NAVPOWER AI TO
FUEL NEW TOMB RAIDER
Copyright 2008 BabelFlux LLC Press Release
[ October 15th 2008 ]
developer BabelFlux LLC announced today that its
NavPower AI middleware package has been licensed
by Crystal Dynamics for their upcoming game, Tomb
has allowed us to innovate with our AI based gameplay",
said Sean Vesce, General Manager of Crystal Dynamics.
"Having support for flying, swimming, and wall
crawling creatures out of the box really accelerates
the game development."
system provides full 3-D AI motion planning, with
features such as an industry leading NavGraph
auto-generation process, high-quality character
steering, full 3-D dynamic obstacles, multi-core
processing, streaming, and integrated visual debugging.
pleased with the success that Crystal Dynamics
has had using NavPower on Tomb Raider: Underworld,"
says BabelFlux CTO David Miles. "Features such
as the 3-D dynamic obstacles really enhanced AI
gameplay in some of their complex environments."