We've heard exciting news
recently on the Unreal Engine and Frostbite fronts, but what of
Kojima Productions' internally-developed Fox Engine? The studio
released some renders from its newly-updated graphics platform this
week (via Andriasang); characteristic of anything associated with Hideo Kojima, you can have the pics and a free brain-puzzle for your troubles. Can you tell
which of these images are real-life snapshots of Kojima Productions'
conference-room, and which... are an illusion??
The physics-based, ambient
lighting shown off by the Fox Engine pics on the right certainly
holds its own next to that available in plain old reality 1.0. Here's
some more images. Using the Fox Engine-spotting skills you just
learned, can you tell which are the real photos?
Trick question – all four
of these images are Fox Engine renders. You didn't think Hideo Kojima
would really have a horse in his conference-room, did you? That's the
sort of thing a crazy person would do. The next Metal Gear
title will use the upgraded Fox Engine – and, one can infer, will make all the game's incongruously-placed horses look