Architects in Sydney, Australia have found a way to light up a part of the city that was once perpetually dark, hidden from the sun by tall buildings. They've done it by capturing the sunshine, and bouncing it between buildings with an architectural device called a heliostat. Lester Ranby reports.
Visual Effects and Cinematics focuses on the efforts to which Rockstar Studios has gone to bring a unique and powerfully cinematic presentation style to the fluid and sophisticated gunplay of Max Payne 3. The video highlights the real time motion-comic panel generator that updates the graphic novel style cutscenes made famous by the original games, as well as a series of innovations that move the game seamlessly from cutscene to gunplay and from one chapter to the next, putting greater emphasis on the moment-to-moment shooting action, and keeping the player locked into Max’s dark and troubled narrative.