Epic Games announced they have selected Novodex AG, creators of the industry acclaimed NovodeX Physics SDK to provide advanced physics and simulation technology for their Unreal Engine technology.
"The NovodeX Physics SDK provides a rock-solid foundation for physics and simulation in the Unreal Engine,” said Tim Sweeney, CEO Epic Games. “NovodeX’s combination of raw performance and advanced functionality will allow Unreal to continue to raise the bar for spectacular effects and kick-ass gameplay.
About Epic Games:
Epic Games Inc, based in Raleigh , NC and established in 1991, is a developer of cutting-edge computer and video games and 3D engine technology. The company is best known as the creator of hit PC 3D action games Unreal and Unreal Tournament , award-winning blockbusters having each sold more than 1 million copies each. Games created with the Unreal Engine include: 2002 Console Game of the Year winner: Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell TM (on PC and console platforms) from Ubi Soft, PC Gamer's 2000 Game of the Year: Deus Ex from Ion Storm/Eidos, America's Army from the United States Army, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (PC) from Electronic Arts – and many others. Prior to their 3D success, Epic Games was well known for the hit shareware games Jill of the Jungle , Jazz Jackrabbit and Epic Pinball . Additional information can be obtained through Epic's Web site at http://www.epicgames.com
Switzerland based NovodeX AG is a privately held corporation specializing in game physics middleware. 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. For more information, visit the company's web site at http://www.novodex.com