Havok® Congratulates the Nominees and Winners at the 18th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards

SAN FRANCISCO – February 20, 2015 – Havok®, a leading provider of AAA game development technology, extends congratulations to all the winners from the 2015 D.I.C.E. awards. Special congratulations to Destiny, Super Smash Bros. Wii U and Mario Kart 8. The big winner of the night, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor earned 8 total awards, and the prestigious Game of the Year honor went to Dragon Age: Inquisition. Collectively, these winners represent the pinnacle of technologically ambitious AAA games.

Havok acknowledges the following D.I.C.E. Award winners:

  • Destiny – Activision (Outstanding Achievement in Online, Music Composition, Sound Design and Action Game of the Year)
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Electronic Arts (RPG/MMO Game of the Year, Game of the Year)
  • Mario Kart 8 – Nintendo of America (Racing Game of the Year)
  • Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Adventure Game of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Animation, Technical Achievement, Narrative, Character, Innovation in Gaming, Game Design and Game Direction)
  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U – Nintendo of America (Fighting Game of the Year)

“The team at Havok is honored to work with the world’s best AAA game developers, and we’re incredibly proud to see the work of some of our partners so richly rewarded at D.I.C.E.,” Says Brian Waddle, VP of Sales and Marketing of Havok. “Studios who produce games such as these stand at the cutting edge of gaming and it is great to see the industry acknowledge this direction. We look forward to meeting with friends both old and new at GDC to chart the path for future AAA success and to celebrate Havok’s 15 year Anniversary.”

Havok will be exhibiting at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2015 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA on March 2-6, 2015 in Business Meeting Room #2822.
For further information, developers can visit www.havok.com.

About Havok®
As a leading provider of game development technologies, Havok has over 15 years of experience servicing the most demanding technology requirements for leading game developers. A combination of superior technology and dedication to delivering unparalleled support to its customers has led to the company’s technologies being used in over 500 titles including top franchises such as Halo, The Elder Scrolls, Assassin’s Creed, Call of Duty, Uncharted, Dead Rising and Skylanders.
Havok works with the world’s best known publishers and development studios, including Microsoft Games Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment, Nintendo, Activision Blizzard, EA, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Ubisoft, Wargaming, Remedy, Bungie and Infinity Ward. Havok’s cross-platform, professionally supported technology is available for the Xbox One® and Xbox 360™; PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, and PlayStation® Vita; Wii U; Wii™; Windows® 8 (Desktop, Tablet and Phone); Windows 7; Android™; iOS; Apple Mac OS and Linux.
Havok’s products have also been used to drive special effects in movies such as X-Men First Class, World War Z, Harry Potter, James Bond, and The Matrix. Havok has offices in Dublin (Ireland), San Francisco, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Germany.
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