Ubisoft strengthens game development and bring games to life with IKINEMA’s superior real-time animation technology
FARNHAM, UK, 10 July 2019 – Today, IKINEMA, specialists in real-time procedural animation and whole body solving technology announced their exciting partnership with Ubisoft, a world leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services with renowned video game worlds such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs and the Tom Clancy series.
Under the Master License Agreement Ubisoft studios are furnished with IKINEMA’s superior RunTime middleware for production of current and future game projects. Recently named Google Stadia Partner, IKINEMA’s technology is embraced by development teams the world over to bring their games to life through delivery of high fidelity results in natural character locomotion and greater player immersion within dynamic game worlds, including substantial cost reduction and accelerated production levels by a factor of five times or more to expedite the release of games to market.
“We continuously strive to provide the most advanced tools and technology in order for developers to create amazing games through superior gamer immersion and intimate interactions with their game heroes. By working closely with partners, the likes of Ubisoft, together we enable developers’ access to cutting-edge and scalable technology, so they continue to excel in the world of games.”
Victor Puente | Senior Client Partner | IKINEMA
IKINEMA RunTime is globally recognised as the best and only solution on the market for quality procedural game animation and whole body solving. Adopted to accelerate development cycles, deliver believable characters and tactile gameplay on all popular platforms and devices ranging from triple-A titles through to mobile games. Join award winning partners Bandai Namco, Koch Media, NetEase Network, Rare, 343 Industries and many more that have already empowered their teams with IKINEMA’s flexible real-time animation solutions. To learn more about IKINEMA, please visit the IKINEMA company website. Celebrating our diverse range of talented customers, see the IKINEMA Showreel.
Communications and PR contact:
Siobhán Hofma | S.Hofma@IKINEMA.com | +44 (0) 2033 189 179
IKINEMA (www.IKINEMA.com) sells products that dramatically improve the quality of animation and reduce the cost of producing animation. It uses patented IP to dynamically calculate animation sequences. The resulting animations are more realistic and cheaper to produce and maintain. IKINEMA was established in 2006 in the UK and has actively traded since 2009. The company owns patent protected intellectual property for fast, realistic and organic animation for games, virtual, and movie production. Prominent clients include: Activision, Bethesda, Bluehole Inc., Capcom, CBS Digital, Deep Silver Dambuster Studios, Digital Domain, Digital Idea Corp., Disney, DreamWorks Animation, Electronic Arts, Epic Games, Foundry, Fox VFX, Framestore, Globo TV, GREE, Inc., Hasbro, Image Engine Design, Inc., Impulse Gear, Infinity Ward, Koch Media, Linden Lab, Microsoft Studios, NASA Johnson Space Center, NCSOFT®, NVIDIA, Quantic Dream, Rare, Respawn Entertainment, Snail Games, Softstar Entertainment Inc., Square Enix, Sumo Digital, Technicolor, Tencent NEXT Studio, The VOID, 20th Century Fox, 2K Games, Ubisoft, Unity3D, Valve Software, Vicon, Warner Bros. and many more. The company is licensed technology provider by Google Stadia, Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo and Autodesk.
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Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, For Honor, Just Dance, Watch_Dogs, Tom Clancy’s video game series including Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six and The Division. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2018-19 fiscal year, Ubisoft generated net bookings of €2,029 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com/.
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