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BioWare, Irrational embrace new AMD platform

by Dhruin, 2006-06-28 01:07:00
This is mostly PR fluffery but it caught my eye with a rare mention of BioWare's Dragon Age:
Software Industry Embraces AMD's Upcoming PC Enthusiast Platform; PC Games Joining Digital Media Software in Transition to Multi-Threaded Applications
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 26, 2006--AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today broad software developer support for its upcoming four-core, multi-socket enthusiast platform, codenamed 4x4. Leading software developers including Bioware, Cakewalk, Crytek, Havok, Irrational Games, Midway, NERO and Sony have been working on software applications and games to take advantage of multi-core processors and benefit from AMD's Direct Connect Architecture. [...]

"BioWare is committed to delivering truly amazing next-generation gaming experiences. Our future title "Dragon Age(TM)" is an excellent showcase of what we can deliver by combining our BioWare Eclipse Engine(TM) with its multi-core design philosophy with the power of an AMD four-core, multi-socket architecture," said Trent Oster, director of technology at BioWare Corporation.

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