COLUMBIA, SC – SpeedTree ® will be a regular feature in coming years in games developed by TECMO KOEI GAMES CO., LTD. Warriors Orochi 3, as well as multiple platform versions of Dynasty Warriors 7, will include IDV’s award-winning vegetation software.
“SpeedTree has been essential for both modeling and efficiently rendering beautiful trees and plants,” said Akihiro Suzuki, Producer at TECMO KOEI GAMES CO., LTD. “There is no better solution for delivering fantastic, natural environments to our players.”
TECMO KOEI CANADA Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, has also licensed SpeedTree, for 2007’s Fatal Inertia and Warriors: Legends of Troy, which came out in 2011.
TECMO KOEI GAMES CO., LTD. is a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds, PCs and digital download content based Yokohama, Japan, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive® and Ninja Gaiden® series, KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors® franchises. On April 1, 2009, TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD was established as a result of the TECMO, LTD. and KOEI Co., Ltd. merger. More information about TECMO KOEI GAMES, visit www.gamecity.ne.jp (Japanese only)
SpeedTree for Games, winner of the 2005 Front Line Award for middleware, delivers beautiful, amazingly natural real-time trees and plants with seamless LOD transitions, an array of lighting, physics & wind effects, and an SDK programmed to support any level of engine integration. SpeedTree includes SpeedTree Modeler, a Windows application used in the 2009 movie Avatar that offers a unique hybrid of hand and procedural modeling options. For more information about SpeedTree, visit www.speedtree.com.
Interactive Data Visualization, Inc. (IDV) develops software products with a focus on real-time three dimensional applications for the game development, visual simulation, engineering visualization, and animation industries. IDV, a privately held corporation, was founded in 1999 in Columbia, South Carolina. For more information about IDV, visit www.idvinc.com