GeForce Developer Stories

Tags Game & Graphics Development

by David Coombes, posted Oct 18 2013

Winner of 10 E3 awards, HAWKEN is a Free-to-Play online FPS developed by Adhesive Games.  Built using the Unreal Development Kit (UDK), it features giant robots fighting in ruined futuristic cities.  HAWKEN uses PhysX particles and APEX Turbulence to create a more immersive and realistic experience for the player.  We talked to Johnny Costello of the NVIDIA PhysX Art Team to find out how it was done.

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Tags Game & Graphics Development

by David Coombes, posted Sep 09 2013

Winner of 10 E3 awards, HAWKEN is a Free-to-Play online FPS developed by Adhesive. Built using the Unreal Development Kit (UDK), it features giant robots fighting in a ruined city.  The video below shows a HAWKEN demo level that we showed at GDC 2013 and other events. We designed it from the ground up to be completely destructible and support multiplayer. We used APEX Destruction to create buildings with walls that crumble, leaving thousands of GPU rigid bodies strewn about the level. Here...

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