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// Unreal Engine

One of the most powerful things about the Leap Motion platform is its ability to tie into just about any creative platform. That’s why we’ve launched a Platform Integrations & Libraries showcase where you can discover the latest wrappers, plugins, and integrations.

With the rising popularity of PC gaming and VR, there’s never been a better time to start building with one of the world’s most powerful game engines. Today on the blog, we’re spotlighting getnamo’s community Leap Motion plugin for Unreal Engine 4, which offers some unique capabilities alongside the official plugin.

In the lead-up to IndieCade East, we’re spotlighting the top 20 3D Jam experiences chosen by the jury and community votes. These spotlights will focus on game design, interaction design, and the big ideas driving our community forward.

Recently updated with our official Unreal Engine plugin, Cherry Pie Games’ Hollow is a murky, mystical adaptation of Washington Irving’s classic horror tale. On horseback, you can explore a frighteningly familiar landscape where spectres haunt the edges of your vision. Hollow is available for Windows with optional (and highly recommended) Oculus Rift support.

Are you ready to forge ahead with Unreal and the future of VR? Epic and Leap Motion have joined forces to create an official plugin for Unreal Engine 4. With this introductory Windows plugin, developers can quickly and easily add virtual hands to their games.

Right now, you can access the plugin directly from the Unreal 4.7 source code. Download the source from Unreal’s GitHub repository, build it, and start creating an amazing experience for desktop or VR! The plugin will also be bundled with future Unreal binary tool releases.