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YAGER Gets Licensed to Use Unreal Engine 4

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Posted on March 14, 2013 AT 10:33am

YAGER, better known as the independent studio that created Spec Ops: The Line, has secured a license for Epic Games’  Unreal Engine 4. This makes YAGER the first independent studio in Europe to get the green light to use the new engine. The plan is for the Berlin-based developer to make an as yet untitled game for the upcoming next-gen consoles. Word is that well get more details on the game over the coming months. Below are two quotes from the press release sent out by Epic Games.

“Unreal Engine 4 is, hands down, the best toolset for creating next-generation, AAA games,” said Timo Ullmann, managing director at YAGER. “Unreal Engine 3 enabled our great team to tap its full potential for the development for our award-winning game ‘Spec Ops: The Line’ and beyond. YAGER is thrilled to be utilizing Epic’s latest technology for our foremost project as the new workflow is incredible, and Blueprint visual scripting gives us more control over building our games than ever before.”
 
“With ‘Spec Ops: The Line,’ the team at YAGER demonstrated their ability to create intelligent, cinematic games with exceptional visuals, and we’re excited to watch their latest vision spring to life,” said Mike Gamble, European territory manager for Epic Games. “Unreal Engine 4 scales to teams of all sizes, and YAGER’s new project will show what talented developers can do with leading-edge tools that unleash their creative power and productivity.”
What are some of your opinions and expectations of a next-gen title coming from YAGER? Are you excited to see them stretch their legs with Unreal Engine 4?
 
 
About the Author: Laura has many varied interests outside of video gaming. Other hobbies and areas of obsession include: hiding her Boston accent, singing, Metallica, The Walking Dead, Iron Man, Green Day, The Boondock Saints, tattoos, Pomeranians, and the paranormal. Follow Laura on Twitter: @DN_VampPMS


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