AGEIA Technologies Shows Off New Hardware-Accelerated Gameplay Physics in NetDevil's Warmonger Plus a Sneak Peek of Extreme PhysX in Epic's Unreal Tournament 3 at the Games Convention 2007 in Leipzig, Germany
Wednesday, 22nd August 2007 at 12:03 pm
Physics leader also ups the ante by rolling out AGEIA PhysX Mobile Technology for Notebook PCs
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.– August 22, 2007– AGEIA™ Technologies, Inc. the pioneer in hardware-accelerated physics for PC games and a leader in console gaming physics, today announced that it will showcase a series of upcoming PhysX powered games and its new AGEIA PhysX Mobile Technology™ at the upcoming Games Convention 2007, Halle 4 G22, August 22-27 in Leipzig, Germany.
Warmonger, Operation: Downtown Destruction is a new generation of FPS from NetDevil. Based on the PhysX-enabled Unreal Engine 3, Warmonger takes PhysX hardware acceleration to new heights. The game features a fully destructible environment, allowing for dynamic game play to emerge from the results of combat. No place is safe to hide and seeking good cover has become a challenge rather than a given. Warmonger leaves players with a strong emotional reaction… its downright scary to play! The game is currently in beta and will be available to consumers in Fall 2007. But those who visit the AGEIA booth at the Games Convention will get hands-on experience now.
Unreal Tournament 3 marks the return of the industry’s premier first-person shooter utilizing the completely new Unreal Engine 3 technology. AGEIA will be showing a sneak peek of PhysX hardware acceleration that will keep Unreal Tournament 3 fans on their toes.
AGEIA will also showcase AGEIA PhysX Mobile Technology. The new AGEIA PhysX 100M Processor is the first and only dedicated physics hardware solution for the ultimate gaming PC notebook. Gamers will now have an uncompromising choice of dedicated PhysX processing power in both gaming desktop and notebook PCs.
“AGEIA has unleashed some of the most compelling game experiences ever seen and we continue to push the envelope of physics in games by driving innovative and immersive gameplay experiences,” said Manju Hegde, CEO or AGEIA.“Gamers should prepare for new levels of PhysX gameplay with exciting games such as NetDevil’s Warmonger and Midway and Epic’s Unreal Tournament 3. And all of this will soon be available in high-performance gaming notebook PCs powered by AGEIA PhysX Mobile Technology.”
AGEIA™ Technologies, Inc., is the pioneer of hardware-accelerated physics for PC games and has developed the world's first dedicated physics processor, the AGEIA PhysX™ processor. The AGEIA PhysX processor powers massive and pervasive real-time interactive worlds that for the first time obey the laws of classical physics. AGEIA provides a world-class cross platform software development kit to simplify advanced physics programming for the PhysX processor, as well next-generation gaming consoles. AGEIA is changing the face of gaming by working with more than sixty leading developers and publishers to deliver the next generation of physically immersive entertainment. The company, headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., is privately-held. For more information visit http://www.ageia.com.
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