified fan registration begins today at 10am ET. On June 15, fans can watch celebrities, YouTubers and their favorite streamers battle it out in the first-ever Creative tournament. Teams will fight for fame on a new player-made game designed specifically for this event. On June 16, … Continue reading Fortnite Announces Summer Block Party in Los Angeles

Epic Games Announces Fortnite Creative, Private Player Islands

Today, Epic Games has announced a brand new way to experience the world of Fortnite — Fortnite Creative! Available on December 6 with the launch of Season 7, Fortnite Creative lets players design games, battle friends in new ways, and build the Fortnite of their dreams. It all happens on their own private island where everything they make is saved. Season 7 Battle Pass owners will have access to their own private island for the first week of Season 7. During this early access week Battle Pass owners can invite their friends to play on their island. Starting December 13, … Continue reading Epic Games Announces Fortnite Creative, Private Player Islands

Fortnite’s Fortnightmares Halloween Event Begins

Fortnitemares 2018 is here, featuring all manner of haunting happenings across Fortnite. Skulk in the shadows to scare your way to a Victory Royale or brave hair-raising husks to complete the weekly new missions. Darkness has risen. BATTLE ROYALE During Fortnitemares, you’ll face off against Cube Monsters in a whole new way of playing Battle Royale. Cube Fragments have now appeared on the map and they’re spawning monsters! There are new weapons to fight back against these creepy creatures, like the Six Shooter and Fiend Hunter Crossbow. Take out the Cube Fiends and Fragments to pick up loot, and survive … Continue reading Fortnite’s Fortnightmares Halloween Event Begins

The Most Powerful Strategies to Win Fortnite

Fortnite is an online video game developed by epic games. It consists of separate packages with different game modes which include Fortnite: Save the World and Fortnite Battle Royale. Both games have been successful thus attracting many players and earning millions of dollars in a month. For you to win consistently in Fortnite, you have to secure a higher ground and score headshot. To get better you need to practice more even if it means losing many games in a row. Discussed below are strategies on how to win Fortnite without building. Play it safe as long as you can … Continue reading The Most Powerful Strategies to Win Fortnite

SKARA Shows Off New Unreal Engine

Epic will host one of the first titles to develop using their powerful new Unreal Engine 4 at this year’s Develop Conference in Brighton. SKARA—The Blade Remains, a third-person multiplayer versus title, will be showing off its alpha build inside the Epic booth space today and tomorrow. “Everyone who has seen Skara has been impressed by the quality of the graphics and the beautiful environments we have created”, explains Pablo Rodriguez – Skara’s Creative Director. “We are excited about what we are able to create with the new tools and how quickly we can create them.” “We’re a small team … Continue reading SKARA Shows Off New Unreal Engine