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Unreal 3 Will Power Star Wars

by Matt Miller on Apr 26, 2011 at 07:02 AM

LucasArts has announced a multi-year deal to utilize the same engine technology that powers Gears of War.

The new agreement indicates that LucasArts will use the ubiquitous technology of Unreal Engine 3 across all platforms, including mobile, PC, current-gen consoles, and the inevitable next-gen consoles.

"Unreal Engine 3 is a forward-looking solution that shortens the path between inspiration and execution on a wide variety of gaming platforms. We are thrilled to add another exceptional tool to our technology mix," says Zak Phelps, director of technology at LucasArts.

Anyone else ready for a new Jedi Knight game, this time powered by Unreal?