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[Uengine.com] What Do You Like About the Unreal Engine? [Epic GTX 460 Random Contest]

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HOW TO ENTER: Visit http://www.facebook.com/UnrealEngine and follow the directions to enter. Online ballot contains: Entrant’s Facebook name. All entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST (Eastern Standard Time) on August 22, 2011. Limit one (1) completed entry per person/email address. No automated entry devices and/or programs permitted. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Delivery of prizes requires a street address (no P.O. Boxes). Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Only fully completed entry forms are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

SOURCE: http://www.unrealengine.com/what_do_...random_drawing

Essentially you comment on their Facebook page what you like about the Unreal Engine, and 5 random people get chosen to win a GTX 460 card and a Unreal Technology T-Shirt. Pretty cool I say.

Post what you think about this of course, and also, what do you guys like about the Unreal Engine?
    
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Meh facebook contests. I think the unreal engine is overrated. Don't get me wrong its a solid engine for certain games, but theres a lot of crap made with it aswell. This wiki page has a list of all t he games made with unreal. Maybe 1:20 are games worth playing?

Overall Unreal is a decent engine, but is way over used and overrated.
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A facebook contest, about a GTX 460 in 2011? lol.

And I agree that the unreal engine is good engine, but way over used and overrated.
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i love the UDK
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I took a look through the wiki and after just skimming through the Unreal 3 Engine I found all of these games which are definitely worth playing.
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Alice: Madness Returns
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Batman: Arkham City
BioShock Infinite
Frontlines: Fuel of War
Gears of War
Gears of War 2
Gears of War 3
MechWarrior
Mirror's Edge
Monday Night Combat
Mortal Kombat
Silent Hill: Downpour
TERA
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2
Tribes: Ascend
Turok
Unreal Tournament 3
That's not even including the Unreal or Unreal 2 engines. There may be a lot of games that are using it, but the reason why is cause it is so optimized and gives such great framerates that any computer from this and last century can play it. Why switch to something else right now if there is nothing better out there for them to use? Every other engine out there is most likely overpriced or locked down not giving them the ability to edit or tweak it to their liking. I for one and all for the Unreal Engine, do I think they should move on to the 4th version yes, but that's not gonna be until... "Unreal Engine 4 should be ready between 2012 to 2018". At least they are taking their time and doing in right(the Unreal Engine 4 had been in development since 2003), rather wait and it be badass.
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Heres my list:

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Did you get all that?
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Awe what a shame, I don't have a facebook account, and this does very little to persuade me to get one.
Even though it is a gtx460, still pretty sweet that you can get one for free just for a 3 sentence response. If anything it's atleast a quick $120 in your pocket.
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Originally Posted by †Blade† View Post
Alice: Madness Returns
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Batman: Arkham City < isnt even out yet
BioShock Infinite < isnt even out yet
Frontlines: Fuel of War
Gears of War
Gears of War 2
Gears of War 3

MechWarrior
Mirror's Edge
Monday Night Combat
Mortal Kombat
Silent Hill: Downpour
TERA
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2

Tribes: Ascend
Turok
Unreal Tournament 3
Also failed to mention Mass Effect 1 and 2, or Singularity :V

Regardless, bad games on an Engine means NOTHING. The Unreal Engine is wayyyy ahead of ****ty engines like Source.

I'd say the "best" engine out there is either CryEngine or Frostbite indefinitely, however the latter will never be licensed. CryEngine is really great though, people diss it now because of how bad Crysis 2 was, but it's still an amazing engine.
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What do I like about the engine? When Rocksteady has their hands on it - then you get amazing looking games like Batman: Arkham Asylum, and Arkham City will look just as good if not better.
 
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not worth signing up to facebook for
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