Vision (game engine)

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Havok Vision Game Engine
Havok Vision Engine Logo.png
Original author(s) Trinigy
Developer(s) Havok
Initial release 2003; 15 years ago (2003)
Last release
v8.2 / October 11, 2011; 6 years ago (2011-10-11)
Type Game engine (middleware)
License Commercial

Havok Vision Game Engine is a cross-platform 3D game engine originally authored by Trinigy and developed by Havok, released in 2003. It is in its eighth version, available for Microsoft Windows (DX9, DX10, DX11), Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and Wii U, iOS, Android, Sony's PlayStation Vita, and most major browsers (IE6 and up, Firefox 2.0 and up, Google Chrome, Opera 9 and up).

Vision Engine 8 was launched just prior to the 2010 Game Developers Conference.[1] Trinigy and its Vision Engine was acquired by Havok in 2011.[2]

Games using Vision Engine

Title Year Developer
Gotcha! 2004 Sixteen Tons Entertainment
Back to Gaya 2005 Ambient Entertainment
Psychotoxic: Gateway to Hell Nuclearvision Entertainment
Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge 2006 Spellbound Entertainment
Planet 51 Online 2009 Zed Group
iFluid Exkee
The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom 2010 Blue Byte
Arcania: Gothic 4 Spellbound
Stronghold 3 2011 Firefly Studios
Orcs Must Die! Robot Entertainment
7554 Emobi Games
Bus & Cable car Simulator TML Studios
World of Subways 3
Baobab Planet Freedom Factory Studios
Bus Simulator 2012 2012 TML Studios
Orcs Must Die! 2 Robot Entertainment
Dogfight 1942 City Interactive
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Black Forest Games
City Bus Simulator: Munich TML Studios
Plushy Knight 2013 Student Game
Dark Realmforge Studios
Pressure Chasing Carrots
GuJian 2 2013 Aurogon Games
The Dark Eye: Demonicon Noumena Studios
Young Justice: Legacy Freedom Factory Studios
Stronghold Crusader 2 2014 Firefly Studios
Novus AEterno Taitale Studios
Kick-Ass 2 The Game Freedom Factory Studios
Raven's Cry 2015 Octane Games

Reality Pump Studios

World of Subways 4 TML Studios
Arena Morte TBD Frontline Studios
Unnamed MMORPG game TimeGate Studios
Dungeon Hero Firefly Studios
Ember of Caerus Forsaken Studios
Nexus 2 Most Wanted Entertainment
Bot Colony North Side Inc.
BloodBath Freedom Factory Studios
R.O.H.A.N. II Playwith Inc.
SoulWorker Online Lion Games Studios
Line of Defense 3000AD Inc.
Legend of the Ancient Sword Online Gamebar
Modern Combat Versus Gameloft


Although some of the games created with this game engine are reasonable, most titles are very small and for a reason


Havok licensed the Vision engine on a royalty-free, per-title/ per-platform basis. All licenses included full support and regular technology updates. WebVision was free for any studio licensing Vision Engine 8.


  1. ^ "Trinigy Adds Browser Game Support, New Features With Vision Engine 8". Gamasutra. 2010-02-23. Retrieved 2012-09-09. 
  2. ^ "Vision Engine 8.2 Brings 3D Technologies Cross-Platform". Havok. 2011-10-10. Retrieved 2012-09-09. 

External links

  • Havok Official Website
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