VFX Breakdown of SMITE – To Hell and back
Take a look at this cool VFX Breakdown showing the masterful use of compositing VFX for the CGI animated cinematic trailer “SMITE – To Hell & Back”, by the talented team at RealtimeUK!
It’s always cool to see behind the scenes of what goes into the VFX a lot of people take for granted on video games. Here’s what they had to say about it…
‘To Hell and Back’ is the latest SMITE cinematic trailer produced for our client Hi-Rez Studios. Launched ahead of the 2016 ‘SMITE World Championships’ e-sports event, this latest trailer pits some of the game’s most iconic characters against one another in an epic and audacious battle. “With this latest cinematic, the intention was to evoke emotion in our viewers and have the audience engage with each character. We take each character on a journey throughout the trailer, revealing multiple facets to their personalities, and creating iconic and memorable imagery. For us this trailer should be as fun as it is epic, something you can watch over and over and get something new each time. We are really proud of what we have achieved and we hope you enjoy it too”!
Director: Ian Jones – Art Director: Stuart Bayley
Client: Hi-Rez Studios
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What is SMITE?
SMITE is an online interactive game you can play online for those who don’t know. It’s a mythology themed 3D MOBA. SMITE is similar to DoTA gameplay but instead of being above the action you are IN the action. Close third-person camera instead of RTS view. Move with WASD instead of clicking on a map. Detailed graphics and visual effects. ACTION combat, dodging, and aiming. Everything is a skill-shot. Free-to-Play but not pay-to-win.
Check out the official trailer below.