Epic Games Launches Unreal Government Network, Aims At Civilian Use Of Leading Game Technology

Posted By | On 27th, Mar. 2012 Under News | Follow This Author @GamingBoltTweet


Epic Games and Virtual Heroes are going to license Unreal Engine to departments, agencies and units of the U.S. and allied governments and to support government developers through the establishment of the Unreal Government Network (UGN).

Virtual Heroes licenses and supports UE3 technology on multiple platforms, including iOS, Android, Flash, PC, Mac, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and Wii U.

“We recognize the growing market needs of our government customers and are excited to have Virtual Heroes provide a full spectrum of focused services and support using our game engine technology,” said Dr. Michael Capps, president, Epic Games.

“Virtual Heroes is committed to providing world-class support to our licensees to ensure that all UE3 solutions achieve the best possible results across multiple platforms,” said Jerry Heneghan, founder of Virtual Heroes and director of HumanSim® product development at ARA. “Our technical and creative staff is uniquely qualified to provide a new standard of responsive, personalized service to government customers worldwide.”

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  • Musser64

    Good.

  • charles2029

    Sounds like more training simulators are in the works for government employees.


 

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