Friday, February 15th, 2008
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More GTA IV middleware revealed

Grand Theft Auto IV - General News | @ 12:26 PM MDT | By Neil
Gaming technology company Image Metrics has revealed that Rockstar Games has used their facial animation software in the development of Grand Theft Auto IV. Previous games in the series - Vice + Liberty City Stories and San Andreas have used the tools which allow for speedy development of realistic looking character faces.

More information on the software can be found on the company's website.

Source: Gamasutra
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Asif
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Wow, that's a pretty demo there!
02-15-2008 01:37 PM
rappo
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whooooa that was awesome. i doubt itll be that good in-game, but still a really cool demo
02-15-2008 02:26 PM
victim
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That's amazing. The game doesn't seem to have that good lip syncing and facial animations in the trailers though.
02-15-2008 09:28 PM
rappo
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well the demo is just a pre-rendered video. you cant stick that into real-time gameplay and have multiple people speaking without expecting lag
02-15-2008 11:18 PM
victim
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Well I'm sorry I don't know as much about Lip syncing as you Mr Rappo.
02-15-2008 11:22 PM
rappo
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well maybe you should open your oven turn it on and seal all the doorways
02-16-2008 04:15 AM
 

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