Bungie’s sci-fi epic “Destiny”: Irish firm Havok’s software is used in the game

Vast arenas, countless characters, immersive music and some adherence to the laws of physics are the vital components of a modern AAA gaming title. Tr(...)

Worried that you can’t afford the time to exercise? You can’t afford not to

Founding a start-up can be bad for your health. The all-consuming focus, long hours and high stress can block out everything else. Many founders ne(...)

Swrve said it had achieved a 300 per cent growth in its customer base in the 12 months to the end of September

Dublin-based Swrve, a mobile and social marketing company established by the founders of gaming firm Havok, is expected to create at least 15 jobs loc(...)

Killzone: Shadow Fall

Anyone with even the slightest interest in gaming will be familiar with the Havok logo. The middleware company is best known for its physics products (...)

Gerry Macken has been announced as the new interim chief executive at the Digital Hub. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Irish Times

The former head of the Dublin City Enterprise Board Gerry Macken has been appointed as interim chief executive at the Digital Hub.Mr Macken joins the (...)

Disney’s smash-hit animation ‘Frozen’ - Disney’s relationship with HP extends back 70 years, when Bill Hewlett’s audio oscillator was used in the making of ‘Fantasia’

The annual Cannes film festival is a star-studded event, and one that the movie industry watches closely to see which will be the major films for the (...)

Havok began life as a spinout from Trinity College Dublin in 1998, and its technologies are currently being used in more than 500 titles, including many of the major video games on the market, such as Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Intel-owned Irish games technology company Havok has been chosen to supply the technology that powers the new title (...)

The Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Ma Kai (centre), with Edel Flynn, CEO of the Digital Hub Development Agency (right), at the Digital Hub, in Dublin, during a visit to Ireland last October. Photograph: Press Association

The Dublin-based Digital Hub attracted 23 new companies to its “cluster” last year, bringing the total number of firms at the specialised enterprise c(...)

A screenshot from `Halo' by Havok

Irish games technology company Havok, which provides interactive software solutions for the global games and entertainment industries, is runni(...)