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Posts on game animation tools and software

Capcom’s RE Engine Animation Features

In October Capcom held their inaugural Open Conference in Tokyo and Osaka where they demonstrated the latest tech from their proprietary RE Engine, used to mak...

New Animation Features In Unreal Engine

In this talk from GDC 2019, Epic’s James Golding & Laurent Delayen provide a roundup of all the latest animation features built for Unreal Engine over the p...

Facial Capture for iPhoneX

App developer Bannaflak have released a free app for facial capture on iPhoneX (with a $9.99 unlock charge for captures longer than 3 minutes). Download from th...

Quill: VR Animation Creation

Facebook's Quill for the Oculus VR headset has added animation functionality which finally looks intuitive from within the virtual world itself, with the site s...

Marmoset Hexels 2.5

The Marmoset Hexels 2.5 update has a raft of animation features such as transformation tools, curve editing and post processing shaders. https://vimeo.com/18...

Bloxels: Pixel Art Game Creation For Kids

Keeping with the kid-friendly theme of the previous post, Bloxels is a game-creation platform with a tactile pixel-art interface. Definitely something to add to...

Butterfly: Inchworm Animation II

One for the kids; Butterfly: Inchworm Animation II released last week as the follow-up to the 2011 Nintendo 3DS animation software allowing children access to a...

Unreal Engine: Animation Features Update

Jeremy Ernst, Jurre de Baare, Lina Halper and Benn Galagher discuss the new animation features in the 4.13 build of Unreal Engine. They explore Alembic Vertex A...

Unity 5.5 Animation Window Updates

Currently still in Beta, these updates to key manipulation controls in the animation windows look to be taking the better elements of digital content creation p...