Game Engines

CryEngine 3 The Possibilities

On our MRes in Advanced Spatial Analysis and Visualisation we are currently focused on Lumion and Unity for rapid urban or data visualisation. Yet our eyes are turning towards the possibilities offered by the CryEngine 3. With a 2013 release it is looking well timed for next years options. The CryEngine with…

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Leadwerks Engine for Architectural Visualisation

Its always good to see innovation in the field of real-time visualisation in relation to architectural projects. Our argument is usually not to go for the known route, the high priced software engines, but to explore other solutions for clients. As such it is really nice to see visualisation company…

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Architectural Visualisation in Crysis (The Engine)

Vladymi, an architect from Ukraine, got in contact to let us know that as a result of some of our blog posts he has decided to move almost entirely to game engines for visualisation. His current ‘engine’ of choice is the CryEngine2: Vladymi makes the point that such engines allow…

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German and UK Truck Simulator

We can’t quite remember our search terms on game engines this morning but we stumbled upon a game entitled ‘German Truck Simulator’. The game allows you to drive across a realistic depiction of Germany, visit its cities, choose from over sixty kinds of cargo, and deliver them. The game progresses…

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How the 3D Engine is Changing the World: The Guardian

Keith Stuart has a good article in today’s Guardian Newspaper entitled ‘How the 3D Engine is Changing the World’. Keith notes that John D Carmack, the programming legend behind the Doom and Quake games runs an aerospace company as a relaxing diversion from his role as technical director at games…

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Epic Announces Free Unreal Development Kit

Epic Games, Inc. has announced the launch of the Unreal Development Kit (UDK), a free edition of Unreal Engine 3 that provides community access to the game engine and toolset. The software release is available to anyone interested in using 3D game engine technology, including game developers, students, hobbyists, researchers,…

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CryEngine 3: Demo Movie

The movie below provides an insight into possible new workflows for urban and geographic visualisation – detailing the new sandbox of the CryEngine 3 from Crytek it has us flicking through the pages of PC World to upgrade our graphics card: Take a look at for full details.

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