Epic Citadel HTML5

Epic Games originally wowed us with its Epic Citadel tech demo that put the Unreal Engine 3 onto Apple’s iOS platform. The result of that was the Infinity Blade Series in iOS: a real-time rendered game with PC quality graphics and effects.

Now Epic Games has done it again, bringing the Epic Citadel to the browser by utilizing the power of javascript and HTML5. The results are impressive.

 

You will need the latest version of Firefox to try this out; my attempt with loading in Chrome caused a plugin crash instead.

 

Try it out here.

For a more technical description here’s the Ars Technica article.

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