TimeGate Studios Inc., a leading developer of interactive entertainment software, today announced that it has licensed Epic Games’ UnrealÂ® Engine 3 for a next-generation title that it currently has in development.
TimeGate is developing a next-generation title that promises to bring fresh and innovative gameplay to help invigorate an already popular genre. The use of Unreal Engine 3 technology plays a critical part in helping its team create unique content quickly and efficiently, allowing them to realize their creative vision for the game.
“As TimeGate continues to build itself into a first-class development outfit, we look for the strongest partners and technology to both enhance and accelerate our projects” said Adel Chaveleh, President of TimeGate. “Epic and Unreal Technology have met these high standards. Using the UnrealÂ® Engine 3 has given us a running start on development of our new IP, allowing our team to focus primarily on the innovation and quality content that we have become known for in our previous titles.”
“We are delighted that TimeGate has chosen Unreal Engine 3 for this next generation project” said Mark Rein, Vice President of Epic Games. “Unreal Engine 3 is all about supporting innovation and pushing creative boundaries for next generation content, and maximizing the power and scope that new hardware offers. We are in a position to help developers deliver outstanding next generation content right now, and the TimeGate team will be delivering some outstanding content to show exactly what Unreal Engine 3 is capable of.”
About TimeGate Studios
TimeGate Studios, Inc. is a leading developer of interactive entertainment software. Located just outside of Houston, Texas, TimeGate prides itself on combining innovation with a passionate commitment to meeting the high production standards of gaming fans worldwide. TimeGate exploded onto the gaming scene by winning over 30 awards, including “Strategy Game of the Year” for their debut title, Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns, as well as earning a nomination for “Rookie Studio of the Year” from the International Game Developers Association. TimeGate continues its rise to the top of the industry as it joins forces with strong partners on next-generation, AAA titles. More information on TimeGate can be found online at www.timegate.com.
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.
About Epic Games
Epic Games Inc., based in Raleigh, NC and established in 1991, is a developer of cutting-edge computer and video games. The company is best known as the creator of hit PC 3D action games Unreal and Unreal Tournament, both award-winning blockbuster hits having each sold more than one million copies. Epic is also responsible for the Unreal Engine, which is the underlying technology for a wide range of games including, 2002 Console Game of the Year winner, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell™ from Ubi Soft; PC Gamer’s 2000 Game of the Year, Deus Ex from Ion Storm/Eidos; America’s Army: Operations, from the United States Army, and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (PC) from Electronic Arts. Additional information can be obtained through Epic's Web site at www.epicgames.com.