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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…

DF Retro: Ico

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

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…

Project Scorpio Supports FreeSync!

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…

Microsoft's Xbox One X Benchmarks Revealed

Remember when we revealed the hardware specs for what was then called Project Scorpio? Well, developers had a similar briefing - but with a…

GTX 1060: Max Q vs Laptop/Desktop - The Best GPU For 1080p60 Notebook Gaming? [Sponsored Content]

In this video, sponsored by Omen by HP, Rich checks out the standard and Max-Q versions of the GTX 1060. How do they stack up against a full…

Yooka-Laylee: A Superb Switch Port!

Yes, we've got PS4 vs Switch graphics comparisons, and yes, we've got a full performance breakdown. Playtonic's Switch port is a rare exampl…

Days Gone PS4 Pro E3 2017 Gameplay

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

DF Retro: Half-Life 2

John returns to the world of Half-Life for a look at its sequel - Half-Life 2. We revisit Half-Life 2 across every major platform from its o…

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…

Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti 1080p Benchmarks

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

GTX 1080 Ti SLI 4K Benchmarks

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

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…

Cuphead: Taking Retro to the Cutting Edge

Cuphead is a truly remarkable release, combining retro-style gameplay with unique vintage visuals. Here's the complete tech breakdown along…

Final Fantasy 15 PC Benchmark Analysis!

So how does Final Fantasy 15 run on PC, based on the recently released benchmark? What do the GameWorks features actually do and how much pe…

Pyre Looks Beautiful, But What's Up With The Bugs?

And now for something completely different. Pyre looks beautiful at native 4K, 60 frames per second on PS4 Pro - and still very lovely on th…

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…

Patreon Exclusive: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Gameplay Capture

Exclusive gameplay capture for Digital Foundry Patreon supporters.…

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.…

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…

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…

Doom on Switch: The Complete Analysis

We put Doom on the Switch through its paces and come away mostly impressed. Compromises are expected but the results come surprisingly close…

Call of Duty WW2 Beta: PS4 Pro vs PS4 Analysis

The latest Call of Duty engine meets a classic World War 2 theme - nine years after the series last took to the trenches. The game shares a…

Why Do Some PS4 Pro Games Run Slower Than Base PS4?

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

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.…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

DF Retro: Donkey Kong Country + Killer Instinct - a CG Revolution!

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…

Spider-Man PS4 Pro E3 2017 Gameplay

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

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…

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…

Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti 1440p Benchmarks

Extreme frame-rates at 2.5K...…

Prey PC Analysis: Even A Budget Rig Can Hit 1080p60!

Well done to Arkane Austin! Even running the powerful CryEngine, Prey runs really well. GTX 1060 and RX 580 will max the game at 1080p easil…

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…

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.…

DF Retro: Analogue Super Nt Review!

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

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…

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…

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…

Ryzen 7 1700/1700X/1800X Benchmarks

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

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…

Monster Hunter XX Switch vs 3DS Face-Off

We've seen how Switch adapts PS4 and Wii U titles to run on its hybrid console set-up - but just how far can an existing 3DS game be pushed?…

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…

Horizon Zero Dawn Tech Analysis

John takes an extended look at the technical credentials of the remarkable Horizon Zero Dawn.…

Knack 2 vs PS4 Pro: It's A Pleasant Surprise!

We may not have been looking for a sequel to Knack but spend some time with it and you may find that it's a pleasant, fun package - and the…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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.…

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…

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy E3 2017 Trailer

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

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…

Patreon Exclusive: More Zelda: Breath of the Wild Footage

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

Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti 4K Benchmarks

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

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…

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…

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta: The PC Breakdown

We managed to cram in some time with the PC version of the Battlefront 2 beta during its final hours. Here's what we found out.…

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…

TV Settings Explained: Get The Best Gaming Picture

A simple question that needs answering: what what do the picture settings on your TV actually change? From brightness to overscan, Dave runs…

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…

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…

Splatoon 2 Global Testfire: Switch Analysis + Frame-Rate Test

A look at an early Testifire build of Splatoon 2 on Nintendo Switch. The game fixes at 1280x720 while in docked mode here, while a dynamic r…

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.…

Starcraft Remastered vs Original Graphics Comparison

Blizzard's classic 1998 RTS makes a grand return with spruced-up textures supporting 4K screens, improved lighting and upgraded shadows. The…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Radeon RX 580/ RX 570 1080p Benchmarks

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

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…

AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 Review

Vega 56 managed to effectively beat GTX 1070, but has AMD repeated the trick with Vega 64? Rich takes a look at performance and wonders - ha…

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

Rich singles out the Core i7 8700K, Ryzen 5 1600 and the Pentium G4560 as the standout products of an excellent year for PC CPU technology.…

Shadow of the Colossus E3 2017 Trailer

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

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: 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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

The Evil Within 2: Xbox One and PC Analysis

Here's the full breakdown on the Xbox One and PC versions - not quite as impressive as their PS4 counterpart.…

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…

Let's Play: Nioh on PS4 Pro at 4K - Live!

So how does Nioh actually look and play when using Movie Mode on the PS4 Pro. And precisely what does Nioh have in common with Quake? Find o…

Dragon Quest 11: PS4/Pro - JPRG Meets Unreal Engine 4

Japanese developers are getting some great results from Unreal Engine 4. Dragon Quest 11 follows suit! It's available now in Japan and comin…

Dragon Ball FighterZ: Every Console Tested

Xbox One X takes on PlayStation 4 Pro, with everything you also need to know about how this game looks and runs on base console hardware too…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

Destiny 2: The Complete Tech Analysis

Everything you need to know about Destiny 2: how it improves over the original, how the different versions compare visually and which system…

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…

Nintendo Switch Clock-Speeds Revealed

Tom and Rich sit down to talk Nintendo Switch technical specifications, including the all-important clock-speeds for CPU, GPU - oh and the m…

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…

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.…

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.…

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…

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 12 Zodiac Age: The Complete Analysis

Everything you need to know about Final Fantasy 12's new remaster. We've got comparisons between PS2, PS4 and PS4 Pro - and yes, we emulated…

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…

Intel Core i7 7700K Review

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

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…

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…

Ryzen 5 1600/1600X Gaming Benchmarks

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

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?…

Ryzen 5 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…

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…

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?…

Mass Effect Andromeda PC: GTX 1060 vs RX 480 + Settings Tweaking Tips

It's a console game that runs at 30fps with various resolution settings - but what does it take to hit a full 1080p60 on mainstream GPUs? Da…

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-…

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…

Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti Review: Better Than Vega 56?

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…

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…

Watch Dogs 2: GTX 1060 vs RX 480 Frame-Rate Test

A vast improvement over the wonky PC version of the original Watch Dogs, Nvidia seems to command a small performance lead here.…

Nintendo Switch Review: The Ultimate Hybrid Console?

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

AMD Radeon RX 580 Review

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

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…

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…

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…

Assassin's Creed Origins PS4/PS4 Pro Analysis

Here's our first look at Assassin's Creed Origins on PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro.…

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…

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.…

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…

Vanquish PC - The Port You've Been Waiting For!

Platinum Games' finest shooter has come to PC and it's simply immense. Here's how the game looks and runs on PC, and how it compares to the…

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…

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.…

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…

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?…

Budget CPU Face-Off: Pentium G4560 vs Core i3 6100 vs FX 6300 Benchmarks

The Pentium G4560: two cores, four threads. It's a cheap i3 and it's GREAT for budget rigs. How great? Well, here's a full benchmark breakdo…

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…

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…

AMD RX Vega 64 1440p Benchmarks

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

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: 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…

Panasonic 2016 4K TV DX750 Settings Guide

Display specialist Dave Bierton goes in-depth on getting the best picture for standard dynamic range from the 2016 Panasonic 4K screens. We'…

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…

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…

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…

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…

PUBG PC: GTX 1060 vs RX 580

We've played a lot of PUBG on Xbox One and Xbox One X and the experience needs work... so how does the PC version, now at v1.0 release statu…

Mafia PS4 Pro/PS4/Xbox One Patch 1.05 Analysis

Patch 1.05 stealthily adds in PS4 Pro support, pushing the game to a native 1440p resolution with other enhanced visual settings. Tom runs t…

Destiny 2 PS4 vs PS4 Pro Beta First Look

Our first look at the PS4 beta with everything you need to know about Pro's 4K support, graphics comparisons, frame-rate tests - the works.…

Wolfenstein 2 PS4 Pro vs PS4/Xbox One Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Test

The incredible technology of ID Tech 6 returns in Wolfenstein 2 - bringing the volumetric lighting, physically based shading and GPU -accele…

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…

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

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

DF Retro: Blaster Master

With the arrival of Blaster Master on Nintendo Switch, John looks back at the original game, how it worked, what made it special, and how it…

Ultra Street Fighter 2 Nintendo Switch Analysis

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

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…

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…

Kingdom Hearts 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue PS4/Pro vs 3DS Analysis

A complete comparison of Kingdom Hearts 2.8. This package includes a remaster of Dream Drop Distance, boosting the resolution from 240p on 3…

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…

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?…

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…

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'…

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…

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.…

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…

No Man's Sky PS4 Pro Path Finder Update Analysis

In addition to all the Pathfinder content additions, how does PS4 Pro's patch improve over base performance? Well, how does 1080p60 and an 1…

Project Cars 2 Console Performance/Resolution Tests

Dave has everything you need to know about Project Cars 2 image quality and performance across all three relevant consoles. And yes, PS4 Pro…

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…

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…

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 Retro: Metal Gear Solid 2

John is back with the longest, most detailed Digital Foundry Retro yet - a deep dive analysis into one of Hideo Kojima's most accomplished,…

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…

DF Retro SNES Classic mini review

A brilliant 21-game package, but just how close does the SNES mini match original hardware? John Linneman presents the definitive breakdown…

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…