Overview(from nVidia web)
Medusa is NVIDIA's interpretation of the legendary snake-headed woman who's venomous gaze turned her victims to stone. This demo is designs to showcase the power of their new GTX 200 graphic chips.
- Full cinematic short story rendered in real time featuring multiple characters in a complex environment.
- Emotional character facial animation implemented with "texture buffers" allowing for unlimited blend shape combinations.
- Realistic character rendering with multiple passes for shadows, skin shading, depth and color accelerated with "stream out".
- Dynamic stone "grows" through the generation of geometry on the GPU using "geometry shaders".