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Sponsored Feature: 'MAXIS-mizing' Darkspore for Mainstream Graphics, a Case Study 6
by Omar Rodriguez, David Lee Swenson [06.08.11]
At GDC 2011, Maxis and Intel gave a presentation on optimizing Maxis Darkspore for processor graphics. This article elaborates on that presentation and explores optimizations around Maxis deferred-rendering engine. This includes how several bottlenecks were identified and resolved.
Sponsored Feature - Intel

Sponsored Feature: Behind the Mirror - Adding Reflection to C++ 6
by Geoff Evans [05.17.11]
In this Intel-supported Gamasutra article, Geoff Evans explores implementing a reflection system in C++ and how the payoff ultimately outweighs the effort.
Programming, Sponsored Feature - Intel

Sponsored Feature: CPU Onloading - Leveraging the PC Platform  
by Josh Doss [04.27.11]
In this Intel-sponsored Gamasutra feature, Josh Doss explains how the major technology company is investigating onloading with regard to video game development - the concept of "increasing the platform performance by using CPU resources to do typical GPU-assigned tasks".
Sponsored Feature - Intel

Sponsored Feature: Data-Oriented Design - Now And In The Future 5
by Noel Llopis [04.13.11]
In an Intel-sponsored reprint of a Game Developer magazine article from September 2010, game industry coder and veteran Noel Llopis takes a closer look at Data-Oriented Design.
Sponsored Feature - Intel

Sponsored Feature: Changing the Game - Experimental Cloud-Based Ray Tracing 8
by Daniel Pohl [03.30.11]
In this Intel-sponsored article, Daniel Pohl, a leading expert in ray tracing game technologies, focuses on cloud-based, real-time ray tracing, including its advantages and a demonstration of the cloud-based rendering approach using Intel MIC Architecture.
Programming, Sponsored Feature - Intel

Sponsored Feature: Onloaded Shadows: Moving Shadow Map Generation from the GPU to the CPU 11
by Zane Mankowski [01.26.11]
In this Intel-sponsored Gamasutra feature, a special game-related "onloading" technique called Onloaded Shadows is explored, examining notable performance ramifications and future improvement possibilities.
Sponsored Feature - Intel

Sponsored Feature: Optimizing for Intel Atom Processor-Based Devices 2
by Orion Granatir [12.15.10]
In this Intel-sponsored feature, Orion Granatir looks at the Intel Atom processor, already shipped in more than 40 million devices, and ways to inlock its potential for gaming.
Sponsored Feature - Intel

Sponsored Feature: How Rise of Flight Increased FPS By Up To 50% 6
by Sergey Vorsin, Orion Granatir [11.17.10]
In this Intel-sponsored feature, Sergey Vorsin, lead programmer at Neoqb, presents a case study on how Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers helped significantly improve the speed and performance of Rise of Flight: The First Great Air War.
Programming, Sponsored Feature - Intel

Sponsored Feature: Building a Highly Scalable 3D Particle System 4
by Orion Granatir [11.03.10]
In this Intel-sponsored article, Orion Granatir explores two approaches for building a highly scalable 3D particle system: task-based threading and SSE. The good news: 3D particle systems are ideal candidates for multithreading even if youre a novice.
Programming, Sponsored Feature - Intel

Sponsored Feature: First Look at Sandy Bridge: Integrating Graphics into the CPU 5
by Orion Granatir [10.12.10]
In his latest Intel-sponsored Gamasutra column, Orion Granatir offers the key highlights of Intel's entry into the processor-graphics arena: Sandy Bridge (codename for the recently announced 2nd Generation Intel Core processors).
Programming, Sponsored Feature - Intel