Unreal Engine 3 Technology Unveiled on the iPhone

Gears of War for iPhone?

December 23, 2009 – Epic Games has unveiled a version of Unreal Engine 3 – the tech behind Gears of War – for the iPhone 3GS.

Epic plans to license out the technology, which could lead to iPhone versions of games such as Gears of War, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Bioshock and Mass Effect, all of which are based on Unreal Engine 3 technology.

The engine will work with the iPhone 3GS and the third-generation iPod Touch, but won’t be compatible with earlier versions of the iPhone owing to the large amount of processing power needed to run the engine.

The video below shows how the engine will work with the iPhone’s touch screen controls – and it’s certainly whetted our appetite for Gears of War on the go…