The lights are on
Warner Bros. has bought a company-wide license to use Unreal Engine 3 from Epic Games, and the Mortal Kombat and Batman studios will work exclusively with the technology through 2014, according to a press release.The existing Mortal Kombat and Batman projects were already being made with UE3, so there's no change there. All this announcement tells us is that Rocksteady and NetherRealm are planning on using the tech for their next projects as well.The statement from Warner Bros. doesn't say anything about its plans for the rest of its development studios, but the agreement with Epic allows them to use UE3 as much as they like.The Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment studios you may care about include:
Could this agreement pave the way for the dark, gritty LEGO Space Marine game we've all been waiting for?
They can make the engine sing well on both ps3 and 360.
LEGO Space Marines!
I want LEGO space marine. Cant even begin to imagine how crazy that would be
Smart move I guess. With the UDK being so popular in design schools it makes sense for companies to want to use the tech to make games faster, since more people know how to use the software.
In a way it can limit possibilities, but it saves money and you can still do a vast amount of great things with UE3.
I sure hope Monolith uses this engine for the next Condemned game.
I'm extremely interested to see how Turbine uses the Unreal Engine!
Pretty safe to say UE has become industry standard, eh?
Mortal Kombat will look awesome using the Unreal engine. Lego Space MArines isn't a bad idea.
i hope they make a dark and gritty space marine lego game
So Scribblenauts 64 is gonna use Unreal Engine 3 now? Sweet. This is either a confirmation that UE3 is possible on the 3DS or that Scribblenauts is coming to the 360. And it must be one or the other.
I think this is a very good move on Warner's part. Unreal is a very competent game engine with a pretty good track record of churning out hits. It's always a good thing when you can begin working on a game and not have to worry about whether or not the engine will work.
unreal is the best
This is good news.
LEGO Zombies?!?!?!! Please...