Anthem’s Brenon Holmes Touches On Ray Tracing Tech And Weapons

Anthem has been attracting attention for all the wrong reasons lately, and while development on the game isn’t all that clear as to what’s going on now, technical design director at BioWare, Brenon Holmes, touched on ray-tracing tech, weapons in Anthem and more. Continue reading “Anthem’s Brenon Holmes Touches On Ray Tracing Tech And Weapons”

Fantasy FilmEngine Lets You Easily Design CG Films, Animations, Pictures

Fantasy FilmEngine

Chinese development studio, Heart of India Painting Studio, is set to release Fantasy FilmEngine soon. The upcoming “lightweight” 3D design and creation tool suite offers creative minds, artists, developers, designers and illustrators a lot of options and opportunities to create scenes, imagery, concepts, or animation manipulation. Continue reading “Fantasy FilmEngine Lets You Easily Design CG Films, Animations, Pictures”

GameMaker Studio 2 Educational Package Discounted For Schools, Universities

GameMaker Studio 2

If you’re an approved school or university and you have a game design workshop or program as part of the curriculum, you can get a budget-friendly version of the design tool and a one-year license at the low-low price of $30. Continue reading “GameMaker Studio 2 Educational Package Discounted For Schools, Universities”

Saint Kotar Dev Video Shows The Advantages Of 2.5D Designs

Saint Kotar

A new gameplay demonstration video for Tanais Games’ 2.5D adventure title, Saint Kotar, was released. The trailer reveals an early concept of their point-and-click adventure showcasing the advantages of using 3D over 2D characters set against hand-drawn backgrounds. Continue reading “Saint Kotar Dev Video Shows The Advantages Of 2.5D Designs”

GameMaker Studio 2 Lets You Make Your Own Games For $99.99

GameMaker Studio 2.0

YoYo Games announced that their game resource creation tool that allows you to make games for PC, mobile devices and soon for PS4 and Xbox One, called GameMaker Studio 2, has officially launched for PC. Continue reading “GameMaker Studio 2 Lets You Make Your Own Games For $99.99”

RPG In A Box Coming Q3 2017, Lets You Create Your Own Games

The latest game maker to hit Steam Early Access Q3 of this year comes in by Justin Arnold. Going by the moniker RPG in a Box, the game presents players with the ability to create any asset in an editor that uses a voxel look. RPG in a Box is currently in Steam’s Coming Soon section and will hit PC later this year. Continue reading “RPG In A Box Coming Q3 2017, Lets You Create Your Own Games”

Unity 5.5 Adds HoloLens Support, Improved Particle Simulation

Artists and augmented reality designers will have a lot to play around with in the newest iteration of Unity Technology’s 3D game engine. The Unity 5.5 release features all new implementations for improved particle simulation and rendering, as well as better rendering tools for lines, and native HoloLens support. Continue reading “Unity 5.5 Adds HoloLens Support, Improved Particle Simulation”

2D Spritor Lets You Create And Animate Sprites Using Sliders

Now this is a pretty cool tool from the group 2D Spritor. The new toolset allows you to create, customize and animate characters in 3D but then transform them into pixelated characters. Continue reading “2D Spritor Lets You Create And Animate Sprites Using Sliders”

NeoFur 2.0 Update Available For Unreal Engine 4

The fur simulation middleware plugin for the Unreal Engine 4 by development studio Neoglypic Entertainment has recently been updated. The studio sent out word that NeoFur 2.0 is currently available and it brings with it a number of new features. Continue reading “NeoFur 2.0 Update Available For Unreal Engine 4”

Akeytsu Indie Set To Bring Easy Animating To Steam Early Access

Publisher and developer Nukeygara seeks to bring game animators — preferably indie game animators — an easy-to-use 3D method for animating. Set to hit Steam Early Access this month for PC, skeletal animation, keyframing, animation layering and cycling are said to be more user friendly than ever before. Continue reading “Akeytsu Indie Set To Bring Easy Animating To Steam Early Access”

NeoFur, Dynamic Fur Middleware Enters Beta For Unity 3D Users

Neoglyphic Entertainment announced recently that their middleware plugin solution that’s currently available for the Unreal Engine 4 called NeoFur is now available in open beta for the Unity 3D game engine. Continue reading “NeoFur, Dynamic Fur Middleware Enters Beta For Unity 3D Users”

Game Pencil Engine Allows For Drag-And-Drop Game Design

The modestly sized and low-priced game engine called Game Pencil is currently available for purchase right now from Itch.io. Pawbyte’s design tool clocks in at only 6MB and allows aspiring and established game designers create their own titles with ease using C or C++. Continue reading “Game Pencil Engine Allows For Drag-And-Drop Game Design”