Fork Particle Announces Fork Particle Mobile SDK Free Particle Effects Middleware for iOS

(Pleasanton, CA)- January, 10, 2013 – Enabling real-time particle effects in 2D and 3D games for the Apple iPhone and iPad, Fork Particle, the Pleasanton, California-based leader of particle effects technology for games and simulations, announced the release of Fork Particle Mobile SDK for Apple iOS. Fork Particle Mobile is free for personal and commercial use.

Fork Particle Mobile SDK for iOS is designed for rapid content creation by a wide range of game developers – from casual to power users.  This new addition to the library of Fork Particle applications enables quick delivery of high-quality particle effects including:

*             Magic effects

*             Fire effects

*             Explosions

*             Smoke

*             Rain effects

*             Fountain effects

*             Fog effects

*             Firework effects

“Particle effects created with the Fork Particle toolkit add polish to graphics in mobile game products,” said Fork Particle Founder and CEO Noor Khawaja. “Those effects markedly improve visual quality and provide a unique realism to bring out the awe in game play.”

Fork Particle Mobile SDK for iOS is a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) solution. This software development kit (SDK) consists of two major components: Fork Particle Runtime and Fork Particle Studio particle effects editor. By bringing the Fork Particle effect assets you create into your game project, the Fork Particle Runtime engine displays the particle effect as you see it in Fork Particle Studio.

Fork Particle Runtime offers plug-and-play particle engine integration with support for OpenGL ES 1.1 and OpenGL ES 2.0. The lean, high performance engine has an easily-customizable modular architecture. Integration is as simple as adding a few lines of code. Developers can access the program interface to modify or replace particle system behaviour and display functionality.

The Fork Particle Studio effects editor is an efficient easy-to-use method for creating high-quality particle effects including 2D and 3D modes to facilitate content creation for all types of iOS games.

“We are excited to bring our solution to mobile developers, “said Khawaja.  “This new application enables developers to add particle effects to their game products to ensure optimal graphics quality, even as part of the most challenging of production schedules. “

He added, “It is superb technology that’s easy to use and a quick way to incorporate fantastic game particle effects from a simple magic effect to multi-stage explosions.”

To download the free version of Fork Particle Mobile SDK for iOS, and for product information, visit the <> .

About Fork Particle

Fork Particle is the leading tools and middleware provider of advanced real-time particle effects simulation technology and authoring solutions to video games and simulator software developers. The Fork Particle solution streamlines particle effects production and enables developers to create next generation visual effects to enhance the graphics quality of their products. The Fork Particle technology is licensed by Microsoft, Sony, Take Two Interactive, and other major game developers. <> .


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