Natick, MA based Vivox, Inc. announced a new partnership with Epic Games this week. As part of Epic’s Integrated Partners Program (IPP), Vivox’s voice technology will be integrated with Epic’s Unreal Engine 3. Publishers and developers licensing Unreal Engine 3 will now have immediate access to Vivox’s voice service, making voice integration with UE3 powered games quick, simple and cost-effective. Check out the press release on Vivox’s site.

To give you a bit more background on this local company, Vivox is the “leading provider of community-building voice services for online games and virtual worlds. Supporting millions of users in more than 180 countries, the Vivox Network is the world’s largest voice network for gamers. Vivox customers include online game and virtual world developers and publishers such as CCP Games, Icarus Studios, Linden Lab, NCsoft, Sony Online Entertainment and Wizards of the Coast.”