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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 overclock it? Combined with a G-Sync screen, how good is the 4K gameplay experience?


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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…

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In actual fact, it's FreeSync 2 baked into Scorpio... Rich has the full details for you plus a video demo of what makes this technology so i…

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So is this new Switch really an overpriced port of a vintage 2008 Xbox 360 game? Dave has the full breakdown, graphics comparisons, performa…

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…

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 real…

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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…

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

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

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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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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…

Final Fantasy 15 Xbox One Performance Test

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…

DF Retro: Quake 2

John dives into id Software's 1997 classic Quake II. With its cutting edge technology, Quake II furthered id's domination of the PC. Against…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

How Scorpio Targets Ultra HD Gaming

Rich reveals new Scorpio spec details based on a leaked Microsoft whitepaper we received a couple of weeks back. ESRAM isn't in Scorpio - bu…

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.…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

Super Bomberman R: 60fps Patch Analysis

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

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…

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…

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

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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…

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…

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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…

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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…

Rez Infinite PC Port Analysed!

Tetsuya Mizuguchi's classic has finally arrived on PC, with brilliant VR support and excellent scalability across a range of gaming hardware…

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

Switch Minecraft 1080p Patch: The Complete Analysis

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

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…

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…

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…

Paladins PS4/PS4 Pro vs Xbox One/PC Full Analysis

Paladins enters the open beta phase, allowing us to get a good look at how the console versions of the game stack up against the PC original…

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?…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Lego City Undercover: Switch vs PS4/Xbox One

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…

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…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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!…

4K On A Budget: The Crysis Trilogy

Can it run Crysis? Can it run the entire Crysis Trilogy? In the first of a new series, we aim to prove that a mainstream GPU like the classi…

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…

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…

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 -…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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!…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

Killer Instinct Xbox One X vs Xbox One vs PC comparison

It's the first native 4K console fighting game! Tom guides you through the improvements found in the Xbox One X rendition of Killer Instinct…

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.…

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…

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…

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?…

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…

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Console Analysis

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

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…

Star Wars Battlefront 2 PC: 1440p Ultra Settings Showcase

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!…

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'…

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…

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.…

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: 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…

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.…

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…

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!…

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…

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.…

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...…

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…

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 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…

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…

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: 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Bayonetta on Switch: Full Analysis

John takes a look at the original Bayonetta on Nintendo Switch. Nine years after its original release, this classic action game has appeared…

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.…