GAITHERSBURG, MD - March 11, 2010
Simutronics today announced that Idea Fabrik is licensing HeroEngine for its upcoming flagship virtual world game, Echoverse. The game will combine real life and digital life as players create their own echo in the universe, enabling a revolutionary array of commerce and entertainment opportunities.
“With development studios in Austin and Kiev, we needed an engine that would work seamlessly across the globe,” said John Jenkins, CEO/ CFO of Idea Fabrik." HeroEngine provides our team with necessary tools to work together in real-time, drastically reducing our development time.”
HeroEngine alters the traditional development process by allowing development teams around the globe to collaborate in real-time. The engine has been licensed for a variety of projects including BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic.
Simutronics Corp. has 20 years of expertise in the business of multiplayer online games, developing innovative original entertainment and technology solutions. The company's two divisions, HeroEngine and Simutronics Games, focus on technology development and licensing and the creation of original games, respectively.
HeroEngine is the world’s only 3D online agile development platform that supports real-time development and collaboration, reducing time and cost to market for virtual worlds and MMO (massively-multiplayer online) games. Licensees include BioWare (Star Wars: The Old Republic), ZeniMax Online, and many more around the world who demand a better process for developing and maintaining online worlds.
Joe Ziemer, TriplePoint for Simutronics