Faster hardware is leading to a revolution in game development, as we saw at the E3 conference this year. A new video game console launch is a rare thing in the industry, but with it comes more powerful technology to allow game creators to make games with more powerful engines and interesting new features. We talked to several developers to learn what they have up their sleeves.
For the upcoming open-world vigilante/hacker game Watch Dogs, European gaming giant Ubisoft has created its first next-gen game engine called Disrupt. We spoke with the game's lead producer, Dominic Guay, about the capabilities of the new engine and the challenges of scalability and simulation.