Codemasters Revs Up New Engine

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Codemasters has unveiled it’s new in-house engine dubbed EGO. It’s an evolution of the Neon engine powering Colin McRae: DiRT and has been in the works at Central Technology Unit for three years.

EGO, an alternative to Unreal Engine 3 or Source, has taken a good deal of Codemasters’ GBP 40.5 million (USD 8.2 million) investment in boosting design and technology.

Two new flagship titles are powered by EGO; Race Driver: GRID and Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising. Both titles are in development for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Catch screenshots of Race Driver: GRID on FileFront.

Race Driver: GRID is on track for release mid 2008 while players can look for Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising in the later half of 2008.

via Press Release

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4 Comments on Codemasters Revs Up New Engine

Joelteon7

On December 6, 2007 at 6:13 pm

Well GRID certainly looks stunning. My eyes on that one.

Norbit

On December 6, 2007 at 6:31 pm

GBP 40.5 million is actually 82.1m USD.

Fromps

On December 7, 2007 at 12:01 am

ya 82.1m USD is now like 120.4m in CANADA

Perpy12

On December 7, 2007 at 1:48 pm

OFP 2 is gonna fail if its on this engine. Chances are there wwont be a editor which means its going to suck because thats what made OFP good. The modability.