And in more non-surprising news, Midway and Epic has announced Unreal Tournament 2007
being in development. You'll be able to see th egame at E3 in the Midway booth and you'll be sure I'll be there to check it out. No specific release date but they are aiming for sometime in 2006.
Midway & Epic Games Announce Unreal Tournament 2007
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2005--
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Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY), a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software, today announced that the latest entry into the Unreal franchise, Unreal Tournament(R) 2007, is now in development. Like its predecessors, Unreal Tournament 2007, is being developed by North Carolina-based, Epic Games Inc. The game will be shown for the first time at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, May 18 - 20, in Midway's booth located at Petree Hall, room 4001.
"Unreal Tournament 2007 is the newest addition to one of, if not the greatest multiplayer PC franchises ever created," said Steve Allison, chief marketing officer, Midway. "UT2007 will be a major evolution for the Unreal series. Fans will be blown away by the next generation gameplay, modifiability and visuals that Epic's Unreal Engine 3 technology will bring to the franchise. Without question this will be the most visually stunning and in-depth Unreal Tournament game to-date."
"We feel confident that Unreal Tournament 2007 will deliver on Epic's promise to gamers to develop only the highest quality and most innovative titles using our cutting-edge Unreal Engine 3 technology," said Mark Rein, vice president and co-founder, Epic Games. "Unreal fans should rest assured that UT2007 will indeed raise the bar for not only the UT franchise but for all FPS titles, PC or console."
The latest entry into the Unreal franchise, Unreal Tournament 2007, will blow fans away with the gameplay, modifiability and visuals that Epic's Unreal(R) Engine 3 technology will deliver. Unreal Tournament 2007 is scheduled for release in 2006 for the PC.