By: Yoav Vilner
I just spent more hours than I’d like to admit playing the new Fallout 4, feeling like I was actually in the game mostly because of the incredible true-to-life graphics. I opened Wikipedia, learned how GPUs power the graphics, and wondered if any startups were harnessing this technology.
I know it’s not usually what I discuss, but I figured you’d find this topic just as interesting I did. Here’s what I found out:
In the late 1970s, also dubbed The Golden Age of Arcade Video Games (think Space Invaders, Pac-Man, and Frogger), gaming developers started relying on graphic processing units to, well, process their graphics…read more.