Leading games technology company Havok has today announced that it has entered into a worldwide license agreement with Nintendo, to make Havok Physics and Havok Animation available to studios around the world who are developing for Nintendo’s forthcoming Wii U console. This is very exciting news indeed for Nintendo fans, as Havok’s technologies have been used in over 500 of the best-known and award-winning games including the likes of Uncharted 3, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine and L.A. Noire. Havok’s products have also been used to drive special effects in such movies as Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, Watchmen, and The Matrix. Such an agreement will help those developers around the world bring high-fidelity, immersive games to the Wii U.


“We are very excited to be at the forefront of the new platform,” said David Coghlan, Managing Director of Havok. “We are honored 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!”
Source: Havok