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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor trailer warns of the Gravewalker

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor received a new CG trailer today to commemorate the upcoming week of E3, in which attendees will be treated much like the Uruks in the video. The trailer takes place after a battle and shows a dying Uruk speaking of the "Gravewalker," whom players will know as...

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Witness Final Fantasy XIV's reborn realm in new trailer

There is kind of a lot going on in Final Fantasy XIV's reborn realm. Like, some sort of an angry mounted swordsman, and fireworks, and lots of other things that make pretty lights. Square Enix's CG department sure didn't pull any punches this time....

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Visual Works explains how Tomb Raider's big E3 trailer came to be

If you were capable of watching the E3 2011 Tomb Raider trailer without fully freaking out, well, frankly, we're worried about your health. For the rest of us, Square Enix and Eidos have released a near 15-minute-long "making of" to walk us through all the gory details of its creation....

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Shogun 2: Total War trailer assembles for battle

There's totally a war going down between the old and new shogun, and this latest CGI trailer for Shogun 2: Total War from The Creative Assembly and Sega really demonstrates that. Thankfully for us, it's a virtual war based on events that took place long ago. Whew!...

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Wii makes cameo in Despicable Me

Nintendo's little white box is set to make a cameo in Steve Carell's upcoming CG joint, Despicable Me. You'll spot in the recently released trailer for the July 2010 film, which chronicles the lives of two warring supervillains. Apparently, when you're the best that supervillainy has to offer, you...

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Philosony: Yea, though I walk through the uncanny valley...

I wrote a few weeks back about the uncanny valley and Hideo Kojima's possibly telling observation that war machines of the future may exploit the creepiness of robotic simulations to instill fear in their prey. I want to turn my attention now to a discussion of the valley as it applies more...

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Point your single oversized eyeball at this Resident Evil: Degeneration trailer

Comic Con 08 attendees were recently treated to a new, two-minute trailer for the upcoming CGI motion picture Resident Evil: Degeneration. The series' previous, lackluster live action installments enveloped our hard hearts in a thick shell of apprehension towards the new movie when it was...

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Run for the new Alone in the Dark CGI trailer

Whether you run "to" or "away from" this video is up to you, but Atari has given MTV a new CGI trailer for the oft-delayed Alone in the Dark game. Whereas we were impressed by the in-game trailer from late January, this footage left us feeling less enthused. We do wonder, however, if the...

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Ubisoft to open CGI film studio in Quebec, partially funded by Canada

Word from the Canadian newswire is that Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot is preparing to announce a major "growth plan for the company" tomorrow. According to Québécois newspaper La Presse, Guillemot will unveil plans for a new computer-animation studio in Quebec, which would initially...

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Misleading TV ads face UK ban

Game ads have been showing pre-rendered CGI images, rather than in-game footage, for a while -- but the UK advertising industry has only just caught on. After complaints that Call of Duty 2's graphics didn't match up to the advertising, games ads have been hastily slapping a disclaimer on and hoping...

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