Discreet, a division of Autodesk, Inc. will be at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles May 1416, 2003 to showcase its 3D animation, modeling, character design, rendering and game modification software and integrated partner software demonstrations. Discreet will also share educational "how to" sessions in its private suite, regarding rapid game development for PC, PlayStation, Xbox, GameCube, and mobile games, the focus of the convention this year. The mobile games burgeoning market is predicted to reach more than $2 billion by 2004 and $7 billion by 2008 (Strategy Analytics, Inc. 2003 report). Discreet will also illustrate how its software is an effective bridge between Hollywood visual effects for motion pictures and the video game market, with market share in both industries.
3ds max remains the main choice of game developers and publishers with its history of software development features specifically dedicated to game software engineers, animators, technical directors and producers. Used for everything from pre-visualization and cinematic design to high-quality finished titles, Discreet's 3D software is used by more than 70% of the world's top-selling game developers such as Ubi Soft Entertainment, Digital Illusion, Microsoft, SEGA Corporation and Midway Games.
A full-featured 30-day trial version of 3ds max software is available through www.discreet.com/products. For more information, visit www/discreet.com or call 514-393-1616.