New Footage Of Havok Gaming Engine running on Windows Phone 8November 4, 2012 No Comments
With the BUILD conference now over, MSDN has made available their full collection of seminars online. During the “Windows Phone 8: Native C/C++ Game Development” held October 30 2012, by speakers Sam George and havoks own Ross Odwyer, we get to see havok running on the Windows Phone at pretty decent frames. For those who aren’t aware of havok’s presence in gaming community, their unique engine was used in several top quality consoles titles including “Assassin’s Creed: Revelations”, “The Elder Scrolls® V: Skyrim” and ”Uncharted: Golden Abyss”, just to name a few. At around the 9 minute mark, we begin to see a demo of havok running on our beloved platform along with some of the development process of the gaming engine and possibilities on Windows Phone platform. Check it out below!
You asked for it, and we are in the business of empowering our developers! Now you can build games leveraging the same C/C++ source you leverage to deliver games on other platforms. This session will introduce you to the implementation of native C/C++ programming for building Windows Phone games.
More About havok :
Havok has over 12 years of experience servicing the most demanding technical requirements for leading customers in the commercial games and entertainment industry. Havok’s combination of superior technology and dedication to delivering industry leading support to its customers has led to the company’s technologies being used in over 500 of the best known and award-winning titles including Guild Wars 2, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, The Elder Scrolls® V: Skyrim™, Uncharted: Golden Abyss™, Warhammer® 40,000: Space Marine®, & L.A. Noire™.Havok works in partnership with the world’s best known publishers, developer studios and developer teams, including Microsoft Games Studios®, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., THQ®, Ubisoft®, Rockstar, EA, Bethesda, Insomniac, Relic, Bungie, Naughty Dog, and Guerrilla. Havok’s cross-platform, professionally supported technology is available for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PC Games for Windows, *Windows Phone 8, *Windows 8 PlayStation Vita®, Wii™, Wii U™, Android™, iOS, Apple Mac OS and Linux.
Pretty cool stuff indeed! For those who are unaware, the recently announced Modern Combat 4 is said to be running on havok as well!. This video is just more proof, that Microsoft is on the road to creating the best mobile gaming experience around!(an Xbox phone… maybe so)..mbgw
*-Added by MBGW