Nintendo to offer physics and animation tech to studios worldwide as tools for future console

GDC: Havok secures Wii U deal

Tools company Havok has entered into a deal with Nintendo that will see the former’s middleware used by Wii U developers the world over.

The agreement, which focuses specifically on the Havok Physics and Havok Animation solutions, will give the development community access to the Havok technology especially to create htitles for the forthcoming console.

“We are very excited to be at the forefront of the new platform,” said David Coghlan, managing director of Havok. “We are honoured to be providing Havok technology to Wii U developers in order to create great games in all genres. Gamers around the world expect high-fidelity realism and want to immerse themselves into new gaming experiences.

"This license agreement will give game developers everywhere easy access to Havok’s industry-leading technology. We are sure this license agreement will result in the creation of great interactive experiences for consumers on the Wii U platform!”

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