Clever software transforms 2D pictures into 3D models, and it actually way cooler than we just made it sound.
From Wolfenstein 3D to Battlefield 3, this video shows how far first-person shooter games have come since 1992.
Some of the new computer graphics technology that will be on display at Siggraph Asia starting next week won't just bend your mind, it'll snap it right in half.
For years, computer artists have been touting new computer game engines as capable of rendering photo-realistic scenes. Artist Kent Steely decided to see just how real a computer game engine could be used to render replicas of photos he took and the results aren't too bad. It's a close call, but we've still got a ways to go.