The Backlog: Unreal

It turns out that the people who make Gears of War also make some other game series called Unreal.  Or at least they used to.  You wouldn’t really know it, considering that it has been five years since they actually released an Unreal game.  Killing locusts with chainsaw bayonets is all well and good, but now that the Gears trilogy is done, maybe Epic Games can get back to the franchise that put them on the map in the first place.  Last week Epic Games publicly unveiled the existence of the Unreal Engine 4.  This isn’t an actual game, it’s just the new engine they’re working on.  It has been Epic’s custom to show off their latest engine with a new Unreal game, so perhaps shooter fans can look forward to Unreal Tournament 4, or even an actual story-based shooter set in the Unreal universe at some point in the next couple of years.  Continue Reading


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