Vision (game engine)

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Havok Vision Game Engine
Original author(s)Trinigy
Initial release2003; 21 years ago (2003)
Final release
v2014.1.1 (Anarchy) / January 1, 2014; 10 years ago (2014-01-01)
TypeGame engine (middleware)
LicenseProprietary commercial software Edit this on Wikidata

Havok Vision Game Engine is a discontinued, cross-platform, 3D game engine originally authored by Trinigy and later acquired by Havok. It was first released in 2003, and saw its final release in 2014. As of its eighth version, available target platforms were Microsoft Windows (DX9, DX10, DX11), Xbox 360,[1] PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and Wii U, iOS, Android, Sony's PlayStation Vita, and most major browsers (IE6 and up, Firefox 2.0 and up, Google Chrome, Opera 9 and up).

Trinigy and its Vision Engine were acquired by Havok in 2011.[2] Vision Engine has since been discontinued with no support being provided.[3]

Games using Vision Engine[edit]

Title Year Developer
Gotcha! Extreme Paintball 2004 Sixteen Tons Entertainment
Back to Gaya 2005 Ambient Entertainment
Psychotoxic NuclearVision
Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge 2006 Spellbound Entertainment
Planet 51 Online 2009 Zed Group
iFluid Exkee
The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom 2010 Blue Byte
Arcania: Gothic 4 Spellbound
Stronghold 3 2011 Firefly Studios
Orcs Must Die! Robot Entertainment
7554 Emobi Games
Bus & Cable Car Simulator TML Studios
Street Cleaning Simulator
World of Subways 3
Baobab Planet Freedom Factory Studios
Bus Simulator 2012 2012 TML Studios
Orcs Must Die! 2 Robot Entertainment
Dogfight 1942 City Interactive
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Black Forest Games
City Bus Simulator: Munich TML Studios
Plushy Knight 2013 Student Game
Dark Realmforge Studios
Pressure Chasing Carrots
GuJian 2 Aurogon
The Dark Eye: Demonicon Noumena Studios
Young Justice: Legacy Freedom Factory Studios
Stronghold Crusader 2 2014 Firefly Studios
Novus AEterno Taitale Studios
Kick-Ass 2: The Game Freedom Factory Studios
Bot Colony North Side Inc.
BloodBath Freedom Factory Studios
Raven's Cry 2015 Octane Games
Reality Pump Studios
World of Subways 4 TML Studios
SoulWorker 2016 Lion Games Studios
Gangstar New Orleans 2017 Gameloft
Modern Combat Versus 2017 Gameloft
Gujian 3 2018 Aurogon
Swords of Legends Online (Legend of the Ancient Sword Online) 2018 Aurogon
Justice Online (Treacherous Waters) 2018 NetEase
Stronghold: Warlords 2021 Firefly Studios
Line of Defense Vaporware 3000AD Inc.
Arena Morte Frontline Studios
Unnamed MMORPG game TimeGate Studios
Dungeon Hero Firefly Studios
Ember of Caerus Forsaken Studios
Nexus 2 Most Wanted Entertainment
R.O.H.A.N. II Playwith Inc.


Havok licensed the Vision engine on a royalty-free, per-title/per-platform basis. All licenses included full support and regular technology updates. WebVision was free for any studio licensing Vision Engine 8.


  1. ^ "Frame Studios announces Trinigy as Technology Partner" (PDF). 3 July 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 August 2009. Retrieved 27 October 2022.
  2. ^ "Vision Engine 8.2 Brings 3D Technologies Cross-Platform". Havok. 10 October 2011. Archived from the original on 16 November 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  3. ^ "So, its new game or what? :: Pressure Overdrive General Discussions". 24 July 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2017.

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