In order to better understand the actual causes of game-breaking issues, Microsoft released two new tools for DirectX 12 developers.
Imagination tries to attract Linux and Android developers to its MIPS CPU architecture with the new Creator CI20 development board, targeted at open source communities, hobbyists and schools.
Intel's GDC presentation included new rendering extensions for Intel HD Graphics, Intel Quick Sync Video and updates to the Intel Level Up and Perceptual Computing contests.
The first day of Intel's Developer Forum saw discussion of the company's new CPU microarchitecture, code-named Sandy Bridge and manufactured at 32 nm. But the most important changes might be how the company develops future products.
This year’s Intel Developer Forum conference seems more notable for secondary technologies and what’s absent than about what’s being announced. Or, at least, that’s how it seems. On the other hand, there has been an intense focus on all things small.
As any legit PC gamer will tell you, copy protection can sometimes really suck. And now, game developers are starting to agree.
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