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August 15, 2014
Author(s):
Jason Gregory
Hailed as a "must-have textbook" (CHOICE, January 2010), the first edition of Game Engine Architecture provided readers with a complete guide to the theory and practice of game engine software development. Updating the content to match today’s landscape of game engine architecture, this second 
Published:
August 15, 2014
Author(s):
David H. Eberly
An In-Depth, Practical Guide to GPGPU Programming Using Direct3D 11 GPGPU Programming for Games and Science demonstrates how to achieve the following requirements to tackle practical problems in computer science and software engineering: Robustness Accuracy Speed Quality source code that is 
Published:
August 01, 2014
Author(s):
Alex Okita
Ideal for game programmers with no prior experience with programming languages, this book covers the basics of programming and explains how C# is used to make a game in Unity3D. Interactive examples give C# code meaning. As more complex aspects of C# are explained the interactivity of example games 
Published:
July 29, 2014
Author(s):
Martin Watt, Erwin Coumans, George ElKoura, Ronald Henderson, Manuel Kraemer, Jeff Lait, James Reinders
Tackle the Challenges of Parallel Programming in the Visual Effects Industry In Multithreading for Visual Effects, developers from DreamWorks Animation, Pixar, Side Effects, Intel, and AMD share their successes and failures in the messy real-world application area of production software. They 
Published:
July 15, 2014
Author(s):
Ann Latham Cudworth
Learn How to Create Immersive Virtual Environments Written by an award-winning designer with 20 years of experience designing virtual environments for television and online communities, Virtual World Design explores the intertwining disciplines of 2D graphics, 3D models, lighting, sound, and 
Published:
June 24, 2014
Author(s):
Jeff W. Murray
An Accessible, Modular Style of Game Building—Easily Start Making Games with Unity 3D C# Game Programming Cookbook for Unity 3D presents a highly flexible core framework to create just about any type of game by plugging in different script components. Most scripts function within the game framework 
Published:
June 17, 2014
Author(s):
John M. Blain
Smoothly Leads Users into the Subject of Computer Graphics through the Blender GUI Blender, the free and open source 3D computer modeling and animation program, allows users to create and animate models and figures in scenes, compile feature movies, and interact with the models and create video 
Published:
June 12, 2014
Author(s):
Christopher W. Totten
Explore Level Design through the Lens of Architectural and Spatial Experience Theory Written by a game developer and professor trained in architecture, An Architectural Approach to Level Design is one of the first books to integrate architectural and spatial design theory with the field of level 
Published:
June 03, 2014
Author(s):
Matthew M. White
See How to Unobtrusively Incorporate Good Teaching into Your Game’s Mechanics Learn to Play: Designing Tutorials for Video Games shows how to embed a tutorial directly into your game design mechanics so that your games naturally and comfortably teach players to have fun. The author deciphers years 
Published:
May 20, 2014
Editor(s):
Wolfgang Engel
In GPU Pro5: Advanced Rendering Techniques, section editors Wolfgang Engel, Christopher Oat, Carsten Dachsbacher, Michal Valient, Wessam Bahnassi, and Marius Bjorge have once again assembled a high-quality collection of cutting-edge techniques for advanced graphics processing unit (GPU) programming 

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