Doesn't they say the same thing about photography when it was emerging? ;)
Agreed. This is just depressing and is a detriment to society. If this keeps advancing at its current rate, good art will be so trivial to generate that it won't be special anymore. Art will slowly morph into a banal distraction, with creating an original piece being as easy as applying an Instagram filter. The role of the human artist will change from a craftsperson to someone who picks a bunch of parameters, gives it to the AI, and chooses the best output. This type of technology is a threat to the very existence of art as a craft, will completely devalue artwork, and will make the journey of training to become an artist obsolete. I hate these researchers for what they're doing to a field that I love.
I disagree. There will always be demand for real artists. Like any other digital software, this is just a tool with the possibility to help artists create compelling worlds faster and add realism that would otherwise have taken days to make using other methods. As a 3D character artist, I would love to use this to create quick backdrops to place my characters in to enhance final renders.
Sometimes game trailers don’t feel like trailers. This one feels like a very good movie.
Naughty Dog has shown the latest trailer of the Last of Us: Part 2 during the Sony E3 2018 press conference. It’s really hard to put it in words, so just watch it.
Last of Us: Part 2 takes the visuals to the next level. The graphics here are just beyond what’s humanly possible. Huge congrats to all the amazing artists, engineers, producers, sound people, and designers at Naughty Dog. It’s amazing what you can do with our video game medium today.