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4K HDR! Hitman Xbox One X Analysis

Io Interactive has revamped Hitman's visuals on all platforms, and released an Xbox One X patch. This was a great title on PS4 Pro, but can Microsoft's new system improve the game still further?

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Graphics comparisons, frame-rates tests, performance analysis. Yes, we cover off the numbers and the differences, but the real story here is…

Dark Souls Remastered: Early PS4 Pro vs Xbox 360 Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate test!

How much of an upgrade is it? From Software retools a classic for the modern generation, adding new effects, textures and a reworked lightin…

PUBG Xbox Performance Is Still Not Good Enough

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

Danger Zone 2: Xbox One X First Look

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

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…

Crash Bandicoot NSane Trilogy - the Complete Analysis

Everything - and we mean *everything* - you need to know about the Crash Bandicoot PS4 remaster. PS4 vs Pro, PS1 comparisons. It's a DF Retr…

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta: PS4 Pro Graphics and Frame-Rate Tests!

DICE returns with another beautiful take on the Star Wars universe. PS4 Pro support starts with a push to a dynamic 1440p in Battlefront 2's…

Death Stranding E3 2018 Trailer

A high quality 4K download of the E3 asset!…

Digital Foundry's Best Gaming Tech of 2017

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

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.…

Skyrim PS4 Pro vs PS4/PC Ultra Comparison/Analysis

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

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

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

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy - Reveal Trailer vs Final Game

Remember the original Uncharted 4 reveal being simply too good to be true? Well, here's how The Lost Legacy compares, stacking up its debut…

God of War: The Complete Tech Analysis

John presents a Digital Foundry deep-dive into the phenomenal visual technology delivered by Sony Santa Monica in the new God of War.…

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

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

The Best PS4 Pro 4K, HDR and 1080p Games

Rich and Tom sit down to discuss the very best 4K, HDR and 1080p games for PlayStation 4 Pro. Which titles do we recommend to new Pro owners…

Patreon Exclusive: Crash Bandicoot 1/2 PS4 Pro vs PS1 Comparison

Just the comparison clips - and it's quite remarkable how closely John managed to synchronise these extended captures!…

Spider-Man E3 2018 Trailer

A high quality 4K download version of the excellent E3 trailer.…

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

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

Morrowind Xbox One Back Compat Analysis!

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

Let's Play Titanfall 2 on PS4 Pro [4K Mode]

Developer Respawn makes its PS4 Pro debut with Titanfall 2 - adding higher resolution support over the standard PS4. We're informed a dynami…

Assassin's Creed Syndicate PS4 Pro Analysis

Just what's going on with the Pro patch for Assassin's Creed Syndicate? Surely it should look better than this? Time to break out the dual s…

Outlast 2: PS4/Pro vs Xbox One Analysis

Looks like you get a technically sound game regardless of which console you own.…

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

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

4K Xbox 360 Games Tested on Xbox One!

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

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…

Hands-On With Forza Horizon 4 at E3 2018

John's at E3 and he's had hands-on time with the brilliant Forza Horizon 4. We've got a bunch of native 4K capture for you here from the Xbo…

Demon's Souls: Why The Time Is Right For A PS4 Remake

What would it take to satisfy in a remaster or remake? Demon's Souls is cemented as a cult classic on PS3 - a precursor to the excellent Dar…

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

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

Uncharted 4 on PS4 Pro: How Much Of An Upgrade Is It?

John takes a look at Uncharted 4 on PS4 Pro. It's still the most technologically advanced game on the PlayStation 4 - but can the same be sa…

Resogun PS4 Pro 4K Patch Analysis

Arguably the best PS4 launch title gets a Pro patch - it runs at native 4K and it matches performance of the 1080p original point for point.…

Patreon Exclusive: Crash Bandicoot 3 PS4 Pro vs PS1 Comparison

More exclusive footage for Patreon supporters - our raw comparison clips for the Crash Bandicoot 3 comparison!…

The Last of Us Part 2 E3 2018 Trailer

The Last of Us Part 2's demo was running on PlayStation 4 Pro and we've got the 4K download you've been looking for.…

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

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

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

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

Let's Play Uncharted 4 on PS4 Pro [4K Mode]

So is it 4K or not? Tom and Rich sit down to play Uncharted 4 running on PlayStation 4 Pro, covering off all the important tech details for…

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…

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…

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

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

Call of Duty World War 2 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…

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

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

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

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

InFamous First Light PS4 Pro Analysis

It's another Sony first party exclusive with a Pro patch - and it's not bad at all. Rich offers up the lowdown on the enhancements Sucker Pu…

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…

Shadow of War: PS4 Pro vs PS4/Xbox One Graphics Comparison + Frame-Rate Analysis

Monolith Productions is back with this sequel and weaves in better 4K support on PS4 Pro than the original. A '4K cinematics' add-on is avai…

Days Gone E3 2018 Trailer

A high bitrate 4K version of the E3 2018 asset!…

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…

Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer #3: New RAGE Engine Tech Upgrades Analysis!

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…

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…

For Honor Beta: PS4 vs PS4 Pro Analysis

For Honor's Beta produces great results on both PS4 and PS4 Pro. Here's a look at graphical differences and performance.…

Forza Motorsport 7 Xbox One X Gamescom Demo Analysis

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

Battlefield 1 PS4 Pro vs PS4/PC Ultra Comparison and Analysis

Everything you need to know about the Battlefield 1 PS4 Pro upgrade. Extra resolution! Improved effects! Faster performance! But how does it…

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…

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…

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!…

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…

Detroit Become Human E3 2017 Trailer

4K download asset, provided courtesy of Sony.…

Assassin's Creed Origins PS4/PS4 Pro Analysis

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

Ghost of Tsushima E3 2018 Trailer

Looking forward to this one - here's the Ghosts of Tsushima E3 2018 trailer, presented in high bitrate 4K.…

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…

SSX 3 - A Retro Masterpiece Even Better on Xbox One

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

Let's Play Modern Warfare Remastered on PS4 Pro [4K Mode]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remaster gets a resolution boost to circa 2880x2160 on PS4 Pro. This works out as 125% lift in pixel output ove…

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…

Batman: Arkham City Patch 1.02 Analysis

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

Horizon Zero Dawn: Initial PS4/Pro Analysis

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

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

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

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…

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 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.…

What's Up With Nier Automata on PC?

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

The Division 2: Xbox One X at E3 2018!

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

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Gravity Rush 2 PS4/Pro Tech Analysis

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

Dark Souls 3 PS4 Pro Patch Analysis

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

Gears of War E3 2018 Presentation

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

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?…

The Surge: The Complete Analysis

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

PUBG Xbox One/X Patch One Analysis

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…

Steep PS4/Pro/Xbox One Analysis

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

Metro Exodus E3 2018 Trailer

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

Final Fantasy 15 Tech Analysis

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

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

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

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…

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!…

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

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

Detroit: Become Human - PS4/Pro Comparison!

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

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?…

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

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

The Division 2 PC: 12 Minutes of 4K60 Video

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

Modern Warfare Remastered PS4 Pro vs PS4 Performance Tested

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

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: Anthem E3 Trailer Download

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

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…

Soul Calibur 6 PC Early Build Analysis At 4K!

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

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

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

Gears 5 Engine Upgrades: Trailer Analysis

Join Alex for an in-depth look at the Gears 5 reveal and the new tech available to The Coalition!…

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…

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…

Hellblade PC vs PS4 Comparison + 1080p60 Tweak Guide

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

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…

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…

How Does Xbox 360 Back-Compat Actually Work?

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

Battlefield 1 PS4 Pro vs PS4 Multiplayer Performance

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

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.…

Final Fantasy 15 PC Graphics Analysis vs Xbox One X

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

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…

Xbox One X: Complete Xbox One Back Compat Analysis

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

What Remains of Edith Finch Analysis

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

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

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

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…

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…

PlayStation 4 Pro: Power Consumption, Noise & Heat Tests

Unfinished business for Rich as he tests PS4 Pro's energy efficiency and acoustics, stacked up against a launch model PS4 and the new Slim.…

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

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

More PS4 Pro Boost Mode Tests: Community Requests

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

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.…

Patreon Exclusive: Metro Exodus 4K30 Trailer

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

How to Transfer PS4 Hard Drive Data to PS4 Pro

What are the quickest and best ways to transfer your game data from PS4 to PS4 Pro? Rich suggests three different ways to get the job done.…

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…

Halo Infinite E3 2018 Trailer

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

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'…

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…

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'…

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…

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…

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Console Analysis

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

Kingdom Hearts 3 vs Toy Story Graphics Comparison

Are Kingdom Hearts 3's visuals better than those in the original Toy Story? With a new D23 trailer showing a Toy Story themed level, we can…

Monster Hunter World Beta: First Look!

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

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…

Dying Light 2 First Look + Dev Interview

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

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…

4K Gaming! What Can PC Learn From PS4 Pro?

Checkerboarding, upscaling, temporal anti-aliasing, dynamic resolution... 4K or 'faux K', PS4 Pro can look great - so what happens when we u…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

Forza Horizon 4 E3 2018 Showcase

A pristine quality version of the Forza 4 reveal at E3 2018. Massively high bitrates - you know you want it.…

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…

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

Dave dives into four different versions of Resident Evil 7. It's consoles vs PC, with all the visual comparison points and frame-rate metric…

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…

Shadow of the Colossus PS4: Complete Tech Analysis

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

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…

Anthem EA Play Gameplay Trailer

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

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…

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

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

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…

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…

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…

Patreon Exclusive: Shadow of War 4K Gameplay

Check out Microsoft's E3 briefing for Shadow of War, running at native 4K. Our super high quality download shows off the ultra HD presentati…

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.…

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...…

Dying Light 2 4K60 at E3 2018!

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

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…

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…

Secret of Mana Remake: Full Analysis

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

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

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

Anthem E3 2018 Trailer Analysis!

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

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…

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?…

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…

Sniper Elite 4 Console Comparison Analysis

Join Tom as he dissects the console versions of Sniper Elite 4 - how fast do they run, what are the visual differences and what improvements…

Tekken 7: The Complete Analysis

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

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…

What's Up With PUBG Performance on Xbox One?

It's the biggest game in the world right now, and now available via early access on Xbox One and Xbox One X. Reports are rife about tis poor…

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

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

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…

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…

Kingdom Hearts 3 at E3 2018!

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

Final Fantasy 15 PS4 Pro vs PS4 Performance Analysis

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

PS4 External USB Drive Loading Time Tests - Upgrade Options Compared!

It works brilliantly, but what are the best ways to use PS4's extended storage feature? Tom runs through the merits of buying a sizeable 4TB…

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…

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

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

Nex Machina PC Beta 4K Let's Play

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

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

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

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…

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…

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…

Patreon Exclusive: Sea of Thieves E3 4K Gameplay Demo

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

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…

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…

Cyberpunk 2077 at E3 2018!

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

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…

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…

Nioh PS4 vs PS4 Pro Tech Analysis

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

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

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

Shadow of the Colossus Bluepoint Tech Interview

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…

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…