IPKeys Technologies, creator of government-contracted military simulators, announced today that it has partnered with Epic to produce its next batch of tools. The use of Unreal Engine 3 should ensure that troops will be training in good looking virtual environments with excellently rendered bulging neck muscles, if IPKeys so chooses. More importantly, the engine has allowed them to include a very flexible mission editor that could open up new possibilities for PC gaming's hardcore milsim set.
IPKeys flagship product, IGAME, is designed to simulate scenarios involving IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices), but the bullet points for the program's mission creator reveal its very broad potential in the hands of modders:
We don't have any info on a civilian retail license for the software yet, but if we do ever get our hands on it, IGAME could be a competitor to Bohemia's long-dominant Arma franchise.