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Great customers. Great stories

Every day, the best AAA game studios rely on Autodesk software at the heart of their pipelines. Top game artists choose Autodesk® Maya®, Autodesk® 3ds Max® and Shotgun® to build stunning worlds, create realistic characters, and deliver immersive experiences.

EVE: Valkyrie VR puts you right in the cockpit

VR game development isn't as big a mystery as we think. "Approach it from a gamer’s perspective, using really good, rational game design and rational level design methodologies."

CCP Games' Andrew Willans, Lead Game Designer, and Emily Knox, Level Designer, discuss the allure of VR and how game developers can make virtual reality work for them.

Great customers. Great stories

Every day, the best AAA game studios rely on Autodesk software at the heart of their pipelines. Top game artists choose Autodesk® Maya®, Autodesk® 3ds Max® and Shotgun® to build stunning worlds, create realistic characters, and deliver immersive experiences.

A game of hide-and-seek not for the faint of heart

How Behaviour built a nightmarishly good game

Behaviour Interactive lets us in on how they built a sense of fear with the help of a procedural system that generates maps for nightmare after nightmare in their game Dead by Daylight.

Dead by Daylight. Image courtesy of Behaviour Interactive.

Great customers. Great stories

Every day, the best AAA game studios rely on Autodesk software at the heart of their pipelines. Top game artists choose Autodesk® Maya®, Autodesk® 3ds Max® and Shotgun® to build stunning worlds, create realistic characters, and deliver immersive experiences.

What Makes Insomniac Games Different

Insomniac Games Takes on VR

They created Ratchet and Clank, the Spyro series, the Resistance series, Sunset Overdrive, and now Insomniac Games is bringing a whole lot of VR games to life. Find out how they’re using Maya to innovate in AAA games.

The Unspoken. © 2016 Image courtesy of Insomniac Games.

Great customers. Great stories

Every day, the best AAA game studios rely on Autodesk software at the heart of their pipelines. Top game artists choose Autodesk® Maya®, Autodesk® 3ds Max® and Shotgun® to build stunning worlds, create realistic characters, and deliver immersive experiences.

The Environments & Architecture of
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Creating the Deus Ex Universe

"We can quickly customize an environment and 3ds Max is as close as we can get to modeling straight inside the engine." — Hubert Corriveau, Environment Director

Learn how Eidos-Montreal uses 3ds Max to create the stunning and massive worlds of the Deus Ex universe.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. © 2016 Image courtesy of Eidos-Montreal.

Great customers. Great stories

Every day, the best AAA game studios rely on Autodesk software at the heart of their pipelines. Top game artists choose Autodesk® Maya®, Autodesk® 3ds Max® and Shotgun® to build stunning worlds, create realistic characters, and deliver immersive experiences.

Mirror's Edge Catalyst: Shattering the Norm

You may not be ready to run, jump and leap across buildings, but Mirror's Edge: Catalyst allows you to unleash your inner Faith Connors and immerse yourself in a magnificent open-world landscape and discover its darkest secrets. We chatted with the team at EA DICE about their latest game and how Maya allowed them to build a compelling and strong character - and the big, minimalist world she’s up against.

Mirror's Edge Catalyst. Images courtesy of EA DICE.

Great customers. Great stories

Every day, the best AAA game studios rely on Autodesk software at the heart of their pipelines. Top game artists choose Autodesk® Maya®, Autodesk® 3ds Max® and Shotgun® to build stunning worlds, create realistic characters, and deliver immersive experiences.

Massive Worlds. Endless Possibilities.

Ubisoft Montreal’s Lionel Raynaud, VP of Creative, and Jean Guesdon, Assassin's Creed Brand Creative Director, discuss how the studio uses 3ds Max to create the large amazing worlds of the Assassin’s Creed games.

Assassin’s Creed. © 2016 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.

 
 

Autodesk offers a wide range of proven and established 3D tools for game development, from concept to launch. Check out the latest versions of Maya, 3ds Max and Shotgun to see the coolest new features for making games.

Blazing fast performance

Experience greatly improved speeds in both playback and manipulation of character rigs thanks to Parallel Rig Evaluation.

Awesome 3D character creation toolset

Access a range of tools for character creation; 3D editorial; and keyframe, procedural, and scripted animation.

Deep pipeline integration

Maya is a highly customizable and extensible platform that offers several avenues for integration into the core of your game development pipeline.

Max Creation Graph Procedural Workflows

Speed up content creation and scale the scope and size when building massive worlds.

Powerful 3D modeling tools

Easily model a person, place or element with fast modeling and sculpting workflows.

Highly customizable

Gain tighter pipeline integration with an improved Python/.NET toolset.

A review and production tracking toolset for game development teams of all sizes.

Cloud-based collaboration

Stay connected to teams of people around the world with secure, cloud-based tools that help you track progress, always see who’s working on what, and consolidate feedback.

Highly extensible

Build, deploy and manage custom tools and integrations with Shotgun’s pipeline toolkit and Python API.

Integrated tracking

Track massive quantities of content – from tasks and media reviews to art assets and levels – all on a single, intuitive platform.

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