PhysX News


AGEIA PhysX Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 22, 2006 7:04am PST

PC Perspective has a new AGEIA PhysX physics processor technology preview, offering an overview of what the PPU can do. On FileShack you can find...


"For the most part, I don't really see how this can be all that ground-breaking? Wow, more ..."

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City of Villains To Support PPU

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 21, 2006 11:07am PST

AGEIA today announced that Cryptic Studios will update City of Villains to make use of the PhysX physics accelerator cards that are coming out...


"It won't make it in the mainstream market as a dedicated card. There's no compelling reason ..."

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Bigfoot Found, Creates Network Accelerator

By Chris Remo, Mar 08, 2006 12:15pm PST

Back in the early 90s, dedicated sound cards began popping up on the market, offering better sound quality and MIDI synthesis than existing...


"FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Despite the tremendous advances made in the field of 3D graphics ..."

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By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 27, 2006 4:47am PST

Xzentech has posted a new Q&A with Manju Hegde of AGEIA, asking him about the PhysX phsyics processing unit coming later this year. Thanks GameCloud.


3DMark 06 Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 18, 2006 6:42am PST

Futuremark has released their latest benchmarking tool, 3DMark 06, which you can download from FileShack. The 577mb benchmark program includes new...


"What the hell? 1674 3D Marks on an Athlon 64 @ 2100 mhz w/ a radeon x800XL + 1GB of RAM? Ouch."

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ASUS AGEIA PhysX Card In February

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 23, 2005 3:17am PST

Cool Tech Zone is reporting on ASUS AGEIA PhysX Expansion Card, mentioning that the card has actually been ready for a while now but has not yet...


"Neither BF2, nor any current game for that matter, will get much of an increase from this thing, ..."

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By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 21, 2005 6:17am PST

The World-Gaming Network has posted the latest AGEIA Q&A, asking company CEO Manju Hegde about the upcoming PhysX PPU. Thanks Josh.


"That's a long list of games; but nothing that looks like a real killer app so far and the few ..."

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By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 09, 2005 5:05am PST

New on GameCloud this morning is this AGEIA Q&A, asking company CEO Manju Hegde for an update on his company's PhysX chip and SDK. As for the...


"i would trade the last year years of graphical updates for just one major step forward in game ..."

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Elder Scrolls IV Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 21, 2005 7:56am PDT

Elite Bastards is the latest site with an Elder Scrolls IV Oblivion Q&A, asking Bethesda producer Gavin Carter about the upcoming RPG sequel....


Ageia Acquires Meqon

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 02, 2005 5:12am PDT

This press release announces that Ageia, of the PhysX chip and SDK, has bought Swedish physics middleware developer Meqon. Technology by Meqon was...


"Meqon's better anyway, do any of you remember the physics demo that came out earlier?"

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Interview with Ageia CEO

By Chris Remo, Sep 01, 2005 5:00pm PDT

GameSpot has an intervew up with Manju Hedge, CEO of PhysX developer Ageia. He discusses concerns about dedicated physics processing, Sony's...


Carmack Keynote Info

By Steve Gibson, Aug 15, 2005 11:30am PDT

While we were off goofing around with Shackers Scott Wasson over at TR was taking crazy notes at the John Carmack keynote. He's got a pretty good...


"Yeah, I didn't get that from the article at TechReport: Physics acceleration's prospects ..."

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PhysX Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 17, 2005 7:25am PDT

Over at Gaming Nexus you can find the latest AGEIA Q&A, makers of the PhysX physics chip and NovodeX SDK. VP Andy Keane answers questions about...


"This is not progression, this type of addon for the price they are asking is pure, unbridled ..."

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Asus to make PhysX cards

By Sander Pilon, May 20, 2005 11:16am PDT

Xbits reports that AEGIA has determined the price of the physx cards, those funky new physics-engine accelerators. They will cost between $249 and...


"lol pc gaming dead. It will never happen. Computers have always been way more expensive than ..."

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The New Revolution in Gameplay Physics

By Alec Matias, Apr 14, 2005 7:52am PDT

TeamXbox has a lengthy interview with the CEO of AGEIA Technologies, Manju Hegde, whose company is building the first dedicated Physics Processing...


"It's obvious you have too much time on your hands if you are here."

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