We are Kythera, the advanced AI middleware.
And this is what we do...

Spacefaring

With seamless avoidance and innovative spline-following, Kythera is ideally placed to chart your course through space.

FPS

Kythera's sophisticated behaviour system makes for realistic opponents, and exciting, challenging firefights.

Living Worlds

When Kythera adds richness and variety to your character interactions, your game world can truly come alive.

Find us at GDC 2015!

And learn about what’s new with us, since this time last year:

Hundreds of thousands of people have faced Kythera in Arena Commander (read more)

Major updates to our fine-grained behaviour system (read more)

New debugging options – record and play back AI state (read more)

These are just some of our leading-edge tools

Dynamic Navigation

Respond instantly to changes to the game world, with no manual mesh regeneration and absolutely zero scripting.

Behaviour Trees

Use advanced techniques to build sophisticated behaviours, while managing the complexity modern gameplay demands.

Powerful Debugging

Monitor AI state in real-time or tweak parameters during play. Share diagnostics and analyse problems with ease.

See Kythera at work

Watch Kythera's AI take the controls in this in-game footage from Arena Commander, the eagerly-received dogfighting module from Star Citizen. As the AI for Chris Roberts' record-breaking crowd-funded space sim, Kythera has proved its worth in demanding, physically-realistic gameplay. And it doesn't stop there – FPS combat and a vast open-world universe are among the upcoming enhancements powered by Kythera.

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Watch Kythera's AI take the controls in this in-game footage from Arena Commander, the eagerly-received dogfighting module from Star Citizen. As the AI for Chris Roberts' record-breaking crowd-funded space sim, Kythera has proved its worth in demanding, physically-realistic gameplay. And it doesn't stop there – FPS combat and a vast open-world universe are among the upcoming enhancements powered by Kythera.

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Kythera's founding aim is to empower developers, enabling them to achieve ground-breaking results without increasing costs or lead times. But there's no need to take our word for it; you can listen to what Star Citizen's own developers have to say. In this video, Ben Sharples from Foundry 42 explains why a powerful AI is central to Star Citizen's ambition – and describes what it's really like to work with Kythera.

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Kythera's founding aim is to empower developers, enabling them to achieve ground-breaking results without increasing costs or lead times. But there's no need to take our word for it; you can listen to what Star Citizen's own developers have to say. In this video, Ben Sharples from Foundry 42 explains why a powerful AI is central to Star Citizen's ambition – and describes what it's really like to work with Kythera.

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Browse our case studies

Learn how three very different games are already using Kythera.