30°
Submitted by -Mezzo- 812d ago | article

Postmortem: Sony Bend Studio's Uncharted: Golden Abyss

GamaSutra - The development of Uncharted: Golden Abyss was a perfect storm of challenges: we were a launch title for new hardware, which meant that our schedule was not flexible; we were crafting gameplay mechanics we had no experience with (traversal and the PS Vita's touch and gyro controls), which meant a huge learning curve and lots of R&D time; we were creating a rendering engine that used next-gen shader techniques, which meant our artists had to learn an entirely new way to create assets; we were working on a franchise that was new to us, which meant we had to retool all of our processes, from the way we built assets to the way we thought about level design; and we were working on an Uncharted title, which meant an exponential increase -- from what we were used to -- in the amount of cinematics, detail, animation and polish that would be needed. (Industry, Sony Bend, Uncharted: Golden Abyss)

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Unmechanical: Extended out now on Xbox One

24m ago - Neil writes "Everyone loves a good puzzler and the latest addition to the Xbox One Games Store pr... | Xbox One
30°

Walt Disney World Explorer: A Disney PC Classic

57m ago - Zack at Gamer Thoughts takes a look back at a Disney PC game. Walt Disney Explorer was an interac... | PC
30°

Super Galaxy Squadron Review | Gamers Heroes

59m ago - Like to shoot stuff? Of course you do! However, the de-facto shooting genre, the shoot-em-up,... | PC
30°

Gigantic sets new bar for tournament PvP

1h ago - Pixel Dynamo sat down with Motiga Creative Director James Phinney to talk competitive PvP and the... | PC
Ad

Visit CGMagazine: The Culture of Games

Now - CGM is for the mature audience of comics and games that wants more out of their media than just a review score. | Promoted post
40°

Hearthstone pro team releases member accused of cheating

1h ago - FixThisGame: Following accusations of cheating at the Pinnacle 2 tournament earlier today, Hearth... | Culture