Epic Games

Unreal Engine


5 / 5
142 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

142 Reviews

  • 5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 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 games
  • 3D Games
  • In-App Purchase
  • In-Game Analytics
  • IT Asset Management
  • Multi-player Gaming Network
  • Physics Simulation
  • Player Management
  • Prototyping
  • Virtual Reality

Unreal Engine Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Unreal is the engine of choice for advanced 3D projects

Apr 22, 2019
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3 / 5
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Pros: Being based on an existing game, and evolving since the earlier ages of 3D games, Unreal3D is the perfect match for any Studio which doesn't want to build, maintain and optimize its own in-house Engine. The expertise of Epic, the number of users worldwide and the multiple layers of development allows many different users to access and create assets/features easily. The Engine comes up with a great online tutorial and basic project within the engine, allowing anyone to play around and create prototypes easily. Blueprints are also a great way for anyone to experiment with behaviors and mechanics, without any code knowledge. When getting deeper into the production of a project, the possibility to turn those blueprints into actual C++ code, offers even more optimization possibilities to the developers. The access to a lot of plugins, assets and blueprints on the Unreal Marketplace is also a great way to share knowledge and allow projects to move forward.

Cons: The Engine is heavy and demands a powerful computer. This is a mandatory investment if you want to push your project further. The Engine is also very fat and the bigger it grows, the more space it will take on your versioning software. Unreal3D also offers limited compatibility with git (our version software of choice).

Overall: I recommend Unreal for any Studio that doesn't need an in-house engine and wants to work on 3D heavy projects. This engine will allow any Studio with the right resources, to create a project that could easily compete with bigger Studios. It's easily accessible, cheap, powerful and has a great history and support to it.

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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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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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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.

The First choice of every AAA game developers

May 03, 2019
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: With Unreal Engine, I can make extraordinary and big size and high graphics games. This game engine provides many features which can be really appreciating in the way of developing a High-End game. Games developed using Unreal engine are greatly optimized and suits almost all types of devices except a few old featured devices. With Unreal Engine, I can import high quality 3D models and high quality textures for them. Also, we can import high quality Sound effect, without getting the game overloaded.

Cons: Though, everything is nearly fully-featured but sometimes it may become annoying when you can't import 3d models of unsupported format and also sometimes, the textures doesn't get fitted on the appropriate models making it difficult to speedily develop a small thing.

Also, some of the features of Unreal Engine requires high practice and skills unlike other Game Engines.

Overall: I am a professional game developer and working on three game projects out of which I want to make one game not so extraordinary means I want to make a basic game which is nearly impossible with Unreal Engine because it doesn't support some 3D models and their textures and so I am using a different Game Engine to develop this kind of low-end game.

But other than that, Unreal Engine is really helping me a lot in making high-end games .

A powerful and full featured game engine. Accessible to indies and large teams

Feb 16, 2019
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: The engine is packed with useful features, but regularly gets major updates with significant performance increases and new features. This is thanks to Unreal Engine developers Epic Games still developing and releasing their own games, and feeding their fixes, features and improvements back into the engine.

Cons: Some rendering features that offer creative freedom have been deprecated in place of rendering features that allow more realism. This can be a pain to work around if an engine update comes out that deprecates something that you use, and you need to go back and adjust your project to suit the new rendering feature.

Overall: We moved to Unreal Engine for game development to try out their large, seamless landscape tools for a project. We've stuck with Unreal Engine ever since for their useful toolset, supportive team members and regular updates.

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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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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.

Unreal Quality

Oct 16, 2018
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Pros: Visual fluidity and detail are two of the most important factors in games that I thoroughly enjoy and want to replay at a later date. Unreal Engine delivers.

Cons: I've searched my brain for any negative comments about Unreal Engine to leave an honest review, and can confidently say I don't have a single complaint. I am absolutely pleased with this brand's performance, and can't wait to see what they'll work up next.

Overall: I have enjoyed every game powered by Unreal Engine. I am always excited when a new game is released utilizing unreal engine as I know the graphics will be top notch and that game-play will be visually fluid. In fact, Unreal Engine is one of the only game engine I know by name, as it is the only one I've cared to commit to my memory. Any developers looking to make a game competitive in today's visually astounding market, need look no further than Unreal Engine.

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

Sep 18, 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: 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.

Very Simple To Use

Apr 27, 2019
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: Unreal is a very powerful engine that you can use to make pretty much any type of game at any scale. It is free for anyone to use, which is great if you are just starting out and learning. I like that you can easily develop for a number of different platforms and have a way to quickly test them. It's also popular so there are many tutorials made that can help you learn.

Cons: Unreal Engine might not be the easiest software to learn when it comes to making games. It has a larger learning curve than other engines and can be very overwhelming when you are just getting into developing. There also isn't as many plugins as other engines such as Unity.

Overall: I have used Unreal Engine to practice with developing games and get more experience. It took me some time to learn but it was worth it to start developing powerful games. It helped me get more experience with my designing and programming skills. Overall, if you really want to make games then this is a great engine to do it with.

True AAA engine

Apr 28, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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3 / 5
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Pros: There are so many things I could say about this software I am not sure where to start. Lets start with the wide range of skill levels that Unreal Engine can accomodate. Everything from beginners to programming with Blueprints to hardcore programmers who want to optimise everything and never leave Visual Studio, I am somewhere in between. The tools within Unreal Engine such as for creating terrain and mature and well rounded allowing to create a nice level with relative ease. Definitely ahead of other engines in this regard.

Cons: One con that comes to mind is to do with Unreal Engine pricing. They take a percentage of your income which in my opinion is ridiculous. However, I understand as they should definitely be compensated if you create a game which makes money.

Unreal Engine is amazingly powerful!

Jun 06, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: - Top of the line.

- Free to use until you begin making money, and even then you still make a large percentage.

- Unreal engine's node system makes it easy to accomplish what would take months of learning to write code to do.

- Plethora of easy to follow tutorials on YouTube.

- Your imagination is the limit.

- UI is neatly presented.

Cons: - With everything that you can do in Unreal, it only makes sense that you need a powerful machine to run it properly. Even then, my personal Microsoft Surface 3 (its old I know) can run Unreal on low settings enough to still work on my game.

Overall: Downloading Unreal Engine 4 has been a life changer. I've always loved games and wanted to create my own. As far back as RPG Maker games (Super Nintendo), I was crafting story-lines and choosing the right sprites to convey my story. Eventually I started learning to code using Adobe Flash's Action Script language and went into GameMaker: Studio briefly before I discovered how easy to use Unreal Engine was. Since then I have had complete control over every aspect of my game creation and it has been glorious. I highly recommend Unreal Engine to anyone who has had the slightest inkling of that game maker itch. If you aren't sure, Download it and mess around, its absolutely free.

Using to create professionnals prototypes (indutrials and training)

Apr 27, 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: 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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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.

Unreal engine in video games

Mar 19, 2019
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 engine in video games is the best game engine a have ever seen. I think that people working at Epic have something really special and that they need to continue their work towards the better world for gamers. I loved the Unreal Engine first in the UT games, and i loved it ever since.

Cons: Sometimes it can be a little performace heavy. But not to much.

Overall: I love the Unreal Engine and i would like to see it even more in video games.

The perfect software for game developing.

Oct 31, 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 engine is the best software you can get for game developing. It is super user friendly, pretty easy to learn the basic, it looks good (good UI design) and the community is super active. It's super easy to find any documentation or to find answers to your questions on forums. Since Unreal Engine is free to use, everybody is using it, so everybody post questions, articles or answers.

Also, very powerful software, we're talking about the most used game engine on the market (gears of war, batman arkham, XCOM, fortnite). And big thumbs up to Epic games for making it free to use for anyone.

Cons: You need to have a pretty good computer to be able to use it. I mean it's obvious, but be ready to have some lags.

Overall: As someone who does not know how to code (programming), i loved unreal. Unreal uses the blueprint concept for coding, which makes it so much easier to code. But i love to set up an environment in video games, so unreal is perfect for that.

When you want your game to look great out of the box.

Apr 10, 2019
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: Compared to other 3D game development application , Unreal Engine provides a more aesthetically good looking game presentation that competing products. While Unity developed games can look very good, they require more tweaking and use of substance editor and additional assets to reach the level of realism Unreal Engine achieves from the start. Visual scripting support is built-in and is a mature tool compared with competing offerings such as PlayMaker or FlowCanvas for Unity.

Cons: Editor layout took a little getting-used-to compared with Unity. 2D game development support is not as robust or mature as Unity's built-in support.

Overall: When building a 3D game in an open-world environment, Unreal Engine is the obvious first choice. Networking support is more mature and games look great without much tweaking. Unfortunately, for 2D game development, Unreal Engine is not the first choice. If visual scripting is your go-to then Unreal Engine is an excellent choice.

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Apr 03, 2019
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: - Easy to develop games with

- Quick to start a project and get straight into prototyping

- Allows for fast prototyping

- large array of features to cover all areas of game development

Cons: - Lack of QA features

- Constant Updates

Overall: One of the best game development engines I have used over the last 4 years. Amazing flexablility and allows all roles in the team to contribute to the project in engine with its user friendly UX

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
Ease of Use

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.

Perfect Even for Begineers

Dec 16, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I was able to do a majority of the functions that we needed with the blueprints scripting feature. This made it easier for even our art teams to digest the info at a glance without knowing about coding.

Cons: There's a percentage royalty that they ask for on your released projects and some other tools don't ask for that.

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
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

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,

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Unreal Engine - Everything a budding 3D Artist needs

Aug 30, 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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Pros: Basically the best thing about this software is that it gives you everything you need, be an individual or a 300 man team, to make top quality games. There is no cut down package, and Epic games are constantly updating it and making it easier to use.

Cons: I'm not sure what to really say here.. I have some issues with the animation setup. things can be a bit convoluted. And their material setup is not for the faint hearted.. But these are small things that are constantly being improved.

Overall: 100 positive experience. They consistently refine the software, making it easier and easier to use. And they develop a wealth of tutorials and assets to get people developing quickly.

Unreal Engine is the greatest!

Jun 13, 2019
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 Engine is our go to development software, it's ease of use sets it apart from everything else available!

Cons: There's no downside to Unreal, which is why everyone is using it these days!

Overall: We use Unreal Engine in our gaming development, it's ease of use, can't be beat!

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).

Graphics Powerhouse

Dec 09, 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: Using the built in shaders and tools already offered by Unreal will give you a huge edge in graphics for your project. It also allows us to quickly iterate on ideas and have a prototype within a day for the most basic of ideas.

Cons: The licensing cost of Unreal Engine is higher than most of the other solutions so it's really having to weigh what we need for our project and our budget.

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Amazing gaming desinging software

Jul 25, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

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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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.

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Apr 17, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It's free to use, has a large number of useful features, and royalties aren't much of a problem for most indie games.

Cons: Nothing, I've been using Unreal Engine for various purposes for 20 years.

The most powerful in your hands

Sep 13, 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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Pros: I'm a 3D artist with very little knowledge in programming, but the Blueprint system allowed me to easily implement my characters and make playable demos and scenes. The templates are are the perfect way to start and get things going.

Cons: Softwares crash, and Unreal is it known for frequent crashes. Marketplace could be better.

real good motor engine !!!

Dec 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: very good effects and graphic for games and realistic.

Cons: i have not seen the cons for this, because every game with this engine is a good one.

Overall: real graphics and very attractive images.

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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
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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.

An epic engine

Apr 17, 2019
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: A complete toolbox to create high quality games with beautiful graphics.

Cons: Unreal is not the best engine for mobile games.

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
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4 / 5
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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
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

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.

Unreal Engine

Feb 19, 2019
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: A FANTASTIC looking game engine. I have been playing game running on the unreal engine for over a decade and I love every single one of them! Seamless transitions, smooth gameplay and unique storylines! This is the game engine for gamers!

Cons: I have no complaints about the unreal engine!

Overall: From PC gaming to console gaming there is something for everyone running on the unreal engine!

Unreal Engine is a premium game dev tool

Feb 19, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

2 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

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
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

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.

The Unreal Experience!

Mar 13, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: -Has a very nice blueprint system that allows users to easily insert their ideas

-Games created by this software have amazing graphics

Cons: -Some of the games created from this software are unplayable for the majority by the fact that there are many implementations into the games that cause for only the small percentage of people to play.

Overall: I've played multiple games created from Unreal Engine such as Borderlands, Infinity Blade, Mortal Kombat, and etc which has been an amazing and crisp experience.

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

Jun 15, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

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
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

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.

Capterra loader

Wow, this is unreal: the most powerful game building engine for free!

Dec 19, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It is robust and complete, and comes with everything you need to build a game from the ground up. Best of all, it comes with everything you need need for free - until you ship your game and then there is a 5% charge of your profits......

Cons: It's intuitive and easy to use, but it is a deep rabbit hole and there is a lot to learn. On the plus side, there is a strong online community out there to help you and lots of tutorials and resources.

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

Mar 16, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

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.

Make a beautiful game very easily.

Feb 19, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

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
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

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

Feb 27, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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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.

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
Ease of Use

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.

Easy to start with, easy to end with

Jan 08, 2019
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Visualization, tutorials for beginners who don't know alot about coding, 3D modeling and the rest of making a game. Also the favt that this program is free to use up to a certain point.

Cons: If you're new to this engine, it might feel bit overwhelming to start with. Take a few hours to study everything before fiddling around.

Overall: Overall experience with unreal engine is good, I've started many things with it and finished few projects and really, I got nothing bad to say about it.

Our company used the engine to quickly test game concepts.

Aug 02, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

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
Ease of Use

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.