Which next generation engine will rule them all?

OXM - Game engines' Contrary to popular perception, they are not in fact vast, whirring steam-powered death machines, supervised by cybernetic hamsters, but awkward clusters of numbers that somehow cohere into pretty vistas and explosions. I don't have the foggiest idea how most of them work, and a damn good job too: I'd hate to be the sort of guy who casually drops the word "tessellation" into a conversation, like it's the kind of thing a normal human being would say.

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KingKelloggTheWH1967d ago

I want to see them all do well,I dont want to see Unreal Everywhere again.

I_am_Batman1967d ago

Unreal engine does look kind of weak compared to some of the others on that list. Luminous Engine impressed me the most.

LackTrue4K1967d ago

" where fighting over game engines?!? long as the game works without glitches/lag I'm fine on what engine its running on!!"

andrewsqual1967d ago

You should be concerned. The reason that Army of Two The Devil's Cartel was good was because of Frostbite 2. Its fun to destroy everything on the levels while not looking bland and like every other game out there and bodies and destroyed objects disappearing after 5 seconds.
The reason Dead Island is so God awful IS the God awful Chrome 5 engine.
So yeah game engines are incredibly important.

Rask1967d ago

Fox Engine and Luminous Engine.

TheOneWhoIsTornApart1967d ago

Not sure why you got disagrees about those. i am most excited for the games that utilises both of those engines.

Utalkin2me1967d ago

I'm kinda excited for Panta Rhei engine myself.

TheOneWhoIsTornApart1967d ago

I completely forgot about that engine. Yea that should have been on this list. That Deep Down tech demo blew me away more than anything as far as graphics are concerned.

DemonSlayer4201967d ago

Capcom's new Phanta Rhei engine that's powering Deep Down.

Software_Lover1967d ago

Cryengine and maybe the Square engine.

Microsoft/Sony have made it so easy next gen that many PC devs might just port from their current setups.

KillrateOmega1967d ago (Edited 1967d ago )

One engine to rule them all, one engine to find them, one engine to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.

But in all seriousness, I'd bet Unreal Engine or CryENGINE.

Conzul1967d ago

Why all the hate for CryEngine? Weird.
Loved that demo of the girl walking through the forest from yesteryear.

KillrateOmega1967d ago (Edited 1967d ago )

Wow. Either people really hated the 'One Ring' reference or they really hate one or both of the engines that I listed.

UNGR1967d ago

Well it all depends on what you want out of your game. Unreal will most likely be the go to engine for most developers like it was for a lot of games this generation. Hopefully Crytek's engine fails so they can start working on gameplay rather than unnecessary graphics. The Fox engine looks good so far, would like to see more. If I had a more specific question this wouldn't be so hard. Are we talking prettiest looking, best playing, smoothest running, most used? Need more details to answer this appropriately.

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