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Fri, Aug 07, 2009 | 07:17 BST
id’s released some phenomenal Rage shots/renders/concepts at SIGGRAPH in New Orleans. You can view them all in this PDF.
Seriously: bonkers. They’re purportedly screenshots, but our frail minds can’t cope with the leap. The images are from a lecture on “virtual texturing” which includes the term, “Full description beyond the scope of this talk.”
Know why by hitting the link.
Fri, Jun 26, 2009 | 17:10 BST
Gaming will have a larger impact than ever before at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference, with Will Wright giving a keynote and game graphics being discussed in a special session.
The annual meeting of digital artists conference has a special gaming session titled “Big, Fast, and Cool: Making the Art for Fight Night Round 4 & Gears of War 2″, which will focus on real-time graphics and visuals for both games.
“So much of what makes today’s videogames so great are the responsive graphics and the stories that unfold during game play,” said SIGGRAPH chairmain Evan Hirsch in a press release.
“This year’s sessions will offer a rare perspective into how animation and graphics can really enhance and impact game development and the user experience and investigate the future of gaming.”
Full thing through the break, courtesy of Joystiq.
Thu, Mar 05, 2009 | 20:30 GMT
Apparently, he’ll be rapping about how game development influences other industries.
“His selection to give a keynote presentation this year is a perfect fit as SIGGRAPH 2009 integrates gaming as an expanded focus of the conference,” conference chair Ronen Barzel said earlier today.
Will Wright will also be at this year’s GDC, spreading the awesome. Be there or be square, innit.
Hit the links for more.