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Bayonetta on PC: A Superb New Way to Play

The game's almost eight years now so this PC port is well overdue - but thankfully, it's a great conversion and the gameplay is still golden.


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Patreon Exclusive: Red Dead Redemption Trailer #3

Looking for a super-high quality version of the new trailer? We've got you covered.…

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DF Retro levels up with a full analysis of Donkey Kong Country and Killer Instinct, along with behind-the-scenes stories on the making of th…

WWE 2K18: The Worst Switch Conversion So Far?

This one may be worth avoiding. Nintendo's handheld moves at a slower rate next to the competing Xbox One version here, with lower quality a…

Asphalt 9 Legends: Console Quality on Mobile?

Gameloft's new arcade racer is designed primarily for mobile phones - though a Windows Store version is available for PC. Its visual quality…

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…

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…

Uncharted 4 vs Uncharted 2 - 'The Village' Graphics Comparison

Naughty Dog's latest multiplayer update returns us to the village stage from Uncharted 2 - which made us wonder, how does the game compare f…

Let's Play Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Switch

John and Rich have both played - and captured - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Nintendo Switch. Here are the highlights of their…

DF Retro: The Need for Speed

Rewind to 1994 and join John Linneman for an in-depth retrospective on the original Need for Speed, from its beginnings on 3DO all the way t…

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.…

DF Retro: Quake 2

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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…

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DF Videocast #12: Microsoft at E3 2018!

Join John and Rich for their reactions to Microsoft's storming E3 media briefing.…

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…

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Xbox One X/PS4 Pro/PC Analysis

For many, this is the big one. The Frostbite engine is one of the most technologically advanced on the market. So how well does Xbox One X r…

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John and Rich convene to take a look at first footage of Nex Machina running on the base PlayStation 4. It's looking very, very special.…

Patreon Exclusive: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Gameplay Capture

Exclusive gameplay capture for Digital Foundry Patreon supporters.…

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Switch vs Wii U Stress Tests

In our previous Switch vs Wii U performance test, we focused on the CPU glitching in the open world. This time we're stress-testing the GPU…

Project Scorpio Supports FreeSync!

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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.…

Fortnite Early Access: PS4 vs Xbox One Analysis

Six years in development, Epic Games' Fortnite is finally available in early access. Based on Unreal Engine 4, its turnout on PS4 and Xbox O…

Switch's Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition Is Not Really Definitive

Yes, it's the best handheld version of Rayman Legends and by extension, it's well worth looking at - but no, it's not as definitive as the n…

Digital Foundry 2017 4K HDR TV Buyers' Guide

Just bought an Xbox One X or PlayStation 4 Pro? Looking for the best 4K HDR TVs? Join Rich and Dave as they discuss the best displays they'v…

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…

4K On A Budget: GTX 970 vs Batman Arkham Knight + More!

Can a mainstream GPU like GTX 970 run ALL of the Batman Arkham titles at 4K? Even the notoriously sub-optimal Arkham Knight? Yes... yes it c…

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…

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

Does PS4 Pro's use of SATA 3 result in faster SSD loading times? We put this to the test, installing the same OCZ Trion 100 SSD to both 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…

Tegra X1 Switch Confirmation? Plus: The Lost Videocast

New evidence suggests we're looking at a standard Tegra X1 inside Nintendo Switch. Rich discusses what might actually be custom about it, an…

Super Bomberman R: 60fps Patch Analysis

So how did Konami manage to increase frame-rate from 30fps to 60fps? Well, there are compromises...…

DF Videocast #10: Has Xbox One X Delivered?

Tom and Rich sit down to discuss Microsoft's Xbox One X reveal and to talk about some of the key games shown.…

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…

FIFA 18 on Switch: Custom-Built or Enhanced Xbox 360 Port?

We've been playing FIFA 18 on Switch now and we wanted to put EA's claims of a custom-built version of the game to the test. So is this real…

Rocket League Switch Analysis

Another current-gen PS4 and Xbox One title makes its way to Switch. Rocket League is renowned for its super-slick 60fps gameplay. Does that…

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We love the recent PS4 remake of Shadow of the Colossus - but tech details on the Bluepoint engine were somewhat thin on the ground. John de…

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Overall, PS4 Pro does deliver higher resolutions and performance. But some titles actually run slower on the new console. Why?…

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John takes a look at Final Fantasy 15 on Xbox One. How does it match up to the existing PS4 and PS4 Pro versions?…

Patreon Exclusive: More Zelda: Breath of the Wild Footage

Commentary-free capture from the Nintendo Switch version of Breath of the Wild.…

Final Fantasy 15: PS4 Pro Patch - 60fps At Last?

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…

LG B6 OLED 4K TV: Best Gaming, HDR and Media Settings

For our money - the best 4K TV for gaming right now. So how do you get the best possible picture? Dave Bierton reveals all.…

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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…

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…

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The latest DF Retro concentrates on the often overlooked Sonic CD. Developed in parallel with Sonic 2, but by a very different Sonic Team...…

DF Videocast #13: Sony at E3 2018!

More post-media briefing discussion as John and Rich talk over Sony's showing - and the lack of a PS5 reveal.…

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

Native 4K60 video! Rise of the Tomb Raider, The Witcher 3, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, GTA 5, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Crysis 3 and Star Wars B…

Destiny 2 Xbox One X Analysis

It's Destiny 2, fully delivered in native 4K. So how does the Xbox One X code stack up against PS4 Pro and the maxed PC experience?…

DF Retro: Nintendo Launch Spectacular

As a new Nintendo system draws closer to launch, John takes a moment to look back at some of the most impressive launch titles to grace each…

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Call of Duty Black Ops 2 Xbox One Back-Compat Analysis

The Xbox 360 version always had the fastest performance vs PS3 and Wii U. On Xbox One, BLOPs 2 is even smoother.…

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy First Look

Uncharted 4's single-player DLC has evolved into a full title with as much gameplay as Drake's Fortune - but what about the technology power…

Redout: The Complete Console Analysis

Redout arrives on PS4/Pro and Xbox One. It's a superb futuristic racer on PC, but how does it compare on the consoles - and crucially, can t…

Skyrim on Switch: Docked vs Mobile + PS4 Comparisons!

How did they do that? The Switch port of Skyrim is excellent - Tom and Rich convene to discuss the necessary compromises and cutbacks, with…

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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…

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It's a case of two steps forward, one step back with PUBG on Xbox One and the X. While still far from ideal, frame-rates have seen some impr…

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Here's an initial look at the fully maxed Star Wars Battlefront 2 running on PC. We've got both 1440p and 4K video here, so let's dig in!…

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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…

Watch Dogs 2 Xbox One/PS4/PS4 Pro Analysis

How well does Ubisoft's latest open-worlder work on Xbox One, PS4 and PS4 Pro? Graphics comparisons, performance analysis - we've got the wh…

Nier Automata PS4 vs PS4 Pro Demo Analysis

Platinum Games is an awesome studio its latest - Nier Automata - is looking really impressive, with plenty of PS4 Pro enhancements.…

DF Retro: NES Classic Mini - The Enthusiast's Review

And now for something completely different! DF Retro tests out the hugely popular NES Classic Mini. Does the quality of the emulation and th…

If Xbox One X is $500, How Much Will Next-Gen Cost?

The pace of technological advancement is slowing down. Xbox One X is the fastest console possible in 2017 but how much of a leap is it compa…

Dark Souls Remastered: Switch Trailer Analysis + Xbox 360 Graphics Comparison!

A super early look at one of Nintendo Switch's most anticipated remasters. Even with limited trailer footage to analyse, evidence here sugge…

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…

DF Retro H2O! Water In Video Games - Part #2

John is back for part two of in-depth look at water rendering in classic games, as we complete our look at the PS2, Xbox and GameCube eras a…

FIFA 18 vs FIFA 17 + Full Graphics Comparison

All the graphics comparisons you need as we compare FIFA 18 to FIFA 17, and stack up PS4, Pro, Xbox One and PC versions of the game in a mas…

DF Retro: Crusader No Remose

This week John explores one of the most important developers in PC gaming history - Origin Systems. From Ultima to Wing Commander, Origin pr…

No Man's Sky PS4 Foundation Update Analysis

Tom takes a look at the Foundation update for No Man's Sky on PS4. What are the key technical improvements and has frame-rate improved?…

DF Videocast #7: Hands-On with Nintendo Switch

John and Rich sit down to talk about their hands-on impressions of Nintendo Switch in the wake of the reveal event.…

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…

Arms on Switch: First Look!

John recently took a trip to Nintendo's HQ in Frankfurt to go hands-on with Arms on Switch, and it's looking really impressive. Here's our f…

Splatoon 2 on Switch: How Does it Improve Over Wii U?

We've got final Splatoon 2 code and we're able to tell you everything we know about the single-player mode of the game. But we're more focus…

Yakuza Kiwami PS4 vs Original PS2 Analysis!

Yakuza Kiwami came out last year in Japan, and John took a look at the game then hoping for a Western release. Finally, it is available, pre…

The Flame in the Flood: Switch vs PS4

The Flame in the Flood is an impressive Unreal Engine 4 title for Nintendo Switch owners. It's a beautiful-looking game, but just how close…

Fortnite: Switch vs Xbox One X Graphics Comparison - How does Nintendo's handheld hold up?

The biggest game of the year lands on Nintendo Switch. Fortnite runs at 30fps in both docked and portable modes - but how do the visuals mat…

FREE DOWNLOAD: Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 Pro vs Titan X Pascal

A small preview of the kind of quality we aim to deliver. See PS4 Pro take on PC's Titan X Pascal in this Rise of the Tomb Raider comparison…

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

DF Retro: Castlevania - Symphony of the Night

John takes on Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. How did the game work on PlayStation and what went wrong with the Sega Saturn port? We see…

DF Retro: Ico

To celebrate the arrival of The Last Guardian, Digital Foundry Retro revisits the Ueda Collection on PlayStation 2, starting with Ico.…

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Good god, this is pretty bad. John takes us on a guided tour of PS4's most embarrassing title.…

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The full Lego City Undercover comparison and frame-rate test - you'll be surprised by how the Switch manages to punch above its weight on th…

DF Retro: Soul Calibur

This week, John takes a look at the seminal Dreamcast classic - Soul Calibur. With its roots in the arcade, Soul Calibur stands as one of th…

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Minecraft on Switch is finally the game we hoped it would be at launch! Patch 1.06 adds 1080p support, but is there more to the release than…

New Xbox Tech Saves HDD Space And Cuts Downloads!

It's called Intelligent Delivery and it ensures that Xbox One owners won't be downloading the X's 4K assets - but it does so, so much more.…

LA Noire: Switch vs PS3/PS4/Xbox One X Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Is this the most ambitious open-world game to run on a portable console? Switch turns in a stunning - if in many ways flawed - rendition of…

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So just how close is PUBG mobile to the full-fat game? We test out the Android version with a couple of high-end devices...…

Tech Focus - Can Reshade Make Your PC Games Look Better?

The best part of PC gaming is the way users can customise their experience, usually via their choice of hardware. But there's a software ang…

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…

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…

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…

The Last Guardian Patch 1.03 Analysis

The Last Guardian's patch 1.03 massively improves camera responsiveness, but does it boost the standard PS4's frame-rate as well? Tom invest…

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…

No Man's Sky: Patch 1.23 - PS4 Pro Performance Boosted!

A frame-rate boost, and a new 30fps cap option arrive to both PS4 and PS4 Pro. It's also the first time we've seen Sony's original PS4 run w…

Prey First Look: PS4 vs Xbox One

Here's a first look at Prey, based on the demo giving you access to the first hour of the game.…

Super Mario Odyssey Hands-On! E3 2017 Demo Tech Analysis

It's early code so take that into account as you watch, but Switch owners are in for a treat here based on what we've seen. John went hands-…

DF Retro's Failed Consoles: We Play Every 32X Game [Part Two]

John completes his playthrough of every single game available for Sega's mushroom-shaped disaster - the Sega 32X, or Mega Drive 32X. And not…

mCable Gaming Edition Review - Hardware Anti-Aliasing via HDMI Cable?

Better picture quality is promised when using this HDMI cable, adding contextual anti-aliasing to anything passing through it - plus other i…

Hyrule Warriors Switch Improves Over Wii U - But It's Still Not Good Enough

This Definitive Edition on Switch unlocks the game to 60fps - but can it actually achieve it consistently? Tom and John discuss the merits…

The Witcher 3: PS4 Pro 4K Patch Complete Analysis + Frame-Rate Tests!

It's out at last, and well worth the wait. The Witcher 3's PS4 Pro support is instated with a 4K mode, adding a few visual upgrades on the s…

DF Retro: Metroid Prime

On this episode of DF Retro, John revisits Retro Studios classic installment in the Metroid series. Now in first person, Retro and Nintendo…

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…

Nintendo Switch Unboxing + Initial Impressions!

Tom is joined by Eurogamer's very own Ian Higton for a fresh unboxing of the Nintendo Switch. What's included in the box? How does its size…

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?…

Thumper Hits Switch! Complete Analysis

Drool's rhythm violence game migrates from PS4 and PC to Nintendo Switch - and it's great! Everything you need to know about the port is rig…

More Wii U Ports Coming to Switch: Is This A Good Thing?

Yes... yes it is! Old games are new again on Switch. Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 look set for NIntendo's new console hybrid. Here's Digital Fo…

DF Retro: PowerSlave/Exhumed

The 2018 season for DF Retro kicks off this year with a look at Exhumed or PowerSlave, as it was known in the US. Created by Lobotomy Softwa…

The Last of Us 2 E3 2018 Trailer Tech Analysis

John has a complete lowdown of the technology in play in The Last of Us Part 2's stunning E3 2018 demo.…

Watch Dogs 2 PC 4K vs PS4 Pro Comparison

What does it takes to run Watch Dogs 2 on PC at 4K with 60fps gameplay? And how does the PC version compare to the PS4 Pro version? Rich fir…

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…

DF Retro: Half-Life

John takes a look back at Half-Life, one of the most influential shooters in history. What impact did it have on the industry, how were the…

Ark Survival Evolved: PS4 Pro vs PS4 Analysis

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…

In Theory: What Next For Nvidia And Nintendo?

A second-gen Switch? A 4K graphics dock? An entirely new home console? Rich discusses the options open to Nintendo now it has access to Nvid…

DF Retro's Failed Consoles: We Play Every 32X Game [Part One]

Part one of a two-part DF Retro special! John plays every single game available for Sega's mushroom-shaped disaster - the Sega 32X, or Mega…

PES 2017 vs 2018 Graphics Comparison

The FOX Engine returns in Konami's flagship football sim. Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 claims to bring more additions than any entry from the l…

Metal Gear Survive: Final Code Analysis

John and Tom sit down to discuss the final retail versions of the console game. Is performance and image quality improved over the beta code…

In Theory: Could Sony Make A PS4 'Switch' Console Hybrid?

Is Switch truly one of a kind, or could Sony - and indeed Microsoft - create their own console hybrids? Rich explains why it's actually more…

Octopath Traveler on Switch - The 16-bit JRPG Revived on Fortnite Engine

It's a hybrid JRPG for a hybrid console. Octopath Traveler looks beautiful on Switch - and there's a lot more going on under the hood than y…

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…

Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered - PS4/Pro/Xbox One/X Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

One of the most overlooked games in the series gets a current-gen revival. While not as ambitious as Assassin's Creed Unity - also released…

DriveClub vs DriveClub VR: The Price of Virtual Reality

Graphics comparison showing the differences between 'full-fat' DriveClub on PS4 and the VR experience. What compromises were necessary to ac…

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…

Patreon Exclusive: 22 Minutes of Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay

Here are the raw E3 2017 captures we used to put together our recent analysis, seen here: https://www.digitalfoundry.net/2017-06-20-super-ma…

Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Analysis

A complete breakdown of the two Red Dead Redemption 2 trailers released to date!…

DF Retro Extra: Ion Maiden Tech Interview

So what would happen if we got a brand new 2018 game built on the classic 3D Realms Build Engine? That's exactly what Ion Maiden is - and it…

Evolution Studios Evolved: The Making of Onrush

Ever wondered how game engines are actually designed and built? John visits UK-based Codemasters Evo (formerly Evolution Studios) to see how…

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.…

DF Retro: Silent Hill 2

On this episode of DF Retro John pays a visit to Silent Hill for a look at this fan favorite. Silent Hill 2 remains one of the most revered…

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?…

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…

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Patch 1.11 Switch/Wii U Frame-Rate Tests!

A month from its release, Nintendo swoops in with update 1.11 for Zelda on Switch and Wii U. Visuals remain precisely intact, but performanc…

Minecraft on Switch compared to PlayStation 4

A full breakdown of Minecraft on Nintendo Switch! Tom reveals the pros and cons of running in portable mode versus docked, and how it stacks…

Should You Play PS4 Games on PlayStation Now?

Streaming gameplay over the internet. Back in the day it was the hottest innovation in gaming, but OnLive poisoned the well. Has PlayStation…

Super Mario Odyssey: The Complete Tech Analysis

Super Mario Odyssey pushes Switch really hard, with fascinating techniques in ensuring great visuals and performance in both docked and hand…

Bayonetta 2 Switch: First Look!

John and Rich sit down to talk Bayonetta 2 on Switch. There are some minor visual improvements, but really, it's all about the performance -…

PS5: When Can Sony Deliver A Generational Leap?

We've seen some reports suggesting a PlayStation 5 due this year! It's not going to happen, but realistically just when can we see the 6x to…

DF Videocast #14: The Legendary Cyberpunk 2077 E3 Demo

There's a lack of video assets or capture, but John has seen a 50-minute Cyberpunk 2077 demo... so what makes it different, special and dare…

Resident Evil 7 Ultra HD: PC vs PS4 Pro - Does Resolution Really Matter?

The full-fat 4K experience on PC examined. Dave runs through the benefits of playing Resident Evil 7 on PC, and how that stacks up to PS4 Pr…

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…

DF Retro: Unreal Tournament

In this episode of DF Retro, John tackles Unreal Tournament on consoles. As the very first set of console games powered by Unreal technology…

Ark Survival Evolved: Xbox One Revisited

Since we took a look at Ark Survival Evolved on PS4 and Pro yesterday, we thought we'd go back and see how things have improved on Xbox One.…

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

The Pro upgrade is finally here, adding plenty of new effects - but further tinkering to the PS4 code has compromised one of the best things…

Input Lag Tested! Call of Duty vs Battlefield! Overwatch, Halo 5 And More!

Which is the fastest, most responsive first-person shooter with the lowest input lag? Is it Call of Duty or Battlefield? Or maybe Overwatch…

Ark Survival Evolved Xbox One X Analysis

We've been unhappy with Ark Survival Evolved performance since early access until it went final. Given the most powerful console CPU and GPU…

DF Retro: Panzer Dragoon

John takes a look at two genuine Sega Saturn classics - Panzer Dragoon and the phenomenal Panzer Dragoon Zwei. The technology, the ports, th…

DF Retro: Sega Nomad - The Original Switch Hybrid Console?

Nintendo Switch is rightly lauded for its hybrid console concept - the idea of having a fully mobile console you can also use for living roo…

Sonic Mania Plus: The Best Sonic Game Ever Made!

The best just got better. Sonic Mania has received a physical release, bringing with it changes big and small. It's now the complete package…

Nex Machina PC GPU Performance Guide

Housemarque's Nex Machina is the team's first game for PC in 18 years - and it's super-optimised. Here's Tom's look at the game across a vas…

Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom PS4/PS4 Pro vs PC Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Level 5 returns with a superb JRPG outing, reprising its hallmark Studio Ghibli style. A PC version is up for grabs this time, giving plenty…

Grand Theft Auto 4: Xbox One Back-Compat Tested

When is faster frame-rate not necessarily better for the gameplay experience? Find out here in this performance analysis of GTA4 on Xbox One…

Best Switch External Battery: Anker vs RAVPower vs Lumsing Power Banks Tested!

Looking to extend your Switch battery life to nine hours or longer? Tom's guide to Switch power banks is essential viewing.…

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Console Analysis

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

Fire Emblem Warriors: Switch First Look!

John loves the Musou games, going back through gaming history, so when he had a chance to go hands-on with the title at E3, we couldn't hold…

Patreon Exclusive: Red Dead Redemption 2 Official Trailer #1

A very high quality version of the original teaser trailer!…

Fortnite: iPhone X vs Xbox One X Comparison!

What happens when the biggest game in the world is compared running on the most powerful smartphone and Microsoft's six teraflop console bea…

Far Cry 3 Classic Tested On All Consoles!

Pretty much every version of Far Cry 3 past and present tested! See the PC original maxed on today's high-end kit, witness just how hard the…

DF Retro Extra: Okami HD - Every Console Version Tested

Fancy a little bonus DF Retro? Okami HD is heading to Switch - as good an excuse as any for John to check out all the major console versions…

Tech Analysis: Gran Turismo Sport vs Forza Motorsport 7

John presents an in-depth visual analysis of the Polyphony Digital and Turn 10 masterpieces.…

DF Retro: Daytona USA

For this episode of DF Retro, the forecast is calling for blue, blue skies. That's right, it's Daytona USA! At the time of its release, Dayt…

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.…

Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Analysis

Ghost Recon enters a massive open world - but can the current-gen consoles handle it? Dave tests out the open beta on PS4, Pro and Xbox One.…

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…

DF Retro: The Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver

One of the greatest titles available on the original PlayStation, Soul Reaver's 3D 'Metroidvania' gameplay pushed the system to its limits.…

Xbox One X Unboxing + Size Comparisons With PS4 Pro!

Yes! We've got our Xbox One X console and we've literally taken it out of the box - a process we have filmed for your viewing pleasure. Here…

FreeSync Tested on Xbox One X!

Variable Refresh, FreeSync, Adaptive Sync... it has many names, but it's now available on preview versions of the Xbox One dashboard and we'…

Paladins on Switch runs at 60fps! Complete Analysis + Xbox One X Graphics Comparison

One of the strongest Switch conversions we've seen so far, Paladins delivers 60fps in docked and portable modes - and with most visual featu…

For Honor: PS4 Pro vs PC 4K Graphics Comparison

PC brings the full-fat 4K experience at 60fps - but PS4 Pro holds up very well nevertheless. Dave picks apart the advantages of going all-ou…

Forza Horizon 3: Xbox One X Full Developer Interview in 4K/HDR!

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…

DF Retro: Duke Nukem 3D

John takes a look at five different console ports of Duke Nukem 3D all ported by different studios. Does Duke hold up across all of them? Wa…

DF Retro: Shadow of the Colossus

John revisits Shadow of the Colossus, revealing early concept work, deep-diving into the brilliant technology, then moving on to the best wa…

Switch vs PS4: I Am Setsuna

It may not be the most technologically advanced title, but I am Setsuna on Switch is pretty close to the full-fat PS4 release.…

Overcooked on Switch has Big Performance Issues

It's a really neat game on PC and other consoles, but we just can't recommend the Switch version of Overcooked in its current state.…

Doom: Every Console Version Analysed!

id software’s Doom played a key part in gaming’s transition from two to three dimensions, and its legacy of technical innovation continues t…

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Switch Analysis

Xenoblade pushes the Switch's mobile-based Tegra technology hard. It holds up nicely when playing docked, but is this game just too ambitiou…

Doom Switch Patch 1.1.1 Tested!

You asked for it - and we deliver. Yes, Doom's 1.1.1 patch is put through its paces. Does image quality improve and what about performance?…

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…

Xbox One Forward Compatibility? Ghost Recon at 60fps and More!

A 30fps Xbox 360 game running at 60fps on Xbox One X? Rich takes a look at Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter, a game that seems to scale on ne…

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…

Dark Souls Remastered vs PC Original with Mods - Is It Worth The Upgrade?

The original PC release was a disappointment, but the remaster stands to put everything right. With Namco Bandai offering a discount for tho…

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

Tom's spent most of the week immersed in virtual reality on Sony's new VR platform - so to what extent does PlayStation 4 Pro improve the PS…

Battlefield 1 Patch 1.05 Improves Performance

Dave checks out Battlefield 1 on PS4 and Xbox One with the new 1.05 patch. Yes, it's smoother - quite a lot smoother, actually.…

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…

Let's Play Tekken 7 on PS4 - and PSVR

Dave and Tom sit down to discuss Tekken 7, as played on PS4 and PlayStation VR.…

Ace Combat 7 PS4: Tech Analysis First Look

John takes a look at initial work on Ace Combat 7, as shown at E3 2017. It's early days yet and the game is still in development with a 2018…

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…

PUBG Xbox One/X Patch Two Analysis

PUBG's second update (maybe the third - though this seems to have been server-side upgrade) analysed on both Xbox One and Xbox One X. Across…

Sea of Thieves: Xbox One vs Xbox One X Tech Analysis

John presents his full technical breakdown of Rare's stunning return to form.…

DF Retro Extra: Halo 2 - Revisiting E3 2003's Impossible Xbox Demo!

Bungie originally envisaged technologies for Halo 2 that turned out to be completely impossible for the team to deliver in the actual game.…

Assassin's Creed Origins PC vs PS4 Pro 4K Analysis!

A 4K head-to-head - native ultra HD vs 'faux K' on PS4 Pro, plus the remainder of our comparison coverage with Xbox One vs base PS4 head-to-…

DF Retro: MDK

John returns to examine Shiny Entertainment's PC masterpiece. It's a PC game by console developers designed to push the limits of the platfo…

Dead Rising 4 Xbox One Performance Analysis

Dave takes a look at Dead Rising 4 on Xbox One. Can it improve over DR3's lacklustre performance and image quality?…

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe/Splatoon 2 Nintendo Switch First Look

John sits down with our Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Splatoon 2 captures. It's work in progress, but how are both titles looking so far?…

Nintendo Switch Review: The Ultimate Hybrid Console?

Our in-depth assessment of the Switch, its power, its peripherals and its performance.…

Five Ways Scorpio Improves Xbox One and Xbox 360 Games

From improved texturing filtering to faster loading times, Scorpio is set to flatter your existing Xbox One and 360 library in ways we didn'…

SFANS Switch Pocket Dock Review

Is this the best portable dock for Switch? Tom weighs up the strengths and pitfalls of the SFANS, an adapter with the same functionality of…

DF Retro: Analogue Super Nt Review!

Not just an emulator, not just a hardware clone, but a genuine labour of love.…

Captain Toad Switch/3DS Analysis!

A lovely little Wii U game gets a top-notch port to Switch... and 3DS too? What kind of sorcery is this? Join John as he checks out the demo…

Mass Effect Andromeda: PS4 Pro vs PS4/PC Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

PS4 Pro owners are treated to a few cool extras with Mass Effect Andromeda. This includes a resolution boost to 1800p (via checkerboarding),…

Sonic Generations PC: 4K60 on a Budget!

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…

DF Retro: Shenmue

John revisits a genuine Dreamcast classic - Yu Suzuki's stunning Shenmue. But what made it so special, and what's the best way to play the g…

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…

Fast RMX: Switch Shines Over Wii U!

Switch is much more than a portable Wii U with a dock - Fast RMX is an enhanced port of Fast Racing Neo. Resolution, visual effects - everyt…

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: Switch vs 3DS/Wii U - The Ultimate Handheld Mario Kart

Switch brings the greatest version of the Mario Kart series to date, either as portable or home console. Comparisons with the Wii U are glow…

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…

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…

Doom on Switch Hands-On: Plus Switch Spec PC Tests!

Yes, we've played Doom on Switch! And yes, we can do some very basic graphics comparisons! But the question is - just how optimal is Doom to…

How Does Xbox 360 Back-Compat Actually Work?

Rich spoke to Microsoft about this - and has some answers.…

Payday 2 Switch vs PS4/ Xbox One Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

Visual cutbacks vs PlayStation 4 are par for the course with Switch titles, but performance drops here are the real issue.…

Blighttown Fixed in Dark Souls Remastered! PS4/PS4 Pro Performance Tested!

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…

DF Retro H2O! Water In Video Games - Part #1

DF Retro returns with a two-part showcase covering the history of water rendering in games, starting from the early 90s to and ending with t…

King of Fighters 14 PC vs PS4 Pro at 4K

Guess what? King of Fighters 14 is pretty light on PC graphics hardware - a GTX 970 is more than enough to get the job done? So how does an…

Crysis 2 Revisited: The Console Effect!

The sequel to one of PC's most celebrated exclusives went multi-platform, with a huge impact to CryEngine technology and the core make-up of…

DF Retro: Shenmue 2

John revisits Shenmue 2, checking out what made it special, how well it holds up today and the best way to play in the 21st century. Plus: a…

Can PS4 Pro Boost Mode Fix Just Cause 3?

Join Dave as he tests out Just Cause 3 running on PS4 Pro under boost mode. Can the additional CPU and GPU clocks radically improve this per…

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…

Sonic Mania: The Complete Analysis

A labour of love for John Linneman as the classic Sonic the Hedgehog titles on Sega Mega Drive/ Genesis finally get the sequel they deserve…

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...…

Super Mario Galaxy: Official Tegra X1 Wii Emulator Analysis - Shield TV Gameplay

How might Wii games run on Switch? Well here's a potential answer - with Nintendo's support we have Super Mario Galaxy officially running on…

DF Retro: Forsaken!

A pioneering game from the early days of PC 3D acceleration, Probe Software's excellent Forsaken enjoyed an impressive PS1 port and a very d…

FIFA 18 Xbox One X vs PS4 vs PC Comparison

The complete head-to-head, featuring the 4K maxed PC version stacked up against PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. Which one - if any - emerges triumph…

DF Retro: Mechwarrior 2

John steps back into the Activision classic MechWarrior 2: 31st Century Combat. We explore how the game looks in its various forms on PC and…

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…

What Went Wrong With Mega Man Mobile?

The NES Mega Man titles are classics - but the new mobile ports simply aren't good enough.…

Zelda on Switch: Faster in Portable Mode?

A complete breakdown of how Zelda runs on Switch in docked and handheld modes. Performance is certainly eye-opening. And yes, the day one pa…

Project Scorpio Exclusive: Final Specs Revealed!

Rich went to Microsoft to see Project Scorpio, talk to the people who made it and see software running. But just how powerful is it? This vi…

Destiny 2 PS4 First Look + Frame-Rate Test

We've got hold of a bunch of Destiny 2 capture from the PlayStation 4 version of the game. How does it improve over the original game, and h…

Destiny 2 PS4 vs Xbox One Beta Analysis

We've already covered off the PS4 and Pro versions of the game - and now it's time for Xbox One. It's a very well handled version, strategic…

Tech Evolution: Mario Kart 25th Anniversary Special! 9 Games, 9 Consoles!

25 years on from Super Mario Kart's 1992 release, we take a look at Nintendo's series through the generations. From its humble mode 7 beginn…

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…

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…

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze - Switch vs Wii U!

Yes, it's another Wii U port on to Switch - but it's Retro Studios, it's Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze, ergo it's brilliant! Join John for a q…

Tech Focus - Motion Blur: Is It Good For Gaming?

Can Alex possibly convince the most hardcore haters that motion blur is actually a really good thing? Here's where we find out.…

Nex Machina PC Beta 4K Let's Play

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

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…

DF Retro: Quake on Sega Saturn

John analyses Lobotomy Software's port of Quake. It shouldn't run on Sega Saturn, but somehow... it does.…

BioShock 1/2 Xbox One Back-Compat Analysis

Just how much faster is Xbox One vs Xbox 360 using backwards compatibility? The BioShock trilogy offers up the option of an unlocked frame-r…

Seagate Firecuda 2TB Review: The Ultimate PS4 Upgrade?

Tom reviews the Seagate Firecuda 2TB. It combines 2TB of storage with hybrid SSD functionality. Can it drastically reduce PS4 and PS4 Pro lo…

Switch Loading Times: Cartridges vs MicroSD vs Internal Storage

Which is fastest? Tom puts Nintendo Switch loading times to the test, where speeds differ between cartridge, internal storage, and MicroSD w…

Persona 5 PS4 vs PS4 Comparison + Analysis

Is Persona 5 on PlayStation 4 really an HD remaster? John presents the evidence.…

Tech Evolution: Tekken - 9 Games, 23 Years, 4 Console Generations!

Join Dave as look back at every Tekken game ever produced, and how Namco evolved the series and the technology over the years.…

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus: First Look

Here's our first look at Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus. PC footage here, and it's looking beautiful, running on the same idTech6 engine as…

Super Mario Odyssey Preview - Switch Docked vs Portable Comparison!

We put three new Super Mario Odyssey levels under the technical microscope. Visuals are adjusted in several ways to keep it ticking at 60fps…

Resident Evil Revelations: The Switch Analysis

Switch ports? As long as the game is good and the conversion work is solid, we say bring them on! The question is, does the Resident Evil Re…

DF Retro Extra: PSP vs DS at E3 2004!

Nintendo DS vs Sony PSP - when these two handhelds debuted at E3 2004, it looked like the most one-sided console war ever, but history would…

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…

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…

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

We recommend the Samsung KS7000/ KS8000 as the best mid-range 4K TV with HDR support. The only problem is that set-up is not easy - it requi…

Grand Theft Auto 4 Episodes: Xbox One Back-Compat Tested

Backwards compatibility analysis of The Lost and the Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony, where we compare Xbox One performance with Xbox 360…

Pokken Tournament DX: Switch First Look

Tekken meets Pokémon, as Pokken Tournament returns for Nintendo Switch. We grabbed a first look at the game at E3, and returned with capture…

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…

DF Videocast #11: E3 2018 Preview!

Preparing for E3 2018! Sit down with John and Rich as they discuss the games and the hardware they expect and hope to see during this year's…

Fortnite: Android vs iOS vs Switch Portable!

Yes, Fortnite has hit Android but how does it compare to the iOS and Switch mobile versions of the game? Join Rich for a detailed look at ho…

What's Up With Titanfall 2 on Xbox One X?

Something's not quite right with Titanfall 2 on Xbox One X. With all the talk of maximum 6K resolution, the reality mostly falls short and i…

DF Retro: Ridge Racer 5/Ridge Racer Type 4

John takes a trip to Ridge City for a weekend of racing action. We start with a look at PlayStation 2's first game which offers a wonderful…

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…

Sony Platinum Wireless Headset

After years using the old 'Gold' headset, Tom gets to grips with Sony's new Platinum headphones with its bespoke 3D audio. So does it work a…

Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Switch vs Wii U Analysis

Should you upgrade from Wii U to Switch for the optimal Zelda experience? We'd say that depends on how you play it... running in portable mo…

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…

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…

Mario+Rabbids Battle Kingdom - A Superb Switch Showcase

Would you believe that Mario+Rabbids is actually running on the same engine as The Division? It's one of the most beautiful Switch titles mo…

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…

DF Retro Live: Revisiting 90s Games Magazines!

Remember when you used to read about games in magazines rather than on websites? Our very own Rich Leadbetter was at the forefront of games…

In Theory: What If There's More Than One Next-Gen Xbox?

During E3, Phil Spencer talked about "the next Xbox consoles" and reports discuss a family of machines codenamed 'Scarlett', set to arrive i…

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…

Final Fantasy 15 PC: 1080p60 HDR Footage

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