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  BUNGIE® USING Simplygon™ FOR “Destiny™”
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08/21/2013
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – August 21, 2013 – Donya Labs, the leading provider of automatic 3D optimization solutions for digital content creation, today announced that Bungie is using its 3D optimization middleware, Simplygon, in the creation of its highly anticipated original title, “Destiny.”

Destiny is in development for PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft and melds first-person action gaming with a persistent, dynamic online world. Set in the distant future, Destiny casts players as Guardians of the last city on Earth, who will traverse the ancient ruins of our solar system from the red dunes of Mars to the lush jungles of Venus. Able to wield incredible power, players must battle humanity's enemies and reclaim all that was lost during the collapse of mankind's Golden Age. In a story-driven universe, Destiny's saga unfolds through grand tales and sweeping adventures by immersing gamers in a bold, new world filled with cooperative, competitive, public, and social activities, all seamlessly connected.

“Destiny is a massive title and having Simplygon involved in the process is a huge vote of confidence for us,” said Martin Ekdal, VP of sales & marketing, Donya Labs. “We’re now working with more than half of the major titles in development for consoles.”

Simplygon is popular amongst developers of mobile games; AAA PC and console games; and large MMOs, and is applicable to any medium where 3D art assets are created or utilized. By automatically generating lower-polygon models that are required for different levels of detail (LOD), an optimization process for making games and visual scenes run smoother, at higher frame-rates, and requiring less data, Simplygon helps digital content creators save important resources where artists would otherwise need to manually re-create large amounts of content.

About Donya Labs & Simplygon ( www.simplygon.com)

Donya™ Labs, creators of Simplygon™, is the leading provider of automatic 3D-optimization tools for the games industry. Privately held, founded in 2006 and headquartered in Sweden, Donya is the premier developer and provider of automatic 3D-optimization solutions and dedicated to helping professional game developers streamline their 3D-content pipeline. The revolutionary Simplygon middleware has been licensed by some of the world’s most well renowned game publishers and developers including 2K Games and Activision; and Avalanche Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, CCP Games, Epic Games, Gameloft, NCsoft, Nexon, Quantic Dream, Sony Online Entertainment, Tencent and XLGames.

The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. The Company cautions readers of this press release that a number of important factors could cause Donya Lab’s actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. Donya Labs and Simplygon’s name and logo are registered trademarks of Donya Labs. All other company or government agency names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2013 Donya Labs. All Rights Reserved.

“PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Spark Unlimited and the Spark Unlimited logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Spark Unlimited, Incorporated.

Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE are either trademarks or registered trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

For further information, please contact

Sales

Martin Ekdal

VP of Sales & Marketing

+46 733 14 94 00

[email protected]

Media

Sean Kauppinen

International Digital Entertainment Agency (IDEA)

+1-415-299-2156

[email protected]

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