Grasshopper takes UE3 for EA horror game

By Patrick Garratt
7 October 2008 06:56 GMT

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Suda51’s Grasshopper Manufacture’s licensed Unreal Engine 3 for its upcoming multiplatform EA horror, the company’s announced.

“Unreal Engine 3 is a powerful, easy-to-implement game engine that is helping the creative team at Grasshopper quickly bring our vision to life,” said Suda.

“The innovative tools and technology in Unreal Engine 3 help developers create games faster, easier and with less risk.”

No date on the game as yet. Press release after the link.

GRASSHOPPER MANUFACTURE LICENSES UNREAL ENGINE 3
Guildford – October 7, 2008 – Iconic Japanese developer Grasshopper Manufacture has licensed Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3 for a new multiplatform action horror game to be published by Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS). The new game is produced by legendary Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami and directed by innovative game designer Suda51.

“Unreal Engine 3 is a powerful, easy-to-implement game engine that is helping the creative team at Grasshopper quickly bring our vision to life,” said Goichi Suda, CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture. “The innovative tools and technology in Unreal Engine 3 help developers create games faster, easier and with less risk.”

“It’s an honor to work with Mikami-san and Suda-san on their next project,” said Jay Wilbur, vice president, Epic Games. “Grasshopper Manufacture is one of the most daring and innovative studios in the world, and we can’t wait to see what they’re able to do with Unreal Engine 3.

For more information about Grasshopper Manufacture, please visit www.grasshoppermanufacture.com

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