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PerfectPlay Building Games from the Ground Up

First title “Metathrone Project” makes heavy use of AGEIA NovodeX physics software

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 19, 2005 - At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), AGEIATM Technologies, Inc., the pioneer in hardware-accelerated physics for games, today announced that PerfectPlay has chosen AGEIA Physics technology to build its first title. Published by Novi Disk, the new title "Metathrone Project" is a futuristic first-person shooter with RPG elements and storyline-driven gameplay. The title is scheduled for release in Q2 2006.

"AGEIA's NovodeX physics software is just what we need for developing the games of the future at PerfectPlay," said Tsiroukhin Dmitry, game designer at PerfectPlay. "AGEIA's PhysX hardware and software are going to radically change the face of gaming, and we intend to be at the forefront of that change."

"It's very inspiring to see young companies such as PerfectPlay embrace AGEIA's physics technology," said Andy Keane, vice president of marketing for AGEIA. "These new companies may be industry underdogs, but they're aggressively embracing new technology to get an edge, and are unburdened by the need to preserve investments in legacy hardware or software."

AGEIA will be demonstrating games using AGEIA PhysX technology at E3. (By appointment only, Kentia Hall, booth #7532.)

About PerfectPlay

PerfectPlay Entertainment (PPE) was founded in 2003 as a part of PerfectPixels design studio ( ) in order to expand its creative activity in the game development field. Currently PPE is working on its first title "Metathrone Project."


AGEIATM Technologies, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company and the pioneer of hardware-accelerated physics for games. Its flagship product, the PhysX processor, is the world's first dedicated physics processing unit - a completely new hardware category. The PhysX processor and supporting software deliver the processing horsepower to calculate real-time interactive worlds. Developers can define these worlds to obey the laws of classical physics, or create their own physical laws that make their game a unique, hyper-dimensional experience.

AGEIA seeks to ignite innovation in the games industry by working with leading developers, publishers, add-in board vendors and console manufacturers to deliver the next generation of physically immersive entertainment. Consumer add-in boards and systems equipped with the AGEIA PhysX processor and games that take advantage of the technology will be available in late 2005. For more information visit

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