Building Shooter AI in Unreal Engine 4

You may have seen my earlier blog post about a 4-player coop game I’m working on inside of Unreal Engine 4. It had the first iteration on ranged combat AI and they proved to be a formidable enemy. The problem was they got stale pretty quick, with simplistic and predictable behaviors. The new AI improvements […]

4-player Coop Horde Prototype

Recently I started working on a (4-player) Coop game project in Unreal Engine 4. The game will feature Horde mode including a few others and is build using the C++ Survival Sample Game I built earlier this year for Epic Games. The source for that project is available to all users of the engine. Additional […]

Switch: Tower Grenade Mechanic

Since our last playtest of Switch which focused a lot of the combat gameplay, HUD and pacing – we built an entirely new level, a new “Tower Grenade” mechanic along with some improvements to the behavior of switchable objects that will define our core game. These huge changes made the latest playtest extra interesting and gave us a huge […]

Switch Gamemode playtest footage

After a long time of little to no updates on Switch, we are back with new footage from a playtest we ran earlier this week! We’ve been working on some major changes to the HUD and improvements to our new gamemode “Switch” which was the primary subject of this playtest. Big thanks for everyone to two […]

New Weapon Features for Switch

It’s been a while since we last published a development update for Switch – I’ve been quite busy with the Survival sample game for Epic Games of late. Meanwhile development has continued on Switch and we even some a few more people on board to help out with the project! We will show some of […]

GDC ’15 Roundup

A few weeks before this years Game Developer Conference it was announced I would attend with 15 other members of the Unreal Community to help out at the booth and get to experience GDC ’15. With an epic experience now behind us, I’d like to give you a round-up of the amazing days we had […]

Switch Update & Visit to Epic Games

Last week I got to visit Epic Games HQ in Raleigh, North Carolina together with Osman and Xenome from the Unreal Engine Community where we got a small taste of America, Epic Games and Fortnite! We were invited as guests in the weekly Unreal Engine Livestream to talk about Switch. You can watch the full recording below: […]