Eidos Montreal announces new game engine




Developer Eidos Montreal has announced a new game engine. The studio behind Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Thief reports that the so-called Dawn Engine is designed specifically for the PC and next generation consoles.

Dawn Engine would be a highly customized version of the Glacier 2 engine of IO Interactive. Eidos Montreal writes that generally the existing engines were familiar, but the possibilities of the company were therefore ‘limited’. There is therefore developed an engine that must meet the needs of Eidos Montreal. For example, claims that the holding, inter alia, the possibilities are in the field of rendering improved and further would also be possible at the level of the programming of the artificial intelligence.

The aim is to enhance the graphics performance of their own games with the engine. In addition, also the gameplay and storylines of a higher level. Eidos Montreal has released a screenshot to show what the engine is capable of. The image could not be further distracted too much, give it to the developer.

Eidos Montreal reports that Dawn Engine will form the basis for all the Deus Ex universe projects. However, the company does not go too deep in the projects it wants to work. However, it is clear that there are links between the games should be.

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