Cinematics using CryEngine3

'The Wall' trailer for Crysis 2 is a rather special piece of work as it is created within the game engine itself and holds up to full CG rendered animations. Here is a vid of the creation and then…


EPOC Headset

I am really looking forward to trying a neural sensing headset like this baby from emotiv - enter the EPOC Headset. I am intrigued how it will really function, what I would need to do/think about in…


1st year design students in CryEngine

[Ricky Fan design image via his course blog] The Architecture Program here at UNSW Built Environment in first year design has students creating schemes which are then modelled in SketchUp and brought…


RSAnimate

The folk at the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) have some amazing animations that accompany some fascinating talks. It shows the value that some talented…


Dragon Crash

[Dragon Crash image by Viktor Titov via his CGPortfolio] I loved this image by Viktor Titov of his crashing Dragon - inspired a little tribute post here. Wandering around in CGPortfolio is always…


iPhone 4 arriveth

Well, it is pretty hard to escape the hype and activity on the blogotwitterosphere when Apple do things. Well hot on the heels of the iPad comes their new version of the truly awesome device that is…


Pinger Peek

The Crysis team gearing up for E3 have released this trailer giving us a teaser trailer of 'The Pinger'. The visuals are the usual quality, but the audio here is what caught my attention, shows off…


Holiday Cameras go Lumix

Well, buying a digital camera can wind up being a log and winding narrative. Though we had some initial thoughts on the camera pair for our holiday, the internet is the bearer of a vast wealth of…


Big Zoooomers

While looking at the mighty Sony HX5V as the more portable super-camera, there is the obvious diversion into the world of big zoom cameras (20-24x) that fall between the point'n'shoot digicams and…


Irawan Images

[Heri Irawan imagery via CGPortfolio] I enjoy spotting nifty portfolios on CGPortfolio and the work of Heri Irawan has been sitting in a tab on my browser for a while now just begging to make an…


GPS Camera

With the rise of geotagging photos through Flickr and Picasa, it seems obvious that now I am looking at a new digicam that grabbing one with GPS would be an obvious step. With a European holiday in…