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Session Name Firaxis' Civilization V: A Case Study in Scalable Game Performance
Speaker(s) Dan Baker, Yannis Minadakis
Company Name(s) Firaxis, Intel
Track / Format Programming
Overview Firaxis, 2K Games, and Intel are pleased to present the world premiere game engine and technology sneak peek of Civilization V, launching this fall! You'll learn how Firaxis developers have used the newly released GPA 3.0 PC platform tools and Threading Building Blocks to offer Civ V playability on a myriad of systems; from the rapidly expanding mainstream mobile gaming market, all the way up to the multi-core high-end enthusiast demographic. Millions of Intel(R) Core i3, i5, and i7-based systems are ready to play - will your title scale?

GDC 2010

Dan Baker


Yannis Minadakis


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