The games lineup for SIGGRAPH 2015 has officially been announced. The highlight of the games program lineup is a behind-the-scenes look at some of the best video games on the market.
The SIGGRAPH 2015 games program focuses on the creativity of the video game industry; developers will give people insight into how these games are made. Mike Hardison, SIGGRAPH 2015 games chair, made the following comment in a Business Wire press release about SIGGRAPH 2015:
“The technology behind video games affects multiple industries and brings a new perspective to computer graphics. Video games are also a unique channel for emerging technologies, such as virtual reality and augmented reality, in which to reach consumers. The Games program is the venue wherein video game professionals can gather to not only provide informative content, but also to motivate others interested in the gaming industry.”
Some of the participants for the program include Eidos/Square Enix, Electronic Arts, Blizzard Entertainment, State of Play Studios, Ready at Dawn and Avalanche Studios.
Here are two featured talks for the show:
Killing Monsters: Behind the Scenes of the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
In this talk, developers from CD Project RED will discuss the technical issues and challenges with creating the final chapter
Lab R&D: The Rendering Techniques of Deus EX: Mankind Divided and Rise of the Tomb Raider
Eidos will use this talk to provide an overview of the rendering techniques for these games.