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Russia Allegedly Developing Its Own Unreal Engine 5 Competitor

This project exist because USA put sanctions to Russia and blocked them for using the game engine that practically have a monopoly in development of AAA games
I know the engine is popular, but come on.

Halo, God of War, Ghost of Tsushima, CoD, Forza, Gran Turismo, The Last of Us, Uncharted, Watchdogs, Battlefield, Elden Ring, Assassin's Creed, FIFA, Madden, Far Cry, Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Starfield, Diablo, Overwatch... none of those use UE, and that's just the ones I can name off the top of my head.
 

yurinka

Member
I know the engine is popular, but come on.

Halo, God of War, Ghost of Tsushima, CoD, Forza, Gran Turismo, The Last of Us, Uncharted, Watchdogs, Battlefield, Elden Ring, Assassin's Creed, FIFA, Madden, Far Cry, Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Starfield, Diablo, Overwatch... none of those use UE, and that's just the ones I can name off the top of my head.
These games are from the top 5/top 10 biggest companies in the world. Yes, they obviously can afford to make their own big ass engines.

UE is more common in smaller scale AAA or AA (or Unity, for smaller and mobile ames) from not that top companies, like I assume is the case for studios from Russia and their allied countries like Belarus (I can't remember studios from there right now).

And well, as I mentioned even indie devs can make their own engines. But way more limited, nothing that can be compared to the work that there is behind UE or Unity. Top tier companies yes, they can make their top tier engines, specially focused on one or a few genres. Even if many of them, or at least some of their teams, are moving to UE.

Fair enough, I can’t imagine many developers outside of Russia will use, purely for ethical reasons.
And then for ethical reasons what happens with engines like UE made in (mostly) USA, a country that invades way more countries or caused way more wars (including the civil war in Ukraine according to top USA staff) and deaths?
 
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assurdum

Banned
The cope here about Russia is really something. There will be no Russian collapse; it will be easier for Russia to find replacements for western consumer products than it will be for the west to replace the missing Russian oil, gas, grain and fertilizer. If anything, countries like Germany are much more likely to experience an economic collapse, since their industry simply can’t survive without cheap Russian energy, and their political class has been pursuing retarded anti-nuclear energy policies for the last few decades.

Anyway, I wouldn’t underestimate Russia’s tech sector. Russia is one of the few countries in the world with their own domestic competitors to US giants like Facebook or Google. The EU tech sector in comparison is a joke, if it even exists in the first place.
Lol. Yeah sure. Continue to believe to their propaganda.
 
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ANDS

Thought gaf was racist. Now knows better, honorary gaffer 2022
Gamedevs from Russia aren't to blame for any war.

No one said they were.

This project exist because USA put sanctions to Russia and blocked them for using the game engine that practically have a monopoly in development of AAA games, so it's perfectly understandable that they now will have their own AAA game engine to continue working.

You're not arguing anything differently than what I said. To repeat, this isn't Russians looking at the dominance of UE for game development, it is because THEIR government invaded a sovereign country because their leader wanted it and now they need build their own shit because no one wants to do luxury bidness with them.

. . .and good luck getting anyone to think there is ANY parity whatsoever between the chucklefucks in the Bush administration's invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan under the pretext of stopping ISIS and Putin looking at Ukraine and saying "Gimme!"
 
These games are from the top 5/top 10 biggest companies in the world. Yes, they obviously can afford to make their own big ass engines.
 

yurinka

Member
it is because THEIR government invaded a sovereign country because their leader wanted it and now they need build their own shit because no one wants to do luxury bidness with them.
Again, has nothing to do with the invasion. If that would be the case USA would be the most sanctioned and blocked country in the world.

. . .and good luck getting anyone to think there is ANY parity whatsoever between the chucklefucks in the Bush administration's invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan under the pretext of stopping ISIS and Putin looking at Ukraine and saying "Gimme!"
Excluding the few EU and NA countries + few allies who only see USA propaganda on their tvs know the coup d'etat and civil war in Ukraine was caused by USA. The rest of the world, the big majority of the world population didn't sanction Russia. They also know the NATO is the biggest criminal organization in the world that destroys countries to allow a few US companies loot their resources and even put in control dictators and the relationship of the CIA and the origins of AlQaeda or ISIS and more to control or create chaos in certain regions. Stuff publicly mentioned by numerous top US staff.

Putin is a virgin nun compared to them.
 
Again, has nothing to do with the invasion. If that would be the case USA would be the most sanctioned and blocked country in the world.


Excluding the few EU and NA countries + few allies who only see USA propaganda on their tvs know the coup d'etat and civil war in Ukraine was caused by USA. The rest of the world, the big majority of the world population didn't sanction Russia. They also know the NATO is the biggest criminal organization in the world that destroys countries to allow a few US companies loot their resources and even put in control dictators and the relationship of the CIA and the origins of AlQaeda or ISIS and more to control or create chaos in certain regions. Stuff publicly mentioned by numerous top US staff.

Putin is a virgin nun compared to them.
 

ANDS

Thought gaf was racist. Now knows better, honorary gaffer 2022
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Yeah sorry. Not interested in a whataboutism-circlejerk that leads to a "Putin had no choice but to invade and kill countless Ukraine civilians. . ." argument (which is clearly where you wanted this conversation to go, and more fool me for not seeing this from the start and participating in the derail).

. . .at the end of the day, this isn't even a story if the invasion of Ukraine wasn't happening; feel free to think otherwise.
 

Wildebeest

Member
I think that making a game engine is only such an impossible task if your company is Facebook. There are certainly some Russians with the skill but a lot of them have left and their educational institutions are not what they were due to decades of stupid gangster governments who only care about their own wealth.
 
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