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A week ago, Epic Games released a new tech demo for the next version of their game engine, Unreal Engine 5. According to Epic, the demo shown was running on a developer version of the PlayStation 5. It is unclear whether that means the demo is running on actual PlayStation 5 Hardware or a dev-kit unit with close hardware specs to the PlayStation 5. Nevertheless, the demo shows off what the next-generation consoles maybe capable of once in hands of developers focused developing a game fo the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

Richard Leadbetter over at Eurogamer, has a in-depth article of the tech demo and interview quotes from Epic's CEO, Tim Sweeney. In that article, they further discuss next-gen architecture, performance capability, asset fidelity, the release plans and immediate goals of Unreal Engine 5. Sweeny also touches on Unreal Engine's early goal to help developers bring next-generation games to as many platforms as possible, from the high-end gaming systems, to mobile devices and even maintaining compatibility with older generation platforms.

While the tech demo looks quite impressive, it is still uncertain and too early to predict when we will begin to see AAA studios releasing titles that truly showcase the potential of Next-Generation hardware and software

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Saturday, 14 December 2013 12:06

YouTube Copyright Controversy, The Discussion

The recent tidal wave of Content ID claims against YouTube’s content creators spark controversy, but also has cultivated a dialogue amongst video creators and viewers about what is Fair Use and just how convoluted copyright is.

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Saturday, 04 August 2012 10:10

John Carmack at QuakeCon 2012

Watch John Carmack's keynote he gave at this year's QuakeCon.  

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Sunday, 11 September 2011 21:03

Rapid's Highlight: How far are we from Deus Ex?

Rapid highlights one or more of the many aspects of a particular video game, such as its concept, visuals, sound or gameplay and then supplementing this content with a number of short videos. In this feature of Rapid's Highlight we look at the game Deus Ex Human Revolution and its concept of Human Augmentation and how the game uses that concept to tell the game's story.

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Sunday, 10 July 2011 13:02

Archive Blog: PC Build (2011)

This week I built my first PC. 

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Monday, 05 July 2010 23:01

Tales of Innocence Patch Released

What happens when a beloved J-RPG series refuses to be localized? After more than two years, the people of Absolute Zero have done it themselves and even manage to add their own features and redesigns to the original game.

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Tuesday, 28 June 2011 20:40

PlayStation Store Welcome Back Program

After a grueling long month of waiting and anticipation, PSN and the PlayStation Store have finally been restored to working functionality. As you may have heard PSN has also released its Welcome Back Program, a care package of digital goods to every Playstation owner for their patience.

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