Epic Games opens new studio in Japan

By Johnny Cullen, Wednesday, 24 March 2010 09:57 GMT

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Epic’s announced its to open a new studio in Japan, with a formal press conference on April 15.

CEO Tim Sweeney is to meet and greet with the crowd that will be at the conference, which will also be attended by Suda-51, who is currently making a game for EA with Unreal Engine 3.

Epic Lead Designer Cliff Bleszinski won’t be at the event, but he will record a video greeting for it.

The expansion is to help Japanese developers get more support with Unreal Engine 3. A previous example of studios in the country using the tech is Square Enix, who used it for The Last Remnant.

Thanks, IGN.

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