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And submissions are open now!Fri, 17 Jun 2022 15:30:00 GMTFri, 17 Jun 2022 15:30:00 GMT technology brings a 10,000⁠–⁠year⁠–⁠old shaman back to life Epic Games’ MetaHuman Creator and new Mesh to MetaHuman feature for Unreal Engine, archaeologists have reconstructed an interactive digital model of the 10,000-year-old face of a prehistoric shaman from the Lepenski Vir settlement in Serbia.Digital HumanMesh to MetaHumanMetaHumanMetaHuman CreatorMore UsesThu, 16 Jun 2022 14:00:00 GMTThu, 16 Jun 2022 14:00:00 GMT<em>Blind Fate: Edo no Yami</em> introduces a novel gameplay mechanic using Unreal&nbsp;Engine speak to the development team at Troglobytes Games about how they developed whole new fighting mechanics for the blind samurai hero behind Blind Fate: Edo no&nbsp;Yami.Tue, 14 Jun 2022 14:00:00 GMTTue, 14 Jun 2022 14:00:00 GMT creates <em>The Matrix Resurrections</em>’ dojo scene with Unreal Engine this video to find out how DNEG delivered final-pixel visuals straight from Unreal Engine for the thrilling dojo scene in the latest installment of the dystopian sci-fi franchise.Film & TelevisionDNEGBlueprintsRay TracingThe Matrix ResurrectionsFri, 10 Jun 2022 13:30:00 GMTFri, 10 Jun 2022 13:30:00 GMT release brings Mesh to MetaHuman to Unreal Engine, and much more! release of the MetaHuman framework brings not only new features for MetaHuman Creator, but also an exciting new MetaHuman Plugin for Unreal Engine, as well as support for the new character rigging, animation, and physics features in Unreal Engine 5.MetaHumanMetaHuman CreatorDigital HumanFeaturesGamesFilm & TelevisionSimulationUnreal Engine 5Thu, 09 Jun 2022 13:00:00 GMTThu, 09 Jun 2022 13:00:00 GMT<em>Ghostwire </em>taps into the charm of Tokyo to deliver a compelling experience Tango Gameworks’ rediscovery of Tokyo’s charming mix of old and new powered its latest gameWed, 08 Jun 2022 17:00:00 GMTWed, 08 Jun 2022 17:00:00 GMT free Marketplace content—June&nbsp;2022 an ancient temple to a Victorian train station and a busy construction site, June’s new free Marketplace content drop is a bounty of brilliant environments.CommunityGamesEventsMarketplaceNewsTue, 07 Jun 2022 14:15:00 GMTTue, 07 Jun 2022 14:15:00 GMT<em>The Future of Animation</em> starts now! us for <em>The Future of Animation</em>, a month-long event where we celebrate the success of industry leaders and share resources for those who are just getting started.AnimationFilm & TelevisionAnnecyTue, 07 Jun 2022 13:00:00 GMTTue, 07 Jun 2022 13:00:00 GMT us at ISTE 2022! real-time revolution is here and educators will need to teach students with the tools of the future, thankfully we’re coming to ITSE June 26-29 to help you do just that.EducationLearningISTE 2022Mon, 06 Jun 2022 19:00:00 GMTMon, 06 Jun 2022 19:00:00 GMT the scenes on <em>The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience</em> the lines between the worlds of film and games, <em>The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience</em> offers a glimpse at what the future of interactive entertainment could look like. Watch these videos to dive into the making of the reality-bending tech demo.&nbsp;Film & TelevisionGamesAnimationSimulationThe Matrix AwakensUnreal Engine 5MetaHuman CreatorMon, 06 Jun 2022 18:00:00 GMTMon, 06 Jun 2022 18:00:00 GMT anime art to Best RPG award: The making of Bandai Namco's <em>Tales&nbsp;of&nbsp;Arise</em> speak to Bandai Namco’s development team about their five-year journey creating the seventeenth installment of award-winning JRPG series, Tales of Arise, using Unreal Engine.Thu, 02 Jun 2022 16:00:00 GMTThu, 02 Jun 2022 16:00:00 GMT path to zero collisions: behind Volvo Cars’ new electric HMI&nbsp;program we soon be living in a world without collisions? Volvo Cars sure hope so, and they are working on everything from automation to the dash to create it. See how sensor technology and a new Unreal Engine-based HMI is supporting this aim inside.Automotive & TransportationBlueprintsHMIUnreal InsightsVolvoWed, 01 Jun 2022 18:00:00 GMTWed, 01 Jun 2022 18:00:00 GMT our new Unreal Educator Accelerator program around the globe are incorporating Unreal Engine, Twinmotion, and Fortnite Creative into their lesson plans—giving students access to new careers in advertising, architecture, gaming, and more. Want to follow in their footsteps? Sign up for our Unreal Educator Accelerator program today.EducationUnreal Educator Accelerator ProgramTue, 31 May 2022 15:00:00 GMTTue, 31 May 2022 15:00:00 GMT your engines—our automotive content has been updated for&nbsp;UE5! the recent release of Unreal Engine 5, we’ve optimized many of our existing automotive assets for compatibility with the latest version of the engine. Take them for a test drive here!Tue, 31 May 2022 14:00:00 GMTTue, 31 May 2022 14:00:00 GMT Engine 5 goes all-in on dynamic global illumination with Lumen is Unreal Engine 5’s new fully dynamic global illumination and reflections system. Lumen is enabled out of the box, ushering in a new era of dynamic lighting in games where artists can forget about multi-hour lighting builds and designers can create more dynamic worlds.AnimationArtDesignFeaturesRay TracingVirtual ProductionUnreal Engine 5LumenDaniel Wright, Engineering Fellow: Graphics and Krzysztof Narkowicz, Technical Director: GraphicsFri, 27 May 2022 16:30:00 GMTFri, 27 May 2022 16:30:00 GMT you a lighting master? Enter our new Unreal Challenge today! you’re building a moody horror game or bright archviz exterior, great lighting can completely change the vibe of a scene. Are you ready to show off your real-time lighting skills? Take part in our new Unreal Challenge! &nbsp;Better Light Than NeverUnreal ChallengeLumenCommunityTue, 24 May 2022 17:30:00 GMTTue, 24 May 2022 17:30:00 GMT Marketplace Sale: over 10,000 products—up to 70% off biggest sale of the year is on now! Marketplace sellers have generously slashed rates on over 10,000 assets until June 3. Get a look at some of our favorites before the deals disappear.CommunityGamesMarketplaceArchitectureBlueprintsUnreal Engine Marketplace TeamTue, 24 May 2022 14:00:00 GMTTue, 24 May 2022 14:00:00 GMT and Ork: How M2 brought a Warhammer: Kill Team battle to life trailers are typically reserved for video games. Animation studio M2’s latest project, however, broke all the rules. Discover how the team created an action-packed cinematic for Warhammer’s ‘Kill Team’ tabletop fantasy game.AnimationGamesWarhammerCinematic TrailerMon, 23 May 2022 16:00:00 GMTMon, 23 May 2022 16:00:00 GMT Unreal Engine’s robust support helped give life to <em>Endling’</em>s skulk of&nbsp;foxes<em>Endling</em>’s skulk of foxes are set to deliver powerful environmental lessons using Unreal Engine.ArtCommunityEndlingGamesHerobeat StudiosEpic MegaGrantsEndling - Extinction Is ForeverBrian CrecenteFri, 20 May 2022 15:00:00 GMTFri, 20 May 2022 15:00:00 GMT Exploring the New Sports Broadcast and Motion Graphics&nbsp;Sample our webinar on creating motion graphics for sports broadcasts and live events? Now you can watch it on demand! Dive under the hood of the new Hype Chamber sample and learn how production-ready sports graphics can be systemized using Unreal Engine.Broadcast & Live EventsLearningWebinarBlueprintsVirtual SetsRocket LeagueThu, 19 May 2022 14:00:00 GMTThu, 19 May 2022 14:00:00 GMT to work with Unreal Engine 5? Check out job openings within the UE5 development community!’ve compiled a list of Unreal Engine 5 studios and their career openings.Fri, 13 May 2022 14:00:00 GMTFri, 13 May 2022 14:00:00 GMT and Flume go all in on live concert&nbsp;AR has been making headlines for over 20 years. Find out how they might kickstart a new AR revolution with a single set, ushering in a new era where sometimes the best seat is at home.ARMusicConcertsCoachellaSix Degrees of FreedomAll Of It Now&PullThu, 12 May 2022 17:30:00 GMTThu, 12 May 2022 17:30:00 GMT Unreal Engine 5 fast with these new&nbsp;courses month, we are exploring Unreal Engine 5's many facets through seven guided courses. Learn about Lumen, Nanite, even explore that massive City Sample from The Matrix Awakens as you learn how to make use of this powerful platform.LearningTutorialsThu, 12 May 2022 17:30:00 GMTThu, 12 May 2022 17:30:00 GMT <em>Moss: Book II</em> improves upon its predecessor in nearly every way Polyarc details how it used Blueprints and State Machines to experiment and collaborate with <em>Moss: Book II</em>'s development.ArtBlueprintsCommunityGamesMoss: Book IIVRPolyarcWed, 11 May 2022 17:00:00 GMTWed, 11 May 2022 17:00:00 GMT tech behind MetaHuman Creator face&nbsp;rigs MetaHuman Creator was released, we got to see the world’s first portable real-time facial rig in action. The new white paper Rig Logic: Runtime Evaluation of MetaHuman Face Rigs explains the technical details behind 3Lateral’s Rig Logic, the facial rig solver that comes with every MetaHuman.Thu, 05 May 2022 14:00:00 GMTThu, 05 May 2022 14:00:00 GMT Engine’s tech unleashed <em>Shadow Warrior 3</em>’s devs“The less we’re concerned with overcoming technical limitations, the more time we have to spend on games that are creative, innovative, and deliver tons of fun.”Brian CrecenteWed, 04 May 2022 17:00:00 GMTWed, 04 May 2022 17:00:00 GMT Scene Queries and Rigid Body Engine in UE5 Unreal Engine 5.0, our internal physics engine Chaos ships as the default physics engine. This document will cover the current state of UE 5.0 physics and touch on the ongoing work that will be done for 5.1.ChaosGamesPhysicsSimulationUnreal Engine 5Rigid Body EngineMichael Lentine, Director, Physics EngineeringWed, 04 May 2022 14:00:00 GMTWed, 04 May 2022 14:00:00 GMT free Marketplace content—May&nbsp;2022 environments, vibrant reefs, a rideable 3D horse—there’s lots to like in May’s new free Marketplace content drop. More inside.CommunityGamesNewsEventsMarketplaceTue, 03 May 2022 14:00:00 GMTTue, 03 May 2022 14:00:00 GMT Project: tools to create the next generation of flight simulators the Antoinette Project, a suite of resources to illustrate how you can create your own flight simulator with Unreal Engine. This research project includes a proof-of-concept demonstration utilizing readily available technology, and a tutorial showing how you can create your own flight simulator now.Tue, 03 May 2022 11:00:00 GMTTue, 03 May 2022 11:00:00 GMT Engine 5 offers significant new potential for the simulation&nbsp;industry groundbreaking new tools for building highly realistic, high-accuracy, massive Open Worlds, Unreal Engine 5 is opening new doors for the simulation community that will change how we train humans and&nbsp;machines.SimulationFeaturesUnreal Engine 5Thu, 28 Apr 2022 18:00:00 GMTThu, 28 Apr 2022 18:00:00 GMT the art of virtual robotics with our new Unreal Learning Kit update how to code and train virtual robots for sumo battles, autonomous decisions, and more all from the comfort of your home, as you get a grasp on the same engineering and physics concepts that make robotics such a powerful teaching tool.EducationLearningRoboticsHour of CodeUnreal Learning KitThu, 28 Apr 2022 14:30:00 GMTThu, 28 Apr 2022 14:30:00 GMT<em>Warstride Challenges</em> channels <em>Doom</em>, <em>TrackMania</em>, and <em>Super Meat Boy</em> Dream Powered Games decided to create a shooter designed for speedrunsDream Powered GamesGamesCommunityBrian CrecenteWed, 27 Apr 2022 17:00:00 GMTWed, 27 Apr 2022 17:00:00 GMT Lyra animation to your UE5&nbsp;game animation systems in sample game project Lyra showcase how we build games in Unreal Engine 5. This blog post will walk you through the mindset and tools you’ll use to adapt the character animations in Lyra into your own games.GamesAnimationBlueprintsFeaturesLearningMarketplaceAnimation Gameplay Programmer Jose VillarroelTue, 26 Apr 2022 17:00:00 GMTTue, 26 Apr 2022 17:00:00 GMT PXO created a real-life ‘Holodeck’ for ‘Star Trek: Discovery’Learn how VFX and virtual production house PXO took Unreal Engine’s virtual production tools and a massive AR wall and created unique environments for the latest season of <em>Star Trek: Discovery</em>.Film & TelevisionVirtual ProductionFeaturesnDisplayTue, 26 Apr 2022 14:00:00 GMTTue, 26 Apr 2022 14:00:00 GMT your first steps into virtual production with Unreal&nbsp;Connectors’ve created the first micro-credentialing program dedicated to immersive storytelling. Learn the basics of virtual production through our Unreal Authorized Training Partners today.LearningUnreal ConnectorsVirtual ProductionTrainingMon, 25 Apr 2022 18:00:00 GMTMon, 25 Apr 2022 18:00:00 GMT thoughts with real-time animation: exploring ‘Yumi’s Cells’ how South Korean animation studio LOCUS leveraged the power of real-time technology for <em>Yumi’s Cells</em>, a new TV drama that takes us inside a lead character's brain with 3D animations.Film & TelevisionAnimationBlueprintsFeaturesYumi's CellsLOCUSThu, 21 Apr 2022 14:00:00 GMTThu, 21 Apr 2022 14:00:00 GMT<em>The Anacrusis</em>’ colorful retro futurism delivers <em>Left 4 Dead</em> play to ‘70s outer&nbsp;space Unreal Engine helped Stray Bombay create a culture of playtesting for their game.CommunityGamesThe AnacrusisStray BombayBrian CrecenteWed, 20 Apr 2022 14:00:00 GMTWed, 20 Apr 2022 14:00:00 GMT Marketplace sale: over 1,000 assets—now 50% off’s all kinds of great products to choose from this month. Click now to see some of our personal favorites and explore the sale today.CommunityGamesMarketplaceArchitectureBlueprintsUnreal Engine Marketplace TeamTue, 19 Apr 2022 14:00:00 GMTTue, 19 Apr 2022 14:00:00 GMT battle game <em>Century: Age of Ashes </em>flies&nbsp;high talon-ted team at indie studio Playwing have created a dogfighting flight game like no other. Find out how they finessed the aerial ballet of flying a dragon, the inspiration behind the game—and how Unreal Engine powers the experience.GamesCentury: Age of AshesPlaywingWed, 13 Apr 2022 14:00:00 GMTWed, 13 Apr 2022 14:00:00 GMT Unreal Engine: The making of New York’s<em> Harry Potter </em>VR experiences wanted to fly a broom or fight a dragon? No problem. With Wevr’s new virtual reality experiences for the <em>Harry Potter </em>store, anyone can make their own magic firsthand. Learn how&nbsp;inside.Tue, 12 Apr 2022 17:00:00 GMTTue, 12 Apr 2022 17:00:00 GMT free Marketplace content—April&nbsp;2022 from jolly taverns to virtual stages with April’s free Marketplace content. Low/high-poly modular environments and asset packs await inside.MarketplaceCommunityGamesEventsNewsTue, 12 Apr 2022 14:15:00 GMTTue, 12 Apr 2022 14:15:00 GMT<em>Old Boy</em>,<em> John Wick</em>,<em> Sifu</em>: The design of a Pak Mei master team behind <em>Absolver </em>and <em>Sifu </em>relied on Unreal Engine’s power and flexibility to help craft their games’ notably fluid combat.Brian CrecenteThu, 07 Apr 2022 16:30:00 GMTThu, 07 Apr 2022 16:30:00 GMT Engine 5 is now available! this release, we aim to empower both large and small teams to really push the boundaries of what’s possible, visually and interactively. UE5 will enable game developers and creators across industries to realize next-generation real-time 3D content and experiences with greater freedom, fidelity, and flexibility than ever before.GamesFeaturesFilm & TelevisionArchitectureAutomotive & TransportationSimulationBroadcast & Live EventsMore UsesUnreal Engine 5Tue, 05 Apr 2022 15:30:00 GMTTue, 05 Apr 2022 15:30:00 GMT of Unreal State of Unreal livestream has wrapped up—if you missed it, you can watch recordings of the keynote and tech talks here.Thu, 31 Mar 2022 22:00:00 GMTThu, 31 Mar 2022 22:00:00 GMT all Aussie and Kiwi creatives! The Unreal Engine Short Film Challenge is back you have a story you’ve been dying to tell? Sign up for this year’s <em>Unreal Engine Short Film Challenge</em> to get your work in front of major studios. Learn more here.Unreal Engine Short Film ChallengeAnimationFilm & TelevisionThu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTThu, 31 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMT new and improved Automotive Field Guide is available&nbsp;now! the past 12 months, we’ve seen an increasing number of automakers turn to real-time technology to virtualize workflows. Read the new version of our Automotive Field Guide for the latest information on real-time automotive trends, use-cases, and technologies.LearningVisualizationDesignAutomotive & TransportationWed, 30 Mar 2022 17:00:00 GMTWed, 30 Mar 2022 17:00:00 GMT developers used Unreal Engine to showcase <em>The Wolf Among Us 2 </em>from inside the&nbsp;game folks at The AV Society used Unreal Engine to build a virtual set inside of<em> The Wolf Among Us 2 </em>to stage a dramatic, in-game reveal.CommunityGamesArtTelltale GamesThe Wolf Among Us 2The AV SocietyAdhoc StudioBrian CrecenteWed, 30 Mar 2022 14:00:00 GMTWed, 30 Mar 2022 14:00:00 GMT Engine Short Film Challenge 2020, our inaugural Short Film Challenge had more than 1,800 registrants. This year, we’re making the challenge even better by expanding our training program and opening applications to creatives via participating screen agencies in Australia and New Zealand.Tue, 29 Mar 2022 20:30:00 GMTTue, 29 Mar 2022 20:30:00 GMT a better car with Adobe Substance 3D and Unreal&nbsp;Engine started as a way to help car designers ideate faster is now a showcase for what a single artist can do with Unreal Engine ray tracing and Substance 3D's growing collection of physically accurate automotive materials.&nbsp;AdobeSubstance 3DX-TAONAutomotive & TransportationReal-TimeMon, 28 Mar 2022 18:30:00 GMTMon, 28 Mar 2022 18:30:00 GMT the Rocket League Hype Chamber: a new sample for broadcast and live&nbsp;events Psyonix needed a way to handle the increasing complexity of Rocket League Championship Series broadcasts, it switched to a real-time approach for motion graphics and animations. Now, you can get your hands on the broadcast package it created in a new Unreal Engine sample&nbsp;project.AnimationBlueprintsEsportsGamesPsyonixRay TracingRocket LeagueVirtual SetsBroadcast & Live EventsThe Hype ChamberThu, 24 Mar 2022 14:00:00 GMTThu, 24 Mar 2022 14:00:00 GMT battle robots in real-time rendered <em>Armored&nbsp;Saurus</em> EON’s <em>Armored Saurus</em> is a real-time rendered animated TV series that sees giant mecha suit-wearing dinosaurs duke it out with alien robots. Find out how the EON team combined high-fidelity CG with live-action footage of actors to create the hit show.&nbsp;Film & TelevisionAnimationBlueprintsRay TracingVirtual ProductionStudio EONWed, 23 Mar 2022 17:00:00 GMTWed, 23 Mar 2022 17:00:00 GMT<em>Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands</em> fuses <em>Borderlands</em>-style loot-shooting with D&amp;D-inspired fantasyDeveloped by Gearbox Software, this tabletop-esque looter-shooter offers the same chaotic energy that made the original DLC that inspired it—<em>Assault on Dragon Keep</em>—such a player-favorite. Find out how the fantasy spin-off was created.Wed, 23 Mar 2022 15:30:00 GMTWed, 23 Mar 2022 15:30:00 GMT to get a real-time 3D job—according to industry recruiters just talked to three experts from film, TV, and games about what gets people hired in their industries. Get tips on everything from portfolio building to the ways to hone your mental edge inside.EducationLearningWebinarJobsCareersWed, 23 Mar 2022 14:00:00 GMTWed, 23 Mar 2022 14:00:00 GMT<em>Final Fantasy VII: The First Soldier</em> blends RPG sensibilities with battle royale action to Square Enix about <em>The First Soldier's Final Fantasy VII </em>roots, action, and beautiful graphics.GamesCommunitySquare EnixFinal Fantasy VII: The First SoldierMat PagetFri, 18 Mar 2022 16:00:00 GMTFri, 18 Mar 2022 16:00:00 GMT Armature Studio brought <em>Resident Evil 4 </em>into VR using Unreal Engine the team behind <em>Resident Evil 4 VR</em> brought one of the most beloved games in history into virtual reality using Unreal Engine.GamesCommunityResident Evil 4 VRArmature StudioMat PagetWed, 16 Mar 2022 14:00:00 GMTWed, 16 Mar 2022 14:00:00 GMT BTS joined Coldplay for a live hologram performance of 'My&nbsp;Universe' go behind the scenes of Coldplay and BTS’ live performance on <em>The Voice</em>—which involved every member of BTS being transformed into a hologram using volumetric video technology.Film & TelevisionARVolumetric VideoHologramColdplayBTSThe VoiceTue, 15 Mar 2022 14:30:00 GMTTue, 15 Mar 2022 14:30:00 GMT the art of video game music with this month's new learning&nbsp;path month, learn how to bring music into your video games with a dedicated learning path on Unreal Engine's Quartz system. Discover how to create background playlists, implement one-shots, and then time it all to perfection.LearningTutorialsUnreal Online LearningMon, 14 Mar 2022 14:00:00 GMTMon, 14 Mar 2022 14:00:00 GMT real engine driving <em>Redout 2</em>’s liquid‑fast&nbsp;graphics Unreal Engine helped <em>Redout 2</em>’s devs deliver on their promise of&nbsp;speed.GamesArtCommunity34BigThingsRedout 2Brian CrecenteWed, 09 Mar 2022 19:00:00 GMTWed, 09 Mar 2022 19:00:00 GMT indie game developer Shruti Ghosh, co-creator of <em>Raji: An Ancient&nbsp;Epic</em> Shruti Ghosh, an artist with over ten years’ experience in the video game industry and co-creator of <em>Raji: An Ancient Epic</em>—the first console-worthy game to come out of India. Here she shares her own epic journey in bringing the title out and talks about her mission to save the street dogs of Pune.GamesIndie DeveloperNodding Heads GamesRaji: An Ancient EpicShruti GhoshUnreal for All CreatorsEpic MegaGrantsTue, 08 Mar 2022 16:30:00 GMTTue, 08 Mar 2022 16:30:00 GMT Marketplace sale: over 1,000 assets—now 50%&nbsp;off’s all kinds of great products to choose from this month. Click now to see some of our personal favorites and explore the sale today.Unreal Engine Marketplace TeamTue, 08 Mar 2022 15:00:00 GMTTue, 08 Mar 2022 15:00:00 GMT<em>Imp of the Sun</em> embraces Peruvian culture and beautiful 2D art in Unreal Engine Latin American developer Sunwolf Entertainment created a beautiful 2D platformer inspired by its own culture.CommunityGamesEpic MegaGrantsMat Paget and Daniel KayserWed, 02 Mar 2022 18:00:00 GMTWed, 02 Mar 2022 18:00:00 GMT star in Treehouse Digital’s animated short horror film <em>The Well</em> six friends spent their childhoods playing in a treehouse together, little did they know that they’d later set up their own company and become filmmakers. Rendered entirely in Unreal Engine, with characters generated with MetaHuman Creator, <em>The Well</em> is their first foray into fully CG animated production.Digital HumanFilm & TelevisionMetaHuman CreatorTreehouse DigitalAnimationVirtual ProductionPerformance CaptureMotion CaptureWed, 02 Mar 2022 15:00:00 GMTWed, 02 Mar 2022 15:00:00 GMT free Marketplace content—March&nbsp;2022 villages, animated bicycles, and restaurant scenes are just the tip of the free content iceberg this month. Click now and see what strikes your fancy.MarketplaceCommunityGamesNewsEventsTue, 01 Mar 2022 15:00:00 GMTTue, 01 Mar 2022 15:00:00 GMT there be light: How Unreal Engine is helping us design healthier spaces lighting can completely change the way we interact with our environment, and can even affect our mental and physical health. Luckily, Muhammad Hegazy, architect and researcher at Osaka University, has a solution.ArchitectureDatasmithBlueprintsVisualizationVROsaka UniversityMuhammad HegazyPierre-Felix BretonFri, 25 Feb 2022 15:20:26 GMTFri, 25 Feb 2022 15:20:26 GMT Visualizing Data in Digital Twins with Unreal Engine to visualize data using Unreal Engine? Our recent webinar explained how! Watch the replay here to dive into the Microsoft Azure Digital Twin (ADT) Link for Unreal Engine plugin, along with an accompanying sample project.ADTLinkArchitectureDigital TwinLearningVisualizationWebinarMicrosoftThu, 24 Feb 2022 18:00:00 GMTThu, 24 Feb 2022 18:00:00 GMT training videos explore <em>Slay </em>Virtual Art Department pipeline create the animated short <em>Slay</em>, Mold3D Studio used Unreal Engine as the foundation of their real-time pipeline. Now they’ve created a six-part video series detailing the real-time animation process with an emphasis on insights into Virtual Art Department (VAD) workflows.&nbsp;Film & TelevisionAnimationSlayMold3D StudioLearningMarketplaceTutorialsVirtual Art DepartmentVADWed, 23 Feb 2022 18:00:00 GMTWed, 23 Feb 2022 18:00:00 GMT SNK shifted to Unreal Engine for its latest fighting games Shodown, The King of Fighters XV, and an unnamed new title all use Unreal Engine.ArtCommunityGamesKing of FightersSNK CorporationBrian CrecenteWed, 23 Feb 2022 16:30:00 GMTWed, 23 Feb 2022 16:30:00 GMT! Learn how to get your dream job with our next webinar you have real-time skills, but find your job search is going in slow motion? Look no further. Watch our new webinar for tips on how to land your dream job with experts from some of the biggest game, TV &amp; film, and animation studios in the world.LearningWebinarEducationTue, 22 Feb 2022 19:00:00 GMTTue, 22 Feb 2022 19:00:00 GMT Engine 5 is now available in&nbsp;Preview! release builds upon the features exposed in last year’s Early Access offering, with improvements to performance, quality, and feature-completeness across the board as we get ready to ship the production-ready version. Plus, check out some features that are entirely new in Preview!GamesFilm & TelevisionVirtual ProductionBroadcast & Live EventsArchitectureAutomotive & TransportationMore UsesTrainingUnreal Engine 5FeaturesTue, 22 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMTTue, 22 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMT in-camera VFX and real-time cinematics with free Unreal Online Learning courses this month’s free Unreal Online Learning courses, you’ll explore the basics of in-camera VFX, learn how to bring a cinematic quality to your work, discover tips for building advanced environments, and much&nbsp;more.LearningMetaHumansTutorialsFashionMore UsesUnreal Online LearningIn-Camera VFXICVFXMon, 21 Feb 2022 16:00:00 GMTMon, 21 Feb 2022 16:00:00 GMT how to create real-time facial animation for your MetaHumans smile could make the difference between a realistic digital human and uncanny valley. That’s why we’ve created our new MetaHuman Workflows with Faceware Studio course. Take it today to create facial animations that bring your characters to the next level.Facial AnimationLearningUnreal Online LearningReal-time renderingMetaHumansFaceware StudioLive ClientThu, 17 Feb 2022 18:00:00 GMTThu, 17 Feb 2022 18:00:00 GMT talks successfully modernizing <em>The Oregon Trail </em>for a new era Brisbane shares how it revamped the classic game’s art style, implemented more accurate history, and better represented indigenous people.GamesCommunityArtBlueprintsThe Oregon TrailGameloft BrisbaneJimmy Thang and Mat PagetWed, 16 Feb 2022 18:00:00 GMTWed, 16 Feb 2022 18:00:00 GMT<strong>Real-time round-up: the metaverse and emerging 2022 trends</strong> does the future hold for real-time technology in 2022? From transmedia marketing to the metaverse, we take a look at some of the emerging trends that will shape the year ahead and the stats that told the tale of 2021.ArchitectureAutomotive & TransportationBroadcast & Live EventsFilm & TelevisionGamesMarketplaceMetaHuman CreatorMore UsesQuixelSketchfabTwinmotionSimulationWed, 16 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMTWed, 16 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMT Futures: Become a digital fashion&nbsp;designer to learn how to create virtual fashion using the same tools as Burberry, Balenciaga, and Gary James McQueen? Check out our free Careers in Fashion course today.More UsesFashionCareers in FashionLearningUnreal FuturesMon, 14 Feb 2022 15:34:12 GMTMon, 14 Feb 2022 15:34:12 GMT under the microscope with Random42's amazing medical animations you’ve ever wondered what the inside of your body looks like after a COVID-19 vaccination, look no further. The team at pioneering medical animation studio Random42 used Unreal Engine to create a short film that shows it all.BlueprintsMedicalMedical AnimationsMetaHumansSimulationEpic MegaGrantsFri, 11 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMTFri, 11 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMT<em>Age of Darkness</em> is an RTS that throws thousands of undead monsters at you the early stages of PlaySide's bid to create a dark fantasy RTS that's as rewarding as it is&nbsp;punishing.GamesCommunityAge of DarknessFinal StandPlaySide StudiosMat PagetWed, 09 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMTWed, 09 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMT Marketplace sale: over 1,000 assets—now 50% off’s all kinds of great products to choose from this month. Click now to see some of our personal favorites and explore the sale today.CommunityGamesMarketplaceArchitectureBlueprintsUnreal Engine Marketplace TeamTue, 08 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMTTue, 08 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMT<em>Solar Ash</em> delivers a colorful, kinetic journey augmented by the power of&nbsp;scale Engine’s open source code and powerful pipeline turbo-charged <em>Solar Ash</em>'s developmentGamesCommunitySolar AshHeart MachineBrian CrecenteWed, 02 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMTWed, 02 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMT free Marketplace content—February&nbsp;2022 this month’s free content to stun your enemies with magic, create gorgeous mountaintop meadows, or quickly arm your soldiers with unique weapons.CommunityMarketplaceGamesNewsEventsTue, 01 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMTTue, 01 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMT Exploring the New HMI Design Template in Unreal Engine to learn how to design human-machine interfaces (HMI) in Unreal Engine? Watch the replay of our recent webinar! We’ll dive into the HMI Design Template and explore how it can be used to create compelling in-car experiences.Automotive & TransportationHMIBlueprintsLearningWebinarTue, 01 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMTTue, 01 Feb 2022 15:00:00 GMT cuts the cost of animation production by 65% Sony YAY! was looking to create an animated spin-off series for India’s most popular sitcom, Gamitronics’ experimentation with fast real-time workflows caught the TV channel’s eye. Find out how Unreal Engine helped reduce feedback cycles and slash costs.&nbsp;Film & TelevisionAnimationRay TracingGamitronicsMon, 31 Jan 2022 18:30:00 GMTMon, 31 Jan 2022 18:30:00 GMT<em>Yuki 7 </em>switches to a real-time pipeline for 2D/3D hybrid animation artist and CEO Kevin Dart explains how Chromosphere switched from a time-consuming traditional pipeline to an Unreal Engine workflow for animated micro-series<em> Yuki 7</em>, unlocking real-time collaboration, fast iterations, and automated VFX—all while retaining the show’s signature 2D look.&nbsp;AnimationArtChromosphereYuki 7Kevin DartFri, 28 Jan 2022 14:30:00 GMTFri, 28 Jan 2022 14:30:00 GMT Virtual Production Careers with the Unreal Fellowship Material Artist Diana Diriwaechter was working for a studio for 18 years before it closed for good. Meanwhile, Lead Previs/Postvis Artist Chris Suddaby had started losing his passion for filmmaking. How did they turn things around? Read on to find out.Unreal FellowshipFilm & TelevisionVirtual ProductionLearningFri, 28 Jan 2022 14:30:00 GMTFri, 28 Jan 2022 14:30:00 GMT Production Week 2022 us for a week-long showcase of all things virtual production as we celebrate its success with some of the industry's leading lights from LucasFilm, DNEG Animation, Reel FX, Halon Entertainment, The Third Floor, PROXi Virtual Production, and more.Fri, 28 Jan 2022 09:00:00 GMTFri, 28 Jan 2022 09:00:00 GMT Animation explores a real-time pipeline with <em>Mr. Spam Gets a New&nbsp;Hat</em> and illustrator William Joyce has long been known for his whimsical stories. When DNEG Animation set out to bring Joyce’s animated tale to the screen as a short film, they put Unreal Engine through its paces in a real-time pipeline.AnimationDNEG AnimationFilm & TelevisionMr. Spam Gets a New HatWilliam JoyceEpic MegaGrantsThu, 27 Jan 2022 14:30:00 GMTThu, 27 Jan 2022 14:30:00 GMT<em>The Market of Light </em>is a gorgeous, playable UE5 experience by Japanese studio historia Inc., <em>The Market of Light</em> is one of the first playable UE5 tech demos that leverages next-generation tools like Lumen, Nanite, Niagara, and more.&nbsp;ArtCommunityGameshistoriaMarketplaceMore UsesQuixelThe Market of LightNaniteLumenUnreal Engine 5Jimmy ThangWed, 26 Jan 2022 18:00:00 GMTWed, 26 Jan 2022 18:00:00 GMT the top projects from the Shorts India Program three months, we are pleased to announce the winners of our first Shorts India Program, a challenge designed to empower both aspiring and established creators to push their real-time VFX and animation projects even further.&nbsp;AnimationLearningTrainingShorts India ProgramWed, 26 Jan 2022 14:00:00 GMTWed, 26 Jan 2022 14:00:00 GMT’s R1T features state-of-the-art HMI, designed, developed, and deployed in Unreal&nbsp;Engine vehicle maker Rivian is all about firsts. That’s why its R1T model, the world’s first commercially available electric pickup truck, has rolled off the production line with a state-of-the-art HMI (Human-Machine Interface) powered by Unreal Engine.Automotive & TransportationR1TRivianHMIBlueprintsMon, 24 Jan 2022 14:00:00 GMTMon, 24 Jan 2022 14:00:00 GMT us for Virtual Production Week&nbsp;2022! the globe in film and television studios of all sizes, virtual production is revolutionizing pipelines from previs to final pixels. Join us this week, January 24-28, as we celebrate its success with some of the industry's leading&nbsp;lights.Virtual ProductionFilm & TelevisionAnimationMon, 24 Jan 2022 09:00:00 GMTMon, 24 Jan 2022 09:00:00 GMT new character lighting presets for&nbsp;Unreal Engine—available now! with the help of award-winning cinematographer Greig Fraser (<em>Dune, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Zero Dark Thirty</em>), and inspired by contemporary and historical works, these presets match their counterparts in MetaHuman Creator.MetaHuman CreatorGamesFilm & TelevisionSimulationVirtual ProductionGrieg FraserThu, 20 Jan 2022 15:00:00 GMTThu, 20 Jan 2022 15:00:00 GMT an Unreal Engine 5 Early Access game starter kit featuring a&nbsp;small&nbsp;robot stuck in Stack’O’Bot, a small sandbox project that showcases a lean player controller, an expandable interaction system, and modular pieces you can build on. It also shows all the new features of Unreal Engine 5 in a practical vertical slice.AnimationBlueprintsLumenMarketplaceMaterialsNaniteStack'O'BotUnreal Engine 5Andreas SuikaWed, 19 Jan 2022 17:00:00 GMTWed, 19 Jan 2022 17:00:00 GMT<em> The Artful Escape </em>became one of the most beautiful indie games of the year<em>The Artful Escape</em> was nominated for Best Art Direction, Best Music, and Best Debut Indie at The Game Awards. Read about how new studio Beethoven &amp; Dinosaur achieved these impressive feats.&nbsp;GamesArtCommunityThe Artful EscapeBeethoven & DinosaurJimmy ThangMon, 17 Jan 2022 19:00:00 GMTMon, 17 Jan 2022 19:00:00 GMT KID A MNESIA: an exclusive look at Radiohead's new virtual exhibit<em>Kid A </em>and<em> Amnesiac </em>are not only beloved Radiohead albums, they are considered cornerstone releases of the 2000s. Learn how [namethemachine] and Arbitrarily Good Productions opened up a new way to see them with a virtual exhibit unlike any other.Thu, 13 Jan 2022 17:00:00 GMTThu, 13 Jan 2022 17:00:00 GMT the Unreal Engine HMI Design&nbsp;Challenge in-vehicle displays with Unreal Engine and get your work seen by some of the most innovative automotive companies in the world. If you can make a driver feel 'adventurous, luxury, or sporty' with 3D graphics, you just might win. &nbsp;Human-Machine InterfacesAutomotive & TransportationHMIUnreal Engine HMI Design ChallengeThu, 13 Jan 2022 15:30:00 GMTThu, 13 Jan 2022 15:30:00 GMT <em>Psychonauts 2</em> revamped its&nbsp;roots Double Fine Productions shares how it created its critically-acclaimed mind-bending ride.GamesCommunityArtBlueprintsPsychonauts 2Double Fine ProductionsJimmy ThangWed, 12 Jan 2022 19:00:00 GMTWed, 12 Jan 2022 19:00:00 GMT Marketplace sale: over 1,000 assets—now 50% off’s all kinds of great products to choose from this month. Click now to see some of our personal favorites and explore the sale today.CommunityMarketplaceArchitectureBlueprintsGamesUnreal Engine Marketplace TeamTue, 11 Jan 2022 15:00:00 GMTTue, 11 Jan 2022 15:00:00 GMT Unreal Engine-powered games of 2022 action-adventure games to RPGs and beyond, over 50 UE-powered titles are set to arrive this year.GamesCommunityNewsThu, 06 Jan 2022 19:00:00 GMTThu, 06 Jan 2022 19:00:00 GMT show <em>Xanadu </em>carves out a corner of the Metaverse with performance-driven&nbsp;CG’s blue and lives in <em>Xanadu</em>? Cory Strassburger’s alter ego, Blu!&nbsp;Blu is busy building his empire in the Metaverse and documenting the process on YouTube, thanks to Unreal Engine, MetaHuman Creator, some amazing performance capture tech, and Cory’s very, very vivid imagination.AnimationARBluCory StrassburgerDigital HumanFilm & TelevisionMetaHumansMetaverseMocapPerformance CaptureVirtual ProductionVRXanaduXREpic MegaGrantsThu, 06 Jan 2022 17:30:00 GMTThu, 06 Jan 2022 17:30:00 GMT <em>The Matrix Awakens: An&nbsp;Unreal Engine 5 Experience</em> a glimpse into the future of interactive storytelling and entertainment with Unreal Engine 5 in this cutting-edge experience that showcases the start of an exciting new era for creators and players alike.&nbsp;AnimationArchitectureAutomotive & TransportationBroadcast & Live EventsFilm & TelevisionMore UsesSimulationThe Matrix AwakensUnreal Engine 5PlayStation 5Xbox Series XXbox Series SThu, 09 Dec 2021 15:30:00 GMTThu, 09 Dec 2021 15:30:00 GMT