Havok releases 'Project Anarchy,' a free mobile development toolkit
Middleware company Havok, which you might remember from the splash screens of many hundreds of video games, has released a free development suite for budding mobile developers. Dubbed "Project Anarchy," the toolkit includes Havok's Vision Engine, Animation Studio, Physics and AI tools, as well as licenses to freely publish on Android, iOS and Tizen, with a provisional license to develop for (but not publish on) Windows.

Licenses for development on other platforms, as well as fancier tools and support directly from Havok, are available for those who upgrade to Project Anarchy Pro, which has an expandable feature set. For the rest of us, Project Anarchy includes tutorials and sample projects to learn the ropes, in addition to low-level C++ access and Lua scripting/debugging for those already familiar.
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Havok™ Releases Project Anarchy, Completely Free End-to-End Mobile 3D Game Engine

Free Toolset Incorporating Havok's Vision Engine, Physics, Animation Studio and AI Technologies Now Available to Download

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Havok™ announces today that it has publicly launched Project Anarchy, Havok's complete end-to-end mobile 3D game production engine. Games developed using Project Anarchy technology can be deployed for free on iOS, Android and Tizen mobile platforms without commercial restrictions on company size or revenue. Project Anarchy is available for download now at www.projectanarchy.com/download.

"This complete set of tools lends powerful graphics, physics and animation capabilities to mobile game development teams for free regardless of team and project size."
Project Anarchy includes Havok's Vision Engine together with access to Havok's industry-leading suite of Physics, Animation and AI tools as used in cutting-edge franchises such as Skyrim™, Halo, Assassin's Creed®, Uncharted and Skylanders. With features like an extensible C++ architecture, a flexible asset management system, advanced Lua debugging and customizable game samples and tutorials, Project Anarchy offers game developers the ability to quickly iterate on their ideas and create incredible gaming experiences.

"Project Anarchy liberates game developers to freely explore gameplay ideas on mobile platforms using the same award-winning tools that console and PC developers have used for years," said Ross O'Dwyer, Head of Developer Relations at Havok. "This complete set of tools lends powerful graphics, physics and animation capabilities to mobile game development teams for free regardless of team and project size."

As part of this release Havok revealed a new online hub where developers can participate in Q&A, forums and benefit from community support backed up by Havok's award-winning support team. Developers can also use the site to gain access to upgrades and an extensive library of resources including documentation, training courseware and video tutorials. Community feedback will drive regular product updates with Android-x86 support slated for release in the coming weeks.

For more information on Project Anarchy visit: www.projectanarchy.com/about
For more information on Havok, visit: www.havok.com

About Havok:

As a leading provider of games development technologies, Havok has over 13 years of experience servicing the most demanding technology requirements for leading customers in the commercial games and entertainment industry. A combination of superior technology and dedication to delivering industry leading support to its customers has led to the company's technologies being used in over 500 of the best known and award-winning titles including Halo 4, Assassin's Creed® III, The Elder Scrolls® V: Skyrim™, Guild Wars 2, Call of Duty®: Black Ops II, Skylanders Giants™ and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour.

Havok works in partnership with the world's best known publishers, developer studios and developer teams, including Microsoft Games Studios®, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., Nintendo®, Ubisoft®, NC Soft, Rockstar, EA, Bethesda™, Insomniac, Relic, Bungie, Naughty Dog, Evolution Studios and Guerrilla Games. Its cross-platform, professionally supported technology is available for Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, PlayStation Vita®, Wii™, Wii U, Android™, iOS, Windows® RT, Windows® Phone 8, Apple Mac OS and Linux.

Havok's products have also been used to drive special effects in movies such as Harry Potter, Clash of the Titans, Watchmen, James Bond, and The Matrix. Havok has offices in Dublin (Ireland), San Francisco, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Germany. Havok is an Intel® owned company.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.