Eden Games utilisera le middleware d'IA Kynapse
pour le prochain Alone in The Dark
Communiqué en anglais
Edition du 20.01.06
Eden Games applies Kynapse to “Alone in the Dark” their next generation Action-Survival game
Paris, France – January 11, 2006 – Kynogon, the leading supplier of A.I. middleware solutions, confirmed today that Kynapse is being used to develop Alone in the Dark on the next-generation Xbox 360. Alone in the Dark launched survival gaming and set the standard within the genre. The game is being developed by Eden Games, a leading first party studio of Infogrames Entertainment.
Alone in the
Dark next-generation will take place in a highly detailed, free-roaming environment, featuring a full environmental interaction.
“We had to develop an A.I. able to cope with extremely interactive worlds and gameplay”, said David Nadal, Studio Manager at Eden Games. “We could not start with what we had developed previously: next generation games need next generation A.I. Kynapse provided us this next generation A.I. It was quickly and smoothly integrated in our production chain and was a significant relief for our team. We now
have an A.I. solution that fits our ambition for the Alone in the Dark massive global franchise.”
Pierre Pontevia, Kynogon CEO explains, "when I first saw the astonishing Alone in the Dark demo, I understood how ambitious the game was. Alone in the dark is again going to be a reference and we are proud at Kynogon to be part of this effort”.
About Eden Games Based in Lyon, France, Eden Games is a fully owned subsidiary of Atari and one of the leading European studios. Eden Games designs and develops games like critically acclaimed hits V-Rally, Need For Speed 5 Porsche, Kya: Dark Lineage, Titeuf and Test Drive Unlimited. For more information please visit www.edengames.com
About Kynogon Kynogon develops and markets A.I. software for real-time behavior simulation. Kynogon’s technology is used by the world’s leading game developers (Electronic Arts, Atari, Real Time Worlds, Ascaron, Majesco, ...) as well as industry leaders (EADS, British Aerospace, ...) After providing RenderWare A.I., Kynogon is now offering Kynapse, a unique A.I. engine. With Kynapse, Non Player Characters can move around in any 3D
dynamic world, understand their environment, hide, communicate, cooperate, drive vehicles, etc. For more information please visit www.kynogon.com.