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Mind-Blowingly Perfect Water Simulation Is Now A Reality

Simulating the physics of water has always been tricky, and game engines sometimes still have to use dodgy mechanics to make it feel real. But the above demonstration of this new fluid simulation technique proves that slowly but surely we're getting there. » 4/23/13 8:30am 4/23/13 8:30am

Nvidia's good at blowing stuff up. In this video, we can see them apply that to games—in this case, Adhesive Games' currently-in-open-beta mech shooter, Hawken. From rock chunk-clouds and swirly, shiny particles to full-scale level destruction, it's all there, and it all looks fabulously chaotic (and crazy fun). » 4/18/13 6:40am 4/18/13 6:40am

Borderlands 2 PC Does Amazing Things with Nvidia's GPU PhysX

During last week's GeForce Kepler Editor's Day event, Gearbox founder and CEO Randy Pitchford appeared in video form to show off what Borderlands 2 can do with Nvidia's GPU accelerated PhysX. It's rather gorgeous. » 4/02/12 9:30am 4/02/12 9:30am

NVIDIA Shows Off a PC Batman: Arkham City Well Worth Waiting For

! While console players are busy exploring everything Batman: Arkham City has to offer, PC gamers have to wait until November 15 to don the cape and cowl. NVIDIA gives them something to look forward to with a video showing off how PhysX makes with the dust and clutter. » 10/19/11 1:20pm 10/19/11 1:20pm

How PhysX Makes Batman: Arkham Asylum Better

Now that many of us have experienced Batman: Arkham Asylum on the console, let's see if it was worth delaying the PC version to add support for NVIDIA's PhysX technology. » 9/01/09 4:20pm 9/01/09 4:20pm

Everybody Loves PhysX

NVIDIA went a little press release crazy this morning, announcing that Sega, Capcom, GRIN, and 8monkey Labs have all turned to NVIDIA's PhysX technology to make their games better. » 4/28/09 10:40am 4/28/09 10:40am

PlayStation 3 Gets Free PhysX From Nvidia

Game developers may find PlayStation 3 development a bit more attractive today, thanks to the generosity of Nvidia. The graphics chip manufacturer is offering its PhysX tech to developers as a free download. » 3/17/09 9:20pm 3/17/09 9:20pm

Mirror's Edge With And Without Awesome PhysX Effects

Remember that fantastic Mirror's Edge trailer dripping with snazzy PhysX eye-candy? The differences may not have been clear enough to the casual observer, something DICE, EA, and NVIDIA hope to change. » 12/09/08 9:00pm 12/09/08 9:00pm

PC Mirror's Edge Uses PhysX To Awesome Effect

The reason for DICE delaying the PC release » 11/19/08 8:20pm 11/19/08 8:20pm of Mirror's Edge may be a little clearer. DICE are retooling the PC version with enhanced graphics and - video card permitting - the NVIDIA PhysX engine to allow more accurate physics modelling of the virtual cityscape and the many, many things that can realistically fall…

NVIDIA Unleashes PhysX For GeForce 8 and Up

Graphics card manufacturer NVIDIA bought PhysX cards creators AGEIA back in February, promising a free upgrade to existing GeForce 8 and above cards using their CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture) interface down the line. Well we are now sufficiently down the line, as NVIDIA has released the first of many… » 8/12/08 11:20am 8/12/08 11:20am

NaturalMotion Teams With Nvidia

Game developers and publishers should have no trouble at all creating realistic worlds and populating them with realistic people as NaturalMotion and NVIDIA announce a partnership that pairs the former's morpheme animation engine with the latter's PhysX technology in one powerful force of realistically moving goodness. » 6/11/08 5:30pm 6/11/08 5:30pm