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PlayStation 4 Pro Review: The First 4K Games Console?

Best watched at 1080p in full-screen mode. Rich and the team put the Pro's 4K credentials to the test. Can it handle ultra HD, or is it really more of a 1440p machine? We'll have more detailed hardware analysis soon, but you can get a preview by reading our web review: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2016-playstation-4-pro-review

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4K E3 2017 trailer, provided courtesy of Sony.…

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Metal Gear Survive: Early PS4 Pro Campaign Analysis - Better Performance at 1080p!

The Fox Engine returns. A public multiplayer beta is live, but what about Metal gear Survive's campaign mode? We attended a Konami preview e…

4K HDR! Detroit: Become Human Demo Analysis

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Marvel's Spider-Man: The Complete Analysis

A bit of a monstrous download here, so we've had to be innovative in making it more manageable to grab. The HEVC encode is preferred as a si…

Skyrim PS4 Pro vs PS4/PC Ultra Comparison/Analysis

How does Skyrim on PS4 Pro stack up against the maxed out PC experience, and indeed PlayStation 4? And can the 4K Pro really have some perfo…

Lawbreakers PS4/Pro vs PC Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

The complete graphics showdown between all versions of Lawbreakers. We've had a lot of fun with this Unreal Engine 4 shooter, but the peckin…

Assassin's Creed Origins Xbox One X/PC/Pro Analysis

The final showdown. To what extent does Xbox One X improve over the PlayStation 4 Pro version of AC Origins? And with the PC game locked to…

Dynasty Warriors 9 Performance Analysis

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Cyberpunk 2077: Complete E3 2018 Technical Analysis!

Among the most richly detailed trailers of the show, CD Projekt Red's latest takes advantage of an updated engine - building on the team's e…

PS4 Pro vs PS4 SSD Loading Times: Does SATA 3 Make A Difference?

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Watch Dogs 2 PC 4K vs PS4 Pro Comparison

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Days Gone PS4/ PS4 Pro E3 2017 Demo Analysis

An overview of the E3 demo. Unfortunately, assets here were limited, so you're not going to see much of an upgrade over the YouTube version…

Destiny 2: The Complete Tech Analysis

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Skyrim Special Edition: Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro

Xbox One X has an on-paper compute advantage of around 42 per cent compared to PlayStation 4 Pro. So, to what extend does Bethesda tap into…

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PS4 Pro vs PlayStation VR: How Much Better Is It?

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Why Ryzen is the Game-Changer for Next-Gen Consoles

Everything about the current-gen consoles represented a generational leap over PS3 and Xbox 360... except storage and more importantly, CPU.…

FREE DOWNLOAD: Gran Turismo Sport HDR Sampler

Thinking of supporting our Patreon? Worried about 4K HDR compatibility with your screen? This free download is for you to test out our video…

The Witcher 3: Does Patch 1.61 Downgrade PS4 Pro Playback?

CD Projekt Red's valiant support for The Witcher 3 continues, this time adding high-dynamic range to PlayStation 4 systems. There is a catch…

Battlefield 5 Beta Analysis: Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro

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Fallout 4: PS4 Pro Patch Analysis + Boost Mode Frame-Rate Tests

The time has come. Fallout 4 finally gets PS4 Pro support with a 1440p native resolution, enhanced draw distances and higher-grade lighting.…

Hellblade PS4 vs Pro Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Ninja Theory is back with a beautiful-looking game - and it's got a really interesting PS4 Pro implementation. Can a game that looks this go…

Wolfenstein 2: Xbox One X/PS4 Pro/PC Showdown

With anything up to a 2.25x increase in resolution, Xbox One X powers past its PS4 Pro equivalent and compares fairly well against PC. Howev…

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NOTE: Spoilers within! A special comparison between the old and new. Set 12 years prior to the original, Red Dead Redemption 2 spurs Rocksta…

Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Analysis

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Redout: The Complete Console Analysis

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4K On A Budget: The Crysis Trilogy

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Gears of War 4: Xbox One X HDR Showcase

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Gears of War 2 Xbox One X Enhanced + UE3/Gears Retrospective

Join John and Alex for a look at how Gears of War 2 runs in its X-enhanced flavour on Xbox One X and learn about the evolution of Unreal Eng…

Nvidia Reflections: Star Wars Ray Tracing... With DLSS!

A pristine 4K, 24fps version of Nvidia's Star Wars ray tracing demo, running under DLSS on RTX 2080 Ti. It's stunning - and quite a small do…

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All three eight-core Ryzens face-off against the Core i7 7700K.…

Xbox One X: The 4K Console You've Been Waiting For?

Does the Xbox One X deliver everything we were promised? Is it the definitive 4K console? Here's Rich with everything we know about final pr…

Resident Evil 7 PC/PS4/Pro/Xbox One Analysis

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Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Console Analysis

PS4, PS4 Pro and Xbox One battle it out in this CryEngine-powered shooter.…

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We'll have more on Monster Hunter World after the game launches but in the meantime, we spent the weekend playing the final beta - here are…

Nex Machina PC GPU Performance Guide

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We took a trip to Forza Horizon 3 developer Playground Games to discuss all things Xbox One X, and how the team managed to push for 4K. Some…

Hands-On With Forza Horizon 4 at E3 2018

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Skylake-X: Core i9/Core i7 Gaming Benchmarks

The mighty ten-core Core i9 7900X takes on the eight-core 7820X, the six-core 7800X and the quad-core 7740X. Plus some bonus Skylake-X vs Br…

PC Gaming: Do You Really Need Ultra Settings?

Alex returns with a new Tech Focus and the question is this. Do you really need ultra settings to get the very best out of your PC games? Wh…

Paragon PS4 Pro: Enhanced for 1080p Only - Full Analysis

Most PS4 Pro titles are enhanced with resolution boosts for 4K monitor support. Paragon is different. It scales up from 900p on base hardwar…

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Hellblade PC vs PS4 Comparison + 1080p60 Tweak Guide

Here's a full breakdown of Hellblade's PC performance, comparisons with PS4 along with the graphics hardware you'll need to hit 60 frames pe…

Kingdom Come Deliverance: PC vs PS4 Pro Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

A full breakdown of PC's extra visual features. Everything from parallax occlusion maps to volumetric effects make this a standout PC releas…

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Halo Wars 2 on Xbox One X: Enhanced Title First Look

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Final Fantasy 15 PC Graphics Analysis vs Xbox One X

So, this is a difficult one to process - it's a 23 minute 4K video with intense detail. HEVC encoding copes, but h.264 is BIG. We'd recom…

In Theory: Should Next-Gen Consoles Really Focus on True 4K?

In the leap from 1080p to 4K, we're looking at the biggest jump in pixel-count since PS1 to PS2. Meanwhile, GPU power increases next-gen may…

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1440p - whether it's the 16:9 or 21:9 flavour - really is the sweetspot for the Vega 64.…

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Our third peak of perhaps this year's most anticipated game is also the longest. Tom dissects two minutes of new, pristine-quality footage s…

Patreon Exclusive: Shadow of War 4K Gameplay

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Yes, 4K on a Budget is back... with something a little different. 2017's Sonic Forces was a bit of a disappointment, but just try playing 20…

The Division 2 PC: 12 Minutes of 4K60 Video

A bit of a monster download here - not quite sure why this footage doesn't compress so well, but if you've got the bandwidth, we've got the…

How to Set-Up HDR for PS4 Pro/Xbox One S on Panasonic 2016 Screens

Display specialist Dave Bierton goes in-depth on getting the best picture for HDR gaming from the 2016 Panasonic 4K screens. We're using the…

Skylake-X Review: Core i9 7900X and More!

Skylake-X is predictably very good and extremely fast, but it definitely feels a little rough around the edges and needs a little polish. Ri…

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The Last Guardian: Nine Years of Development in 14 Minutes

Tom tracks the development of The Last Guardian from its original target render right through to the technical make-up of the final game. It…

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Prey Gets PS4 Pro Support - But Why Is It Stuttering?

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox One X HDR Gameplay

Enjoy this beautiful 4K HDR presentation of the Xbox One X Rise of the Tomb Raider Gamescom demo.…

Burnout Paradise Remastered: Xbox One X/Xbox One vs Original PC - Not Just A Port!

It may look very familiar, but the upgrades are plentiful and it's all about ensuring that the original experience holds up well in your 108…

No Man's Sky Xbox One/Xbox One X Analysis!

No Man's Sky has finally arrived on Xbox One alongside the beautiful Next update. We'll have more on the other versions soon, but in the mea…

Pentium G4560 Review: The New Budget CPU King

Holy crap, this thing is stupidly fast for a budget processor. The Pentium G4560 is a dual-core CPU with hyper-threading. It's basically an…

AMD RX Vega 64 4K Benchmarks

You'll need to choose settings wisely to use Vega 64 at 4K, but it can still deliver a pleasing experience.…

Watch Dogs 2 Xbox One/PS4/PS4 Pro Analysis

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 PC: 1440p Ultra Settings Showcase

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Has Respawn Fixed Titanfall 2 on Xbox One X?

The first patch shipped with resolution and performance that could drop below the standard set by PlayStation 4 Pro. Does the new patch solv…

Halo Infinite E3 2018 Trailer

We were at the Microsoft E3 2018 briefing grabbing pristine quality capture direct from the media riser. Here's the beautiful Halo Infinite…

Forza Horizon 4: The Console Analysis

Playground Games returns with its most impressive work yet. We took a trip to the studio to meet the team, talk about the tech upgrades and…

PS4 Premium Joypads! Razer Raiju vs Nacon Revolution Pro!

So the Dual Shock 4 pad is pretty good, right? So what about these ultra-expensive new controllers - can they improve your gameplay?…

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Nvidia has made a new GPU that slots right between GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 - but how does it compare to RX Vega 56? And is the pricing good en…

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A look at how performance stacks up on PS4 and Pro. It manages to hit 30fps, but frame-pacing is so, so wrong. John reveals all.…

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4K On A Budget: GTX 970 vs Forza Horizon 3/ Forza Motorsport 6 Apex

Regular viewers of this series will know that it's sometimes a struggle to get a great 4K experience from GTX 970, involving lots of testing…

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Gears 5 Engine Upgrades: Trailer Analysis

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Stock and 4.2GHz overclocks compared between three generations of Core i5 processor.…

Dolby Atmos for Headphones Tested on Plantronics Rig 400

The next generation of surround sound is coming to PC and Xbox One. Dolby Atmos adds a height component to surround, but how does it work on…

Switch Mobile Mode Analysed in Unprecedented Detail!

We've got a new Nintendo Switch modified to supply a video output feed of the mobile mode! It allows us to take a look at portable Switch ti…

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Tom and Dave meet up to discuss Ark on PS4 and PS4 Pro. Can its excellent concept overcome dodgy image quality, really bad bugs and question…

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This isn't good. Final Fantasy 15's new PS4 Pro patch lets frame-rates go unlocked while in the 'lite' mode - but the game simply doesn't hi…

Tekken 7: The Complete Analysis

Everything you need to know about Tekken 7 and how the Unreal Engine is deployed across all versions!…

Quantum Break: Xbox One X First Look

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PUBG Xbox Performance Is Still Not Good Enough

It's been three months now since PUBG was first released - in a pretty shocking state - on Xbox One and Xbox One X. So, just how has the gam…

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Xbox One X Early Analysis - Choose Between 60fps or 4K!

Eidos Montreal rounds off the reboot trilogy, building on Crystal Dynamics' work to create a lush, explorable Peruvian jungle setting. For X…

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So let's say you've built a new Kaby Lake budget rig. What are your future upgrade options? Just how much power can you unleashed with a lat…

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Assassin's Creed Origins: Xbox One X First Look!

We've been poring over our precision 4K captures from the Microsoft Media Briefing and can show you some of the technical secrets of Assassi…

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Not without reason, Arkham Knight is known as one of the PC's most sub-optimal ports - but have we now reached the point where modern hardwa…

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The new AMD hardware up against RX 480 and the Nvidia rivals.…

PC CPU Review 2017: A True Generational Leap... Finally?

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Nioh PS4 vs PS4 Pro Tech Analysis

Three different rendering modes analysed across two different consoles. Team Ninja is back, and Nioh is a spectacular return to form.…

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OnRush PS4/Pro Beta Analysis!

OnRush is a spiritual successor to Motorstorm with the tricks and sass of SSX and the all-out carnage of Burnout. John and Rich check out th…

Patreon Exclusive: Forza Motorsport 7... Trucks!

Some additional footage from E3 that didn't make its way into our analysis video.…

Redout Xbox One X Resolution + Frame-Rate Re-Test

A fully refreshed look at Redout on Xbox One X. A word of apology to the developer 34BigThings - this game's dynamic resolution system was m…

Nier Automata Xbox One X Gameplay!

15 minutes taken from the E3 build. Its 4K support is... interesting, to say the least.…

Core i5 7600K Stock vs Overclock Benchmarks

See how i5 performance scales according to clock speed - and memory bandwidth.…

Ryzen 5 1600/1600X vs Core i5 7600K Review

Ryzen brings out the big guns for its mainstream CPUs - six cores, 12 threads. Up against that, the Core i5 holds up well - but given the ch…

Core i9 9900K: Why We Need A Leap In CPU Power

Just how much CPU power do we really need? With the Core i9 9900K set to deliver eight cores and 16 threads, will games actually make use of…

Batman: Arkham City Patch 1.02 Analysis

Return to Arkham is finally much closer to the game we hoped it would be at launch - on base PS4 hardware. Unfortunately, PS4 Pro support is…

Horizon Zero Dawn: Initial PS4/Pro Analysis

John's been playing Horizon Zero Dawn on PS4 and PS4 Pro for the last couple of weeks. We've got a big tech analysis video in production, bu…

Victor Vran: Locked 60fps on PS4, Pro and Xbox One

It's been out a while on PC, but this week, Victor Vran arrives on consoles. Here's the full lowdown on PS4 and Xbox One, plus the full stor…

Shadow of the Colossus Bluepoint Tech Interview

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Titan X Pascal: 4K 60fps - Top-Tier Games Tested

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Forza Motorsport 7 Demo: Xbox One vs Xbox One X vs PC

We got the chance to check out a preview version of the Xbox One X game (not the Gamescom demo as Dave mentions here) and stack it up agains…

4K HDR! Sea of Thieves on Xbox One X!

We've not done a full 4K HDR video for a while, but after playing Sea of Thieves we thought it was worth it!…

Call of Duty Black Ops 4: Xbox One/Xbox One X Beta Test - The Most Demanding Call of Duty Yet?

Tracking back to this month's multiplayer beta, Black Ops 4 is shaping up best on Xbox One X. It relies on a dynamic resolution going up to…

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Review!

Three new GPU kings in under a year. Nvidia's on a roll - so just how powerful is the new GTX 1080 Ti? Can it beat Titan X Pascal - and is i…

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Review

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Batman: Arkham City on PS4 Pro Analysis

Arkham City has stealth Pro support - but it's just the base game running with access to the additional GPU and CPU power. What if that coul…

What's Up With Nier Automata on PC?

Yes we've got Nier Automata graphics comparisons with the PS4 and Pro versions, but the real story here is how the PC version is sub-par and…

Elite Dangerous: PS4/PS4 Pro/Xbox One/PC Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate test

It's the largest sandbox you can imagine. Running on the team's Cobra engine, Elite Dangerous simulates a galaxy's worth of exploration, tra…

Patreon Exclusive: Anthem E3 Trailer Download

Looking for the best possible way to view the astonishing Anthem E3 trailer? How does a super bit-rate 4K download, swiped straight from Mic…

4K Xbox 360 Games Tested on Xbox One!

Microsoft is enhancing Xbox 360 games to run at 4K on the X - but what resolutions are you actually getting, how well do they run, and what…

Dying Light 2 4K60 at E3 2018!

A direct 4K, 60 frames per second feed of the Dying Light 2 reveal at Microsoft's E3 2018 presser!…

Batman Arkham Knight PC Revisited: RTX 2080 Ti Performance Analaysis

A bonus video showing horrifically underutilised our gaming PC with RTX 2080 Ti and i7 8700K is when running Arkham Knight - but we need thi…

Radeon RX 570/580 1440p Benchmarks

Here's a look at how AMD's latest compares to the outgoing RX 480 and its Nvidia competitors.…

PC Graphics Review 2017: A Bit Disappointing?

GTX 1080 Ti and RX Vega 56 aside, 2017 was hardly a vintage year for PC graphics.…

Final Fantasy 15: 2006-2016 Demos vs Final Game Graphics Comparisons

First announced in 2006, John tracks the journey of Final Fantasy 15 from its very beginnings right through to the final release of the titl…

Resident Evil Code Veronica X PS4/PS4 Pro - EU and US Versions Tested!

A PS2 classic arrives on PS4 via emulation. Rendering at 1280x960, there's actually two versions of Code Veronica X available with different…

Shadow of the Colossus PS4: Complete Tech Analysis

Call this one a labour of love - John takes a look at the exceptional Shadow of the Colossus remake for PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro, stacks it…

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Can it be? The final release on PS4 and PS4 Pro shows this infamous spot now running fluidly at 60fps. Tom gives a complete overview of what…

Patreon Exclusive: Sea of Thieves E3 4K Gameplay Demo

A pristine, high bitrate version of Microsoft's E3 gameplay demo.…

4K HDR! Final Fantasy 15 Benchmark Footage

Square Enix has just released a gameplay loop for Final Fantasy 15 on PC, enabling users to benchmark their hardware. Here's a look at the g…

Nier Automata Xbox One X First Look Analysis!

Nier Automata was a surprise reveal for Microsoft at E3 2018. Previously a PlayStation/PC exclusive, we take a look at the Xbox One X demo b…

Intel Core i5 7600K Review

Just how fast is the new Core i5 7600K? How fast does it overclock and what else is required to push gaming speed to the limit? Rich investi…

Ryzen 5 1600/1600X Gaming Benchmarks

A collection of games and hardware comparison points for AMD's excellent Ryzen 5 1600 and 1600X.…

New AMD Console Tech: Ryzen CPU+Vega Graphics!

Oh - and it's not just a console, it's a Windows PC too! Rich takes a look at the specs of AMD's collaboration with Zhongshan Subor - with a…

Star Wars Battlefront 2 PS4 Pro First Look

One of our highlights from Gamescom 2017 was Star Wars Battlefront 2 at the EA booth, with a really cool space battle demo. Rich played it t…

Let's Play Gears of War 4 PC at 4K 60fps

The Titan X Pascal is rolled out once more to run the latest PC game at ultra resolution at 60fps! This is Gears of War 4, with everything a…

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4K HDR! Far Cry 5 PC at 60fps!

You've seen Far Cry on Xbox One X and Pro, but you've not seen it at 60 frames per second in full HDR! Rich takes the conn for the capture,…

Devil May Cry 5 Xbox One X First Look!

Join John and Alex for a look at Devil May Cry 5 running in its 4K output mode on Xbox One X, as seen at Gamescom last week. Seemingly runni…

Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti 1080p Benchmarks

You're wasting a lot of GPU power by gaming with the Ti at 1080p...…

DF Retro SNES Classic mini review

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Gravity Rush 2 PS4/Pro Tech Analysis

We've had a look at Gravity Rush 2 ahead of launch and fetch-quests aside, we rather like it. Here we look at PS4 Pro support, performance o…

Dark Souls 3 PS4 Pro Patch Analysis

The Dark Souls 3 patch 1.11 finally adds PS4 Pro support! From Software promises higher frame-rates - but just how high do they go? Can it r…

Anthem: Xbox One X E3 Demo - Is it the real deal?

A demo that looks too good to be true - but is it? Here we see Xbox One X gameplay in action at 4K (with checkerboarding), where Tom weighs…

4K HDR! Horizon: The Frozen Wilds Tech Analysis

Presented in full 4K and HDR for those with compatible displays, here's John's complete tech analysis of the beautiful Frozen Wilds DLC for…

Kingdom Hearts 3 at E3 2018!

More direct feed capture straight from the media riser at the MS presser. This time, a pristine capture of the Kingdom Hearts 3 trailer! Loo…

COD Black Ops 4: Behind The Scenes - Blackout, PC, Battle.Net + More

Join Digital Foundry for an extended special, where we interview staff from Treyarch and Beenox about the Call of Duty Black Ops 4. Learn ab…

AMD Radeon RX 580 Review

Here's Rich's overview of the RX 580. Is it really anything more than overclocked 480?…

Does Patching Spectre/Meltdown Slow Down Your Gaming PC?

Two massive security issues are plaguing PCs - codenamed Meltdown and Spectre. Fixed are now starting to roll out in the form of Windows upd…

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare PS4/PS4 Pro/Xbox One Performance Analysis

Dave examines Call of Duty Infinite Warfare on all three consoles. Which one offers the smoothest experience?…

Horizon Zero Dawn: Guerrilla Games Interview

John and Rich visited Guerrilla Games a while back to get the full technological story behind Horizon Zero Dawn. They sat down with principa…

Monster Hunter World: Complete Tech Analysis

There's a lot to get through on this one! Here's our complete breakdown of Monster Hunter World on base and enhanced consoles. Eight game va…

Titanfall 2 Runs at 6K Max on Xbox One X! But Could Other Games Follow?

Does Xbox One X have the power to push beyond 4K in future games? Tom considers the evidence in its 4K demos so far, and reports from Respaw…

Final Fantasy 15 PC: 1080p60 HDR Footage

Does exactly what it says on the tin... silky smooth, right?…

Metro Exodus E3 2018 Gameplay

16 minutes of b-roll action taken from the PC version, running at 4K60. We didn't capture this, the quality isn't quite at the right level b…

Intel Core i7 7700K Review

Rich pushes the Core i7 7700K to its extremes: is this the fastest gaming CPU on the market?…

Coffee Lake: The Most Exciting Intel CPU Launch In Years?

How does the sound of a six-core i5 or i7 sound? Based on the leaks surrounding Intel's new Coffee Lake series of CPUs, that's exactly what…

DF Videocast #15: GeForce RTX - Is Ray Tracing The Next Big Thing?

Join Rich, John and Alex direct from Gamescom at Cologne for their reactions to the GeForce RTX reveal and their impressions on the holy gra…

Rime: PC vs PS4 Pro Analysis

Years in the making, Rime is finally available and we wanted to take a look. Here's how the PS4 and Pro compare, along with a look at the be…

Let's Play Forza Horizon 3 PC at 4K 60fps

4K, ultra settings - holy crap, Forza Horizon 3 is simply sensational on PC. Join Rich as he plays through the game's opening showcase secti…

Patreon Exclusive: Rise of the Tomb Raider Enriched 4K Xbox One X Gameplay

Exclusive to our Patreon supporters, a playthrough of the Gamescom Xbox One X demo in Enriched 4K mode.…

Red Dead Redemption on Xbox One X - The 4K Remaster You've Been Waiting For!

A refresher before Rockstar's sequel releases this Winter - Red Dead Redemption gets the 4K treatment on Xbox One X. It's the first time thi…

DF Videocast #16: Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Trailer Tech Discussion!

Join Rich, John and Alex for a videocast on the recently revealed Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay trailer. Just how advanced is this engine? How via…

Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti 1440p Benchmarks

Extreme frame-rates at 2.5K...…

Intel Coffee Lake: Core i7 8700K Review

It's fast. Sometimes brutally fast. A hushed awe please for the new i7 - faster for gaming than the 7700K, faster than six, eight and ten-co…

Steep PS4/Pro/Xbox One Analysis

Here's a belated look at Ubisoft's winter sports game. We've compared and analysed all console versions and isolated the meagre PS4 Pro impr…

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta: PS4/Pro/Xbox One Analysis

Just like many of you, we've been playing the Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta over the last few days. We've already gone in-depth on PS4 Pro, b…

Let's Play Destiny 2 PC at 4K 60fps

John took a look at Destiny 2 PC, running maxed out at ultra settings at 4K resolution. How does it look, how smoothly does it play? Check o…

Quantum Break Xbox One X: Smoother Performance - But At What Cost?

When we looked at Quantum Break during the Xbox One X previews, the game impressed visually but performance was a worry. The final release i…

Cyberpunk 2077 at E3 2018!

Native 4K, pristine version of the Cyberpunk 2077 episode at the E3 2018 Microsoft press conference, captured from a 4K60 feed supplied by t…

Fallout 76: Xbox One X First Look

Has Bethesda's Creation Engine evolved for the upcoming Fallout 76? We take a look at very early work-in-progress Xbox One X gameplay, with…

Radeon RX 570 Review

Just like the RX 580, the 570 is essentially an overclocked version of its predecessor - but the benchmarks are impressive, and more than th…

Ryzen 3 2200G: A Brilliant Budget PC CPU!

Yes, we've got benchmarks, but more importantly we've got gameplay. Can a $99 Ryzen APU with Vega 8 graphics run PUBG, GTA5, Destiny 2, Over…

Modern Warfare Remastered PS4 Pro vs PS4 Performance Tested

Well here it is - the base 1080p version of the COD remaster, compared to the Pro version with its 2880x1620 resolution. Oh, and higher perf…

Final Fantasy 15 Tech Analysis

John presents a detailed look at what's hot and what's not in Final Fantasy 15 - from a technical perspective, of course.…

PS4 Pro Boost Mode: Project Cars, Assetto Corsa and F1 2016 Tested!

You've got boost power! PS4 Pro's new "Boost Mode" option brings massive benefits for racing sims in particular. Tom checks out project Cars…

The Surge: The Complete Analysis

Deck 13 is back, with the Surge offering a huge improvement over its last game - Lords of the Fallen - and one of the best PS4 Pro implement…

Detroit: Become Human - PS4/Pro Comparison!

Join John and Rich for further discussion on Detroit: Become Human, covering off the technical differences between the PS4 and Pro versions,…

COD Black Ops 4: Blackout - Every Console Tested! Split-Screen, Graphics Comparisons + More

Every which way you can play COD BLOPS 4's Blackout mode is covered in this video! Resolution, performance + split-screen plus full graphics…

What are 4K Assets and Why Do We Need Them?

So, Microsoft is talking about 4K assets - but what do they actually mean? What are they? How do they make gaming visuals look better? Do yo…

Final Fantasy 12 PC Analysis!

The Zodiac Age gets a new port and it can run at 60fps! But what kind of hardware do you need to get the job done?…

Core i7 7700K vs i5 7600K Gaming Benchmarks

Ever wanted to know how much faster the Core i7 is than the i5 when pushed to the limits? The answer may surprise you.…

AMD RX Vega 56 1080p Benchmarks

We don't particularly recommend running any of the cards benched here at full HD resolution, but for those who do - here are the performance…

GTX 1050 3GB Review: The Last Pascal?

Is this the end of the line for Nvidia's Pascal technology? Recently, a new three gig version of the GTX 1050 snuck out - likely the final d…

Let's Play Battlefield 1 PC at 4K 60fps

Equipped with a Titan X Pascal and i7 processor, we target the premium Battlefield One experience. That's ultra settings, a crisp 4K resolut…

Patreon Exclusive: Rise of the Tomb Raider High Frame-Rate Xbox One X Gameplay

Just how close does Xbox One X get to delivering 1080p60 with Rise of the Tomb Raider? We've only got limited content to look at, but here's…

Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare - Xbox One X Delivers Again!

Rockstar's horror expansion pushed Xbox 360 hard at the time - with engine changes to support a new zombie apocalypse twist. But does that a…

Forza Horizon 4 Gamescom Demo: Third-Person Gameplay

A run through the Gamescom demo, using Forza Horizon 4's standard third-person viewpoint.…

Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti 4K Benchmarks

The best way to utilise the power of the new GPU king.…

Intel Coffee Lake: Core i5 8400/ i5 8600K Review

Last-gen i7 performance for i5 money. The new Coffee Lake i5s are put to the test in this extensive analysis.…

Snake Pass: Switch vs PS4 Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Sumo Digital brings its bright, colourful platformer to multiple formats - with Switch, PS4 and PS4 Pro in the limelight for this analysis.…

The Evil Within 2: PS4/Pro Analysis

Thinking of buying The Evil Within 2? Worried about performance after the first one? John is here to calm your fears...…

Digital Foundry's Best Gaming Tech of 2017

John presents his rundown of the most impressive innovations in gaming tech in 2017.…

Forza Motorsport 7: Analysis and FM6 Comparisons

Tom and Rich discuss what turned out to be only true 4K first party Xbox One X title Microsoft brought to E3. Plus - yes, we compared some N…

PUBG Xbox One/PC/Xbox One X Graphics Comparison

The complete visual breakdown - plus an intriguing look at the Xbox One version's hidden graphics menu!…

The Division 2: Xbox One X at E3 2018!

Yeah, this is looking hot! The Division 2 on Xbox One X, captured directly from Microsoft's uncompressed feed at the media briefing!…

Red Dead Redemption 2: The DF Tech Analysis

Join John Linneman for an in-depth look at the technology of Red Dead Redemption 2, as seen in final Xbox One X code. It's a stunning techno…

GTX 1080 Ti SLI 4K Benchmarks

Just how much raw power does two GTX 1080 Ti cards running in SLI offer?…

Ryzen 5 2400G: It's Good But Is It Over-Priced?

The Ryzen 3 2200G is an absolute classic... the Ryzen 5 2400G? Well, it's better but perhaps not enough of an improvement to justify the pri…

PS4 Pro Boost Mode Tested: Just How Fast Is It?

John sits down with the new Boost Mode feature included in the beta version of the PS4 4.50 firmware update. How does this feature take adva…

Gran Turismo Sport: PS4 vs Pro 1080p Comparison

We've shown you how the Gran Turismo Sport beta looks running in its 4K output mode, but what's in it for 1080p users? How does PS4 Pro comp…

Lawbreakers PS4 Stutters at Launch - But How Bad is it?

An addictive Unreal Engine 4 shooter marred by heavy stuttering on PS4 at launch. It's safe to say this should be in better shape; and while…

Sonic Forces: PS4/Pro/Xbox One/X/Switch - Full Showdown!

John returns to check out every console version of Sonic Forces. Does PS4 Pro offer any advantages over the standard model? Does Xbox One re…

PS4 Pro vs Xbox One X Silicon Head-to-Head

We've seen the Xbox One X processor layout before, but PS4 Pro is something new. And guess what? The two have much in common. Rich explains…

H1Z1 - PS4/Pro Analysis!

Here's a look at H1Z1's open beta on PS4, with full visual comparisons and performance testing. Both systems aim for 60fps, but PS4 Pro user…

4K On A Budget: GTX 970 vs Need For Speed!

John takes the reins for this episode of 4K on a Budget! Can the GTX 970 provide a great racing experience for 4K screens on Criterion's Nee…

Soul Calibur 6 PC Early Build Analysis At 4K!

Armed with a GTX 1080 we set about playing one of the most anticipated upcoming fighting games at a full 4K. The results on Unreal Engine 4…

Danger Zone 2: Xbox One X First Look

We've been waiting for a Burnout sequel - or spiritual successor - for years now. Three Fields Entertainment are on the job, but the journey…

Core i7 7700K vs 6700K/4790K/3770K Gaming Benchmarks

A look at how gaming performance scales across generations of Core i7 processors.…

AMD RX Vega 56 1440p Benchmarks

The sweetspot for performance and image quality, 1440p is where it's at for cards like the Vega 56.…

GeForce RTX Unboxing + Turing Performance Tech Explained!

Rich sits down quickly to unbox some Nvidia RTX Founder's Edition GPUs and to talk about new enhancements to the Turing architecture, design…

Battlefield 1 PS4 Pro vs PS4 Multiplayer Performance

We set out to prove that BF1 runs better on PS4 Pro in the all-important multiplayer mode. Do Pro owners have a gameplay advantage? Lower la…

Forza Motorsport on Project Scorpio Report!

Watch this video to learn more about how the Forza Motorsport engine runs on Project Scorpio hardware, plus we've added some basic PC compar…

Patreon Exclusive: 11 Minutes of Killer Instinct 4K Xbox One X Gameplay

663 seconds of action from the first 4K60 console fighting game, spliced together for our Patreon supporters.…

Morrowind Xbox One Back Compat Analysis!

It's all about the performance. Morrowind on Xbox One X almost doubles frame-rate over the original game, while increasing resolution by 16x…

Forza Horizon 4 Gamescom Demo: First-Person Gameplay

A run through the Gamescom demo for Forza Horizon 4, this time with the dashboard viewpoint enabled.…

Ryzen 7 1800X Review: Good for Gaming?

Rich presents his analysis on Ryzen 7's gaming credentials. It's not as competitive to Intel as we hoped, but there are signs that Ryzen cou…

Core i7 8700K/ 7700K/ 4790K/ 3770K Benchmarks

How does Intel's latest at stock clocks compared to prior-gen Core i7 processors overclocked to 4.5GHz?…

Dishonored 2 PS4/PS4 Pro/Xbox One/PC Comparison and Analysis

Dave stacks up three console versions of Dishonored 2 - plus the highly underwhelming PC build, which still can't hold 1080p60 on a Titan X…

DF Videocast #9: Project Scorpio vs PS4 Pro

After a massive week here at Digital Foundry, Rich and Tom sit down to discuss the huge Scorpio reveal and what it means for the current con…

9 Minutes of Forza Motorsport 7

Want to see this game the way it was meant to be seen? Here's a look at Forza 7 as only we can show it.…

For Honor: Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro/PC!

Our last Xbox One X patch analysis of 2017 - and it's a good one. Ubisoft's X output has been exceptional overall and For Honor hands in som…

Halo Infinite Trailer Analysis

Join Rich for a forensic look at the Halo Infinite trailer. What makes the Slipspace engine so special? Is it an actual generational leap an…

Fallout 76 Beta - Xbox One vs Xbox One X Technical Early Look!

All signs point to Fallout 76's frame-rate improving, compared to our last analysis. The Creation Engine's volumetric lighting looks superb,…

How Fast Is A GTX 1070 Laptop? What About 4K and G-Sync? [Sponsored]

In this video, sponsored by HP Omen, Rich checks out the mobile version of the GTX 1070. Is it as powerful as the desktop GTX 1070? Can you…

Digital Foundry Office Tour + Core i9 vs Threadripper DF Workstation Face-Off!

We're leaving our offices, so before we depart, we thought we'd show you where we've been working for the last couple of years. And what abo…

Kingdom Come Deliverance: PS4/Pro vs Xbox One/X Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

An ambitious debut from Warhorse Studios, who have forged a massive open-world RPG using Cryengine technology. The fortunes of each console…

Red Dead Redemption 2: Platform Analysis

All the graphics comparisons, head-to-head comparisons and frame-rate tests you'll need. We've tested every version of Red Dead Redemption 2…

Xbox One X Game Upgrades: Can We Expect True 4K?

What can we expect from first and third party game upgrades from Xbox One X? Can the most demanding titles hit native 4K - and what games wo…

Forza Horizon: Xbox One X Back-Compat Analysis at 4K!

It still plays like a dream. Amazingly, this Xbox 360 title looks gorgeous even today, with resolution boosted by 9x thanks to this Xbox One…

Dying Light 2 First Look + Dev Interview

We had a chance to see Dying Light 2 at E3, and to discuss the game with Techland - this is our report.…

Core i3 7350K/i5 7600K/i7 7700K Benchmarks

How does a super-fast Core i3 processor compare to the unlocked Core i5 and i7 Kaby Lake CPUs? All of Intel's K chips compared at clock spee…

AMD RX Vega 56 4K Benchmarks

You can game at 4K with this class of hardware, but we recommend judicious settings tweaks and an adaptive sync display for the best experie…

Subor Z-Plus Hands-On: First Look + Benchmarks

Last month, Zhongshan Subor announced a new China-only console featuring a Ryzen CPU with Radeon Vega graphics in a brand-new AMD SoC! We we…

Dirt 4: PS4/Pro/Xbox One/PC - The Complete Analysis

Dirt 4 aims to combine the super-realism of Dirt Rally with the older arcade-style thrills of other series entries. Here's your complete loo…

Ark: Survival Evolved PS4/Pro/Xbox One Final Code Analysis

Years in the making, Ark: Survival Evolved has finally emerged from Early Access. Have the console versions improved that much? How well do…

Crash Bandicoot Trilogy: Every Version Tested!

Join John for a comprehensive look at the Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy, tested on ALL consoles, along with a fascinating look at the PC ga…

Nex Machina PC Beta 4K Let's Play

Rich and Dave have been having a lot of fun with this one...…

Forza Motorsport 7 Xbox One X/ PC/ Xbox One S HDR Head-To-Head

A proof of concept we've put together as we work through the Herculean task of integrating HDR into our video workflow.…

SSX 3 - A Retro Masterpiece Even Better on Xbox One

John dives back into one of the best snowboarding games ever made - SSX 3. Thanks to the Xbox One backwards compatibility program, it's now…

Batman: Return to Arkham - The Most Disappointing X upgrade?

The Batman Arkham franchise is perhaps the least best served on the enhanced consoles - no Arkham Knight upgrade, and a poor PS4 Pro impleme…

Ryzen 7 1800X Benchmarks

Facing off against Core i7 7700K and i7 6900K, along with Windows 7/10 and SMT on/off metrics.…

Core i7 8700K/ i5 8600K/ i5 8400/ i7 7700K Benchmarks

A look at how the most interesting Coffee Lake processors stack up against the last-gen flagship - the Core i7 7700K.…

Patreon Exclusive: Metro Exodus 4K30 Trailer

The very best 4K version of this asset available. Enjoy.…

4K HDR! The Witcher 3 Blood and Wine on Xbox One X!

CD Projekt Red pushed hard with the Blood and Wine DLC to create an even richer experience - so just how well does it hold up on Xbox One X,…

Gears of War E3 2018 Presentation

All three Gears titles here, with a full-on 4K60, high bitrate presentation, direct from the E3 media riser.…

Hitman 2: The Digital Foundry Tech Analysis!

John Linneman goes in-depth with an extended look at the new visual features on display in Hitman 2 as seen on Xbox One X at native 4K. Powe…

Nintendo New 2DS XL Review

We love a good piece of Nintendo hardware, but does the New 2DS XL make the grade? Tom checks out the new budget handheld, concentrating on…

The Trouble With PC Benchmarks...

There's something wrong with the benchmark tools built into a range of PC games, often failing spectacularly to reflect real-life in-game pe…

The Last Guardian: Get Smoother PS4 Pro Performance on 4K Screens

Trade in resolution for more consistent performance on The Last Guardian on PS4 Pro with this guide... though maybe we should actually have…

More PS4 Pro Boost Mode Tests: Community Requests

You ask, we deliver. Nine more games tested under PS4 Pro boost mode! Sometimes the results show big improvements, but elsewhere, pickings a…

Why Can't Destiny 2 Run at 60fps on PS4 Pro?

The team at Bungie confirms Destiny 2's support on PS4 Pro - a game that continues to target 30fps on console, leaving PC the only exponent…

Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 Pro 1080p + HDR Analysis!

Does Red Dead Redemption 2 run smoother on PS4 Pro if the console is set to 1080p? Is it actually running at 1080p there, and if so, how doe…

Forza Motorsport 7 Xbox One X Gamescom Demo Analysis

It took John and Rich around 2.5 hours to back-up the 800GB of game data they captured at Gamescom. Included in that archive is new 4K video…

Crackdown: Xbox One X Back-Compat vs Xbox 360 Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test!

As we wait for Crackdown 3, here's a refresher of how great the original Xbox 360 game is - now running at 4K thanks to the Xbox One X's lat…

Anthem EA Play Gameplay Trailer

Here's the source file quality asset of the big 20-minute Anthem gameplay demo! It's 6.2GB of high bitrate action - but we've provided a hig…

Core i3 7350K/i5 6500/Pentium G4560 Benchmarks

How fast is the Core i3 7350K? Stock and 4.8GHz overclock benchmarks here up against the Core i5 6500 and the new Budget King, the Pentium G…

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 Review

It's finally here! Rich takes a look at the star of the line-up - the Radeon RX Vega 56, stacking it up against GTX 1070, GTX 1080 and the t…

Nvidia RTX 2080/ RTX 2080 Ti Review

Rich tests out the RTX 2080 and its monstrous Ti counterpart, compares them to GTX 1080 and 1080 Ti, goes in depth into 4K performance and t…

Nier Automata PS4 vs PS4 Pro Final Code Analysis

Nier Automata is now out in Japan, ahead of its Western release. So we bought it, downloaded it and analysed it. 900p on base PS4, 1080p on…

WipEout Omega Collection: PSVR Analysis!

Woah - this is amazing stuff! The already excellent WipEout Omega Collection comes to PlayStation VR, but on a platform with so many cutback…

8K Gaming With GTX 1080 Ti SLI!

Many thanks to Asus for letting us borrow two of their lovely new GTX 1080 Ti Strix cards. We put them to good use, testing Metal Gear Solid…

Shadow of War: Early Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Is it a true 4K on console? An initial look at this early Xbox One X build of Shadow of War shows it's shaping up nicely ahead of launch. Co…

PUBG Miramar Map Tested on Xbox One!

PUBG's second map - Miramar - is coming to Xbox One. But just how close is it to the PC version? And has performance improved at all with th…

Forza Horizon 4 Xbox One X: 1080p60 or 4K30 - You Decide!

Playground Games returns with Xbox One X as the lead platform. This time we get a mode for 4K visuals, and a separate performance mode that…

Ryzen 7 1700: The Best New AMD CPU?

Ryzen 7 is a good but not spectacular gaming CPU - but for those of us who need more than just a games machine, it's well worth considering.…

Xbox One X: Complete Xbox One Back Compat Analysis

Microsoft promised improved texture filtering, faster performance, quicker loading times and higher resolution in dynamic res games - does t…

What Remains of Edith Finch Analysis

Looks like this needs some work on console... PC is the place to play.…

Dragon Quest Builders: Switch vs PS4/PS4 Pro Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Does Switch do enough to step up to the PS4 version? Visual settings are on the same level between the two, besides a drop to 720p on Switch…

Super Lucky's Tale on Xbox One X: True 4K at 60fps?

We hunted high and low for true 4K software for Xbox One X at E3 2017, but in the end we turned up just Forza Motorsport 7 and this Unity en…

Forza Horizon 3: Xbox One X vs PC Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Playground Games' premiere open-world racing title gets enhanced Xbox One X support - adding a true native 4K with many more bells and whist…

Metro Exodus E3 2018 Trailer

A super-high bit-rate, direct feed capture of the Metro Exodus trailer from E3 2018!…

Samsung KS7000/KS8000 Best Settings Guide [PS4 Pro/PS4/Xbox One S/PC]

Because you demanded it. Dave Bierton returns with a full breakdown of the settings on the 2016 Samsung range. Which options should you util…

Asus ROG Zephyrus with GTX 1080 Max-Q Review

A full-fat quad-core i7 with a GTX 1080 in a 15-inch thin and light notebook - is this just too good to be true? Rich takes a good, long, ha…

Intel Hades Canyon NUC with Radeon Graphics! Full Review

This tiny form-factor PC combines Core i7 CPU technology with a custom AMD Radeon RX Vega GPU! Rich discusses the technology, reviews the NU…

The Last of Us Remastered PS4 Pro vs PS4 Performance Analysis

The Last of Us on PS4 Pro runs worse than the standard PS4 model while targeting 60fps. With the resolution set to 1800p in its 60fps mode o…

The Last of Us Remastered Patch 1.08 Analysis

In response to our report on The Last of Us Remastered running slower on PS4 Pro compared to original hardware, Naughty Dog has released a n…

Gran Turismo Sport vs GT6: A Generational Leap?

We'll have a full analysis from final code, but for now, here's how the GT Sport beta shapes up on the Nurburgring vs Gran Turismo 6.…

Secret of Mana Remake: Full Analysis

Our comparison of the original Secret of Mana on Super NES vs the new remake running on PS4 Pro, PS4, PC and - yes! - PlayStation Vita! Ever…

4K On A Budget: GTX 970/1060 vs Destiny 2

Bungie and Vicarious Visions have handed in a great PC conversion here, but can our mainstream GPU champions run the game at native 4K? The…

The Witcher 2 Xbox One X Enhanced vs PC vs Xbox 360 Analysis

Microsoft's X-enhanced magic gets great results from one of last-gen's most challenging ports... but how does the 4K experience compare to t…

Anthem E3 2018 Trailer Analysis!

Alex dives deeply into the recently revealed 20-minute gameplay demo for Anthem and presents this technical report!…

Core i3 7350K Review: Faster Than An i5?

Intel's made an overclockable i5! How fast is it? Can it beat a standard i5 for gaming? How does it compare to the other Kaby Lake K chips?…

AMD RX Vega 64 1080p Benchmarks

Here's the outlook for 1080p gamers with the new Vega 64 - in truth, this is way too much GPU power for what is a meagre resolution judged b…

MSI GS65 Stealth with GTX 1070 Max-Q Review: The Ultimate All-In-One Laptop?

Games machine, ultrabook... heavy duty 4K video editing workstation? Rich takes a look at the MSI GS65 Stealth - one example of a new breed…