|09-12-2008, 09:12 PM||#1|
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[TheInquirer.com Processors] EA and 2K add PhysX
Nick Farrell the Inquirer, Tuesday 9 December 2008. 08:35:00
NVidia opens the champers
TROUBLED GRAPHICS OUTFIT NVidia has something to celebrate at last. Top game makers Electronic Arts and 2K Games have announced they will use Nvidia's PhysX technology. PhysX will appear in EA's Mirror's Edge, in which a courier has to outrun armed troops under the command of an oppressive government. Quite why a Postman Pat style game needs PhysX is not clear, particularly when his cat is black and white anyway. The game has come out on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles and will be released in January for PCs. Those who have seen the PhysX version say it shows improved image processing, in which shattering windows spray glass shards, banners flutter, fabric tears and bullets hit walls more realistically....