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Nvidia tech demo: destroy everything you touch

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 27, 2013 12:10pm PDT

Oh, tech demos! So fancy, so shiny, and so unlike any game we'll get to play for years. So come, watch Nvidia's new demo of smashing an amphitheatre to dynamic pieces in real-time, shown at the Game Developers Conference this week, and dream of all the games based upon this ...


"The error message on release day; Could connect to servers, please try again later."

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Hawken trailer demonstrates PhysX shinies

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 31, 2013 6:00am PST

The physics acceleration revolution may have failed long ago, but Nvidia's keeping the dream alive for romantics by cramming its PhysX tech into games whenever it can. A new Hawken trailer shows the fancy particle effects PhysX enables in the free-to-play stompy mech shooter...


Batman: Arkham City PC edition dated, PhysX effects unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 19, 2011 6:00am PDT

With the console editions of Batman: Arkham City out the Bat-door, a release date and shiny PhysX effects have been announced for the delayed PC version. It'll hit on November 15, crammed full of lovely particles.


"LOL so an 8800 gt runs the game just as well as a 560 ? Except you get flying paper and debris? ..."

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Mafia 2 Gets PhysX, 3D Vision Support

By Chris Faylor, May 18, 2010 1:00pm PDT

All three versions of Mafia II--PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360--will use NVIDIA's PhysX physics technology, publisher 2K Games announced today,...


"Trying to tell someone this when they don't even realism the difference in architectures is ..."

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Preview: Dark Void's PC-Exclusive 3D and PhysX Effects in Action

By Garnett Lee, Jan 08, 2010 6:50am PST

In their suite at CES, publisher Capcom showed off the finished PC version


"i will definely buy this game and so should YOU.The devs could easily have released a run of the ..."

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Batman PC Trailer Highlights PhysX Effects

By Chris Faylor, Sep 01, 2009 2:35pm PDT

What, you thought that the trailer train would stop just because Batman: Arkham Asylum arrived on consoles last week? Why, that notion is almost as mad as The Joker himself. Instead of focusing on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 editions, the lat


"Any 8 series or later card will do physx, I wonder how big of a card you really need for it? ..."

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Batman: Arkham Asylum PC Delayed, Gets PhysX

By Chris Faylor, Aug 06, 2009 7:50am PDT

Once expected to hit alongside the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions on August 25, the PC release of Batman: Arkham Asylum has been pushed back...


"Noticed that too. Very stupid of them. But oh well, it's less than a month apart. Not as bad as ..."

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Nvidia Adds Free PhysX Support to Graphics Cards via Drivers, Can't Wait for Customers to 'Get Wet'

By Chris Faylor, Aug 12, 2008 9:34am PDT

While ATI launches new hardware, rival Nvidia today released a new set of drivers that adds support for AGEIA's PhysX physics acceleration...


"Warmonger is a terrible, terrible game. The AI is embarassingly bad, the game only has 4 ..."

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Nvidia Adding PhysX Processing to Existing GPUs Next Week, Developers Line Up with Support

By Nick Breckon, Aug 06, 2008 1:53pm PDT

Hardware manufacturer Nvidia is set to add PhysX support to several lines of its graphics cards on August 12, according to Tech Report....


"Swirling clouds of snow are cute but I hope to see the "real" PhysX capabilities in the near ..."

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Evening Reading

By Steve Gibson, Feb 14, 2008 6:27pm PST

So we played around with the ShackCast some today and decided we just dont like the format. We're thinking about reframing the whole thing. Some...


"yeah. just to add to this subthread, i wanted to warn anyone about grinding, please stop. you ..."

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GeForce 8 Cards to Gain PhysX Engine Support

By Chris Faylor, Feb 14, 2008 9:25am PST

Hardware manufacturer Nvidia, which just purchased physics technology developer AGEIA, is porting AGEIA's PhysX engine software to run on its...


"Once Nvidia releases a demo of this showing real-time boob physics in action it will take off ..."

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Nvidia to Acquire AGEIA, Plans PhysX Integration

By Nick Breckon, Feb 04, 2008 3:06pm PST

Hardware manufacturer Nvidia today announced its plans to acquire physics technology developer AGEIA, with the company stating it will integrate...


"Real-time ray tracing would probably only require even more specialized purpose-optimized ..."

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Warmonger - Operation: Downtown Destruction Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 28, 2007 12:33pm PST

Now available at FileShack is Warmonger - Operation: Downtown Destruction, the free Unreal Engine 3 powered multiplayer shooter from Auto Assault...


"hey this demo runs on max with a gateway fx laptop. 2 duo core 4 gigs ram 1 gig nvidia geforce m ..."

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Warmonger Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 20, 2007 8:15am PST

Warmonger, Operation: Downtown Destruction Update Interview on RPG Vault asks team leader Chris Sherland for the 411 on this PhysX powered shooter.


Warmonger Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 10, 2007 6:26am PDT is where you can find a Warmonger: Operation Downtown Destruction, offering hands-on impressions of the PhysX accelerated shooter.