Intel To Acquire Havok

havoklogo.jpgIntel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Havok , a provider of software and services used by digital media creators in game development.

Havok’s 3D software powers online worlds including Linden Lab’s Second Life, as well as a variety of console games on Xbox, Wii and PlayStation.

According to Intel, the acquisition will enable developers in the digital animation and game communities to take advantage of Intel’s innovation and technology leadership in the creation of digital media.

Well known games using the Havok platform include BioShock,” “Stranglehold,” “Halo 2,” “Half Life 2,” “The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion,” “Crackdown,” “Lost Planet: Extreme Condition,” “MotorStorm” and “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.” The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

(via Metaversed)