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What Happened to Square Enix's Luminous Graphics Engine?

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1 year ago#1
I remember Square presenting a demo of the engine a couple E3's ago but have not heard much of it since. I remember seeing it and thought that it had a lot of potential to be great but seriously, has anyone heard anything about it?
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1 year ago#2
I might be wrong or mis-remembering but isn't FFXV going to be running on the Luminous engine? Or was that just some generic non-game fantasy cutscene they showed?
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1 year ago#3
Canas_Renvall posted...
I might be wrong or mis-remembering but isn't FFXV going to be running on the Luminous engine? Or was that just some generic non-game fantasy cutscene they showed?


I'm not sure. FF XV has yet to be heard from since like ever.. I really don't know sometimes I lose hope in Square Enix returning to greatness. However if they can finish this engine I think they'll be making bank as developers may find it highly effective.

EDIT:
Found the demo!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmaotBON9NM
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1 year ago#4
Yea that engine was pretty crazy. If there is one company I can count on for mind blowing artwork it is them. They consistently push the limits...well the games they care about anyways so.
1 year ago#5
iiFroZenHeAveNz posted...
Canas_Renvall posted...
I might be wrong or mis-remembering but isn't FFXV going to be running on the Luminous engine? Or was that just some generic non-game fantasy cutscene they showed?


I'm not sure. FF XV has yet to be heard from since like ever.. I really don't know sometimes I lose hope in Square Enix returning to greatness. However if they can finish this engine I think they'll be making bank as developers may find it highly effective.

EDIT:
Found the demo!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmaotBON9NM


100:1 that demo was running on some quad SLI monster hidden from view. There's no way the hardware in the PS4/XB1 can come close to running a realtime game with that level of fidelity.
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1 year ago#6
JKatarn posted...
iiFroZenHeAveNz posted...
Canas_Renvall posted...
I might be wrong or mis-remembering but isn't FFXV going to be running on the Luminous engine? Or was that just some generic non-game fantasy cutscene they showed?


I'm not sure. FF XV has yet to be heard from since like ever.. I really don't know sometimes I lose hope in Square Enix returning to greatness. However if they can finish this engine I think they'll be making bank as developers may find it highly effective.

EDIT:
Found the demo!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmaotBON9NM


100:1 that demo was running on some quad SLI monster hidden from view. There's no way the hardware in the PS4/XB1 can come close to running a realtime game with that level of fidelity.


It's square. This is an fmv that's prerendered
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