Raleigh, NC-based developer Epic Games said Thursday that Konami Digital Entertainment licensed the Gears of War
studio's Unreal Engine 3 for Saw II: The Game
It's the latest in a long line of UE3 licensing agreements. UE3 is used in dozens of current-generation games, from Epic's own Gears of War
to Take-Two's BioShock
and smaller, independent games in all major territories.
Saw II: The Game
is the upcoming sequel to November 2009's Saw
, which are based on the popular horror film franchise. Both games are developed by Zombie Studios and the original also used UE3.
According to a press statement, Saw II
is Seattle, WA-based Zombie Studios' ninth title and fourth franchise that has shipped with UE3.
is a third-person survival horror shooter that has a revamped combat system and new puzzles. It's slated to release in fall 2010 alongside the release of the film Saw VII