In a recent interview, Tim Sweeney detailed recent developments in Epic Games, as well as his visions of the future.
As a huge fan of Unreal Tournament, I have been waiting for this day for a very long time. In fact, since Unreal Tournament 3 came out in 2007 a lot of people have been waiting for a new Unreal Tournament game, it has been nearly 7 years since the last Unreal Title and now Epic Games has finally announced they will start to develop a new Unreal Tournament game with help from the community. The new game will be based on Unreal Engine 4, which is Epic’s latest and greatest game engine and as a result, it will look and perform absolutely fantastically. Not
Expanding on its role as CUDA Center of Excellence, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign is launching a 13-week seminar with focus on parallel computing. Well, GPU Computing, that is. Parallel@Illinois is the name for the whole project of GPU Computing, and this seminar was organized by prof. Sanjaj J. Patel and Wen-mei Hwu. Under a not-so-scientific moniker Need For Speed Seminar Series, this 13-week course will feature domestic alumni such as Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, Dan Roth, Narendra Ahuja, Stephen Boppart, John C. Hart, Tom Huang and Seth Hutchinson, and guests such as Keith Thulborn (UI Chicago), Sam Blackman (Elemental), Nikola Bozinovic (MotionDSP), Mark Johns (Tapulous) and
Two days ago, I published a small piece about the announcement that RED will make on Thursday. Well, as it turns out, the announcement was bigger than anyone could have imagined, and without any doubt, this announcement was the biggest in history of digital cinema. What happened? For starters, Jim Jannard, founder of Oakley (and more importantly, RED) stated that all previous announcements were invalid, and that the company managed to create something “beyond the wildest dreams”. “Obsolescence Obsolete” is the new keyword for RED, since the company launched two bodies that aren’t going to become obsolete even 10 or 20 years in future. All
If you read my articles on TG Daily, then you probably know that RED One camera and I have a relationship. It’s not exactly that One sleeps over at my house (that’s reserved for one blondie 😉, but the camera is a part of visual production revolution (alongside Quadro SDI and GPU-accelerated Premiere Pro). The clock isn’t stopping there. In 10 hours time, Jim Jannard and RED team will announce more details about EPIC and Scarlet, 5K and 3K cameras that will set the world on fire in 2009. My assumption would be that RED will announce the availability dates and the performance of these