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Unity UDK 4 vs Unity - Which is easier to make a first person action game

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Hi, I just started getting into game development myself after downloading Unity. I tried it out and thought it was daunting but I'm willing to become familiar with it over time. I also know that there is the Unreal Dev Kit 4 and I was told it was easier to use (please someone confirm this to be true or false if you can).

I would like to make a first person game myself and eventually would like to make it melee based (Think Chivalry Medieval Warfare and to a lesser extent, Skyrim and Dishonored). Which engine would you prefer me to learn if I were to take on an ambitious project like this?

Of course, i would have to make something easier via the official tutorials so I can just learn the interface of both engines , the above game is something I am thinking about down the line as my skills hopefully improve.

Thanks in advance

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Well, there are advantages/disadvantages to both of these engines.  Generally, most people find Unity easier to use and learn overall.  But Unreal Engine 4 has more powerful capabilities out of the box.  There are also price differences, one being with a free version, then 1500 for pro version on a single system, the other being $20 a month subscription based, which can be cancelled, stopping you from getting upgrades, then with a 20% gross on any earnings.  You would have to look up the Unity vs UE4 threads to find more differences as I'm not going to go into all of them.

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