The event started at 7.00 p.m. with Autodesk giving an exclusive presentation of their new software. This was followed by a talk from Richard Hince of Artem Digital on their head scanning and facial capture systems.
With the rapid advancement of game console and graphics technologies, game developers are now able to create highly detailed and realistic looking game characters. But how believable are these characters when it comes to emotional interplay? Are we even approaching effective simulation of basic human emotion? And do mainstream developers and publishers even care?