The next big thing in PC hardware

And no, we're not talking about your e-peen. It's the AGEIA physics accelerator, a nifty piece of hardware that works along with your graphics card to produce some wicked new effects - everything from cloth tearing to fluid dynamics to rotating orbs of high-gravity doom! The most exciting part - it's coming to an MMORPG near you this summer.

His character just sucked a car towards an articial gravity sphere, then from 20 feet away bolts of... I dunno....telekinesis shooting out of its quavering hand. And no, the demostrator wasn't using cheat codes, he was using AGEIA; the new standard in physics acceleration.

No hardware? No problem. AGEIA enabled games can operate without hardware support, that is, for a slight performance penalty. [/twirls mustache] Nevertheless, I dream AGEIA, you can too!

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016

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Jeff's interest in online games stretches back to organizing neighborhood Unreal tournaments as a teenager, but when a college roommate introduced him to EverQuest, an interest became an obsession. Jeff joined the Ten Ton Hammer team in 2004 covering EverQuest II, and he's had his hands on just about every PC online and multiplayer game since.