Volume: 32 Issue: 10 (Oct. 2009)

Highlights for the Oct. 09 issue of Computer Graphics World:

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Pixar’s latest short film
  • Toy Story 1 and 2 in 3D
  • The Surrogates project
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Dark Matter
The beloved superhero Batman takes on a crew of villains and goons in the interactive adventure Batman: Arkham Asylum, which is being lauded as the greatest comic-book game of all time.
Reconstructing Nature
Designers are turning to nature for their latest inspirations, using a process aptly called biomimicry.
Cloud Computing
Pixar delivers a touching animated short that required artists to create CG clouds and effects that are main characters in the movie
The Birds and the Wally Bs
Pixar and why it continues to create animated short films.
Stereo Twice Over
Buzz, Woody, and the gang come to life as never before, as Disney/Pixar remakes two of Pixar’s classic films—Toy Story and Toy Story 2—in stereoscopic 3D
Beauty Supply
Some of the characters in the feature Surrogates project beauty that is only skin deep, thanks to intriguing CG makeovers. The movie also sports other types of visual effects, including a robot ...

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note Rerun Relief
Along with sun and hot weather, the summer months also tend to bring a lot of television reruns. This year, though, two new series, packed with visual effects, offered viewers a nice treat from the TV ...


Back Products
Recent hardware and software releases.


Products Autodesk’s Mudbox 2010, MotionBuilder 2010, Soft-image 2010. Vicon’s Boujou 5. Khronos’s OpenGL 3.2. Smith Micro’s Poster 8. Sony Imageworks’ open-source development program. Maxon’s Cinema ...
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