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PhysX Card

http://www.gamespot.com/news/2005/03/08/news_6119895.html

Can I have a mod move this to off topic please?

Is that not the coolest thing ever?

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  • KoddoKoddo Member Posts: 151

    Very interesting and promising. I just don't like that it only works with games with a specific engine...

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  • disstressdisstress Member Posts: 417

    http://www.ageia.com/technology.html

    ^the offical site

    Warhammer will be using the engine that utilizes the technology.



    GEIA and Mythic Entertainment Sign Licensing Agreement for AGEIA physX Technology

    Mythic to use AGEIA physX SDK in upcoming Warhammer MMO, providing total immersiveness and stunning effects for players using AGEIA physX processor

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – August 25, 2005 – AGEIA™ Technologies, Inc., the pioneer in hardware-accelerated physics for games, and Mythic Entertainment, developer and publisher of massively-multiplayer online role-playing games including Dark Age of Camelot, today announced a publisher-wide licensing agreement in which Mythic can fully exploit the power of AGEIA physXTM technology in developing its massively-multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPG).

    Mythic will make extensive use of the AGEIA physX SDK in developing its upcoming MMORPG based on the legendary Warhammer fantasy world. One of the most enduring fantasy games in history, Warhammer will be released as an MMO for the first time in 2007. Players who have PCs equipped with the AGEIA physX processor will experience never-before-seen levels of online immersiveness, along with stunning effects and rich interactivity.

    "At Mythic, we strive to continually upgrade our technology and improve the game experience for our online communities, and AGEIA's physX technology adds a new dimension that will make Warhammer an incredible online adventure," said Mark Jacobs, president and CEO of Mythic Entertainment. "With this agreement with AGEIA, we're confident that we can continue to surprise and challenge our customers with new levels of immersion and realism in all of our upcoming titles."

    "Mythic Entertainment is a proven leader in the rapidly growing market for online games, and an excellent partner for introducing AGEIA physX technology to this target audience," said Kathy Schoback, vice president of content acquisition at AGEIA. "With the dedication and talent of the Mythic team, we have high expectations for what they can achieve with Warhammer using the AGEIA physX SDK and the AGEIA physX processor."

    The AGEIA physX processor is the first and only dedicated physics processor on the market, and provides gamers with a much greater depth of physical interactivity than software-only physics. Developers and publishers who license the AGEIA physX SDK can create environments and effects that far surpass anything previously available in games. The AGEIA physX processor will be available on PC add-in boards in late 2005.


  • ElapsedElapsed Member UncommonPosts: 2,329

    It's not so cool when you consider it as another $250 to shell out on computer parts. I won't be getting one anytime soon.

    Also if you goto Ageia web site they have demos that you can play, which shows you exactly what their physics can do. You don't need the PhysX card, the drivers work on any PC.

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