Activision is Unreal (Engine 3)

Joining an ever growing list of publishers and independent developers, Activision today announced that it has licensed Epic Games' popular Unreal Engine 3. According to the press release, it is being used in a single currently unannounced action game.

"The Unreal Engine is one of the most technically advanced engines on the market and is a perfect fit for our upcoming action game," said Activision production head Laird Malamed. "The engine's robust suite of programming tools will enable our development team to deliver what is sure to be an amazing game experience."

No further details about the project were revealed, including a projected release period, whether it is part of an existing franchise, or whether it is headed to consoles, PC, or both.