Stonetrip and Axis3D set up ShiVa3D sales&support programme in China

SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France– Tuesday, December 7th– Stonetrip, the leading 3D engine studio for games and 3D applications, has announced a partnership with Axis3D, one of the biggest distributors of middleware in China.

The partnership means that Stonetrip’s 3D game engine, ShiVa3D, will be distributed in China and Taiwan by Axis3D. Axis3D will also be responsible for establishing and running training and support programmes in the region. The company has long experience in technology sales and support in the region.

“Axis3D has unparalleled expertise and in-depth knowledge of the Chinese market, and we are highly honoured to be working with them,” says Philip Belhassen, CEO of Stonetrip.“Together we can provide the tools and support which will make ShiVa3D the essential cross-platform game engine for the Chinese development community.”

“There is a wealth of games programming talent in China and Taiwan, and working with Stonetrip and ShiVa3D makes us ideally placed to reach games designers and developers looking for the best way to bring their creations to market quickly and efficiently on all platforms,” says Alex Wu, CEO of Axis3D.

About the ShiVa3D Engine

ShiVa3D is the developers’ tool of choice for easily creating amazing 3D real-time applications and games for Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Facebook, iPhone, Android, iPad, Wii and HP webOS. It is a powerful development platform for creators of 3D real-time applications and games and enables creators to quickly bring high-quality content to market. ShiVa3D has a strong support team behind it that is responsive, creative and experienced in game development on all platforms. The company continues to add additional support for new and emerging platforms under a single licence strategy and extends ShiVa3D’s functionality to continually meet the needs of its more than 36,000 licensed developers. A comparison of the different versions of ShiVa3D can be found here:


    <*>Create any genre of game in a fraction of the time <*>Cross-platform game engine designed for next-generation game development <*>Delivers all the rendering, animation, special effects and programming features needed to create any game with ease <*>Optimised graphical engine with dynamic lighting and shadows, reflection and skinning <*>Unified authoring tool compiles source generated by the editor into an executable application for all supported platforms <*>Simulate input and user interface on mobile platforms with the Device Input Simulator <*>Integrated industry standard plug-ins extend engine capabilities <*>Built-in path finding <*>Integrated ODE physics engine <*>High-level development using Lua language <*>Games can be coded completely in C++/Cocoa/Objective-C. <*>WYSIWYG Editor <*>Free Engine evaluation and SDK <*>No publishing fees <*>Single licence for all platforms

About Stonetrip

Stonetrip is a leading 3D engine company for games and 3D applications founded in 2003. Headquartered in Sophia-Antipolis, France, the company designs and supports ShiVa3D, the developers’ tool of choice for easily creating amazing 3D real-time applications and games for Windows, Mac OS, Web, Linux, Facebook, Wii, iPhone, iPad, HP webOS and Android. The company is focused on delivering a powerful platform for creators through its industry leading technology that continues to make it easier to achieve high quality in less time with the greatest compatibility. Stonetrip continues to add additional platforms to the ShiVa platform as it extends its reach to new markets.

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