The organizing committee of the 5th annual China Game Developers Conference (CGDC) announced that Havok CEO and Executive Director David Coghlan will deliver a keynote speech at the event. China Game Developers Conference will take place in Shanghai, China on July 25-27. Havok is a software physics company owned by Intel. Coghlan's keynote speech will detail the trends of image, physics simulation and the Internet as related to 3D technology and games. The speech will also explore the possible influences on the decision-making process of producers, art designers and programmers in game production.
Havok is a popular game physics technology that has been used in over 300 games including StarCraft II, Diablo III, Battlefield: Bad Company II, Lost Planet II, Half-Life II, Splinter Cell, Resident Evil V, Far Cry II, Fallout III, Left 4 Dead, Just Cause, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Split Second, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising and many other games. Havok has also been used in enhancing movies such as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1 & Part 2), Chronicles Of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Matrix, X-Men: The Last Stand, and many other films that rely heavily on CGI effects.
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