Category Archives: Unreal Engine

New Subscription Modeler Perks!

Our  Subscription Modeler just got better… If access to cutting edge foliage generation for $19 wasn’t enough, we’re sweetening the deal with new perks for our UE4 and Unity 5 Subscription Modelers!  Starting today (September 1st) we’ll be offering anyone with an active SpeedTree subscription to UE4 or Unity 5 15% off of all assets […]

End Of Summer Asset Sale!

SpeedTree End Of Summer Sale Summer may be winding down, but we’ve got big plans for SpeedTree this fall.  To kick things off,  we’re celebrating the imminent change of seasons with a store-wide sale on our Unreal Engine 4 and Unity 5 assets.  All our packages and models have been cut by 40% until September […]

The Watery World of Submerged and SpeedTree

Uppercut Games is no stranger to creating compelling environments. From their past experience working on AAA titles such as Bioshock to their mobile game hits Epoch and Epoch 2, they bring all their experience and passion to bear on their latest title, Submerged. Eschewing combat and violence for storytelling, Submerged focuses on telling a story through exploration of a rich environment. […]

Underwater SpeedTrees with New Desktop Marine Package

New Desktop Marine Package Available! Whether you are assembling an underwater exploration game or need some assets to add some life to the rivers, lakes, and seas of your project; our new aquatic assets have you covered. Like all of the assets in our store, these models come with tuned wind and LOD effects that allow you […]

Unreal 4.8 Adds New Foliage Features

The latest iteration of Unreal Engine includes the addition of some new powerful tools for foliage with open world games in mind.  Populating the landscape with trees requires more than just randomly dropping your assets on a map. It’s about crafting and controlling the world your players inhabit.  Placing your foliage using UE 4.8 procedural […]

Reality Check: The Magic of Middleware

Lucy James hosts the weekly web series Reality Check on Gamespot.com and uses the series to illuminate the technology and science behind everyone’s favorite video games.  After exploring some of the techniques that make open world games like The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt possible she delved further into two of the middleware tools involved: […]

UE4 Subscription Modeler 7.1.2 Update

7.1.2 We’ve updated our modeler for Unreal Engine 4. This update fixes several bugs as well as bringing  improvements to how the modeler handles light mapping and an additional LOD. If you are currently a subscriber, simply log-in to your account on our store to download the update. New Features 1. More LODs for UE4 […]

SpeedTree Asset Sale

To celebrate the world that CD Projekt Red has created in The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt, we are putting our UE4 and Unity 5 Asset packages on sale at our Speedstore for 55% off until Tuesday May 26th. As usual, our packages come with all the features that make SpeedTrees more than just a static […]

The SpeedTrees of The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt

When building the ultimate game engine for open world RPGs, CD Projekt Red chose SpeedTree for Games to incorporate into REDengine 3.  Their goal was to create a toolkit that would enable them to handle the challenges of building an expansive open world that allowed for a compelling narrative, balancing freedom with story line, complexity with […]

New Trees Thursday – 5 New UE4 Models on Our Store

We’re always adding new Unreal Engine 4 tree models to the SpeedTree Library, allowing UE4.3 or higher users to create even more varied environments.  See our three new models on sale at 33% off – for a limited time. Sunflower package for Unreal Engine 4.3 or higher users added to our store.       […]