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Havok, a middleware software suite best known for its 3D physics engine, is now a Microsoft property. Microsoft purchased the "leading provider of 3D physics" from chipmaker Intel for an undisclosed sum, the company announced in a blog post. Along with its other technologies, Microsoft will, in part, use Havok to build "the most complete cloud service." Intel spent $110 million acquiring Havok back in September 2007. Havok's footprint in the industry is fairly large -- throughout its 15-year history, Havok's technologies have been used by Activision, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony, Ubisoft, and several others to create more than 600 games. Some of the more notable using real-time... Read more...