Threewave software, a game development company based in Vancouver, B.C. that helped to bring us [i]Doom[/i] and [i]Unreal[/i] , and Valve, who brought us Dr. Breen's bald head and Alyx's jeans, have entered into a bargain with each other. It is a licensing agreement whereby Threewave will be able to utilize Valve's Source engine for it's upcoming games on the PC. No actual release dates have been announced but there are plans in the works for a new FPS game that utilizes the Source engine and will enhance the nature of the multiplayer FPS games that Threewave specializes in. The CEO of Threewave Software, Dan Irish, had this to say.
“While planning our next project, we evaluated all the leading game engines, and Valve’s Source was the ideal fit for Threewave’s direction,” “As we move into our sponsored content initiatives – particularly episodic content – we know that Source provides some of the best new features available. Valve’s industry-leading support and Threewave’s technical expertise, are a winning combination for creating the very best experiences for gamers worldwide.”
Gabe Newell, the president and co founder of Valve, offered this statement: “It’s a compliment to have a talented team such as Threewave licensing our software as a core part of their business strategy,” “The trust they have put in Valve speaks highly of Source’s capabilities, and we look forward to seeing some exciting innovations in sponsored content from Threewave Software.”
So, there you have it. More things to look forward to on the horizon. For more details about further developments that stem from this deal keep tuning in right here at MyGamer.com