Getting Up Close and Personal with Square Enix's New Engine Blew My Mind

This last Friday and Saturday in Tokyo, Square Enix held their 2012 Open Conference. While there was some talk about the relaunch of Final Fantasy XIV, the majority of the two-day event focused on Agni's Philosophy: Final Fantasy. Agni's Philosophy is the real-time tech demo of Square's new Luminous Engine that was… »11/26/12 8:00am11/26/12 8:00am

I Saw Square Enix's Jaw-Dropping Luminous Studio Engine Running. It's for Real

Unreal 4 better watch its back. Square Enix pulled off what may be E3's biggest surprise tonight when they unveiled an incredible real-time demo of their new Luminous Studio engine. I shot video of the reel as it was first shown and you can see that the after-hours crowd took in the whole four-minute-plus demo in… »6/06/12 12:15am6/06/12 12:15am