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Visual Effects Summit: Restoring the Forest: Capturing the Themes of 'Kena' Through VFX


Learn how the team at Ember Lab developed the VFX for Kena: Bridge of Spirits bringing the world to life while enhancing the game's themes of restoration and regrowth. Nolan Carnahan will share the multilayered VFX used to create real-time feedback as players fight back Deadzone corruption and restore the environment to its natural beauty. Nolan will also explore the explosive VFX created for the unique abilities of the Rot, Kena's tiny but powerful spirit companions who stole the show in Ember Lab's debut game.

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