Physics Engine: PhysX
Group DescriptionGames using a version of the PhysX engine (formerly named Novodex) by AGEIA Technologies, Inc. to emulate dynamic and unscripted physics. It is an asynchronous multi-threaded physics API taking advantage of multiprocessor gaming systems, but also specifically designed for the PhysX Accelerator add-in card, a hardware physics processing unit.
In February 2008 nVidia Corporation signed a definitive agreement to acquire AGEIA Technologies, Inc. and the graphics card manufacturer now owns the company and its technology.
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