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Avatar's foliage generator to be used in Section 8: Prejudice.

The sequel, to be sold exclusively via digital distribution for Windows, Xbox® 360 and PlayStation® 3 platforms, follows the success of Section 8, released in 2009 to critical acclaim which also featured SpeedTree.

“SpeedTree delivered the flexibility and the efficiency to give us the environment quality we want in Section 8: Prejudice,” said Adel Chaveleh, President and CEO at TimeGate. “With a multitude of unique environments for players to explore, SpeedTree was heavily leveraged in the creation of our large, open maps and futuristic battlefields.”

Section 8: Prejudice was identified by Electronic Theatre in January as the most anticipated digital title of 2011.

TimeGate Studios Inc. ( is a world-class independent entertainment company specializing in redefining video game genres.  The company is dedicated to bringing next-generation, cutting-edge gaming experiences to multiple platforms. Located in Sugar Land, TX, the company has scored major successes on all major platforms since its founding in 1998.  TimeGate distributes its original IP games at retail, through digital download services and via TimeGate's online storefront.

SpeedTree, winner of the 2005 Front Line Award for middleware and featured in the 2009 movie Avatar, delivers beautiful, amazingly natural real-time trees and plants with seamless LOD transitions, an array of lighting, physics & wind effects, and an SDK programmed to support any level of engine integration. SpeedTree includes SpeedTree Modeler, a Windows application that offers a unique hybrid of hand and procedural modeling options. For more information about SpeedTree, visit

Interactive Data Visualization, Inc. (IDV) develops software products with a focus on real-time three dimensional applications for the game development, visual simulation, engineering visualization, and animation industries. IDV, a privately held corporation, was founded in 1999 in Columbia, South Carolina. For more information about IDV, visit  

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