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History of the Game Engine

Apart from conjuring images of steam-filled powerhouses populated by fellas heaving coal into glowing furnaces, what do game engines actually do? Let's find out!

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The History of the Game Engine: Part 14 – The Future

We turn our attention to the future in Part 14. What's next for the game engine? Does virtual reality hold the future of gaming?

21 Oct, 2022

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The History of the Game Engine: Part 13 – Assets

Without assets, games would be...well...empty. They're the fabric of every game so in part 13, that's what we look at. What are they & how are they made?

26 Aug, 2022

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The History of the Game Engine: Part 12 – That First Game

When considering game engines, one question that rises quickly to the top is “can I use a game engine to make my own game?” In this chapter, we answer that question.

22 Jul, 2022

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The History of the Game Engine: Part 11 – Unreal Engine Builds Bridges

Part 11's all about Unreal Engine and how it's grown to be one of the most popular game engines. From the early days to now, learn more about the engine's evolution.

20 Jun, 2022

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The History of the Game Engine: Part 10 – Developing Toolkits

Computers speak binary, people don't. So how do we programme them? Enter development toolkits—tools that accelerate development and translate for the developer.

29 Oct, 2021

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The History of the Game Engine: Part 9 – Fight!

Unlike other game genres, it was the arcade that really defined the fighting game. In Part 9, we look at this genre's game engines development.

24 Sep, 2021

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The History of the Game Engine: Part 8 – Guns, Lots of Guns

How have game engines developed from the single bullet Space Invaders to games of today? In part 8 of our History of the Game Engine series, we take a look.

22 Aug, 2021

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The History of the Game Engine: Part 7 – Traversing the World

Some games will always need a bespoke game engine. In part 7 of The History of the Game Engine, flight simulators and their unique requirements and challenges.

16 Jul, 2021

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The History of the Game Engine: Part 6 – From Pawn to Cho Ku Nu

In part 6 of the History of the Game Engine series, we're venturing into the world of real-time strategy.

22 Jun, 2021

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