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Unreal Engine, the most popular game engine by Epic first debuted with the FPS game, Unreal in 1998? Epic developed it for use with first-person shooters at first. It became popular in a variety of genres, including RPG, Strategy, and others soon after. Four years later, Unreal Engine 2 came out in 2002 with the game, America's Army. It was a free multiplayer shooter created by the US Army and financed by the U.S. government. Unreal Engine 3 saw it's adoption on game consoles. The first released console game using Unreal Engine 3 was Gears of War. The first released PC game was RoboBlitz. Development for Unreal Engine 4 began as early as 2003. According to reports, Tim Sweeney alone developed it alone before its release.
This is Epic's latest and greatest that game engine that is being used until today. Some of today's best games take advantage of Epic's powerful Unreal game engine. The benefits that this new version brings is huge. This is especially true with regards to making changes to game elements. Other game engines have come out but none have the same level of polish and utility that Unreal Engine has. It is one of the best game engines right now if not, the best. It is king of the game development tool space until a new challenger arrives.