Solutions for MMO Developers
Havok arms MMO developers with powerful tools for prototyping and streamlined development such as dynamic time of day, lighting and shadows, forward and deferred rendering, a powerful animation system, as well as samples for character customization and other popular MMO features. Havok technologies has powered many popular MMO titles including Rift, DC Universe Online, Guild Wars 2, and the upcoming Syfy Network MMO Defiance.
A Full Game Engine for Start-to-Finish Development
Havok Vision Engine is a powerful and versatile multi-platform game engine capable of rendering extremely complex scenes at smooth framerates. With the full integration of RakNet as Havok Vision Engine's network engine, networking is fully supported out of the box, with built-in and custom game object properties that can be conveniently synchronized. Havok Vision Engine also has full integration with a suite of other Havok middleware, including Havok Physics for robust collision detection and physical simulation, Havok Behavior for game character development, Havok Cloth for believable garments, flesh, foliage and hair, and Havok Destruction for dynamic destruction and deformation of structures and objects.
Efficient Path Finding and Path Following for Dynamic Game Environments
Havok AI is designed to enable efficient nav mesh generation, pathfinding and path following, and has been optimized to support the most complex and dynamic large-scale environments. Streaming and stitching can connect even larger environments together, and instancing support helps keep a smooth experience for players.
Professional Grade Scripting
Havok Script is the smallest and fastest Lua compatible Virtual Machine designed for console development. With a combination of a faster VM, detailed profiling, and language extensions Havok Script provides significant performance improvements over standard Lua.
Optimized Playback and Real-time Blending of Characters
Havok Animation is a highly flexible development solution that combines traditional animation assets with powerful physical and procedural animation techniques in a single creative environment, allowing you to create characters that move fluidly. Animation's comprehensive animation compression techniques that allow for storage of high quality assets while significantly reducing memory footprint.
Dedicated world-wide support to proactively manage the success of your project and help ensure your team gets the most out of Havok’s technologies.