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Unity 5 Releases Personal Edition

This morning Unity announced the release of Unity 5, a powerful engine featuring Physically Based Shading, Real time Global illumination, PhyX 3x3, Audio mixer, Enhanced Animator and many more features. The  Professional Edition will be available for $75 a month or a total one time pa...

Posted: 03/03/2015

Pre-GDC News: Unreal 4 Free and Vive VR Headset!

Unreal Engine 4 Now Free! Tim Sweeney, Epic’s co-founder announced thatUnreal Engine 4 is now free for everyone. Totally free. From education to architecture or VR development. Tim Sweeney sighted the community as a large part of the decision, thanking the UE4 community for inpu...

Posted: 03/02/2015

Folio Friday - Sebastian Schulz

Sebastian is an environmental artist from Germany. Specializing in environments, his portfolio has some amazingly flushed out and polished scenes. Assembling in CryEngine 3 he made this fantastically polished overgrown ruin environment: The mining vessel environment is also fantastic an...

Posted: 02/27/2015

Virtual Reality This Week!

    VR Controllers UE4 Made Easier with Leap Motion Check out the new official Leap Motion’s plugin for Leap Motion’s VR controllers inside Unreal Engine 4. The installation instructions are simple enough and it plugs right into the blueprints for further c...

Posted: 02/26/2015

New from Unreal: Dev Giants

The Unreal community has provided a plethora of cool projects. However these projects were made from mostly from the artists pocket, and releasing a working and completed game on free time with little to no budget is nothing short of a miracle.  Epic Games has created a $5,000,000...

Posted: 02/24/2015

Folio Friday - Garth Travis

Garth Travis is a 3d artist from Melbourne, and currently works at EA's Firemonkeys. He graduated from the Academy of Interactive Entertainment. His portfolio is full of some awesome props, stunning foliage, and really polished environments. Check out Garth's amazing work!   ...

Posted: 02/20/2015

Are You Ready GDC 2015?

The Game Developers Convention is right around the corner, starting on March 2nd. It’s the best place to show off your portfolio, get contacts and network for a job. For those of you who are going to show off work be sure to check out the Killer Portfolio or Portfolio Killer slid...

Posted: 02/19/2015

5 More Handy Scripts

Lazy UVW editor From the maker of DebrisMaker2, Aaron Dabelow is the Lazy uvW editor which procedurally creates seamless textures. Working like the Camouflage textures script. zPipemaker Another cool script for Maya, zPipemaker makes pipe segments from splines. Made by C...

Posted: 02/17/2015

Folio Fridays - Pior Oberson

Pior Oberson is Character artist from France. What sets Pior apart from his fellow artists is his absolutely recognizable stylized mastery of his characters. Pior's resume bosts an amazing group of titles worked on, from The Chronicles of Spellborn to WOW. His Blog is filled with i...

Posted: 02/13/2015

New Release! - Monster Sculpting Series - Elder Thing!

Sculpt the Ender Thing in ZBrush! In this series, we take on one of the very oddest creatures of the Cthulhu pantheon: the Elder Thing! We'll be using dynamesh for the entire alien entity but we're going to pull some "Frankensteining", that is, we're going to be creating differ...

Posted: 02/12/2015

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