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Cyberpunk 2077 Dev Once Again Defends Starfield From Criticism, This Time Animations

Adam Adamczyk, 03 October 2023, 14:43

A senior quest designer at CD Projekt RED is defending Starfield. It's about the criticized animations during conversations with NPCs.

NPCs in Starfield Look Dead Inside - Developer Analyzes Facial Expressions

Kamil Kleszyk, 12 September 2023, 13:29

One of the developers working on such series as Dragon Age and God of War has taken on the facial expressions of NPCs in Starfield. What are her conclusions?

Aloy Doesn't Have to Bend Down to Loot Now; Horizon Players Happy

Michal Ciezadlik, 04 April 2022, 14:01

Patch 1.09 for Horizon: Forbidden West, released last week, brought with it a handful of improvements, but the most important one in the eyes of players was noticed only recently - it makes collecting loot in the game faster.

HyperMotion in FIFA 22 is the Beginning of AI's Reign Over Animation, EA Sports Rep Says

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 September 2021, 21:36

The release of FIFA 22 is getting closer and closer and EA Sports has found another excuse to remind us about it. This time, producer Sam Rivera talked about HyperMotion, a technology designed to give control over animation to machine learning.

A Love Letter to Gaming; The Witcher, Skyrim and CP2077 as 'Living' Miniatures

Michael Zegar, 23 August 2021, 14:40

Bored with hundreds of visits to the same location in your favorite game? This small channel on YouTube will enable you to fall in love with them all over again.

Take-Two Acquires Dynamixyz, Creators of RDR 2's Facial Animations

Hubert Sledziewski, 01 July 2021, 20:14

Take-Two Interactive has announced the acquisition of Dynamixyz, a company that specializes in creating facial animations. We've seen the effects of its work in Red Dead Redemption 2 and NBA 2K21, and now we'll almost certainly see it in GTA 6 as well.

Impressive Mo-cap Footage of Apex Legends' Resident Madman Octane

Michal Ciezadlik, 28 May 2021, 16:41

A behind-the-scenes video presenting a mo-cap session for Apex Legends character Octane has surfaced online. As you can see for yourself, capturing the animation for this character was incredibly fun for everyone involved.

Sony Will Use AI to Create Realistic Faces in PS5 Games

Przemyslaw Dygas, 26 April 2021, 18:55

Sony is working on a new self-learning AI. It is supposed to help create realistic facial expressions.

Bethesda Works on New Animation System for Starfield

Paul Musiolik, 20 October 2020, 16:09

Starfield will receive a new animation system. The chief programmer at Bethesda Maryland posted this information on his LinkedIn profile. Soon after the information was posted, the note was deleted.

Movie Actors in Marvel's Avengers; Future of Facial Expressions in Games

Christian Pieniazek, 27 August 2020, 18:43

We won't find actors known from Marvel Cinematic Universe in Marvel's Avengers. However, a video has appeared on the web, which shows what this game would look like if Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo were to perform.

New Quality in Video Games - Last of Us 2 Dev on Face Animation System

Bart Swiatek, 22 June 2020, 14:54

Roger Clark - actor known from Red Dead Redemption 2 - praised facial animations in The Last of Us: Part II. Thanks to a response from one of the devs at Naughty Dog, we learned that the system developed by animator Keith Paciello plays an important role in the final effect. It allows for automatical adjusting of animations to the emotions felt by the characters.

Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time Announced

Adrian Werner, 26 February 2020, 10:06

Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time, a game that continues the popular cartoon, has been announced. The release date, platforms and hardware requirements of the PC version were revealed. The title is developed by Soleil, a studio known from Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker.

Platige Image Awarded for Metro Exodus Trailer

Konrad Serafinski, 05 November 2019, 11:12

Platige Image won the main prize in the Best Game Cinematic category at the animago conference, ending today in Munich. The studio was awarded for Artyom's Nightmare trailer for Metro Exodus.