‘HDR Is Really the Future,’ Says Naughty Dog Lead Programmer

In the wake of Sony’s reveal of the new PS4 Pro earlier today developers from Insomniac Games and Naughty Dog have discussed why high-dynamic-range imaging, or HDR, is set to be an especially exciting new step when it comes to video game visuals.

“For our Spider-Man project we’re really working as hard as we can to build a really rich, detailed version of New York City and the amount of detail and improved fidelity you can get on a 4K display – especially a 4K display that has HDR – is pretty stunning,” said Al Hastings, chief architect at Insomniac Games, during an interview following Sony’s presentation. “It’s a real step forward. That’s what we’re most excited about.”

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