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Paul Meegan on the evolution of Epic: Newsworthy

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Newsworthy is an interview show that aims to talk about the intersection of news and games with newsmakers and thought leaders both inside and outside the game industry.

Today with sit down with Paul Meegan, president of Epic Games and former president of LucasArts.

Meegan joined Epic in 2012 and became the company's president in 2014. He arrived just in time to see the latest metamorphosis of the company into something that employees there call Epic 4.0.

This is the Epic of big, free games like Paragon, Fortnite and Unreal Tournament. The Epic of virtual reality development in virtual reality. The Epic of movies, television, car design, theme park creation. The Epic of, well, everything.

I spent the past month or so visiting with the people behind the company about this latest form of Epic and digging into what it means to be 4.0 and how the company got here.

I chatted with Meegan about a week before this month's cover story on Epic ran, to discuss everything Epic including the company's evolution and future goals.

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