animation

Full Performance Capture on Far Cry 3

Here is a video on Far Cry 3's full performance capture technology, which is virtually identical to Assassin's Creed III's given that we used their workflow ent...

The Making Of Assassin’s Creed III

AC3 is now out in the wild and IGN has created a wonderful set of videos depicting many of the challenges that we overcame throughout development of this massiv...

Eurogamer Expo 2012 Presentation

Here is the full 30 minute presentation plus Q&A from our recent visit to London's Eurogamer Expo at the end of September. It had been around a decade since...

ACIII – Done and Done!

As of last week Assassin's Creed III is finished from a content perspective, and we're having fun as a team playing through the game and really seeing how it al...

Source Filmmaker & Realtime Animation

Valve have opened the beta for their in-house cinematic tool, the Source Filmmaker. Below is a video taking us through its various features, but those I'm most ...

E3 Done – Now To Ship

Last work-related post before I delve back into our basement studio and finish the game. I had a great time at E3 demoing the Wii-U version of the game to many ...

Key Frame Animation

It wasn't always this easy. If you can stand the poor-man's Boards of Canada music, this archive Canadian footage might just make you appreciate Max, Maya and M...

ACIII Gameplay Premiere

Here's a first look at in-game animation for AC3, captured earlier this year. The idea was to revitalise the Assassin - hopefully our new moves like the running...

Cinematic Reel : 2011

I took the time this last week to put together a reel of my work on Mass Effect 2, done between late 2008 and early 2010. Look below for a full shot breakdown, ...

Ghibli Game

I used to love anime when I was a kid, growing up on Akira and the Japanese/French series Cities of Gold, and patiently waiting for Manga UK to importĀ each epis...

Animated Short: The Bug

Now either students are getting more talented at rendering, or 3D packages are becoming more democratised and so affording more time to learn, but here's a fant...