PhysXinfo.com has some information and a new movie about a new PhysX demo from NVIDIA titled “Raging Rapids Ride”. The demo does not look that impressive at first however what you are watching is actually PhysX based water that is using intensive and complex real-time fluid simulation for realistic water effects. Check out the video below and PhysXinfo.com for more information about this new PhysX demo.
It using PhysX SDK based objects with custom hybrid water simulation, utilizing both height field fluid solver and particle simulation. Boat behavior is a little choppy, especially when it collides with waterside surface, but water simulation looks very impressive.
Grid based shallow water flowing pass a terrain with high slope is automatically turned into particle waterfall, and than – back to height field water (thus, two different fluid solvers are used simultaneously).
With yesterdays launch of the GTX 400 series GPU’s, NVIDIA has also released the long awaited PhysX SuperSonic Sled demo for download. Unfortunately you will also need one of these new GPU’s, which wont be out for another 2 weeks to run this PhysX demo because it uses DX11 tessellation to take full advantage of the new GTX 400 series GPU’s. You can check out the demo page and more information about it here.
We have been excited for this demo since we first saw videos of it several months ago. Check out our previous postings for more information:
YouTube user R3n7on has made and uploaded a couple of awesome videos of him palying Dark Void with PhysX set to High running on his HD4850+9800GT Hybrid PhysX setup, check them out below and if you want to see more awesome PhysX videos of Dark Void in action be sure to check out our previous posts:
Well it is been a while since I have posted and need to get back into the swing of things, so I think posting these awesome UDK Apex PhysX destruction videos would be a good start. The NVIDIA APEX Destruction Project – Destroy Aarhus by Allingby is very impressive, an entire level that is 100%Read More
Futuremark has released a new Tech Demo showing off the next 3DMark that is going to be released sometime this year. I am not exactly sure what is going on in the demo but it has some cool particle and smoke effects. According to the press release “The visible particles and clouds of smoke inRead More
Several months ago I announced that I would be building a dedicated PhysX test system for the site to test out Hybrid PhysX configurations and do benchmarking and reviews. This past weekend I finally got around to playing around to putting it together. I got it up and running with Windows 7 and the GT430Read More
I have been excited about Hawken for awhile, not just because it looks like a great game but it will also be making heavy use of GPU PhysX as confirmed by the developers. Geforce.com has done a nice video interview with Bill Wagner of Meteor Entertainment at the recent E3 expo about the GPU PhysXRead More
I have been watching the development of Planetside 2 closely, not just because i was a huge Planetside fan when it first came out over 9 years ago but because SOE Announced PlanetSide 2 with PhysX support. We have not heard much else about it since the game with PhysX support was first announced, butRead More
INVERSION is a PS3 and XBOX 360 only title but it has caught my attention after watching the new “Inversion Powered by Havok Phyiscs and Havok Destruction” video uploaded to the official Havok Physics YouTube channel. The game makes extensive use of Havok Physics and Destruction. From the looks of it the Havok physics andRead More
Recruits is a new top-down indie shooter where “the players take charge of the Army’s newest soldiers to fight the war against their deadly Enemies.” There is a new video log from the developers showing off some cool features we would be interested in, physics and destruction! Recruits is being made with the Unreal DevelopmentRead More
A Sneak Preview trailer for Arma 3 has been released by Bohemia Interactive ahead of this weeks E3 2012. We have been excited for Arma 3 since it was announced that Arma 3 Will Implement PhysX for in-game Physics. This new trailer briefly mentions that the vehicles use PhysX simulation for the handling. Hopefully PhysXRead More
Now this is pretty cool, ARM has posted a video to YouTube from GDC 2012 showing the Havok Physics Vision Engine running on an ARM Mali GPU based Android tablet with the new Havok mobile tech demo and some cool Havok physics integration. In the video Peter Wos, a Software Engineer for Havok goes overRead More
Hawken is Adhesive Games’ upcoming free-to-play multiplayer mech combat game built with Epic Games’ Unreal Development Kit (UDK) and Unreal Engine 3. I first saw this game back when it was first announced and was very impressed with the visuals. Now I am even more excited and interested in this game with the recent newsRead More
PLA – Passion Leads Army is a Chinese Unreal Engine 3 game being developed by Giant Interactive for the Chinese military. There is a really cool DX11 benchmark included with the game that was announced by Jen-Hsun Huang at the recent NVIDIA Gaming Festival in Shanghai. The demo shows off some pretty cool cloth, particle,Read More
I posted this video a few months ago and then a few days later it went to private on YouTube for some reason, i sent a message to the HavokSimulation YouTube account with no response. Now this video of the tank destroying several buildings has been uploaded to YouTube again and hopefully this time itRead More