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Electronic Arts showcases next-generation hair rendering, giving us a glimpse at next-gen graphics

Electronic Arts and DICE have released some videos, showcasing the new hair rendering techniques that have been implemented in the Frostbite Engine. As the publisher noted, its goal is to produce a step change in real-time hair and reach results close to movie and offline rendering. Continue reading Electronic Arts showcases next-generation hair rendering, giving us a glimpse at next-gen graphics

Unity Is Getting Stronger – Frostbite’s Senior Graphic Programmer Leaves DICE, Joins Unity

It appears that the fight between Unity 5 and all other game engines will get really interesting. Frostbite’s senior graphic programmer, S├ębastien Lagarde, announced that he’s leaving DICE. S├ębastien has been at DICE for two years and will join Unity as a Director of Rendering Research. Continue reading Unity Is Getting Stronger – Frostbite’s Senior Graphic Programmer Leaves DICE, Joins Unity

DICE’s Johan Andersson – “If Your Console Version Is Equal To PC Ultra, You Are Not Taking Advantage Of PC”

While Battlefield 4 faced a number of network issues, the engine that was powering it – the Frostbite 3 engine – was a really piece of art. Frostbite 3 scales incredible on penta-core CPUs, and is one of the few games that looks significantly better on PC than on consoles. Not only that, but the engine did not overload a GPU’s VRAM in order to display high-resolution textures. Continue reading DICE’s Johan Andersson – “If Your Console Version Is Equal To PC Ultra, You Are Not Taking Advantage Of PC”

DICE Claims That 15+ Titles, Powered By Frostbite, Will Support Mantle – Hints At Unannounced Games

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Now this is interesting. We all know that DICE will implement Mantle in Battlefield 4 as a means to test waters and see what benefits this new API will bring to the table. What we did not know, though, is that there are currently 15+ titles that will benefit from the implementation of Mantle in DICE’s engine. Continue reading DICE Claims That 15+ Titles, Powered By Frostbite, Will Support Mantle – Hints At Unannounced Games