Popular 3D engine Gamebryo will be utilized for Rocksmith
, an Ubisoft-published guitar game in the works for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.
, according to Ubisoft, allows players to use any real guitar with a standard input jack to play a rhythm game.
"When trying out new ideas, it’s always easier to get everyone’s buy-in when you can actually get the mechanics running on-screen," said Rocksmith
senior producer Nao Higo. "Gamebryo allowed us to implement gameplay very quickly so we could prove our designs early on in the development process."
Gamebryo has been used in games that include Bethesda's Fallout
and Elder Scrolls
RPGs, Disney Epic Mickey
, Civilization IV
and Trion's new MMORPG Rift
Gamebryo was purchased
by longtime partner Gamebase December, following financial difficulties caused by -- among other factors -- last year's studio closures at Krome Studios.