Staying on top of the latest tech trends is a prerequisite to a successful career as a software developer. To do that requires devoting attention to the headlines as they scroll by in your feed reader, and taking a deep dive into the most important topics in software today. Take that deep dive with the new issue of Intel® Software Adrenaline Magazine.
The PC gaming space is rapidly evolving, and new opportunities are opening up for game developers. Explore why the PC is now the hottest game system and how Intel-inspired Ultrabook™ devices are leading the way in delivering powerful and portable processing power.
PC Gamers jumped, rolled and danced for joy thanks to the Razer Hydra, the first PC gaming-grade motion sensing controllers. At #IDF2011, one of the brains behind the Razer Hydra, Josh Bays from Sixense demoed the Razer Hyrda’s astonishing motion gaming capabilities.
The ever-ready PC is today’s hub for consoles, mobile devices, smartphones, and more. “PC architecture allows us to bring games to life. Open and connected to the Internet, it’s the ideal home for MMOs and browser games,” said Dr. Ray Muzyka, co-founder of BioWare. And if there’s anyone who should know what’s king in the gaming world platform, it’s Dr. Muzyka. Hear his insights about the role of PCs in the future and the exciting game titles newly released from BioWare and Entertainment Arts.
Welcome to the summit of role-playing realism. "Elder Scrolls* V: Skyrim*'remembers' where you've been and what you've done," said Craig Lafferty, project leader at Bethesda Game Studios. Tune in to this unveiling interview from E3 2011 whereLafferty describes how players interact in hundreds of strikingly rich 3D environments while the game engine captures their tactical thoughts and demands a sixth sense for their survival.
Ever wonder how the story in your favorite RTS is developed? The lead writer for Starcraft* 2 gives you a sneak peek into the tools he used to create an amazing story with characters you can invest in. Watch and find out more.
Interested in finding out what’s next in PC gaming? Then you’ve got to see this. At the NY Comic Con 2010, Microvision shows off an infinite reality gaming device, which communicates with a PC using an Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition that lets you extend your gaming world through the wall into infinity. Watch and see how it works.
With next-generation gaming PC moving to multi-core systems, the software industry is making a paradigm shift to parallel programming. In this case study presented at GDC 2007, see how important parallel dynamics are for today’s multi-threaded games. (1.1 MB | PDF)