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People Can Fly renamed Epic Poland

By Brendan Sinclair

People Can Fly renamed Epic Poland

Fri 01 Nov 2013 5:49pm GMT / 1:49pm EDT / 10:49am PDT

Gears of War: Judgment developer changes name to "better reflect" its role in global company

Epic Games has changed the name of its Warsaw, Poland-based subsidiary People Can Fly. As reported by Pixel Enemy, the developer of games like Painkiller and Bulletstorm will henceforth be known as Epic Games Poland.

"We're a global company with talented people working toward one goal across the world," an Epic representative said. "We think this helps better reflect that."

People Can Fly has been a part of the operation since 2007, when Epic acquired a majority stake in the studio after its work on the PC version of Gears of War. It purchased the remainder of the studio last August, when it was in the final stretch of work on Gears of War: Judgment. The studio is currently working on Fortnite, along with Epic HQ in North Carolina and others.

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Iulian Mocanu Writer, editor, and video editor

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I wonder what they'll work on next.
I can't help but imagine an Unreal Tournament with some sort of Bulletstorm-like style scoring system.

Posted:2 years ago


Andrew Goodchild Studying development, Train2Game

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That's a shame, I thought the old name was great, why not "Epic: People Can Fly"?

Posted:2 years ago


Adam Campbell Producer, Hopster

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It makes sense to me, from a branding perspective. Its great to see development in Poland really growing in importance and prominence.

Posted:2 years ago


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