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Apple, Epic Grilled by Antitrust Judge at Trial

On Monday, near the conclusion of an antitrust trial in Oakland, California, that focuses on Apple’s dominance over a thriving app market, U.S. District Court Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers…

‘Gravity’ VFX Supervisor to Make Directorial Debut While Introducing New Filmmaking Tech

Tim Webber will use Framestore's new VFX pipeline incorporating Epic's Unreal Engine.

Epic Games’ Tim Sweeney: Apple Small Business Program “Not Awesome” for Consumers

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says Apple's plan to reduce the commission it takes on App Store purchases for small businesses may be good for those companies but is "not awesome for consumers." 

Epic Games Acquires Kids’ Technology Platform SuperAwesome

Fortnite maker Epic Games on Friday revealed the acquisition of SuperAwesome, a technology platform that allows developers to create safer digital experiences for children on the internet.

‘Fortnite’ Debuts Live Concert Series on Party Royale Stage

Epic Games' free-to-play battle royale hit Fortnite is debuting a live concert series on the Party Royale main stage. 

Epic Games Files Injunction Urging Apple to Restore Developer Account

Late on Friday, Epic Games filed a preliminary injunction brief in the ongoing case involving Apple's removal of Fortnite in its App Store, asking the tech giant to restore its developer…

Apple Rips Epic’s “Self-inflicted Wounds” in Scathing Legal Filing Over ‘Fortnite’ App Store Ban

Apple says it helped Epic grow into a gaming behemoth through its presence in the app store and the Fortnite developer is breaking the rules it agreed to play by, according to a Friday filing in…

Apple, Google Remove ‘Fortnite’ From App Stores

Apple and Google have removed Fortnite from their app stores after it introduced a new way to buy the online game's virtual currency that circumvents the tech giants' payment systems.

Sony Takes Minority Stake in Epic Games with $250 Million Investment

Sony has taken a minority stake in 'Fortnite'-developer Epic Games with a $250 million investment, the companies announced on Thursday.

Bron Launches Virtual Production Company

Bron Media launched a virtual production company that's using remote working capabilities to produce several animated productions.

Epic Games Acquires Facial Animation Tech Company Cubic Motion

With an eye toward accelerating digital human production, Epic Games — creator of 'Fortnite' and developer of the Unreal gaming engine also used in Hollywood for real-time "virtual production" — has…

Epic Games Asks Court to Declare ‘Fortnite’ Dancing Pumpkin Doesn’t Infringe on Viral Character

Epic Games is taking a former news anchor to court after he threatened to sue the company for using the likeness of his "Dancing Pumpkin Man" character without permission.