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Unreal Engine Headed to Android?

Mark Rein, VP of Epic Games has unofficially announced via Twitter that their Unreal Engine will make its way towards Android at some point in the near future.  Pop the champagne bottles?  For the non-gaming crowd, just understand that this is well, “epic.”  Epic is in charge of the Unreal Tournament and Gears of War franchises which have been globally popular in both PC and console gaming circles and also happen to be known for ridiculously amazing graphics.  Let’s just say that an Unreal Engine backed game on an Android tablet with a Tegra processor might just be orgasmic.  (Is that SFW?)

And an Unreal Engine game running on a Tegra Android tablet:

Anyone feel like firing up some UT99?  (Cheers Justin.)

Via:  Droid Gamers

  • minuzle

    I will agree that the original Unreal Tournament was ahead of its time, can you dodge(lunge) in MW 1/2 :D

  • minuzle

    UT99… oh the memories

  • 1lionmurrill

    Touch screen gaming is a cool option on the go, but its really not that fun.

    Maybe a Droid X with a small d-pad and one button. That sure would change everything.

  • Jdstell

    “Anyone feel like firing up some UT99?”

    I would, except I'm too busy pwning people in Halo Reach at the moment.

  • Justin

    Oh yeah!

  • Darkwing_Duck

    Hmmm, This will be almost as good when I played Quake on my D1…

  • sc4fpse

    Sh*t just got unreal.

  • ReebX

    Hmm, think I'll stick to pc for my 3d gaming. Nothing on a touch screen compares to keyboard + mouse for control.

  • http://twitter.com/storm34x Daniel Archibald

    SEVENTH!!! lol

  • El El Kool J

    well this is a closer step to seeing games made for an Android OS on a desktop or laptop… :) bye bye windows

  • Eric

    UT best 1st person shooter ever.

    • motograter7

      you may want to pick up a game called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 1 and 2.

      • xFenixKnightx

        And Halo Reach ;)

      • Eric

        no way UT was way ahead of them all and still is so much faster and smother.

      • minuzle

        I will agree that the original Unreal Tournament was ahead of its time, can you dodge(lunge) in MW 1/2 :D

    • Jdstell

      You might to pick up a game called Half-Life 2.

  • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

    Ewww…put on some SHOES you HIPPIE!!!!! lol

  • http://twitter.com/TonyG916 Tony Garza

    my production at work has been on a constant downward slope since i first bought the droid….this might get me fired now.

  • wowow

    this is unreal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • PyroHoltz

    I do want me some wicked gaming on the Android platform.