Intel and Havok Offer Contest for Game Design
Design a demo and go home with dinaro.
Intel supplies the horsepower, and Havok is supplying the tools for amateur game developers to try their hand at creating a playable PC game demo. Those creators who show the most innovation around use of the physics aspects of the engine will compete for $40,000 in cash and prizes. The winners will be announced at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco in 2009. The judging will be comprised of:
A panel of five judges, including representatives from the two companies, will review all entries and choose the winners based on a variety of criteria including the following: new use of physics, realistic user interaction, responsiveness, high quality visual content, detail accuracy, originality of content, and value to the community.
Intel is sponsoring the use of the Havok Physics and Animation tools for free by independant game developers. You may find more information about the program and the contest at Havok's website.