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Here's What Next-Generation Games Will Look Like

Video games are about to get real. Very real.

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Rockstar's L.A. Noire set the gold standard for facial capture technology in 2011, but some of the new renderings coming out of this year's Game Developer's Conference are quickly putting the old guard to shame...

Activision's next-gen facial rendering is so real it's downright eerie. Just look at those eyes...

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Then there's Metal Gear Solid's Fox Engine...

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It all adds up to very a real and very intense gameplay experience like this one from Battlefield 4.

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Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.

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