The still untitled multiplatform horror game by renowned developers Suda51 (´Killer7´, ´No More Heroes´) and Shinji Mikami (´Resident Evil´) is the one bringing Unreal 3 technology to Wii, Epic Games announced today. The game will be developed by Grasshopper Manufacture and will be published by Electronic Arts.
The new game is directed by innovative game designer Suda51 and produced by legendary Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami.
“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.
In November 2007, Epic president Mark Rein spoke about a licensee of Unreal 3 technology who was porting it to Wii. It would appear that he was speaking about this joint project.
Little else is known about the game. Gamasutra interviewed Suda51 and Mikami in August but no details were revealed.
Source: Epic Games
Thanks to: Gamasutra, Joystiq