Revealed at E3 earlier this week, this new Unreal Engine 4 tech demo shows you what the future of games will look like. If you're unfamiliar with this technology, Unreal Engine 4 basically "gives you the power to do more than ever before; its architecture offers fully dynamic lighting features, cutting down on development time and ensuring less iteration on creative ideas." Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
We have seen the future of video games, and it's powered by Square Enix's all-new Luminous Studio Engine. According to the company, the Luminous Studio Engine can depict high quality "real time computer graphics" at the same level as "pre-rendered computer graphics"; the fine details of the characters, who express life-like humanity, are showcased through their rich facial expressions, subtleties of their pupils and hair, and their brilliantly flowing garments. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
Nintendo usually isn't known for keeping things a secret, but this leaked "The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask" footage shows why the Wii U will give the Xbox 360 and PS3 a run for their money, when it's finally released. Continue reading to watch.
This baby might have needed some help (computer graphics) to become a guitar maestro, but the commercial for
Rock Band Rocksmith [thanks Viki!] is still one of the funniest we've seen come out of E3 2011 yet. Continue reading to watch.
The new Nintendo Console has been officially unveiled, and it's called "Wii U", rather than the rumored "Wii 2" or "Nintendo Beem". In addition to a nifty touchscreen controller (6.2in screen), it features "an accelerometer, a gyroscope, rumble functionality, a front-facing camera, a microphone, and speakers." Wii U will hit stores in 2012. Video preview after the break. Click here for the first picture in gallery.
The Wii U can output up to 1080p video via HDMI, and it can handle one tablet controller plus as many as four Wii Remotes or Wii Remote Plus wands. (In fact, the Wii U is backward compatible with all Wii games and accessories.)]
[via Kotaku - Destructoid]