Video game company Activision unveiled its new state-of-the-art real-time graphics during the 2013 Game Developers Conference on Wednesday. The graphics are so real, you might leap across the uncanny valley.
Jorge Jimenez, Activision’s real-time graphics R&D expert, wrote on his blog that the work “represents to us the culmination of many years of work in photorealistic characters.”
Want to know how Jimenez achieves such a life-like resolution? Though details are sparse about his “next generation” of character rendering, he writes “each detail is the secret for achieving reality.” According to a blog post last year, it takes a whole lot of digital elbow grease: