Havok celebrates domination of BAFTA games shortlist

Popular tools and tech power 27 nominations
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27 nominations for the 2009 GAME British Academy Video Games Awards are for games built using Havok technology, the company has revealed today.

“The significant amount of nominations Havok-built games received speaks volumes for our technical leadership and clear differentiation in the market,” said David O’Meara, managing director of Havok.

“Havok continues to offer the highest-quality and most comprehensive set of cross-platform modular tools available today, which makes Havok the solutions provider of choice for top-tier developers worldwide. Havok enables game studios of any size the ability to deliver more compelling gameplay, character interaction and physical effects in less time with substantial cost-effectiveness.”

Nominated games that harness Havok tools include Assassin's Creed, Prince of Persia, Fable II, Fallout 3, Guitar Hero: World Tour and Motorstorm: Pacific Rift.

Havok's physics middleware is currently included in over 200 games, and is already in use for 65 games slated for release in 2009.