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Wreaking high-tech Havok

Irish firm Havok has shrugged off the effects of the recession to record phenomenal growth since its establishment, writes Dick O’Brien

16th October, 2010

When Microsoft’s latest game, Halo : Reach, launched in September, it grossed $200million in its first 24 hours.

Computer games are big business these days, far exceeding Hollywood blockbusters in revenue terms.

What many people don’t know is that software developed by an Irish company, Havok, is used in Halo: Reach and a host of other successful games titles. The company is now planning on a significant expansion of its operations.

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