Here's some sweet eye candy for you. This CryEngine 3 technology demonstration video demonstrates the use of dynamic lighting and shadows in different situations and across different surfaces. In the tradition of rendering jungle foliage from Crysis, there's a section that shows how leaves and their shadows can be lit realistically. Best of all, even though the hardware used to showcase this sequence is in the upper price range (Nvidia GeForce GTX 285 @ 1280x720, no MSAA), the technology exists now, and it's not out of reach of consumers. This is just a small taste of the kinds of graphics features players can expect to see in Crysis 2.
Download HD CryEngine 3 'Dynamic Lighting and Shadows' Tech Video (74 MB)
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