Hi there, as I was saying before, I was on holidays last week so I missed a few things. Let’s see what’s new with Mirror’s Edge!
Let’s start with this: PAX Prime is right now and Microsoft can make you win custom Xbox One controllers and one of them is (they say) dedicated to Mirror’s Edge Catalyst. It’s so ugly that I don’t see the reference to MEC but here’s a link to the contest and a picture below:
Next; apparently there’s a new concept art around. It’s been shown at Siggraph 2015 and serves as an inspiration for DICE to work on “screenspace reflections” in their Frostbite engine. Of course, this picture is merely a concept art, a mix between a rough 3D base and a lot of digital painting over it, but it looks great nonetheless and here it is (click here for better quality
To keep talking technical, DualShockers
have a quick interview of Sara Jansson in which she talks about how the Mirror’s Edge team works with the Frostbite team to develop a specific reflection technology that would fit the game’s requirements and also the streaming technology needed in a game in which you can interact with everything and keep going forward pretty fast without any loading screens.
Then there’s another Sara Jansson interview (video this time) by OutsideXbox in which she (evasively) answers a few questions. Here’s the link
, if you have been following the news here on Mirror’s Edge Fans, you probably won’t learn anything. The only detail that I find intriguing is when she says “there’s something outside of the city that we will hint about”.
Well I think that’s about it, I hope I didn’t miss anything. If it’s the case, please tell me in the comments!