According to the good folks at Android Central, major mobile gaming developer Gameloft has announced that it is partnering with long-time game developer Epic Games — known most recently for the controversial shooter Bulletstorm — to bring four games (which have not yet been specified) powered by the Unreal Engine 3 to the Android platform. The first two titles are due sometime this year and the other two are due in 2012, hopefully before the world ends.
The Unreal Engine 3 is a very popular and powerful game development platform, and it was recently shown running on Android hardware such as the LG Optimus 2X. It also powers some very popular games, such as the aforementioned Bulletstorm, the Gears of War series, DC Universe Online, the Mass Effect series and many more. It will be interesting to see which titles get ported to Android, or if Gameloft announces all-new titles. We’ll be keeping an eye on this partnership for more developments.
Besides Android, Gameloft will also be developing titles for the iOS and the Playstation Network as well.