Modern Combat 5: Blackout is nearing ever closer to its eventual release, and Gameloft's released some new details on the graphical technology of the game. Namely, one particular technology that isn't seen often in mobile games: screen space ambient occlusion. Essentially, it helps add detail to shadows and makes objects in the game world look deeper than they would without the technology. But see this modern technology in action for yourself using 1987's hottest image format, the GIF:
Check out the full gallery of SSAO GIFs here. As well, the engine will use other techniques such as depth of field, real-time shadows, water effects, and more to help the game be one of the most graphics-intensive mobile games yet.