Epic Games was initially founded under the name Potomac Computer Systems in 1991 by Tim Sweeney.

Potomac Computer Systems released its flagship product, ZZT,the same year. During the latter portion of ZZT's life span, thecompany became known as Epic MegaGames.

Gradually, the Epic brand grew with the advent of its shareware games, including Epic Pinball, Jill of the Jungle, Jazz Jackrabbit and One Must Fall: 2097.

In 1998, Epic MegaGames released Unreal, a 3D first-person shooter, which expanded into a series of Unreal games.The company also began to license the core technology, or Unrealengine, used for the series to other game developers. In 1999, thecompany changed its name to Epic Games and moved its offices, includingits Rockville headquarters, to Cary.

Its now one of the words leading game technolgy piorneers and licences its unreal, unreal 2 - 2.5 and new unreal 3 engine to all types of game companies over multiple game platforms.

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Unreal Development Kit

Unreal Development Kit

Updated 1 week ago Released Oct 31, 2009 with a commercial licence

UDK is Unreal Engine 3 – the complete professional development framework. All the tools you need to create great games, advanced visualizations and detailed...

Unreal Engine 1

Unreal Engine 1

Updated 4 weeks ago Released Jan 1, 1998 with a commercial licence

The first generation, Unreal Engine integrated rendering, collision detection, AI, visibility, networking and file system management into one complete...

Unreal Engine 2

Unreal Engine 2

Updated 4 weeks ago Released Dec 1, 2000 with a commercial licence

Unreal Engine 2 is a complete game development framework targeted at today's mainstream PC's, Microsoft's Xbox game console, and Sony's PlayStation 2.

Unreal Engine 3

Unreal Engine 3

Updated 1 week ago Released Aug 31, 2007 with a commercial licence

Unreal Engine 3 is a complete game development framework for next-generation consoles and DirectX9-equipped PCs, providing the vast array of core technologies...

Unreal Engine 4

Unreal Engine 4

Updated 7 hours ago Released Mar 18, 2014 with a commercial licence

The most world-class game engine to date, Unreal Engine 4 gives you the power to do more than ever before. Bring your creative visions to life directly...

ZZT-oop

ZZT-oop

Updated 6 years ago Released Jul 13, 1991 with a proprietary licence

ZZT-oop is an event driven scripting language for the ZZT game kit. It features ANSI graphics and powerful game logic features.

Games
Gears of War

Gears of War Gears of War

Updated 1 month ago Released Nov 6, 2007 Single & Multiplayer Third Person Shooter

Years ago, the Locust Horde gathered under every major city and launched a surprise attack. Untold numbers died on Emergence Day, and rather than allow...

Jazz Jackrabbit

Jazz Jackrabbit Jazz Jackrabbit

Updated 11 months ago Released Aug 1, 1994 Single Player Platformer

Remember the Tortoise and the Hare? Well, it's 3,000 years later and they're at it again. This time it's a fight for the galaxy and the love of a beautiful...

Jazz Jackrabbit 2

Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Jazz Jackrabbit 2

Updated 2 years ago Released Jul 21, 1998 Single & Multiplayer Platformer

Jazz Jackrabbit 2 is the long awaited sequel to the most popular DOS shareware platformer game of 1994! Play as Jazz or his little brother Spaz on the...

Unreal

Unreal Unreal

Updated 10 months ago Released May 17, 1998 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Unreal offers a complete world for you to roam -- a world of incredible beauty and realism with the most detailed environments ever to grace your PC screen...

Unreal II

Unreal II Unreal II

Updated 3 weeks ago Released Feb 1, 2003 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Developed by Legend Entertainment (Wheel of Time, Unreal Mission Pack: Return to Na Pali), Unreal II - The Awakening is a single player experience. It...

Unreal Tournament

Unreal Tournament Unreal Tournament

Updated 1 month ago Released Nov 19, 1999 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Unreal Tournament is the sucessor to the awesome game that was Unreal. Boosting the most advanced gaming engine when it was released, this game kicks...

Unreal Tournament 2003

Unreal Tournament 2003 Unreal Tournament 2003

Updated 2 years ago Released Sep 24, 2002 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Unreal Tournament 2003 is the sequel to 1999's multiple 'Game of the Year' award winner. It uses the very latest Unreal Engine technology - where graphics...

Unreal Tournament 2004

Unreal Tournament 2004 Unreal Tournament 2004

Updated 3 weeks ago Released Mar 15, 2004 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Reload. Rev up. Ride out. The ultimate sport of kill-or-be-killed is now an explosive new experience, with mind-blowing new ways to move like lightning...

Unreal Tournament 3

Unreal Tournament 3 Unreal Tournament 3

Updated 5 days ago Released Nov 18, 2007 Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

Unreal Tournament 3 marks the return of the world's première first-person shooter. It unleashes the full power of Unreal Engine 3, taking graphics, gameplay...

Unreal Tournament 4

Unreal Tournament 4 Unreal Tournament 4

Updated 3 months ago TBD Single, Multiplayer & Co-Op First Person Shooter

Unreal Tournament aka Unreal Tournament 4 or UT4 is a community driven AAA mixed genre title, possible first of its kind. It will mostlikly contain, shooting...

Mods
Onslaught for UT99
Unreal Tournament

Onslaught for UT99

Updated 3 years ago TBD Single & Multiplayer First Person Shooter

This onslaught for the original Unreal tournament with vehicles. It is not the same as ut2004 but still has things from original onslaught that are fun.

WLJenkins
Unreal Tournament 3

WLJenkins

Updated 7 years ago TBD Multiplayer First Person Shooter

WLJenkins is a pure multiplayer mod. One team is the crew members that have to stop Jenkins using what little weapons they have to start off with. Having...

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xXMaNiAcXx
xXMaNiAcXx Sep 25 2010, 6:11pm says:

Epic Games are Epic.

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Blue_Dragoon125
Blue_Dragoon125 Apr 23 2010, 6:54pm says:

Just wondering why there's no page for Gears of war 2 or the new Gears of war 3. Ohh yeah thanks Epic for releasing a free version of Unreal Engine 3 it's sweet!

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chaosmaster4
chaosmaster4 Jan 20 2010, 3:32pm says:

Epic. do i need say more?
Lemme see....
Brilliant games....
Brilliant Team....
And most of all....
They gave us the UDK, a gift of the gods!

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AJ_Quick
AJ_Quick Sep 29 2008, 6:18pm says:

PC what?

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Phyll112
Phyll112 Sep 17 2008, 7:49am says:

Hmm First person Console.

Nice idear but is not going to work for FPS gamers who whant to take there skill seriouslly.

Becuase I have tried it halo3 XBOX360 and well every time i die i'd just had the feeling like i could move faster.
The reaction time is just like(lets say it in short corners) fuckt up slow.

Thereby FPS only rullezz on PC.

But heey thats my opinnion

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XeonBoxStudios
XeonBoxStudios Dec 4 2010, 3:33pm replied:

Depends on what game. Halo 3 is EPIC for Xbox 360, but DOOM is epic for PC.

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metatronstar
metatronstar Dec 2 2008, 9:10pm replied:

but if the reactions are slow for you what about the person who killed you, sure FPS is better on PC, but it sells a hell of a lot more on console.

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BlackCheetah
BlackCheetah Mar 28 2009, 7:18pm replied:

Thats quite wrong, pc sells way more than console unless it was introduced to console first.

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coron
coron Apr 8 2009, 4:02am replied:

He was talking about Halo 3 there...

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