Tokyo, Japan - June 25th, 2012 – Audiokinetic Inc., the leading provider of cross-platform audio solutions for the interactive media and gaming industries, today announced a new partnership with Silicon Studio Corporation that will lead to the integration of Audiokinetic’s audio engine Wwise®, into the next-generation OROCHI 3 game engine.
OROCHI 3, the company’s family of modular all in one engine is designed to give developers the flexibility and control they need to create breakthrough game experiences. To respond to the growing need for complete audio solutions in game development, Silicon Studiodecided to expand their audio offering with Audiokinetic. “Wwise has one of the best audio tools in the game development industry,” said Takehiko Terada, President and CEO of Silicon Studio. “Our customers will benefit from Audiokinetic technology being directly integrated into OROCHI 3.”
“We share a common vision with Silicon Studio that the tools we provide game developers must offer great flexibility,” said Jacques Deveau, Vice-President Sales and Business of Audiokinetic. “We’re presently working on a common roadmap for the technological integration, and we’re looking forward to working closely with Silicon Studio to help improve the quality of game audio tools.”
Audiokinetic and Silicon Studio will continue to answer the industry’s needs by improving game development processes. “Our partnership with Silicon Studio maintains our commitment to the gaming community in Japan says Martin H. Klein, President and CEO of Audiokinetic. “With the opening of our Tokyo sales and support office later this fall, we are proud to partner with the best game technology in the industry.”
Audiokinetic sets new standards in audio production for interactive media and video games. Our products, including the award-winning Wwise® and SoundSeed®, give sound designers and audio programmers a complete audio engine for creating truly sophisticated audio.
Audiokinetic is headquartered in Montreal, QC, Canada.
Wwise®--WaveWorks Interactive Sound Engine®--is the industry’s only complete audio pipeline solution. It features a tight integration of Audiokinetic’s advanced audio authoring tool and robust sound engine. Working with Wwise can increase productivity and creativity while saving game developers time and money across the audio production of any game title.
About Silicon Studio Corporation
Silicon Studio Corporation (“Silicon Studio”) was established on January 1, 2000 to engage in a wide variety of digital content activities for the entertainment industry. In 2009, Silicon Studio introduced a new corporate identity along with the new brand logo “EnterNext” that represents its idea of always being one-step ahead of the entertainment industry, generating new possibilities and values in the arena in a more aggressive and progressive manner. Based on four businesses including rendering technology R&D, game content development, integration of content creation environment and professional imaging system as well as the digital creator dispatch service, Silicon Studio thrives to bring excitement to both creators and audience by providing the best technologies in the industry.
For more information, please contact:
Alexandre Lainesse, on behalf of Audiokinetic
High Road Communications
514-908-0110, ext. 310