SAN JOSE, CALIF.-MARCH 2004-At Game Developers Conference, AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that gaming heavyweights Crytek, Epic Games, Havok, Jolt, Super Computer International, Valve and Zombie, Inc. have embraced the AMD Opteron, AMD Athlon 64 FX, and AMD Athlon 64 processors to create a complete AMD64 gaming pipeline.

“AMD64 processors are allowing some of the gaming industry’s most respected players to lead a new dimension of creativity,” said Marty Seyer, vice president and general manager of AMD’s Microprocessor Business Unit. “From game engines to the hosting environment for multi-player titles all the way to the end-user experience, gamers are pushing the envelope with some of the most compute-intensive processing and AMD is right there with them. In all aspects of gaming, the performance-hungry users who demand the most from their systems are giving AMD64 processors rave reviews.”