Capcom Licenses Unreal Engine 3

Capcom have joined the rest of the world in announcing they have licensed Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3. As of now they have only revealed they will use it for a new US-developed project. If you have being snooping around DarkZero or any other games centric website recently then you will know this is the latest in a long list of people to pick up the engine. Other names on the list are Midway, Silicon Knights, Ubisoft, NCSoft, Sony, Electronic Arts, and Square-Enix. Activision are also part of the roll call who just announced they snatched up the engine a few days ago

The Unreal Engine is one of the most powerful and versatile tools available for next-generation game development,” commented Mark Beaumont, executive VP for Capcom. “More than just a graphics engine, UE3 will empower the development team to create the quality experience that gamers expect from a Capcom project,” he added.