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Apple tries to drag Valve into Epic war
Published in News
Monday, 22 February 2021 09:58

Apple tries to drag Valve into Epic war


Valve wants to be Swiss

Apple apparently subpoenaed Valve Software in November 2020, demanding it provide huge amounts of commercial data about Steam sales and operations going over multiple years.

Epic creates human faces for Unreal Engine
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:30

Epic creates human faces for Unreal Engine


MetaHuman Creator could be the next big thing

Epic Games has announced a new, browser-based software tool powered by its Unreal Engine called the MetaHuman Creator that can craft highly realistic human faces and help power more realistic body movements and facial animations

Epic buys an old shopping mall
Published in Gaming
Tuesday, 05 January 2021 11:28

Epic buys an old shopping mall


For an HQ rather than a car chase

Epic Games is buying an old shopping mall -- with nearly one million square feet of space -- and plans to convert it into its new global headquarters by 2024.

Cook and Federighi in the dock in Epic lawsuit
Published in News


Time to face the laywers

A judge has ordered Apple to produce Tim Cook and Craig Federighi to testify for the Apple versus Epic lawsuit, and they must produce required documents before the next hearing.

Epic loses antitrust injunction
Published in Gaming
Monday, 12 October 2020 11:17

Epic loses antitrust injunction


Apple fanboys celebrate at the prospect of paying more money

Epic Games "did not win its preliminary injunction in its antitrust action against Apple, which would have forced Apple to allow Fortnite back onto the iPhone, iPad, and Mac".

Epic is a saboteur, not a martyr, moans Apple
Published in News
Thursday, 17 September 2020 12:47

Epic is a saboteur, not a martyr, moans Apple


It is trying to stop us making lots of cash

The Fruity Cargo Cult Apple has asked a court to reject Epic Games' latest bid to get Fortnite back on the App Store, saying the game maker is acting as "a saboteur, not a martyr" in its challenge to Apple's payment system.

Fortnite's new season cannot be played on Apple gear
Published in Gaming


Epic Games confirms no more updates

Fortnite's next season is about to start, but Apple fanboys might need to move to Windows or Android to play it.

Epic wins court order against Apple antics
Published in Home
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 11:08

Epic wins court order against Apple antics


Significant risk to Unreal Engine

Fruity cargo cult Apple has lost its attempt to cause huge problems for the gaming industry because Epic Games stood up to it.

Apple ramps up attacks on Epic
Published in News
Tuesday, 18 August 2020 12:21

Apple ramps up attacks on Epic


You will do what you are told

Jobs' Mob is planning to terminate Epic Games' access to its App Store and app development tools and punish any third party developers who work with the company, in a bid to make the game maker do what it is told.

Apple’s Epic battle kicks off
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 14 August 2020 10:10

Apple’s Epic battle kicks off


Law suits and pure comedy

Fruity cargo cult Apple has stupidly engaged in a war with Epic – the makers of Fortnite.