CNNMoney Reports: " Signature Devices, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company's open source video game development platform, the Elemental Engine II, is now available for download. Signature Devices will be showcasing the Elemental Engine II on the the company's social networking site (www.phatyaffle.com). Signature Devices initially unveiled the platform in San Fransisco, CA, at this year's Game Developers Conference in February.
Elemental Engine II is a full open source game engine capable of editing and creating 3D video game worlds in real time. Elemental Engine II covers all video game development features, such as 3D rendering, 3D audio, and graphical user interface (GUI) design. The Engine contains built-in networking capabilities including multiplayer online games with tournaments and statistics that integrate into the www.phatyaffle.com website. It also features artificial intelligence using hierarchal state machines and LUA scripting. Elemental Engine II is fully capable of working with next generation consoles and includes LUA scripting, particle system, and is backed by a full physics system. There is also a fully functioning world editor complete with source code."