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Coffee Stain Studios Signs Five-Year Exclusive Unreal Engine 3 Licensing Agreement with Epic Games

Beta for UE3-powered “Sanctum” to be released on Steam tomorrow
SKÖVDE, SWEDEN, MARCH 23, 2011 - Coffee Stain Studios, developer of “Sanctum,” a game that blends first-person shooter and tower defense action, announces a long-term license agreement with Epic Games to use the award-winning Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) for its current and upcoming projects.

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Kon2453d ago (Edited 2453d ago )

Why not Why not FrostBite 2? Why not IdTech? Why not Source? derp

lociefer2453d ago

great, more blocky games , ( batman is an exception)

Reibooi2453d ago

Yay more games that are TEH MORE SHINY AND PLASTICS TEH MOAR REALZ!!

Really people there are countless better engines around now. Why keep using the extremely dated UE3? Just makes the game suffer and not stand out of the crowd.

BeastlyRig2453d ago (Edited 2453d ago )

"Why not FrostBite 2?"

That would make the console version inferior! I sure they don't want that!

- http://bf3blog.com/2010/12/...

BlmThug2453d ago

Cryengine 3 Isn't All That, Cryengine 2 When Released Was Amazing But This Time It Didnt Have The Same Effect Plus UE3 Just Got Updated With Amazing Graphics

HeavenlySnipes2453d ago

to say the same thing. @ below, I don't think DICE or EA let other people use the Frostbite Engine and to my knowledge the Unreal Engine and Cryengine are the easiest to work with. I don't see other devs using Bethesdas engine.

theonlylolking2453d ago (Edited 2453d ago )

Bethesda's engine sucks, unreal engine 3 looks outdated, cryengine 3 is awesome as well as Frostbite 1 and 2.

iamtehpwn2453d ago (Edited 2453d ago )

@BeastlyRig and Reibooi

www.udk.com

That's why.
The Unreal Engine honestly isn't that bad, although it is a bit over used for professional games. If you're an indie developer though, UDK is one of the best things to come out in a while.

Also, the engine is not 'extremely dated'--this is coming with someone's who is actually developing games with the UDK/UE3.

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dkgshiz2453d ago

Unreal 3 must be really easy to program with. Other wise I don't see any reason at all why so many companies use it.