New Xbox One SKU will feature Elite controller, 1TB SSHD

September 2, 2015 11:46 am0 comments
New Xbox One SKU will feature Elite controller, 1TB SSHD

Share This article Microsoft has announced a new Xbox One SKU that will go on sale in November at GameStop and the Microsoft store. The new console will feature an Elite wireless controller (sold separately at the eye-watering price of $ 149) and a 1TB SSHD. If you’re not familiar […]

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Metal Gear Solid V runs at 60fps on PS4 and Xbox One, dips down to 20fps on last-gen consoles

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Metal Gear Solid V runs at 60fps on PS4 and Xbox One, dips down to 20fps on last-gen consoles

Share This article Hideo Kojima’s magnum opus, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, is out today on the PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC. In spite of all of the Konami drama over the last year, MGSV is no worse for wear. In fact, it’s received nigh-on […]

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Ashes dev dishes on DX12, AMD vs. Nvidia, and asynchronous compute

September 1, 2015 12:35 am0 comments
Ashes dev dishes on DX12, AMD vs. Nvidia, and asynchronous compute

Share This article When Ashes of the Singularity launched two weeks ago, it gave us our first view of DirectX 12’s performance in a real game. What was meant to be a straightforward performance preview was disrupted by a PR salvo from Nvidia attempting to discredit the game and its […]

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Is 4GB of VRAM enough? AMD’s Fury X faces off with Nvidia’s GTX 980 Ti, Titan X

August 31, 2015 12:44 pm2 comments
Is 4GB of VRAM enough? AMD’s Fury X faces off with Nvidia’s GTX 980 Ti, Titan X

Share This article One question that’s been popping up with increasing frequency when we talk about high-end graphics cards is whether 4GB of RAM is enough to power current and next-generation gaming. When we initially covered AMD’s Fury X launch, I promised to return to this topic and cover it […]

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AMD unveils Radeon R9 Nano: HBM and Fury X in a 6-inch GPU

August 27, 2015 2:40 pm0 comments
AMD unveils Radeon R9 Nano: HBM and Fury X in a 6-inch GPU

Share This article When AMD announced the Fury family of GPUs at E3 back in June, it promised that its new graphics hardware would ship in multiple high-end flavors. We’ve already covered the launch of the water-cooled, 7.5-inch Fury X and the larger, air-cooled Fury, but today’s announcement covers what […]

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New GTA V mod boosts PC version’s graphics detail, crushes console versions

August 26, 2015 3:11 pm0 comments
New GTA V mod boosts PC version’s graphics detail, crushes console versions

Share This article Every time a major game launches, there’s a rush to compare performance and specs between PCs and consoles. In the case of Grand Theft Auto V, those comparisons came out solidly in the PC’s favor. While the Xbox One and PS4 versions of the game are still […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III beta pulls off 60fps on the PS4 — almost

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III beta pulls off 60fps on the PS4 — almost

Share This article It’s no secret that the PS4 and Xbox One haven’t seen very many solid 60fps releases. While slower-paced games work fine at 30fps, competitive first person shooters like Call of Duty really benefit from a smooth 60fps experience. So, has Treyarch been able to achieve a solid […]

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Steam competitor GOG Galaxy to allow game rollbacks, patch uninstalls

August 25, 2015 3:39 pm0 comments
Steam competitor GOG Galaxy to allow game rollbacks, patch uninstalls

Share This article GOG (formerly Good Old Games) launched back in 2008 as a one-stop shop for older titles without any DRM restrictions. Over the past few years, the service has transformed into a would-be Steam competitor. The GOG Galaxy service went into beta last year as a combined store, […]

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Nvidia launches GTX 950, boosts game performance at the $159 price point

August 24, 2015 4:09 pm0 comments
Nvidia launches GTX 950, boosts game performance at the $159 price point

Share This article Over the last year, Nvidia has slowly and steadily introduced a new line of GPUs to replace its aging Kepler family. The latest entry in the GTX 900 series, the GTX 950, is based on the same GM 206 GPU as the GTX 960, but drops a […]

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IDF 2015: Intel unveils Skylake’s new GPU architecture

August 22, 2015 5:21 am0 comments
IDF 2015: Intel unveils Skylake’s new GPU architecture

Share This article At IDF this week, Intel shared some of the architectural details for Skylake that were missing from the initial launch. While not a complete disclosure, we now have a better picture of what the CPU is capable of, and where Intel focused to improve performance and power […]

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