Epic Games, an American video game development company, can be praised for bringing one of the most drastic video game development engines into existence, and if history repeats itself, the latest version of the Unreal Engine known as Unreal Engine 4 embodies the future of video game development. The number of triple A, visually advanced titles that utilize the power of Unreal Engine 4 is not significantly big, but it looks like the developers still prefer this tech over all the other.
Unreal Engine 4 Secures Second Spot in the List of Best Game-Making Technology; Raspberry Pi Voted No.1 - Other Engines and Latest Consoles Follow
Unreal Engine 4 is one of the top video game development engines that are currently being utilized in development of several upcoming next-gen games. The fourth iteration of Epic's tech has a lot of potential and this recent voting proves it. Leaving behind some top-notch game engines such as Unity 5 and CryEngine, Unreal Engine 4 has won the title of number one engine in the Develop 100: The Tech List, which was voted on by more than 45 industry experts, technology officers and indie developers.
Various engines were included on the list of Develop 100, which grades the best game-making technology available in the market. Epic game's engine was voted number one game engine, but not the number one game-making technology, the engine secured second spot in the list. The holder of number one spot was voted to be a credit card-sized programming computer known as Raspberry Pi, which is created to motivate children to program, and costs around $30 to $50 only.
Other video game development engines that were on the list include Unity 5 (No.3), Enlighten (No. 8), CryEngine (No.11), Havok Engine (No.17), PhyreEngine (No.44), Fabric Engine (No.46), Shiva Engine (No.47), Turbulenz Engine (No.57), HeroEngine (No.69), Goo Engine (No.75), Leadwerks Engine (No.78) and SGX engine (No.98). The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, and famous VR headset called Oculus Rift are also on the list, check it out here.