With popular game titles such as Gears of War and Batman: Arkham City, the Unreal Engine platform is widely known for its realistic gaming experience.
Divisions of the U.S. government have taken notice but killing subterranean creatures and beating up the Joker's thugs are hardly skills that apply to the real world.
With the help of Virtual Heroes, a teaching software developer, the Unreal platform will soon provide a more practical learning experience, one that will assist in the training of U.S. army medics and FBI agents.
"By using Epic's Unreal Engine 3, some United States government agencies like the FBI and U.S. Army are hoping to give their employees tools for virtually practicing their skills in a more realistic environment and better prepare them to save lives," reveals Jonathan Fincher in a Gizmag piece.
"With the new agreement, Epic Games (creator of the Unreal platform) and Virtual Heroes, a division of Applied Research Associates, Inc., are establishing the UnrealRead More »from Unreal gaming engine licenced to train FBI, U.S. army medics