Insights in Game Production
Chasing Film in 5ms: A Look at the Real-Time VFX of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
Real-time VFX-like explosions, smoke, and fire have always suffered from hardware limitations. With the Playstation 4 and Xbox One, a new generation of games is arriving. Naughty Dog presents a brief glimpse into some of the efforts it's making to advance an often-forgotten discipline in games.
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Character Rigging for Gears of War - Ultimate Edition
For Gears of War - Ultimate Edition, custom secondary and facial animation systems were created to achieve exceptional visual fidelity and animation quality.
EA Sports Madden NFL: Breakthroughs in Real-Time Rendering for Next-Gen Consoles.
Madden NFL explores recent techniques and breakthroughs in real-time rendering, including a realistic skin shader, procedural infinite grass rendering technologies, high-quality real-time shadow systems, and advanced post effects (boken depth of field), among other techniques.
EVE Online: Rendering A Sandbox
For over a decade, EVE Online’s stunning visuals have awed players in an unrivaled science fiction sandbox. Fixed-function pipelines, melting GPUs, procedurally generated planets, physically based rendering, and the Battle of B-R5RB all play epic roles across 12 years of real-time rendering. Come descry the past, present, and future of EVE.