Graphics engines have gotten quite powerful, to the point that they can render wide-open spaces, far-off worlds, and incredible alien races. But can they re-create… a meeting room?
Yes, apparently. Konami and Kojima Productions have posted an "Is it live or is it memorex?"-style challenge asking people to try to tell the difference between their Fox engine and reality.
The image above gives a sense of how good the engine looks, at least at a glance—the computer-generated image is a bit sharper than the photograph, but the fact that it comes that close is still remarkable.
Those chairs look like they offer pretty good lumbar-support. The question now is, how easy will it be to slither under the table in the middle of the room, and are there any boxes handy for hiding?