New indie competitors to happen in actual time on the Gadget Present Stay 2012

London, UK (November 2, 2011)Epic Games, Inc., creators of the billion-dollar “Gears of War” franchise and the award-winning Unreal Engine 3, announce Make One thing Unreal Stay, an unbiased sport growth competitors co-sponsored by Train2Game, the UK’s premier sport growth distance studying useful resource. This unprecedented occasion will happen over the course of six months and culminate in a spectacular real-time conclusion at Gadget Show Live 2012, the premier client present going down from April 11-15, 2012 in Birmingham, UK. The winner of Make One thing Unreal Stay will obtain a industrial Unreal Engine 3 license for iOS.

Winners of the Train2Game and Epic Game Jam, taking place November 4-6 on the College of Bedfordshire, will compete within the occasion subsequent April. In each competitions, all video games can be developed for iOS units utilizing Epic’s Unreal Development Kit (UDK), the free version of Unreal Engine 3 which has been put in on greater than 1 million distinctive machines.

Following this week’s sport jam, growth groups will profit from a six-month incubation interval through which a variety of senior trade veterans will nurture tasks by reviewing key milestones, offering steering and shaping scope. Throughout this time, expertise will put together for the ultimate showdown on the Gadget Present Stay, the place greater than 100,000 attendees will watch them convey to life Unreal Engine 3-powered creations in actual time.

“We’re trying ahead to working with Epic Video games and Train2Game to convey a very new ingredient into the Video games Zone at GSL 2012,” stated Gadget Present Stay Occasion Director Matt Hodgins. “An enormous variety of our guests are into gaming, and can undoubtedly be excited to see how new video games are developed and delivered to life on the occasion.”

“As soon as they’re on the market in the actual world, our college students will flourish primarily based on their potential to create incredible experiences below strain,” stated Train2Game Course Director, Tony Bickley, “this is likely one of the finest alternatives they’ve had to date to show themselves and create one thing they are often happy with that can springboard their burgeoning careers in gaming.”

“In a mere 5 days, these builders will kickstart their careers in an intense competitors that can in the end end in one staff strolling away knowledgeable studio, with a full supply Unreal Engine 3 license for iOS in hand,” stated Mike Gamble, European territory supervisor, Epic Video games.

Epic Video games is understood for its legendary Make One thing Unreal Contest sport growth competitions, which make the most of the Unreal Engine 3 toolset and reward grand prize winners with a industrial license granting full entry to Epic’s high-end sport engine expertise. The $1 Million Intel Make One thing Unreal Contest concluded in 2010, with a number of groups occurring to launch industrial video games primarily based on tasks made for the competitors.  Developed by grand prize-winning staff KTX Software program and revealed by THQ, “The Haunted: Hells Reach” was launched for PC on October 24.

Tickets for The Gadget Present Stay at the moment are on sale at www.gadgetshowlive.net.

About The Gadget Present Stay
Based mostly on 5’s prime time programme, The Gadget Present Stay is aimed toward an viewers of households eager to see, try to purchase the most recent will need to have expertise. The 2011 occasion attracted a document 105,000 attendees and 290 exhibitors, selling the most recent in computing, pictures, cellular communications, gaming, house leisure and in-car expertise. The Gadget Present Stay 2012 is open to the general public from 11 to fifteen April 2012 on the NEC Birmingham, with a devoted commerce and press day on Tuesday, 10 April.  For additional particulars and to e book tickets go to www.gadgetshowlive.net.  Press passes may also be utilized for through the web site.

About Train2Game
Created in 2008, Train2Game gives accredited programs in Video games Design, Growth, Artwork and Animation, licensed by main trade physique TIGA. Train2Game is a blended-learning organisation designed to quick observe the most effective, most formidable and motivated college students into the video games trade via complete, expert-supervised programs. An enormous a part of that is coordinating with the most effective builders within the nation and offering prime tier proficient graduates for placements within the office. This yr will see its first graduates enter the office after years of coaching.

About Unreal Engine 3
Developed by Epic Video games, the award-winning Unreal Engine is understood for its cutting-edge graphics, best-of-breed instruments and scalability throughout a number of platforms. Unreal Engine 3’s extremely mature toolset and content material pipeline constantly evolve together with its superior cellular options, multi-core processor help, optimizations for quite a few platforms and big world help. Unreal Engine 3 is designed to speed up builders’ productiveness for laptop and video video games, cellular video games and purposes, coaching simulations, 3D visualizations, digital movies and animated leisure. Built-in with two dozen main middleware applied sciences, Unreal Engine 3 holds greater than 20 expertise awards, together with seven Recreation Developer Entrance Line Awards and 4 Develop Trade Excellence Awards. Further data on Unreal Engine 3 will be obtained at www.unrealengine.com.

About Epic Video games
Epic Video games, Inc., primarily based in Cary, NC and established in 1991, develops cutting-edge video games and cross-platform sport engine expertise. The corporate has created a number of million-selling, award-winning titles in its “Unreal” collection, together with “Unreal Event 3” for PC, PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360®. The primary two video games in Epic’s “Gears of Warfare” franchise have offered greater than 13 million copies and received greater than 50 sport of the yr awards. The third installment, “Gears of Warfare 3,” offered greater than 3 million copies inside its first week of launch, catapulting the franchise past $1 billion in lifetime gross sales. Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 holds greater than 20 trade expertise awards and powers many bestselling video games. Further details about Epic will be obtained at www.epicgames.com.

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PRESS CONTACTS
Dana Cowley
Epic Video games, Inc.
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Tom Ohle
Evolve PR (for Epic Video games)
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Max Tatton-Brown
EML Wildfire (for Train2Game)
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