Unigine Game Engine Continues To Advance
Their Sanctuary and Islands technology demos/benchmarks have been impressive but lately they have been working on new physics support and many other improvements. This morning we have received word via their development log about a host of more improvements to this proprietary game engine. Highlighted most significantly, the latest Unigine code-base now supports new volumetric clouds. While just clouds, as the screenshots show, they do look nice especially considering they can be rendered with OpenGL on Linux.
Also enhanced in this latest batch of updates are render performance improvements, a new type of particles emitter, reduced memory consumption with the UnigineScript interpreter, support for the GL_ARB_texture_rg and GL_EXT_texture_swizzle OpenGL extesnions, Xinerama support, and much more. With the Xinerama support, Unigine and games using this engine can now run properly with multiple graphics cards / displays on Linux.
Now we just need to wait for a new technology demo or game to be released using this latest build...