From the same company that brought you Stuntman 2’s in-game cinematics and Smallville’s x-ray effects — Pendulum Studios — is this incredible facial animation tech demo. Continue reading to see more.


Called Alter Ego, this software basically takes advantage of blend shapes to copy facial idiosyncrasies and produce emotive life-like 3D character animations. Its flexibility allows for the software to be used in real-time game cinematics, pre-rendered projects, and even game trailers.



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