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What: NVIDIA today announced that Biart Studio, a leading computer game development company based in the Russia “Silicon Valley”, has adopted NVIDIA® PhysX® technology for its upcoming game, U-Wars.
U-Wars is a sci-fi tactical shooter for the PC and Xbox360 with the action taking place in the near future. The local conflicts are growing into larger ones, spreading the terrorist threat and tensions around the globe. NATO countries are combining efforts to destroy the most dangerous and powerful of terrorist organization, known as the Golden Hawk. Formed in the end of 20th century, Golden Hawk possesses huge resources that are coming out of drug distribution, slaves and weapon smuggling.
The player will take command of an elite Navy Seals squad, accomplishing covert operations both on land and underwater. With NVIDIA PhysX technology, Biart Studio have designed a game with highly destructible environments, immersive storylines with expressive characters, and a huge choice of tactical equipment, including a variety of weapons, jetpack suits, and submarines. On the PC, the physics effects are also hardware accelerated by any CUDA-enabled GPU, including NVIDIA GeForce® 8800 GTX or higher.
The NVIDIA PhysX development solution consists of a robust physics engine, API, and middleware designed to give developers and animators unprecedented creative control over the look of their final in-game interactivity by allowing them to author and preview physics in real time. PhysX technology works across all major gaming platforms, including Nintendo Wii, Playstation 3, Xbox 360, and the PC.
When: U-Wars will be available in Q4 of 2009.
Where: U-Wars with hardware PhysX acceleration will be available on a PC near you. For more information on U-Wars, please visit: http://www.uwar-game.com/.
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Bryan Del Rizzo
NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce graphics products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro graphics products, and the high-performance computing market with its Tesla™ computing solutions products. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com.
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