Monday, September 17, 2007

Chipzilla snaps up Irish gamers

MAKER OF CHIPS, Intel, has handed over an undisclosed number of readies to acquire Dublin-based gaming graphics gaming outfit, Havok. The nine-year old company, which will become a fully-owned subsidiary of the chip behemoth, produces interactive software and services used by digital media creators in the game and movie industries.

"Havok is a leader in physics technology for gaming and digital content, and will become a key element of Intel's visual computing and graphics efforts," said Renee James, vice president and general manager of Intel's Software and Solutions Group. "Havok will operate its business as usual, which will allow them to continue developing products that are offered across all platforms in the industry."


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