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GDC: Activision showcases its new ugly man tech

4:45 PM on 03.28.2013 // Jordan Devore
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Next-gen faces

This week at the Game Developers Conference, Activision shared images and a real-time video demonstration of character tech during a talk about rendering realistic people without dipping into the uncanny valley.

While not all of the individual pieces are there quite yet -- technical director Jorge Jimenez himself admits that hair, teeth, and eyebrows are areas for improvement -- this is admittedly impressive work. In particular, the eyes (check out further images on GameSpot) look remarkable.

Ball is in your court, Quantic Dream.

Activision shows off next-gen visuals [GameSpot]




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