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    Sony to Integrate "New PlayStation Technologies"

    Sony to Integrate “New PlayStation Technologies” in Popular Engines like CryEngine, Unreal and More

    http://www.dualshockers.com/2014/03/...real-and-more/

    Sony PlayStation’s U.S. R&D Organization is looking for a talented engineer to join one of their software development teams. This engineer will work with game and middle-ware developers in order to integrate support for new PlayStation technologies. Knowledge of a wide variety of console game engines and middle-ware is highly desired. Examples of such engines and middle-ware are Bullet Physics Engine, CRI Middle-ware, CryENGINE, FMod, Havok, PhysX, Unity, Unreal Engine, WWise. Prior experience in developing games is highly desired. Specialized knowledge in either audio or computer vision is a plus. Imagination is essential. An ability to learn what is needed and get things done promptly is required.

    Principle Duties / Responsibilities:
    * Application- and library-level programming and debugging
    * Implementing support for new PlayStation technologies in a variety of in-house and 3rd party middle-ware.
    * Providing technical support to game developers for new PlayStation technologies
    * Writing documentation
    VR technology with third-party devs?




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    Seems quite likely.

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    GDC starts tomorrow i think. Can't wait to see what Sony's going to announce in terms of "future innovation"




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    Exciting times!

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    Going to be interesting to see what their VR headset will look like and how it will work!
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    Sounds like a job for My...


    Oh wait

    Prior experience in developing games is highly desired. Specialized knowledge in either audio or computer vision is a plus. Imagination is essential.
    Never mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Julz View Post
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    Yeah, that "Imagination is essential" part screws me every time.
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    Genius. I wish Sony would have bought out the Cryengine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Julz View Post
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    I just this VR thing is good enough to make me wanna buy it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by daLa View Post
    I just this VR thing is good enough to make me wanna buy it.
    If your PC can handle it the Oculus Rift could be good enough to the point where you wont want to play games without it. For Sonys i dont expect much from it since im 100% sure games will need a graphics downgrade in order to get the proper performance necessary for VR. Consoles have limits and will not be VR ready ever unless console gamers are willing to have less graphics for such of an experience (They wont). Majority of console gamers do not care about performance besides "running smoothly enough" so i dont see VR ever catching on in the console side of the industry.




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    Quote Originally Posted by HellsJester View Post
    If your PC can handle it the Oculus Rift could be good enough to the point where you wont want to play games without it. For Sonys i dont expect much from it since im 100% sure games will need a graphics downgrade in order to get the proper performance necessary for VR. Consoles have limits and will not be VR ready ever unless console gamers are willing to have less graphics for such of an experience (They wont). Majority of console gamers do not care about performance besides "running smoothly enough" so i dont see VR ever catching on in the console side of the industry.

    What if I told you there was dedicated hardware to help support VR?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lefein View Post

    What if I told you there was dedicated hardware to help support VR?
    Only way Sony can sell this thing is if its $300 or less. It will be too expensive if it has dedicated hardware unless Sony want to lose a $#@! ton of money.




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    Lol well they have done enough R&D to know what they want

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    I don't think games would need a serious down grade, mostly a field of view change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mickice View Post
    I don't think games would need a serious down grade, mostly a field of view change.
    From what i hear about proper performance for VR even 60fps is not enough. For proper VR, games like Killzone: Shadow Fall would have to look like Killzone 3.




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    Quote Originally Posted by HellsJester View Post
    From what i hear about proper performance for VR even 60fps is not enough. For proper VR, games like Killzone: Shadow Fall would have to look like Killzone 3.
    Should probably just wait for GDC to see what they have instore. If they expect to integrate with 3rd party engines such as the CryEngine then I would imagine they may have found a way around the performance issues, possibly through various existing tools such as the PS4Eye or the secondary chip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bitbydeath View Post
    Should probably just wait for GDC to see what they have instore. If they expect to integrate with 3rd party engines such as the CryEngine then I would imagine they may have found a way around the performance issues, possibly through various existing tools such as the PS4Eye or the secondary chip.
    I am waiting and hoping for the best, Im just trying to prepare everyone to a possible outcome.




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    Quote Originally Posted by HellsJester View Post
    Only way Sony can sell this thing is if its $300 or less. It will be too expensive if it has dedicated hardware unless Sony want to lose a $#@! ton of money.
    Everyone has their personal "cut off" price, but the reality is that much like Eye-Toy and to a lesser degree, Move, this may be around for a while and maybe even longer than just a single generation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YoungMullah88 View Post
    Lol well they have done enough R&D to know what they want

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    Gonna QUOTE myself here, Looks like they started playing with this thing before OR was conceived!

    I believe the ps4 and ps camera was also designed with this thing in mind

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    Quote Originally Posted by YoungMullah88 View Post
    Gonna QUOTE myself here, Looks like they started playing with this thing before OR was conceived!

    I believe the ps4 and ps camera was also designed with this thing in mind

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    They confirmed that during the presentation.




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    Quote Originally Posted by HellsJester View Post
    They confirmed that during the presentation.
    Well then, can't wait to try it out myself

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    Are we going to see VR remakes of PS3 games? Just imagine.. Take Joel character out of The last of us and BE Joel!!! I'm double dipping!

    Possible games
    -Minecraft (WhereTF is the PS4 version?!?!)
    -Dead Island riptide
    -Far cry 3
    -Golden Eye reloaded
    -Rage
    -Portal 2
    -Mirrors edge
    -Skyrim
    -Haze


    etc...

    Many First person games could be remade really and some third person with a little work could work as well.


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    So we now have the kicker perhaps? That one piece to the NeoGen puzzle that everyone was hoping would be ready from the get go. (I know people who weren't impressed at either console reveal yet they could never say why for certain. I personally speculate that VR will be that saving grace for them and others looking for more than the graphical leap)

    Personally I'd like to believe Sony knows what they are doing, and really wanna get my hands on these goodies


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