Paris, France– December 4, 2007 - Kynogon announces today Kynapse support for Wii TM . Game developers for Wii can now access all Kynapse functionalities and tools to empower their Non Player Characters with advanced behaviors.
Pierre Pontevia, Kynogon CEO, comments:“Wii is a remarkable success and we are proud to offer Kynapse to Wii game developers. The unique capabilities of Wii allow developers to produce creative forms of gameplay that require innovative AI. Kynapse has been selected by a very significant number of industry leaders for the development of AAA titles. With Kynapse, we feel Wii developers have another critical tool in their hands that helps them unleash the real magic of the Wii system.”
Kynapse offers a complete 3D pathfinding solution handling dynamic terrains and hierarchical computations. It also includes advanced spatial reasoning functionalities to dynamically identify 3D hiding positions, threatening zones, access ways, etc. On the tool side, Kynapse automates 3D pathfinding and perception data generation. Finally, Kynapse is highly optimised and can bring to life several thousands of Non Player Characters. Although only recently available, Kynapse for Wii is already being used by 2 game developers.
Kynogon develops and markets Kynapse, a unique A.I. engine. Kynapse is used by the world’s leading game developers such as Electronic Arts, Activision, Bethesda Softworks, Lionhead Studios, Midway, Real Time Worlds, SEGA, Sony Online Entertainment, Spark Unlimited, THQ and Turbine, for the development of their AAA titles. Available for the PlayStation®2, PLAYSTATION®3, PSP™, Xbox™, Xbox360™, Nintendo GameCube™, WiiTM and the PC, Kynapse has been used in the development of more than 60 of some of the best known game titles including Crackdown, Alone in the Dark 5, Fable 2, Sacred 2 and The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™. Kynapse has also been selected by industry leaders such as EADS and British Aerospace Systems as their preferred AI solution. For more information please visit www.kynogon.com.