Saturday, February 24th 2007

Activision Licenses Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3

Activision, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to license the Unreal Engine 3 from Epic Games, Inc., for an upcoming as-yet-unannounced action game.
"The Unreal Engine is one of the most technically advanced engines on the market and is a perfect fit for our upcoming action game," said Laird Malamed, head of production for Activision. "The engine's robust suite of programming tools will enable our development team to deliver what is sure to be an amazing game experience."

"We're extremely excited to be working with Activision" said Mark Rein, vice president of Epic Games, Inc. "We've admired them for a long time and we're pleased that they've chosen to use Unreal Engine 3 and we're confident they're going to make a great game with it."

About Unreal Engine 3
The award-winning Unreal Engine is known for cutting-edge graphics and a best-of-breed toolset. Unreal Engine 3 is expected to maintain those features while adding massive world support, multi-processor support, next-generation console optimizations, and one of the most mature tool pipelines in the industry. Unreal Engine 3's new toolset is designed specifically to accelerate developers' productivity for ultra-complex, next-generation content. Additional information on Unreal Engine can be obtained at www.unrealtechnology.com.Source: Activision
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5 Comments on Activision Licenses Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3

#2
WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
Good news with the engine leasing. Bad news with the stock deal.
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#3
Completely Bonkers
... "delisting". Now THATS what i call news.

P.S. Isnt Unreal 3 Engine already 2 years old? I would have thought there would be a U4 engine by now. Unless there is, and U3 is now very cheap.
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#5
ktr
RO with UT3 engine will look bloody realistic.
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