Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › [Tom'sHardware] Epic Shifting Focus Back to PC as Primary Platform
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[Tom'sHardware] Epic Shifting Focus Back to PC as Primary Platform

post #1 of 35
Thread Starter 
Quote:
With the console era seemingly coming to a close, where does that leave Epic? Returning to its PC-based roots. "It's nice to target the PC as a primary platform again," teased Capps, "not just for ports."
Source

Hopefully they stick to their word. From the statement and the points that were mentioned it sounds pretty sincere. Maybe then they'll start on Unreal Tournament 4!
Edited by Laten - 8/16/11 at 6:22pm
post #2 of 35

After seeing this, I believe them 100%.

post #3 of 35
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post
After seeing this, I believe them 100%.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSXyztq_0uM
My brain Haemorrhaged the first time I watched that
post #4 of 35
yay!
BlueRaven
(13 items)
 
Dead BIOS
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 G74Sx NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M  Samsung  
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung  Samsung  Momentus 7200.4 Scorpio Blue 
Mouse
Logitech G700 
  hide details  
Reply
BlueRaven
(13 items)
 
Dead BIOS
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 G74Sx NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M  Samsung  
RAMRAMHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung  Samsung  Momentus 7200.4 Scorpio Blue 
Mouse
Logitech G700 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 35
Yeah, at least until the next generation of consoles come out.
post #6 of 35
holy hell!
MINI MAINFRAME
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
6700K 5Ghz 24/7 ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac Titan X Pascal 2.1Ghz G.SKILL TridentZ 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3200 (PC4 ... 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
SanDisk SD8SN8U-1T00-1122 X400 M.2 SSD 1TB Corsair H100i V2 w/ 2 Gentle Typhoon AP-64 PWM ... EVGA Hybrid w/ Gentle Typhoon AP-64 PWM 2150rpm  WIN10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ACER XB270HU CMStorm Quickfire MXBrowns CORSAIR SF600 600W SFX Compact Splash! 
MouseAudio
Logi G Pro USB>Wyrd>USB>Gustard U12>Toslink>Firestone Brav... 
  hide details  
Reply
MINI MAINFRAME
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
6700K 5Ghz 24/7 ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac Titan X Pascal 2.1Ghz G.SKILL TridentZ 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 3200 (PC4 ... 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
SanDisk SD8SN8U-1T00-1122 X400 M.2 SSD 1TB Corsair H100i V2 w/ 2 Gentle Typhoon AP-64 PWM ... EVGA Hybrid w/ Gentle Typhoon AP-64 PWM 2150rpm  WIN10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ACER XB270HU CMStorm Quickfire MXBrowns CORSAIR SF600 600W SFX Compact Splash! 
MouseAudio
Logi G Pro USB>Wyrd>USB>Gustard U12>Toslink>Firestone Brav... 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 35
This is not surprising.

They are all going to shift to the PC now in order to develop for the next, more powerful consoles. They have to do it in advance.

The real question here is whether they will be saying the same thing again in 5 or 6 years. "We are now returning to the PC as the primary platform."
Edited by tpi2007 - 8/16/11 at 6:44pm
 
Metro 2033 review
Metro 2033
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7-3820 Asus Sabertooth X79 MSI GTX 750 Ti TF Gaming 16 GB Corsair DDR3 1866 Mhz Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung SSD 830 128GB + WD Caviar Black 1TB Sony Optiarc DVD-RW Corsair A70 + Noiseblocker M12-P Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ RL2455HM Cooler Master Octane Corsair AX750 Professional Modular 80 Plus Gold Cooler Master HAF 912 Plus 
Mouse
Cooler Master Octane 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Metro 2033 review
Metro 2033
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7-3820 Asus Sabertooth X79 MSI GTX 750 Ti TF Gaming 16 GB Corsair DDR3 1866 Mhz Dominator 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung SSD 830 128GB + WD Caviar Black 1TB Sony Optiarc DVD-RW Corsair A70 + Noiseblocker M12-P Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ RL2455HM Cooler Master Octane Corsair AX750 Professional Modular 80 Plus Gold Cooler Master HAF 912 Plus 
Mouse
Cooler Master Octane 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 35
Hopefully This is the Beginning of the rebirth of pc gaming. *Fingers Crossed*
Swift Silence
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3/i5/i7 P8Z77-V LK Asus Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition Crucial Ballistix Sport  
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Seagate Barracuda Seagate Barracuda LG Super Multi DVD Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung SyncMaster B2430 Logitech G110 OCZ Z Series 850W 80+ GOLD NZXT H2 Classic 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G9x Razer Goliathus Speed Edition Turtle Beach Ear Force X1 
  hide details  
Reply
Swift Silence
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i3/i5/i7 P8Z77-V LK Asus Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition Crucial Ballistix Sport  
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Seagate Barracuda Seagate Barracuda LG Super Multi DVD Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung SyncMaster B2430 Logitech G110 OCZ Z Series 850W 80+ GOLD NZXT H2 Classic 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G9x Razer Goliathus Speed Edition Turtle Beach Ear Force X1 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 35
Woah! I'm truely shocked.

It's called.....The BF3 Effect.
Render Bender
(10 items)
 
On The Move
(11 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel X5690 Xeon (12 Cores @ 3.46) Nvidia GTX 1070 64GB 1333MHz ECC DDR3 Samsung 850 EVO 1TB x2 - RAID 0 
MonitorCaseAudio
Samsung UN40JU6700 40" 4K Curved Apple Mac Pro 2010 Klipsch 2.1 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 8GB 1067 MHz DDR3 Toshiba 500GB 
OSMonitorKeyboardCase
Mavericks 10.9 Dell U3011 Rosewill Mech Reds 2010 Unibody 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G700 Multi-Touch Kilpsch 2.1 
  hide details  
Reply
Render Bender
(10 items)
 
On The Move
(11 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel X5690 Xeon (12 Cores @ 3.46) Nvidia GTX 1070 64GB 1333MHz ECC DDR3 Samsung 850 EVO 1TB x2 - RAID 0 
MonitorCaseAudio
Samsung UN40JU6700 40" 4K Curved Apple Mac Pro 2010 Klipsch 2.1 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 8GB 1067 MHz DDR3 Toshiba 500GB 
OSMonitorKeyboardCase
Mavericks 10.9 Dell U3011 Rosewill Mech Reds 2010 Unibody 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G700 Multi-Touch Kilpsch 2.1 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 35
Whoah! Please let this be a hidden teaser for an upcoming game!
The Gentleman
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Zotac 9300 MSI Twin Frozr II N470GTX 2x2GB Ballistix 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Crucial 60GB SSD + 2xSeagates Windows 7 Ultimate HP w2207 Apple USB keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
TT TR2 750watt Lian-Li Q-08b Logitech MX something some free customized one 
  hide details  
Reply
The Gentleman
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Zotac 9300 MSI Twin Frozr II N470GTX 2x2GB Ballistix 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Crucial 60GB SSD + 2xSeagates Windows 7 Ultimate HP w2207 Apple USB keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
TT TR2 750watt Lian-Li Q-08b Logitech MX something some free customized one 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Video Game News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › [Tom'sHardware] Epic Shifting Focus Back to PC as Primary Platform