'''Epic Games''' is a development and publishing studio better known for its franchises ''VideoGame/{{Unreal}}'', ''GearsOfWar'' and ''VideoGame/{{Bulletstorm}}'', as well as its most widespread technology, the ''[[GameEngine Unreal Engine]]''.

They started in 1991 as Potomac Computer Systems, and their first game ever, ''VideoGame/{{ZZT}}'', was developed using Turbo Pascal. The studio would later be recognized as Epic Megagames, and shortly before the launch of the first ''VideoGame/UnrealTournament'', the company would rename itself as simply Epic Games.
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!! Early and unknown games:
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* ''VideoGame/{{ZZT}}''
** ''Super ZZT''
* ''Palace of Deceit: The Dragon's Plight''
* ''VideoGame/CastleOfTheWinds''
* ''VideoGame/JazzJackrabbit''
** ''Jazz Jackrabbit 2''
** ''Jazz Jackrabbit Advance''
* ''VideoGame/JillOfTheJungle''
** ''Jill Goes Underground''
** ''Jill Saves The Prince''
* ''VideoGame/KensLabyrinth''
* ''VideoGame/{{Zone 66}}''
* ''Jason Storm in Space Chase''
* ''VideoGame/{{Xargon}}'' series
* ''VideoGame/DareToDream''
* ''VideoGame/TrafficDepartment2192''
* ''VideoGame/SolarWinds''
** ''Solar Winds 2''
* ''Heartlight''
** ''Heartlight Deluxe''
* ''Silverball Plus 2''
* ''VideoGame/TheAdventuresOfRobbo''
* ''VideoGame/EpicPinball''
** ''VideoGame/ExtremePinball''
* ''Epic Connect''
* ''Epic Checkers''
* ''Epic Hoppers''
* ''VideoGame/FireFight'' {co-developed with with Chaos Works}
* ''VideoGame/AgeOfWonders''
* ''VideoGame/{{Tyrian}}''
* ''VideoGame/ElectroMan''
* ''VideoGame/OneMustFall''
* ''Shadow''
* ''VideoGame/{{Ancients 1 Deathwatch}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Ancients 2 Approaching Evil}}''

!! ''VideoGame/{{Unreal}}'' series:
* [1998] ''VideoGame/{{Unreal|I}}''
** [2000] ''Unreal: Return To Na Pali''
* [1999] ''VideoGame/UnrealTournament'' {co-developed with Digital Extremes}
* [2001] ''VideoGame/UnrealIITheAwakening'' {co-developed with Legend Entertainment}
* [2002] ''Unreal Championship'' %% Don't pothole, it's a redirect to VideoGame/UnrealTournament2004 %%
* [2002] ''Unreal Tournament 2003'' {co-developed with Digital Extremes} %% Don't pothole, it's a redirect to VideoGame/UnrealTournament2004 %%
* [2004] ''VideoGame/UnrealTournament2004'' {co-developed with Digital Extremes, Streamline Studios & Psyonix}
* [2005] ''VideoGame/UnrealChampionship2TheLiandriConflict''
* [2007] ''VideoGame/UnrealTournamentIII''
* [2014/5] ''VideoGame/UnrealTournament4''

!! ''Unreal Engine'' games which Epic Shanghai (上海英佩) took part in but released by other publishers:
* [2010] ''Global Mission TPS'' - ZY Games
* [2011] ''Glourious Mission'', aka ''Passion Leading Army'' - Giant Interactive
* [2011] ''VideoGame/{{Homefront}}'' - THQ
* [2012] ''VideoGame/SpecOpsTheLine'' - 2K Games

!! ''VideoGame/GearsOfWar'' series:
* [2006] ''Gears Of War''
* [2008] ''Gears Of War II''
* [2011] ''Gears Of War III''
* [2013] ''Gears of War Judgment'' (developed by People Can Fly)

!! Recently published:
* [2011] ''VideoGame/ShadowComplex'' (co-developed with [=ChAIR=] Entertainment)
* [2010] ''VideoGame/InfinityBlade'' (developed by [=ChAIR=] Entertainment)
* [2011] ''VideoGame/{{Bulletstorm}}'' (developed by People Can Fly)
* [2011] ''VideoGame/DutyCalls'' (as a playable teaser of the above, developed by People Can Fly)
* [2011] ''VideoGame/InfinityBladeII'' (developed by [=ChAIR=] Entertainment)
* [2014] ''VideoGame/InfnityBlade3'' (developed by [=ChAIR=] Entertainment)
* [2016] ''VideoGame/{{Paragon}}''
* [2017] ''VideoGame/{{Fortnite}}''
* [2017] ''VideoGame/RoboRecall''
* [2016] ''Bullet Train'' (playable teaser that would eventually be developed into the above)
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!!Tropes related to this company
* AscendedFanfic / PromotedFanboy: It became a constant since ''VideoGame/{{Unreal|I}}'' that Epic may pick up members of their community, so they can work with them. There are some examples in the [[VideoGame/{{Unreal}} Unreal page]], most notably ''Make Something Unreal'' contest winners.
** The whole ''Unreal'' community got this for [[VideoGame/UnrealTournament4 the 2014 reboot of ''Unreal Tournament'']], as a result of Epic co-developing it with the community.
* GameEngine: The ''Unreal Engine'' series. Still quite popular to this day, currently at version 4.15 and counting.
* ObviousBeta: Their latest games would find their way as incomplete releases, with Epic themselves releasing A LOT of patches. As of now, the worst offender is ''VideoGame/UnrealTournamentIII'', which had many {{Game Breaking Bug}}s in the GUI before the [[UpdatedRerelease Black Edition]].
* ShoutOut / AuthorAppeal: They seem to be very big fans of ''Film/TheFifthElement'', a possible inspiration for the [[GearsOfWar Gear armor, Gorgon Burst Pistol]], and [[VideoGame/{{Bulletstorm}} Peacemaker Carbine]].
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