Intel worked with Creative Assembly throughout development of Shogun 2: Total War to get the best possible performance from the Intel® processor and graphics. This case study looks at some of the optimizations made to achieve a final frame rate of 28 FPS.
2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processors fundamentally changed the PC gaming landscape. Intel® GPA 4.0 provides full support for this next generation of processors. The Darkspore* team at Maxis used GPA to optimize their game for the new processor graphics.