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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 possible to experience this classic game on modern hardware. What kind of improvements can you expect and how did it push the hardware of its day? Find out in the video!


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

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DF Retro: PowerSlave/Exhumed

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

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

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

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Video sponsored by Sony Interactive Entertainment. See this remarkable game the way it was meant to be seen, artefact-free.…

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

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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…

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4K download asset, provided courtesy of Sony.…

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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…

Diablo 3 PS4 Pro Analysis: Is There a 4K Upgrade?

Tom checks out the new Diablo 3 PS4 Pro patch. Can it deliver 4K resolution and are there any other goodies to enjoy?…

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John's finally got his PlayStation 4 Pro. His first task? To check out the Japan-only Final Fantasy 15 demo.…

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Horizon Zero Dawn is the full open world package - and that includes a fully featured time of day implementation. Which can mean only one th…

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

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Here's a look at Shadow of the Colossus running its 4K output mode (1440p native with impressive TAA) with HDR engaged.…

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…

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

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Tom presents an in-depth comparison of The Last Guardian, running on PS4 and PS4 Pro, with visual comparisons and frame-rate tests. In short…

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We gained access to the Gran Turismo Sport closed beta - and of course, we had to bring you footage of the PS4 Pro's 4K output. 1800p checke…

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

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

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John discusses Soul Reaver - the game, its history and its technology - with Ben Lincoln, in this initial DF Retro Podcast. Ben is the found…

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Full Xbox One, PS4 and PC graphics comparison and frame-rate testing. Everything you need to know about how well Playtonic's debut game runs…

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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…

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Patch 1.51 fixes AC Syndicate's horrible resolution problems on PS4 Pro, but some new issues are introduced.…

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

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

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

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

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…

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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…

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It is one of the most infamous console reveals of all-time and the arrival of the 'target render'. But how much of PS3's initial reveal was…

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

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

Watch Dogs 2 PS4 Pro First Look

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

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Rich is currently putting together a 4K HDR video based on the Detroit: Become Human demo... so why not get some gameplay capture out there…

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

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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…

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…

WWE 2K18: The Worst Switch Conversion So Far?

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

The Last Guardian: 25 Minutes of 4K Gameplay

We've got a full Last Guardian analysis elsewhere on the channel, but this video gives you an extended look at how the title looks and plays…

Outlast 2: PS4/Pro vs Xbox One Analysis

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

Spider-Man PS4 Pro E3 2017 Gameplay

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

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…

Star Ocean 4: Full PC Settings In A Console Game?

What if a console game gave users the complete range of quality presets available to PC users? Well, that's exactly what developer Tri-Ace d…

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

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…

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.…

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.…

Mantis Burn Racing PS4 Pro 4K Analysis

Can PS4 Pro really handle native 4K at 60fps? Well, it all depends on the game. VooFoo Studios' Mantis Burn Racing is the first game to tota…

Let's Play Gravity Rush 2 at 4K on PS4 Pro

So how does Gravity Rush 2 look running at native 4K on PS4 Pro? And is it actually native 4K at all? Here's where you find out as John and…

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…

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…

Metal Gear Solid 5 PS4 Pro Patch Tested: What Does It Actually Do?

Tom and Rich sit down to discuss the new PlayStation 4 upgrade to Metal Gear Solid 5. It's a three year old game and this patch has come out…

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…

DF Retro Extra: Ion Maiden Tech Interview

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

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…

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…

Let's Play Ratchet and Clank on PS4 Pro at 4K

It looks amazing at 4K, it supports HDR, and it holds its frame-rate. Ratchet and Clank is one of the best PS4 Pro games you can get right n…

Rocket League PS4 Pro 4K Analysis

It may not be native 4K as such, but it looks as good as.…

Patreon Exclusive: Sea of Thieves E3 4K Gameplay Demo

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

4K HDR! Final Fantasy 15 Benchmark Footage

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

4K HDR! Detroit: Become Human Demo Analysis

Quantic Dream's debut original title for PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro is almost here. A playable demo is out and it's intriguing - Rich takes a…

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…

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…

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…

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

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

Farming Simulator 2017 PS4 Pro Analysis!

OK, so this is something different but you know what? We actually had a really good time with this one, and the PS4 Pro support is really ni…

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy E3 2017 Trailer

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

DF Videocast #8: Every PS4 Pro 4K 60fps Game Tested!

Dave and Tom convene to test out every single PS4 Pro game *reported* to run at native 4K at 60fps. Do they actually deliver? It's been a lo…

Days Gone PS4/ PS4 Pro E3 2017 Demo Analysis

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

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy - The Complete Analysis

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

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

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

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: Sonic CD!

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

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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…

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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…

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.…

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…

DF Retro: Analogue Nt Mini - the 21st Century NES

This week, John takes a closer look at the Analogue Nt Mini - the premium console designed to play NES games and more.…

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

Grand Theft Auto 4: Xbox One Back-Compat Tested

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Knack PS4 Pro vs PS4 Live Graphics Comparison!

John and Rich sit down to carry out a bit of a first - a completely live PS4 Pro vs PS4 graphics comparison. Three consoles, one controller,…

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…

Shadow of the Colossus E3 2017 Trailer

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

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…

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…

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.…

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

Dave's been tasked with checking out Skyrim on the PlayStation 4 Pro - and guess what? It is indeed running at native 4K with no visual down…

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.…

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…

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…

DF Retro Live: Revisiting 90s Games Magazines!

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

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?…

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…