Iconic Japanese developer Grasshopper Manufacture has licensed Epic Gamesâ€™ Unreal Engine 3 for a new multiplatform action horror game to be published by Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS). The new game is directed by innovative game designer Suda51 and produced by legendary Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami.
â€œUnreal Engine 3 is a powerful, easy-to-implement game engine that is helping the creative team at Grasshopper quickly bring our vision to life,â€ said Goichi Suda, CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture. â€œThe innovative tools and technology in Unreal Engine 3 help developers create games faster, easier and with less risk.â€
â€œItâ€™s an honor to work with Mikami-san and Suda-san on their next project,â€ said Jay Wilbur, vice president, Epic Games. â€œGrasshopper Manufacture is one of the most daring and innovative studios in the world, and we canâ€™t wait to see what theyâ€™re able to do with Unreal Engine 3.
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