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Computer animation software developer Softimage, a subsidiary of Avid Technology, has announced its support for the CryENGINE 2 game engine with its SOFTIMAGE|XSI software.

Eric Caoili, Blogger

February 25, 2008

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Computer animation software developer Softimage, a subsidiary of Avid Technology, has announced its support for the CryENGINE 2 game engine with its SOFTIMAGE|XSI software. SOFTIMAGE|XSI is a high-end graphics application used by artists to create 3D environments and scenes in films, video games, advertisements. Crytek and Softimage's developers worked together to customize a SOFTIMAGE|XSI export process specifically for the CryENGINE 2 game engine, which is used in Crytek's Crysis and a number of newly licensed titles. "Content created in SOFTIMAGE|XSI software, and used within the CryENGINE 2 Sandbox editor, offers a streamlined workflow that enhances and simplifies the creative process in game development." said Michael Endres, art production manager, Crytek GmbH.

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Eric Caoili currently serves as a news editor for Gamasutra, and has helmed numerous other UBM Techweb Game Network sites all now long-dead, including GameSetWatch. He is also co-editor for beloved handheld gaming blog Tiny Cartridge, and has contributed to Joystiq, Winamp, GamePro, and 4 Color Rebellion.

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