Debugging and Profiling Direct3D 11 - NVIDIA Nsight Visual Studio Edition 4.0

GameWorks

David Coombes, posted May 16 2014

During GDC14 we ran two days of intensive training sessions showing developers how to debug, profile and optimize DirectX 11 applications using our tools on real game assets from Croteam's Serious Sam 3. The video from this session is now available on our NVIDIA GameWorks YouTube channel.

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Android Differentiation Options on Tegra K1

GameWorks

David Coombes, posted May 13 2014

At GTC14 this year, NVIDIA’s Andrew Edelsten gave this presentation on how to make your Android game stand out in today’s market.

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Daylight launches with NVIDIA GPU PhysX, HBAO+, and Bokeh Depth of Field effects

GameWorks

David Coombes, posted May 01 2014

Horror games have seen a resurgence in recent years thanks to Slender Man and titles inspired by his success. The latest game seeking fame in the crowded genre is Daylight from Zombie Studios, a DirectX 11 first-person survival-horror set in an abandoned hospital with a dark past. Uniquely, Daylight offers a new challenge each and every time you play thanks to procedurally generated levels that shuffle the horrific game's building blocks.

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Taking Advantage of DirectX11.2 Tiled Resources

DirectX, Games and Graphics, GameWorks

David Coombes, posted Apr 30 2014

DirectX11.2 enables native hardware support for virtual texturing through tiled resources. This allows developers to generate sparse texture arrays by only allocating memory as required. One application for tiled resources is sparse shadow maps, a technique for improving on shadow maps.

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Tegra Android Development Pack 2.0r9 released with latest Android SDK and NDK r9d support!

Tegra Android Development Pack, Developer Tools

Eric Foo, posted Apr 24 2014

The latest public release of Tegra Android Development Pack (2.0r9) is now available under the new NVIDIA GameWorks™ platform of NVIDIA Developer Tools. Tegra Android Development Pack (TADP) is a suite of SDKs, developer tools, drivers and OS images bundled in a single package to help simplify setting up and managing an Android development environment.

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