New lighting and shading capabilities to be shown

GDC08 debut set for Vicious Engine 2

Vicious Cycle will unveil the latest version of its Vicious game engine at GDC 08 later this month.

The new version of the PS3 and Xbox 360 engine, dubbed V^e2, features an updated lighting systems, next-gen optimised pixel shader tech and an animation blending component, as well as improvements in the areas of ragdoll physics, full scene effects and AI features.

GDC08 takes place in San Francisco from February 18th to 22nd.

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