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When it arrives next Tuesday, Rockstar North's Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3, X360) will be the first retail game to feature NaturalMotion's euphoria animation technology.

In advance of the title's release, NaturalMotion sent over a video demonstrating how the real-time animations of the euphoria engine differ from other solutions, such as ragdoll physics.

The euphoria technology is also being utilized the physics-intensive PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 editions of LucasArt's Star Wars: The Force Unleashed as well as NaturalMotion's own football game Backbreaker (PS3, X360).
Video after the jump: http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/52403
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Wow... that is pretty amazing.
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I dunno, when he was being "shot" all of them looked the same to me.
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Did anyone else find that hilarious?
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I have a copy of the Learning Edition, and let me tell you, once you figure it out, it is quite amazing.
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I wanna see how it reacts getting shot in the head...
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I wanna see how it reacts getting shot in the head...
Like the ragdoll?

That's pretty amazing though. Makes me want GTA4 even more now...
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i want the ufc game to use the euphoria engine
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post #9 of 14
An excellent physics engine choice for GTA IV!

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honestly this video doesn't do euphoria justice. Watch the gta 4 video review.

A cop car hits niko in the legs and he spins around, another scene niko is running and a car explodes behind him. The force makes him do a front flip
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