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The Best Reload Animations

In a follow-up to their Best Hand Animations post from earlier this year, PC Gamer have compiled a gallery of their favourite reload animations from PC games ol...

A Brief History Of Ragdoll Physics

"From noodle arms to... well, more noodle arms, ragdoll physics have been adding realism and challenge to games since the mid-90s. Here's how ragdolls got their...

Dirk The Daring: Modern Expression

Cowardliness, animated expression and how modern games are missing that extra bit of vulnerability. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBImm2zKDMM...

Top 10 Video Game Idle Animations

"Sometimes you set your controller down to go to the bathroom or answer a phone call, and you get back to the game only to discover your character has a mind of...

Why Should 2D Animation Be Abandoned?

"2D Animation is dead. You hear the phrase all the time, in spite of recent 2D releases, the likes of which make it to the top of the Oscar short list. Whether ...