Team Ninja will exploit PS4 GPGPU for "Soft Body Physics"

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#1 Edited by I_can_haz (6551 posts) -

Dengeki Online, the website of the renown Japanese magazine, published a roundtable interview with some of the most important Japanese game developers. The focus of the questions was obviously PlayStation 4, which will launch in the land of the Rising Sun on 22th February. Among all of it, we found a particularly interesting piece of information coming from Yohei Shimbori, Director of Team Ninja inside Tecmo Koei Games.

The fourth question by Dengeki asked developers “What part of PlayStation 4 they wanted to challenge?”, and Yohei answered with the following statement:

"I would like to achieve a cutting edge representation of soft body physics by taking full advantage of GPGPU. Right now, even if we try it tends to become unrealistic, ignoring the law of conservation of mass, but I would like to take it to a level where the warmth of the human skin is correctly shown. It is a thing that you want to pursue particularly with a fighting game, where flesh collides and blows connect. This is my personal obsession (laughs)."

http://www.worldsfactory.net/2014/02/09/doa-dev-wants-exploit-ps4-gpgpu-soft-body-physics

Also for those of you that don't know Team Ninja are making a new PS4 exclusive:http://gematsu.com/2014/02/team-ninja-developing-playstation-4-game

:P It's over lems, PS4 has officially won the console war. Superior boob physics confirmed for PS4 version of DOA...

#2 Posted by bobbetybob (19180 posts) -

Boob Puncher HD, can't wait.

#3 Posted by freedomfreak (39174 posts) -

I wanna forgot all about what was said in that statement.

#4 Edited by SonicNextGen2 (3424 posts) -

I wanna forgot all about what was said in that statement.

I didn't know you liked Phantom Breaker, ff! :D

#5 Posted by freedomfreak (39174 posts) -

I didn't know you liked Phantom Breaker, ff! :D

Well, I've only played Battle Grounds, and it's pretty damn good. Very addictive.

#6 Posted by wolverine4262 (19050 posts) -

Soft body physics. :ray:

#7 Posted by SonicNextGen2 (3424 posts) -
@SonicNextGen2 said:

I didn't know you liked Phantom Breaker, ff! :D

Well, I've only played Battle Grounds, and it's pretty damn good. Very addictive.

Yeah, the music in that game is top notch, the mechanics super fun and the design was really cool, hopefully the Vita version comes over, along with the fighting game (not really interested in the fighter part, but the visual novel part :P).

Soft body physics.

WOW ANOTHER PHANTOM BREAKER FAN, one is rare, but TWO IN A DAY?!

#8 Posted by misterpmedia (3363 posts) -

Slow motion boob ripples when a fist contacts, confirmed.

The Japanese are all over this.

#9 Edited by FoxbatAlpha (6154 posts) -

So a dev has big plans?

Well put another shrimp on the barbie for me!

#10 Edited by wolverine4262 (19050 posts) -

@SonicNextGen2:

Im playing battlegrounds right now. freedomfreak exposed me to it.

#11 Posted by freedomfreak (39174 posts) -

Yeah, the music in that game is top notch, the mechanics super fun and the design was really cool, hopefully the Vita version comes over, along with the fighting game (not really interested in the fighter part, but the visual novel part :P).

Yeah, I agree. I just got it because it was on sale. I didn't expect much, but it's mega awesome.

Vita version is coming this month in Japan, right?

#12 Posted by SonicNextGen2 (3424 posts) -

@SonicNextGen2 said:

Yeah, the music in that game is top notch, the mechanics super fun and the design was really cool, hopefully the Vita version comes over, along with the fighting game (not really interested in the fighter part, but the visual novel part :P).

Yeah, I agree. I just got it because it was on sale. I didn't expect much, but it's mega awesome.

Vita version is coming this month in Japan, right?

Yeah and it has a bunch of bonus content, what do you think of the characters?

@SonicNextGen2:

Im playing battlegrounds right now. freedomfreak exposed me to it.

What are your thoughts on it?

#13 Posted by misterpmedia (3363 posts) -

Shit's going to be also like this, confirmed:

#15 Posted by freedomfreak (39174 posts) -

Yeah and it has a bunch of bonus content, what do you think of the characters?

They're pretty awesome. I've maxed out Mikoto, although I might get the character DLC. That also raises the level cap to 99. It's 50 now.

Playing with Nagi now, and getting her leveled. Very quirky game.

#16 Posted by wolverine4262 (19050 posts) -

@SonicNextGen2:

I like it a lot, especially the music and the art style. I also like the enemy designs. Combat is fast and fun, but not too simple. 8 characters is nice too.

Im probably going to get the dlc.

#17 Posted by freedomfreak (39174 posts) -

Shit's going to be also like this, confirmed:

#18 Posted by AdobeArtist (22819 posts) -

#19 Posted by SonicNextGen2 (3424 posts) -

@SonicNextGen2 said:

Yeah and it has a bunch of bonus content, what do you think of the characters?

They're pretty awesome. I've maxed out Mikoto, although I might get the character DLC. That also raises the level cap to 99. It's 50 now.

Playing with Nagi now, and getting her leveled. Very quirky game.

@SonicNextGen2:

I like it a lot, especially the music and the art style. I also like the enemy designs. Combat is fast and fun, but not too simple. 8 characters is nice too.

Im probably going to get the dlc.

GET THE DLC, KURISU IS AMAZING

#20 Posted by wolverine4262 (19050 posts) -
#21 Edited by freedomfreak (39174 posts) -

GET THE DLC, KURISU IS AMAZING

Depends what wolverine is doing, but I'm leaning towards it :p

#22 Posted by SonicNextGen2 (3424 posts) -
#23 Posted by misterpmedia (3363 posts) -
#24 Posted by freedomfreak (39174 posts) -

Gimme yo gamertag, mine is 'moisdabest'

Alright, man. Lto_thaG.

#25 Posted by NFJSupreme (5152 posts) -

Just waiting for all this greatness to happen so that I can actually purchase my PS4.

#26 Edited by wolverine4262 (19050 posts) -
#27 Posted by edwardecl (2112 posts) -

Are they gonna put realistic cloth tearing physics in also...

#28 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

Team Ninja is the gift that just keeps on giving. Thank you Team Ninja.

#29 Posted by osirisx3 (1756 posts) -

opai

#30 Posted by SolidTie (8 posts) -

All thanks to the mighty PS4. Thank you Sony.

#31 Posted by AdobeArtist (22819 posts) -

Team Ninja is the gift that just keeps on giving. Thank you Team Ninja.

So rare is the day we see eye-to-eye Shakey :P

#32 Posted by foxhound_fox (87686 posts) -

Boob Puncher HD, can't wait.

*insert boob graphic over turkey*

#33 Edited by StrongBlackVine (8418 posts) -

Just waiting for all this greatness to happen so that I can actually purchase my PS4.

You seem jelly.

#34 Edited by Senor_Kami (8336 posts) -
#35 Posted by EnergyAbsorber (4893 posts) -

My body is ready..

#37 Posted by ReadingRainbow4 (13426 posts) -

#38 Posted by NFJSupreme (5152 posts) -

@NFJSupreme said:

Just waiting for all this greatness to happen so that I can actually purchase my PS4.

You seem jelly.

Elaborate because I'm not seeing your angle here.

#39 Posted by blackace (20287 posts) -

@I_can_haz: Says they are making a PS4 game. Doesn't say they aren't making it for XB1 or PC. Doesn't say that it's exclusive either.

#40 Posted by StrongBlackVine (8418 posts) -

@blackace said:

@I_can_haz: Says they are making a PS4 game. Doesn't say they aren't making it for XB1 or PC. Doesn't say that it's exclusive either.

I read that they were making an exclusive game for PS4. Don't remember the source, but it seemed legit.

#41 Edited by Opus_Rea-333 (952 posts) -

TLHBO!!!!!!!!

sarcasm.

#42 Posted by metal_zombie (2287 posts) -

hope they work on their asses they are too flat

#43 Posted by edwardecl (2112 posts) -

They could also be getting ready to troll everyone with cock punching... every time it happens you get a slowed down time close up full screen 1080p...

My eyes...

#44 Posted by millerlight89 (18347 posts) -

I wanted soft body physics for the twins in Outlast....

#45 Edited by TorqueHappens08 (921 posts) -

This page reeks of GAF...

#46 Posted by ShepardCommandr (2417 posts) -

They could make use of that touchpad on the ds4 too.....

#47 Posted by Lulu_Lulu (10284 posts) -

No Fair I want Gen 8 Boobs too. :(

#48 Posted by Lulu_Lulu (10284 posts) -

But in All seriousness, Tecmo is an Indipendent Company. Its not in their best interest to make an Exclusive. And cows, You don't win or lose anything if it goes Muliplatform. On top of that its a niche genre, hardly a System Seller, so it doesn't help Sony either.

Now watch people ignore that Logic.

#49 Edited by silversix_ (14075 posts) -

Touch screen will have better use

#50 Edited by Ghost120x (3739 posts) -

I approve. Dengeki get to work.