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Physics Animation In Uncharted 4

My colleague Michal Mach (@gameplayAnim) shows off the physics overlaid on gameplay animation in Uncharted 4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7S-_vuoKgR4...

The Last Of Us: Previsualization

A rare insight into the early stages of game development, David Lam's below video was part of the initial pitch material to Sony executives to help green light ...

Interactive Cinematics In Uncharted 4

This is an 'HD Remaster' of a talk I gave at the Twitch Animation Exchange in February 2017. https://youtu.be/0Hpk0l8-PAY Find a complete transcript of th...

Unsynced: The Last of Us Melee System

In this 2014 GDC session, my colleague Anthony Newman (@BadData_) shares an overview of the design and implementation of the melee system for The Last of Us. Wh...

2017 Demo Reel

My 2017 game animation demo reel, featuring interactive cinematic sequences from Uncharted: The Lost Legacy and Uncharted 4. Responsibilities for TLL were the ...

Realistic Performances In Games

In this 2017 GDC session, my colleague Ryan James (@RMJames) shares some of the methods used to create realistic performances for animated characters at Naughty...

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Released

Out today in North America and tomorrow in Europe - our latest game! What started as a simple DLC grew into a full, (albeit the same size as older Uncharted gam...

Uncharted 4 Demo Reel

I pre-vised, prototyped, mocap-directed and assembled over 120 interactive cinematic sequences for Uncharted 4. Every day was a new challenge with no systemic s...

Shader Animation In Uncharted 4

This video was part of the Siggraph 2016 presentation "Technical Art of Uncharted 4" by lead technical artist Andrew Maximov and technical art director Waylon B...

Uncharted 4’s Multiplayer Dance Taunts

Jeremy Yates had a great mocap session with youtube personalities Matt Steffanina and Dana Alexa, (latest winners of The Amazing Race), to bring the dance taunt...

Behind The Cinematic With Marianne Hayden

New game cinematic website Behind The Cinematic has a great interview with my colleague Marianne Hayden on her career and the technical and artistic challenges ...