"Rise of the Tomb Raider" is using Async Compute to render stunning lighting to the game, Eidos Montreal revealed recently.
While the graphics in Rise of the Tomb Raider prove to be very impressive and realistic, the game takes its level a notch higher with the use of Async Compute in bringing forth an awesome volumetric lighting to its environment. Eidos Montreal revealed this secret during the SIGGRAPH 2015 presentation, according to Gaming Bolt.
Aside from its secret to the volumetric lighting in Rise of the Tomb Raider, Eidos Montreal also revealed other techniques they use to render pretty amazing effects in the game. The company uses a resolution-agnostic voxel method to capture the best light and shadow setting, the report details. more >>
Apple Inc. will be officially releasing the new iOS 9 to the public next month and is rolling out new features that aim to create a better user experience for its customers.
Compared with the iOS 8, the iOS 9 has new and well-anticipated features that were designed to make Apple devices at par with its competitors. The Multitasking feature, which is already being used in some Android devices, will allow Apple users to use two applications simultaneously on one screen, according to The Next Digit.
The upgraded iOS 9 now allows users to open two windows at the same time and let them switch from one app to the other. Before, users had to tap the home button twice to use two apps and only one window could be accommodated on the screen. more >>
Great news for all the fans out there who are waiting for a "Mortal Kombat X" DLC. Ed Boon, the co-creator of the fighting video game, recently announced that there will be a release update on the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game. He has not revealed the precise detail as to when but he did mention that it will be "coming soon."
The hype all started when Boon teased a ton of DLCs on his Twitter account. He posted a black and white photo of the "Mortal Kombat X" characters namely Tremor, Tanya, Predator and Jason Voorhees. The caption of his post was with a winking emoticon, further teasing excited fans.
It has also been rumored that the DLC may include new characters for players to enjoy. One of the rumored characters is the Image Comic's antihero, Spawn. According to CrossMap, the claim for Spawn appearing in the next update is not baseless. It was said that NetherRealm Studios acquired permission from Tom McFarlane of Image Comics to include Spawn in "Mortal Kombat X DLC." And so far, the character has not been seen in any of the games and in expansions. more >>
After rumors of where GTA 6 will be set – Portland, Miami City, New York City – many are speculated when GTA 6 will be released.
There have been unconfirmed reports that GTA 6 will take place in 2018 with a playable map of the U.S. The only question is when will the open world action-adventure game be released: in 2018 or 2020?
Accoriding to IBTTimes, the game is allegedly being made more complex, as the developers plan to mesh all of the GTA series like it's other hugely successful franchise "Red Dead Redemption." The other rumour is that the developers are roping in Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes to be the lead voices in GTA 6. more >>
Microsoft Hololens won't be invading our homes untll as late as 2020. According to CEO Satya Nadella's statement, the Hololens is a five-year plan.
Nadella spoke of the Hololens being available to the public only as late as 2020.
"We will have developer versions of it first, and then it will be more commercial-use cases, and then it will evolve," the CEO explained in a statement. "This is a five-year journey. We are looking forward to getting a v1 out, which is more around developers and enterprises, and you know it's in the Windows 10 timeframe, which means that it is within the next year." more >>
After what seemed like a very long wait, updates on "Final Fantasy XV" have finally reached patient fans. "Final Fantasy XV" Direector Hajime Tabata has confirmed that the action role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix will not be released in 2015, instead, it will be released before 2017. He also confirmed that it will have a worldwide simultaneous release.
The upcoming release of the "Final Fantasy XV" game series was first announced in 2006. Since then, fans have been wondering when they can possibly play the game. Tabata reassured the fans that they have already set down the release date.
"Certainly, one thing I would like to say to them to reassure them, is that we've set down the release date, we know when it is, and we've got a complete road map lined up, right up to launch, and we're proceeding along that as planned. We can certainly say to people: it's not going to be 2017. It's going to be before that," Tabata told GameSpot. more >>