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 Engine 4

Unreal Engine 4

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...

Unreal Development Kit

Unreal Development Kit

Commercial licence

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

Unreal Engine 3

Unreal Engine 3

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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 2

Unreal Engine 2

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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 1

Unreal Engine 1

Commercial licence

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

ZZT-oop

ZZT-oop

Proprietary licence

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

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Unreal Tournament 3

Unreal Tournament 3

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 2004

Unreal Tournament 2004

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...

PARAGON

PARAGON

MOBA

Paragon is the MOBA from Epic Games that puts you in the fight with explosive action, direct third-person control, and deep strategic choice. Paragon...

Unreal

Unreal

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

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

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 4

Unreal Tournament 4

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...

Fortnite

Fortnite

Real Time Shooter

The living, action building game from the developer formerly known as Epic MegaGames. You and your friends will lead a group of Heroes to reclaim and...

Gears of War

Gears of War

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

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...

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Onslaught for UT99
Unreal Tournament

Onslaught for UT99

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

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

Epic Games are Epic.

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Blue_Dragoon125
Blue_Dragoon125

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

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

PC what?

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Phyll112
Phyll112

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

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

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metatronstar
metatronstar

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

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

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coron
coron

He was talking about Halo 3 there...

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