Epic Games has selected Novodex AG, creators of the NovodeX Physics SDK, to provide advanced physics and simulation technology for its Unreal Engine technology.
“The NovodeX Physics SDK provides a rock-solid foundation for physics and simulation in the Unreal Engine," says Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games. "NovodeXs combination of raw performance and advanced functionality will allow Unreal to continue to raise the bar for spectacular effects and kick-ass gameplay."
Raleigh, NC-based Epic Games Inc. is best known as the creator of hit PC 3D action games Unreal and Unreal Tournament, which have each sold more than one million copies. Games created with the Unreal Engine include Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell (PC and console platforms) from Ubi Soft, Deus Ex from Ion Storm/Eidos, America’s Army from the United States Army and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (PC) from Electronic Arts.
Switzerland-based NovodeX AG is a privately held corporation founded in 2001 as a spin-off of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. Its cutting-edge technologies have injected physics into several game engines and industrial applications.