Epic Games

Unreal Engine

5 / 5 66 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Unreal Engine provides creation tools for game developers, 3D artists, visualization specialists, filmmakers, broadcast producers, animation & VFX professionals, product designers & creative agencies.


Average Ratings

66 Reviews
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  • 4 / 5
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  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Epic Games
  • www.unrealengine.com
  • Founded 1991
  • United States

About Unreal Engine

Game development suite for creating 3D films, visualization, training simulations with visual scripting, AI, persona animation, etc.


Unreal Engine Features

  • 2D
  • 3D
  • Analytics
  • Animation
  • Asset Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • eCommerce
  • Network Management
  • Physics
  • Player Management
  • Prototyping
  • Virtual Reality

Unreal Engine Reviews Recently Reviewed!


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The most powerful game engine that unfortunately is really hard to run in low specs devices

May 30, 2018
5/5
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Pros: This engine is a shortcut to get an amazing final product in both aesthetics and code. The Blueprints system can do almost everything traditional code can. It's priceless to have a visual way to debug: you can see all the paths taken in the execution in real time. My favorite feature is the material creator (equivalent to shaders) based on graph nodes, which is becoming the standard nowadays, but since it's an old feature in UE it has been improved time after time being one of the most robust features. The particles system is also stunning: almost limitless, allows you to run them using your graphics card which helps to preserve the efficiency of your product (specially games). Official documentation and tutorials are A+ quality and most of the old material you can find in places like youtube still works (for UE4).

Cons: For me the hardest fact to accept is that you can't run Unreal Engine 4 Editor in a "normal" specs laptop (they explicitly say it on the requirements page), but also your final products will have higher requirements, unless you spend lots of hours and effort in optimization like it was perfectly done with Sea of Thieves and Fortnite. I shared my 3rd person spaceship prototype game with some friends and they got around 10 fps on normal (kind of old) laptops. Nothing less than i5 could run it fluidly even with 4Gb ram.

Overall: Easiest learning curve ever, even for the shaders/materials taboo. The visualization of code in graphs (Blueprints) also helps to keep code organized, documented and optimized.

Capterra-loader

Such a robust game engine

May 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Unreal engine is one of the game engines that is setting the standard in todays video games industry. It is so powerful and it's games have such a high quality. For any programmer with a solid C++ knowledge beginning your experience with unreal programming shouldn't be much problem. Something that is a plus with this engine is how many tutorials online you can find, which is always a plus either when you are a begginer or when you want to go pro.

Cons: Even small games produced with Unreal engine are really heavy compared with other engines, however quality always comes at a price.

Overall: Once you look at games produced with unreal engine it is really a no brainer figuring out why it is leading the game development industry, it is just so powerful and a good experience overall when working with it. I highly recommend it.

Hands down one of my favorite out-of-the-box engines to work with.

Sep 18, 2017
5/5
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Pros: Epic has really taken the cake with Unreal Engine and the suite of tools within that can be easily integrated into any game development pipeline. I've had the pleasure of working with this engine both on my own for courses I've taught and within a development environment and it is hands down my favorite game engine to develop on.

Cons: In the past, the resources for learning how to use the engine were lacking, but as of late, Epic has done an amazing job at putting out free resources that allow people to get up to speed on the various aspects of the Unreal Engine 4. This alone opens the door to new users and helps out tremendously for those who are new to game development of some of the latest features.

Overall: As stated in the initial review, Unreal Engine is hands down one of the greatest engines on the market, and due to a combination of the educational resources and integration of tools into the development pipeline, I can saw that it will probably be my go to engine for the foreseeable future.

Using to create professionnals prototypes (indutrials and training)

Apr 27, 2018
5/5
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Pros: Everything, the philosophy, the functionnalities, tons of it ! It's a very well engineered piece of tech, and it evolve every month. As a developer, I love the way, Unreal handle things and how I'm not limited by it to create tailored functionnalities and experiences.

Cons: Not so much really, I never felt limited or blocked in my developpement thanks to the blueprint system that allow me to create functionnalities that I would not be able to develop otherwise

A game changer!

Nov 14, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I have used Unreal Engine 4 on a few projects already and I can say for sure that it has saved us time over other engines by it's great workflow and there is so much documentation available to help you out whenever you encounter any issues.

Cons: I don't have much that I don't like about Unreal Engine 4, but my complaint would be that sometimes Blueprints is almost too robust and it's difficult to figure out the most optimal way to script something.

I am a PC gamer, and have used games that run on Unreal Engine for quite some time

Jul 11, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I love gaming, I love games that run on Unreal Engine. As a PC gamer, the quality of games and how they run is very important to me, and games built on the Unreal engine are beautiful!

Cons: Nothing. I've never had an issue with games built on the Unreal engine. I have heard people say that it uses a lot of resources but I've never had that issue.

A more professional game engine for large game projects.

Apr 10, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Compared to Unity which is popular for mobile game developing, Unreal is used frequently for triple-A game developing, for example, Final Fantasy XV and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. According to my experience, the most thing I like about Unreal is its light and shadow renderer. It is vivid and life-like. It can make my game approximates reality as much as possible. So Unreal is really suitable for developing open world game which demands a high quality of graphics.

Cons: We have to use C++ for scripting in Unreal. C++ is a more difficult language to master compared to C# or javascript in Unity scripting. There are a lot of concepts like pointers which demands a lot of time to learn and a deep understanding of computer science. This is a little difficult for non-Computer Science major.

Extremly powerful

May 04, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: As a professionnel real time 3D artist, I use unreal every time I need to increase the quality of my work. Not only for video games, but also for architecture or motion design.

Cons: Even if it's technically possible, Unreal is not the engine that I will choose for Mobile or 2D projects,

Great company, Great products, Great Service.... Great

Mar 08, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Epic provides multiple official video tutorials, lots of free example projects and content, an extensive wiki and regular streams showing how to use latest features.
Almost everything a game developer wants has a deep and sophisticated tool waiting for them in UE4. No external plugins are needed to make powerful materials, FX, terrain, cinematics, gameplay logic, AI, animation graphs, post process effects, lighting etc.

Cons: This engine not easy for beginners.
Making a full rebuild, including engine can take a good 30minutes. If you plan to use Unreal professionally, you better get some licenses for Incredibuild as well.

Overall: Great software this engine exports for a big range of platforms including Linux. The editor can be run on Windows, MacOS, and Linux (Early Access).

Capterra-loader

Amazing gaming desinging software

Jul 25, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: One thing that I really love about unreal engine is how many tutorials are online, it can have a steep learning curve, but if you invest some time learning the ropes, you can produce incredible content, there is a reason why this game engine is dominating the game industry.

Cons: This software is really heavy and demands a lot of power from my pc. Also is worth noting that since games created with unreal have such an amazing quality, even the smallest games are really heavy and take a lot of disk space.

Overall: Working with unreal engine might not be the easiest thing you'll ever do, but if you get the hang of it, the game's quality is second to none, you will produce amazing content with lower effort than other platforms. I just recommend you get a good pc with a lot of memory for you to get the most out of this amazing software.

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Top tier 3D game making Software

Mar 19, 2018
5/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: This software lets you go beyond limits in 3D gaming creation, if you really are a prepared game devoloper and/or have a team this can lead you to making the next top hit game.

Overall: It's a complex software but that is because of the capability the Software has itself, there is a lot of tutorials on youtube that can help you get started but it takes time to get used to it.

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The Unreal Engine Journey

Aug 03, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: The software is free and there is a lot of free assets on the asset store. There is a booming community and there is learning material everywhere.

Cons: There is a very steep learning curve when it comes to game development. Sure you can do a bit with the engine but the engine needs to be paired with the knowledge of different fields such as modellin and asset creating in a different program .

Overall: My overall experience with the Unreal Engine has been a blast. I learn a bit every day and I try to get accustom to all the software related to unreal in some form or another.

Unreal Engine is the best PC and Console Game Engine created by the company Epic Games,

Mar 29, 2018
5/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: With this tool we can create our game for a platform, then create ports for consoles or Android tablets with great ease.

Unreal Engine 4 is one of the best tools when creating 3D games. The beauty, detail and fidelity that can be achieved are enormous

Cons: Even the smallest games will weigh a lot in terms of hard disk space and memory on the PC, so you should consider those details.

A powerful engine that is free for hobbyist and trial user to try out and stretch their wings.

Mar 14, 2018
5/5
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3 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It is a powerful gaming design engine that boast a huge array of feature. From creating simple smart phone games to blockbuster games, this program can do it all. With the ability to design using real time graphical editing or the ability to behind the scenes and edit the code itself, it is great for novices and experts alike.
There is also a create community behind it and many tutorials.

Cons: It is a very steep learning curve to begin using it in a practical sense. When you first load it up, the screen is bombarded with windows, and tools, making it very confusing to make sense of it all as you start.
The real time graphical editing also is resource hungry on your computer resources, so I reccomend using a modern computer.

Making games with great performance

Mar 30, 2018
5/5
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3 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Unreal Engine is one of the most amazing systems to create any kind of games. You can prototype a game really fast using several options to create a new game.

Cons: There is nothing that I dislike, however Unity 3D came to stay and day-by-day Indie game developers are choosing to build their games with Unity.

Overall: You can easily find documentation. and the forums are active. It's also free and open source.

Capterra-loader

Surprisingly easy to use game engine for 2D and 3D graphic development.

Jul 22, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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3 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It has tons of options and features, but is surprisingly easy to start with (especially with some C++ programming knowledge). It is also easy to get life-like graphics with the lighting rendered or particles modeler. The community is large, meaning there is a large repository of tutorials/guides/forums when you encounter an issue.

Cons: A finished product requires hardware with quite high specification to be able to run smoothly, even for small games.

Overall: It allows me to work with 2D and 3D graphic development and game design without having a lot of background knowledge.

Beautiful games, incredible engine.

Apr 10, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Creating games with unreal engine is great, the games developed look just beautiful. When developing games for a platform such as windows we can create ports to android devices easily. It is an extremely powerful game engine which is one of the leading engines in the market.

Cons: It is really difficult to get the hang of it. I wouldn't recommend starting a game developing career using this software, but one easier.

Overall: It is one of the most powerful game engines in the market. Can be quite difficult at first and it's really demanding pc wise but it produces some of the most beautiful games.

Unreal Engine is a premium game dev tool

Feb 19, 2018
4/5
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3 / 5
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4 / 5
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2 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: When you know what you're doing, Unreal Engine allows you to make top of the line games. You can even try it for free to get your feet wet!

Cons: Intricate development can be tough because there's so much it can do. Customer service is also very hit or miss on several issues I've had over the few years I've used it. You never know what you're going to get.

Awesome Free Game engine

Apr 20, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: You can create 3D and 2D games with a AAA game engine for free. There is lots of tutorials to help you get started creating your game. The software is easy to learn. You can create a whole game with out coding using blueprints. Has a huge market place full of assets and all ready made game templates to help you get started on your game. The game engine is flexible that you can create 2D games or 3D games.

Cons: If you want to code you need to learn c++ can take a bit of time if you dont know it. Not a lot of cons for the engine. Marketplace is not as large as its main competitor .

Overall: Was easy to build a game using blueprints and not knowing how to code.

Great engine, capable of creating high-quality games and visualization

Jun 15, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Excellent editor, feels natural for our workflow, open-source so one can change it in case of need, engine is the most capable of all we have tried, fast and powerful

Cons: Still quite large and not so suitable for smaller or mobile projects, documentation could be better (sometimes it's missing references to newer features or is referencing outdated feature)

Overall: Learned quite a lot about the game development workflow, learned quite a lot about C++, enjoyed learning about 3D modelling and animations

The best tool I have known for the creation of 3D images and fun games!!

Apr 13, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: It is a beauty when creating 3D games. You can generate images with good textures and finishing.

It allows you to create games that can run on a PC and then adapt them to different consoles, or Android devices in a simple way.

You can use Unreal Engine and you will only have to pay once your project is profiting (approximately 5%).

This tool is available for the development of virtual reality games and virtual applications.

Cons: The size of the projects is quite large, it consumes a lot of disk space and memory on the PC.

Being the best tool for 3D games, it is not the same with 2D games.

one of the most robust engines on the market, developed by videogame creators

Mar 16, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: It has a technology called Blueprint Visual Scripting, which allows you to create a video game without programming or with very little programming knowledge. It is a form of innovative programming in the industry to be visual. This opened the doors for many creators to start without previous experience in object-oriented programming using C ++, the language used by this engine.

Cons: Even the smallest games will weigh a lot in terms of hard disk space and memory on the PC, so you should consider those details.

Overall: is a tool that is ready to start developing virtual reality games, as well as virtual applications.

Unreal engine is great for entry level to the most advanced game developers.

Feb 27, 2018
5/5
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Pros: It's my favorite game engine because because it can be easily integrated into any game development pipeline.

Cons: There alot of settings and the workspace customization aren't perfect. It feels crowded and more than one monitor is highly recommended. Moving 3D objects also has a clunky feel to it.

Make a beautiful game very easily.

Feb 19, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: With any prior knowledge of programs similar to Unreal you can really go far. It has the power to make some really great games, which is why you'll see a number of popular games boot up with the Unreal logo.

Cons: While I knew what I wanted to do, there were a few programming things that I had to find the way that Unreal wanted them to be done. A minor gripe that you'll get with any program differences, but it's the worst thing I can say about it.

Excellent. Most amazing game engine.

May 28, 2018
4/5
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3 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It has any tool you imagine. The database it has for you to use/modificate/generate with is bigger than you can expect. Great community of developers and users.

Cons: Not for noobs. Hard to learn, if you don't know nothing about it will get to think that is impossible to generate something.

Unreal Engine 4 is a powerful and accessible game engine with a fully featured toolset

Mar 30, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Fully featured engine with regular updates to latest and greatest useful features. A supportive community. A heap of example content to get started and learn from.

Cons: Regular major updates could add development time to previous work to bring it up to scratch with the new version.

Our company used the engine to quickly test game concepts.

Aug 02, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Unreal is a very powerful engine, and now that it can be acquired for so cheap, it is a great way to quickly get a good looking environment and complex game dynamics for proof of concepts. The store also allows an easy way to pick up a lot of the assets, so when you first start work, you already have a lot in place.

Cons: It is a complex game engine and not as user friendly as some less complex game engines. A basic understanding of programming and more complex game issues (graphics, processing power, etc.) seems to be important to fully utilize what the engine has to offer.

Overall: Easy proof of concepts.

Capterra-loader

Amazing gaming development software that produces beautiful games.

May 15, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Unreal allows for developing the most beautiful games, it is extrmely robust and powerful. One of the best things about the software is it's community, they are really helpful and since there are so many tutorials online and guides, learning unreal is a satisfactory experience.

Cons: It requires a lot of processing power from your pc, so if you don't meet the basic requirements you are going to have a bad time, it will lag a lot. Also it is worth to note that games are extremely heavy, even small ones.

Overall: Unreal engine allows to develop the most beautiful games at ease, working with it is such an incredible experience.

The best graphical engine ever!

May 26, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: The power of this engine is unbelievable. No other engine has the ability to run with such speed and fluidity.

Cons: Not a lot is said to be negative with this engine. There are always upgrades and wonderful customer service.

Unreal Engine for Game Development

Mar 27, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Users can get started making a game quick and easy even without writing a line of code. There are a ton of resources and community backing to find and use anything you need. There are countless tutorials to get you up and running and free assets to play around with.

Cons: There is a big learning curve since it is a gaming engine and there are many different features. It can seem overwhelming but there is a ton of content out there to digest.

Overall: Its free and great for side work/hobby or even if you are a game studio. Many great games have been built from this engine.

Software with great performance for the development of video games on different platforms.

Jul 02, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: I like the ease you have to program and design your project, it has many options to which you can get much benefit, it has 2D design, 3D among many others, the level of its graphics is very good and its final result is pretty good.

Cons: It is a bit heavy program and you need good hardware to be able to do the work in this software, your compilation is not the most effective but it does its job.

Overall: Thanks to this software can work on the creation of a video game of low quality and I could learn many things with it, I found it a very good tool.

Capterra-loader

Worked on a developer project with a buddy for a game and this is what we used. Unreal engine 4

Jul 18, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Pretty easy to use, even the advanced feature set is pretty easy to navigate. you can get a good bit done pretty quickly with Unreal

Cons: There are limitations but that goes with any development engines like these. you have to decide what your game is going to need and choose from there.

Overall: Pretty good, can't really complain at all. Does exactly what I need.

Easy To Learn Hard To Master

Jul 31, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Nodes are easy to use. When I switched over from Unity I thought that the nodes would be really hard to use, they weren't. So many tutorials online make it easy to learn, but hard to master.

Cons: I don't like how hard it is to create materials. This is something so essential to making a game that it seems like they could make it easier.

Unreal Engine is a video game based, creation engine with a variety of options

Aug 01, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Unreal Engine allows an easy ability to import files, models, and you name it into a current project and modify them to your liking. There's a huge amount of tools to work with to edit your projects. You can create anything your mind thinks of, and then some. The ball is always in your hands for it

Cons: There's a steep learning curve if you haven't used like software before, and there's also a number of similar products out there. Unreal Engine is a solid choice that offers a lot, but may

You just can't go wrong

Feb 01, 2017
4/5
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3 / 5
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5 / 5
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2 / 5
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5 / 5
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Comments: Unreal Engine, developed and maintained by Epic Games, is a great choice for professionals and hobbyists alike. The interface is built with you, the user, in mind and can easily scale to include teams to work together. Features include a second-to-none material editor, and the Blueprint engine, allowing you to create powerful and reusable scripts without needing to a single line of code. If you're advanced, you can always write your own module scripts to make your blueprints even more powerful. Publishing includes built-in support for PC, iOS, and Android and porting has never been easier, making your multi-platform game possible. Epic has also gone leaps and bounds to integrate VR as another tool in your chest. Cinematics are also just a few clicks away. Really UE is an all-inclusive game engine. You won't regret trying.

The power of industry leading software in the comfort of your home

Sep 15, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Endless resources and development tools to create anything you could imagine, just like the pros. Community is vast and offers more support than other platforms as well.

Cons: This software is not for those who don't wish to learn all there is to creating a game. It is intense and unforgiving.

An awesome suite of tools that gives game developers freedom to create beautiful games.

Jul 26, 2018
4/5
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3 / 5
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4 / 5
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3 / 5
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3 / 5
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Pros: I would easily rate the Unreal Engine as one of the most user-centered programs on the market. Standard templates will really get you up and going.

Cons: It definitely takes up alot more space than some other programs, 18GB's. Also does not include Visual C++ 2017 within the installation.

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Epic - Lives Up to its Name!

Mar 27, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ever wanted to become a game designer or even just dabble with the idea? Look no further! The Unreal engine has been setting the benchmark for gaming for years and there's a good reason why - it allows you to create breathtaking games with *relative* ease.

Cons: As with any 3D rendering software - you'll want to check out tutorials online to not only help you learn, but to also unlock the program's full potential. The Unreal engine is a beast - enjoy!

One of the best experiences for making 3D games.

Feb 12, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The graphics it outputs are amazing.
It is easy to combine with other development tools.
Can start working for no cost, getting your toes wet very easily.
Visual coding is a game changer.

Cons: Have to go to third-party sources to find sufficient tutorials.
Because blueprint is proprietary, the code is not easily transferred anywhere.
A large screen workspace is almost required.

Everything runs in the unreal world!!

Apr 19, 2018
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: -OPEN SOURCE!!
-Great quality and power in the section of lighting and in the creation of shaders and materials.
-It offers a lot of documentation and tutorials for its use.
-It has a very active and very collaborative community.
-It is easy to use for rookies.

Cons: -Use C++, that is a shame!
-Use a lot of resources.
-You need a powerful computer.
-Use a lot of HDD.

Overall: he taught me how to program videogames!!

Very easy to use!

Jul 07, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I like that it includes tutorials inside itself to help teach me how to use many of its features. I also like the layout of the engine and how powerful it is. I am currently learning how to use it to design more complex games.

Cons: One thing I dislike about Unreal Engine is that it requires me to download epic games launcher in order to download unreal engine and use it.

Unlimited Possibilities

Apr 10, 2018
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Unreal allows you to unleash your creative potential and present your projects in the best light. I love that it is scale able to what suites your project best. There are a wealth of resources available.

Cons: There is a slightly steep learning curve, but it is overcome with patience. The biggest struggle I have is transferring materials from Autodesk applications.

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Free game engine AAA titles use

Jun 26, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: a free game engine used to develop quality games. There are a lot of free resources available for this engine as well. Easy to use and user friendly.

Cons: There is a lack of training and instructional videos for this game engine. Compared to other game engines, this one should have quite a few more.

Overall: A free game development engine that large game studios use to create AAA titles.

Very good game engine

Feb 14, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Its free!! (well it is to a certain point but their licencing fees are quite good compared to other engines).

Cons: As some of the plugins on the marketplace are new it can sometimes be hard to find support for them when something is broken.

Great tool

Aug 06, 2018
2/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Really great tool for game development with limitless possibilities.

Cons: Steep learning curve, its hard to get the hang of.

Great Video Game Developers

Aug 15, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Unlike any other video game developers and their games are great.

Cons: They have lots of work to do because of the amount players playing their games

Overall: They allow a free game to be played on every major video game console that people actually enjoy.

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As an avid gamer, the Unreal Engine has provided me with many unforgettable experiences.

Jan 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I have worked with games that have been created on Unreal and I can say that they are some of the best looking and performing games.

Cons: As a non-developer, I find the process to be very difficult, and would not thrive with such a program.

I have had a great experience

Feb 16, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I have started game development and unreal engine is a great starting platform for basic to advanced game design. I found it had loads of useful features in terms of detailed terrain development and you can import custom 3D models from Blender for example relatively easily.

Cons: It just takes some time getting used to the navigation and completely mastering all of the features. Also it takes a decent amount of resources on your computer especially when it comes to bigger maps .

Overall: Unreal engine is great for entry level to the most advanced game developers.

Great gaming engine

Sep 19, 2017
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's available for free foe those that want to try it and or learn. You can build some games using no code thanks to its integrated visual logic.

Cons: There alot of settings and the workspace customization aren't perfect. It feels crowded and more than one monitor is highly recommended. Moving 3D objects also has a clunky feel to it.

Overall: Free to use and learn on

One of the best realtime 3D engines

Jan 23, 2018
5/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
2 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: UE4 is quickly developing into one of the best realtime 3D engines out there. It puts out amazingly realistic 3d graphics and has great development tools for gaming platforms.

Cons: Man it is expensive. There is a significant licensing fee that goes along with using this engine. But it does an amazing job so its usually worth it.

The best engine for games and production

Apr 24, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The Unreal Engine is hands down the best engine to create games (but not limited to that), and on top of that, it comes for free even if you plan to sell your products (when you earn more than a certain amount of money, it requires a commercial license though)

Cons: It is definitely not an easy software, but the potential is huge, almost unlimited. It will require some time to actually learn every part of the engine

Great video game making software

Apr 06, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The unreal engine is a phenomenal engine for making video games. It used to create great artworks.

Cons: I cannot really say anything bad about the unreal program. I would say it is not great for every genre but then again that is not a great issue.

excellent tools when developing videogames

Apr 04, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: With this tool we can create our game for a platform, say the PC, and then create ports for consoles or Android tablets with great ease.
Since it is based on the C ++ programming language, it is easy to find programmers who know this language

Cons: Even the smallest games will weigh a lot in terms of hard disk space and memory on the PC, so you should consider those details.

The best game engine

Feb 01, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: I used UE4 for a project and it was precisely what we needed. I tried out other engines, but none of them had the ease of use, workflow and power of blueprints. I will use UE4 for all game related projects from here on out.

If you want a marvelous and very powerful Graphic Engine. Unreal is your better choice.

Jun 12, 2018
4/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: With Unreal Engine Graphic Engine you can create awesome scenarios and pretty looking games. the limit is your imagination.

Cons: The Graphic Engine requires a decent pc. Not every kind of computer is ready to use it in the correct way.

Overall: I improved myself with Unreal Engine Graphic Engine in videogames design enviroment.

the great software engine

Jan 18, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: It's my favorite game engine because because it can be easily integrated into any game development pipeline.

Cons: This need a bit more of guides and examples on all tools than this engine containe, now in this theme is better than in the past but will be much better

Overall: This software is really good on mac an windows

Great for animation!

Jun 02, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality

Pros: I used this for animated videos, but I could see myself making games with it as well. If you already have a background in animation and coding it's pretty straightforward, and if not there are plenty of tutorials.

Cons: Definitely requires a powerful pc for development, but you'll have the same issue with any game design software.

Not much experience

Feb 15, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality

Comments: Actually, I tried to use the Unreal Engine just for a little moment, and there's a ton of information you can get online to get started to it, so it's a good engine for starters.

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Amazing animation system

Feb 15, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It has amazing animation system and I would say that Unreal 4 is more artist friendly and less programmer-friendly than Unity engine.

Cons: It would've been a better engine if Epic Games toned down their obsession with blueprints and concentrated more on traditional programming.

Prototyping for Game and Motion Design with Unreal Engine

Mar 28, 2018
5/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: It's no wonder why Unreal it's the leading game engine in the industry. It's powerful, robust and complete, with features for all kinds of use

Cons: It's learning curve is really, really steep. It could be friendlier for begginers and self teaching students

3D design and rendering has never been more accessible.

Dec 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: The most I like about his software is the quality and realism in the graphics. Unreal engine has been used to make many famous games like bioshock infintate and many more.

Overall: Easy ways to render 3D and animate as well. No other software like this is free!!

I have played various Unreal Engine Games

Mar 13, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Unreal Engine creates a platform for any starting game developer to be able to easily create their own game from scratch.

Cons: Since this game is open for game developers, there are a LOT of games out there that pass as done but are riddled with bugs.

Coding in Blueprint is really enjoyable since I'm a visual thinker

Jan 13, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: - The UI is pleasantly simple yet powerful. When you open Unreal Engine, you don't feel overwhelmed by menus/choices/etc.
- Blueprint is fun to use because it visualizes the structure of the game you're making.

Cons: - It's very difficult to do things like reading from/writing to a file using Blueprint, so if you want to implement certain kinds of 'saving' you have to use C++.

Downloaded software to explore and create new things as a beginner.

Mar 08, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: When getting started it has very helpful messages to start a project and a descriptive help center to solve different issues. It was very nice that I could try it for free.

Cons: This engine is very hardware dependent and can get very overwhelming if you do not know what you are doing. Definitely has a steep learning curve.

One of the best game creation engines out there, and its free!

Aug 09, 2018
5/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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Pros: Unreal Engine is an incredibly powerful game creation engine. It has many assets and features that puts it well above the rest.

Cons: The learning curve is incredibly steep, and you will need to know at least some amount of a programming language.

I don't care if Unity can be easier, you can't beat the completeness and versatility of UE

Aug 09, 2018
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: You can do literally anything with this. The most trivial stuff is quick and easy, and you have infinite tools to build more complex stuff. You can't ask more.

Cons: when you need learning material you have to be realistic and just buy a good course, blogs and free videos on the web are often poorly done