Activision to use Unreal Engine 3

Activision to use Unreal Engine 3

Published On February 24, 2007 | By Luke De'ath | News

Epic has sold over 3 million copies of their smash-hit title Gears of War, with their award winning Unreal Engine 3. They’ve licensed their Unreal Engine to any company willing to take it on. The latest company to take on the Unreal Engine 3 is Activision. Activision haven’t announced their new title that their obviously working on, but we’re excited and awaiting the press release to see what magic they can do with their new engine. At the moment all we know is that its going to be an action game, Mark Rein has commented;

’’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.’’

Laird Malamed the head of Production at Activision has also made a statement stating;

’’The Unreal Engine is one of the most technically advanced engines on the market and is a perfect fit for our upcoming action game. The engine’s robust suite of programming tools will enable our development team to deliver what is sure to be an amazing game experience.”

So, what game do you think Activision is working on, or what game would you like to see the company bring to the Xbox 360? Let us know via the comment box below.

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Bristol based Luke is a keen gamer who enjoys a good FPS or Stealth title. His Favourite game is Metal Gear Solid. Luke also loves FIFA and is a season ticket holder for Bristol Rovers FC