All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘graphics’

Big Surprise: PlayStation 4 Games Will Be Really Pretty

I will never understand critics (and gamers) who say a PS3 game looks like a PS2 game. Sure, it’s possible, but it just doesn’t happen. Even the worst looking PS3 titles look leagues ahead of what was possible on the PS2. If you need more proof of this simple concept, check out this new video from PlayStationAccess. In it, they …

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Nvidia Is Bringing The Power Of PC Graphics To Mobile

Compared to PCs and consoles, mobile graphics are a little dated. Nvidia sees this as a problem, and it aims to fix it in the near future. At SIGGRAPH, an annual conference dedicated to computer graphics, Nvidia unveiled its new mobile GPU architecture based on its current line of Kepler GPUs for desktop computers. It’s called Project Logan and it …

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This Is What PS4, Xbox One Games Will Look Like

Sony and Microsoft have shown us some footage of what the future of gaming will look like on their next generation platforms, but it’s always nice to have an outside opinion. AMD, the company crafting the chips that will power the PS4 and Xbox One, have released a video showing the kind of visuals that its new A-Series APUs can …

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Activision Brings The Uncanny Valley To Games

Activision may be perceived as a money-making machine that just throws out the same game every year, but the company is heavily invested in the future of gaming technology. Take for instance this new real-time face rendering tech the company unveiled at GDC. Well, that’s certainly unnerving. Here I thought Heavy Rain was pretty realistic, but this is in an …

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NBC “Borrows” Graphics From Apple

Let’s say you’re a company that strongly supports SOPA, PIPA, and any other act that’s made to protect intellectual property, a company like the NBC Network, for instance. Now, while the public may disagree with the aforementioned piracy bills, it actually makes sense for a company like NBC to support it. Granted, I think we would all like the entertainment …

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Google Chrome Gets Better Graphics

In previous stories, we’ve reported on Chrome’s ability to render 3D objects using WebGL. The demos shown previously, like the water in a bathtub, show the browser rendering impressive 3D objects with collision and all the other perks of proper 3D object rendering. Chrome is going to get better at that starting today. Google announced that the latest release of …

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Chrome Beta Gets Graphic Enhancements

This week, Google launched a new stable release for Chrome, which pre-renders pages before you’re even finished typing them. Today, Google launched a new beta version, with some graphical enhancements, which we can expect in a future stable release – specifically, improvements to 2D Canvas and a software rasterizer. Engineers John Bauman and Brian Salomon explain on the Chromium Blog: …

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