BWF enters into long-term exclusive license with Epic Games, Inc.
Cary, N.C. and Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine (December 12, 2012) – Epic Games, Inc. and Black Wing Foundation (BWF), game development company from Ukraine, Dnepropetrovsk announce a long-term exclusive Unreal Engine license agreement. Under the deal terms, BWF is utilizing Unreal Engine technology for all of their development efforts, starting with the psychological thriller for mobile devices “In Fear I Trust” followed by multiple unannounced titles.
“We have been involved into different projects development on Unreal engine for four years at this point and are really amazed by convenience of the toolset and power of the engine” said Aleksey Savchenko, co-founder and executive producer of BWF “It is also obvious to us, that with cross-platform strategy in mind for digital distribution platforms this is the best technical platform to rely on in a long-shot perspective”.
“Black Wing Foundation have shown themselves to be a skilled and creative studio with their use of the Unreal Engine, and we are delighted they have chosen to adopt our award-winning technology exclusively for all of their projects,” said Mike Gamble, European Territory Manager, Epic Games.
Black Wing Foundation (BWF) is an independent game development company located in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. BWF specializes at full cycle game development with primary focus at mobile and digital distribution platforms. Company aim is to deliver a new, rich and high-quality game experience with extensive narration and gun gameplay to the player. For more information please visit www.bwf-game.com.
About the Unreal Engine
Developed by Epic Games, the award-winning Unreal Engine is known for its cutting-edge graphics, best-of-breed toolset and scalability across major platforms. Operating on nine platforms, including PC, consoles and mobile devices, Unreal Engine 3 is designed to accelerate developers’ productivity for creating high-quality games, applications, training simulations, 3D visualizations, digital films and animated entertainment. Powering hundreds of games and integrated with two dozen leading middleware technologies, Unreal Engine 3 holds more than 20 technology awards, including seven Game Developer Front Line Awards and five Develop Industry Excellence Awards. The Unreal Engine also holds a seat in the Front Line Awards Hall of Fame. Epic recently revealed Unreal Engine 4, winner of multiple Best of E3 2012 awards, which offers unprecedented workflow improvements and graphical capabilities that provide unparalleled accessibility for developers building the next generation of games and applications. For additional information, please visit http://www.unrealengine.com.
About Epic Games
Established in 1991, Epic Games, Inc. develops cutting-edge games and cross-platform game engine technology. The company is responsible for the bestselling “Unreal” series of games, the blockbuster “Gears of War” franchise and the groundbreaking “Infinity Blade” line of mobile games. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology has won dozens of awards and is available for licensing. Epic is continually recruiting top talent for its studios located in North Carolina, Washington, Utah, Maryland, Poland, Korea and Japan. Additional information about Epic can be obtained at http://www.epicgames.com.