Austin, TX – Nov. 12th, 2009 - Trinigy, an industry leading 3D game engine provider with over 100 licensees and offices in Germany and Austin, TX, announced today that TimeGate Studios, an award-winning developer of innovative video games for PCs and next-generation consoles, has chosen the Vision Engine for a new AAA, next generation MMO that is now in development.
Based in Sugar Land, Texas, TimeGate has developed and contributed to countless commercially successful video games, including the F.E.A.R. series, Axis & Allies, the Kohan series, and most recently Section 8. The licensing agreement with Trinigy grants TimeGate the rights to the game engine for the development of a new massively multiplayer online game, as well as the option for future MMOs and console games. The Vision Engine's adaptive workflow, extensive MMO feature set, and high-performance runtime technology will give TimeGate's team the freedom to quickly create visually stunning content for their online IP.
"The Vision Engine is a great fit for our ground-breaking MMO project due to its remarkable flexibility," said Adel Chaveleh, President and CEO at TimeGate Studios. "The Vision Engine consistently stands out in terms of MMO-optimized performance, and we are amazed at how quickly we are integrating our concepts in-game."
"We are excited about the opportunity to work with TimeGate on a next generation MMO project of this caliber," said Daniel Conradie, president and CEO at Trinigy Inc. "TimeGate stands poised to push the boundaries of what MMOs have accomplished in our industry. Our development team has focused a lot of attention on the features that help MMO teams boost performance, such as cooperative graphics editing, improved data processing and better resource management, and we look forward to working closely with the experienced team at TimeGate to bring their creative ideas to fruition for their new online title."
Based in Southern Germany and Austin, TX, Trinigy is a privately owned company committed to providing groundbreaking game engine technology and first-class support to video game and serious game development studios across the globe. Engineered to provide more creative and technical freedom, the company's Vision Engine is currently in use in more than 100 commercial game productions by well-known companies such as Ubisoft, Take 2, Dreamcatcher, NeoWiz, Spellbound, Robot Entertainment, Nitro Games and more.
The Vision Engine has proven its versatility in a multitude of game genres, including real-time strategy, racing, first-person shooters, role-playing games and massively multiplayer online (MMO) games. It is available and optimized for performance on PC (DX9, DX10), Xbox360™, PLAYSTATION®3, Nintendo Wii™, XBLA™, PSN™ and WiiWare™.
For more information about Trinigy, its Vision Engine or its technology partners, please visit: www.trinigy.net.
About TimeGate Studios, Inc.
TimeGate Studios, Inc. ( www.timegate.com), a world-class game development studio located in Sugar Land, TX, boasts a record of huge success since its founding in 1998. Developing for all major platforms, TimeGate has released multiple award-winning video game titles, many of which are based on TimeGate-owned intellectual properties. Section 8 ( www.joinsection8.com), TimeGate's newest title, leads the way in a wave of next-generation gaming experiences currently under development by the studio.