Digital Foundry Archive

1 June 2020

Digital FoundryThe Last of Us Part 2: hands-on with Naughty Dog's stunning farewell to PS4

And the possibilities for PlayStation 5 are mouthwatering.

Digital FoundryGet up to £75 off games consoles, 4K TVs and more in today's Ebay sale

Everything you need to know, plus highlights from Digital Foundry.

Digital FoundryThe best gaming monitor 2020: Digital Foundry's picks for PC, PS4 and Xbox

Including high refresh rate, high resolution and ultra-wide options.

30 May 2020

Digital FoundryBest mechanical keyboard 2020: 13 picks for gaming, typing and coding

Digital Foundry's expert recommendations for quiet, compact and full-fat gaming keyboards with all the trimmings.

Digital FoundryBest VR headsets for Half-Life Alyx 2020

Our latest recommendations, based on hours of gameplay testing.

28 May 2020

Digital FoundryBest ultra-light mouse 2020: 12 lightweight gaming mice for FPS gaming

All of the top options tried and tested by Digital Foundry.

26 May 2020

Digital FoundryBest gaming keyboard 2020: Digital Foundry's picks

Leading mechanical and non-mechanical keyboards tested.

22 May 2020

Digital FoundryNvidia uses AI to recreate Pac-Man on its 40th anniversary

No game engine, no rasteriser - everything's generated by a neural network.

20 May 2020

Digital FoundryHalo 2 on PC is the best Master Chief Collection port yet

And the Anniversary upgrades look great at 4K60.

Digital FoundryIntel Core i9 10900K and Core i5 10600K review: hot to trot

Intel's new desktop CPUs tested on Z490 motherboards.

Digital FoundryBest gaming mouse pads 2020

Thick or thin, big or small, speed or control?

18 May 2020

15 May 2020

14 May 2020

Digital FoundryInside Unreal Engine 5: how Epic delivers its generational leap

A closer look at the new Nanite and Lumen technology.

Digital FoundryFirst HDMI 2.1 gaming monitor for PC and next-gen consoles announced

The crowd-developed Eve Spectrum gains another key feature.

Digital FoundryNvidia announces first Ampere GPU for datacentres

The new Ampere architecture is fascinating - and suggests a big shift for consumer GPUs to come.

13 May 2020

Digital FoundryThis is next-gen: see Unreal Engine 5 running on PlayStation 5

A genuine generational leap that must be seen to be believed.

12 May 2020

11 May 2020

Digital FoundrySanDisk Micro SD cards drop to their lowest prices since February

Plus: Excellent deals on USB hard drives and the Surface Book 2.

9 May 2020

Digital FoundryBloodborne's unofficial 60fps patch tested: just how good is it?

Dissecting the Souls engine with the man behind the hack.

7 May 2020

Digital FoundryThe best 4K TVs for HDR gaming 2020, selected by Digital Foundry

From entry-level champs to the best high-end OLED and QLED sets.

Digital FoundryAMD Ryzen 3 3100 and 3300X review: the new budget champions?

Unprecedented value at $100/$120 - with a few caveats.

6 May 2020

Digital Foundry2020 Vision: Crysis Warhead - revisiting the forgotten sequel

Did attempts to 'fix' the original ultimately backfire?

4 May 2020

2 May 2020

30 April 2020

Digital FoundryYes, Switch's Streets of Rage 4 port is just as good as PlayStation 4

Xbox One is missing a few options, but it's still superb.

Digital FoundryIntel announces specs and features of 10th-gen Comet Lake desktop CPUs

From the cheap Core i3-10100 to the flagship Core i9-10900K.

29 April 2020

Digital FoundryStreets of Rage 4: How a classic brawler was revitalised for modern hardware

What made the originals so good - and why the new sequel is essential.

28 April 2020

Digital FoundryGet 20 per cent off on monitors, Switch Lite and more tech at Ebay UK today

Plus: hand-picked deals from the eggheads at Digital Foundry.

27 April 2020

Digital FoundryBest graphics card 2020: every major Nvidia and AMD GPU tested

The DF guide to the fastest and best value video cards on the market.

Digital FoundryGears Tactics: state-of-the-art tech powers an excellent PC strategy game

Plus: next-gen variable rate shading technology put to the test.

Digital FoundryBest gaming mouse 2020: DF's top wired and wireless gaming mice

Recommendations for all budgets, game genres and hand sizes.

26 April 2020

Digital FoundryDF Retro takes on the epic Final Fantasy 7 saga

Revisiting a JPRG game-changer - and the 23 years of waiting for the remake.

25 April 2020

Digital FoundryEvercade review: the cartridge-based retro handheld that works

A new take on collecting and playing classic games.

23 April 2020

21 April 2020

Digital FoundryWith its free service, Stadia is starting to make sense

1080p gaming with a 60fps focus trumps the 4K Pro experience.

20 April 2020

19 April 2020

16 April 2020

Digital FoundryMinecraft's RTX beta is out now - and it's simply beautiful

How ray tracing delivers a radically transformative experience.

12 April 2020

6 April 2020

Digital FoundryReviewed: Amazon's £23 mechanical gaming keyboard

The most mech for your money - but there's a catch.

5 April 2020

Digital FoundryDoom 64 - a classic N64 shooter gets a top-tier port for current-gen systems

And it's the first Xbox One S game to break the 1080p barrier.

4 April 2020

Digital FoundryRemedy's Control vs DLSS 2.0 - AI upscaling reaches the next level

Opening the door to the full ray traced experience on entry level RTX hardware.

3 April 2020

2 April 2020

Digital FoundryHands-on with the dual-screen, ultra-premium Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15

With 10th-gen Comet Lake H processors and RTX Super graphics.

Digital FoundryIntel announces 10th-gen Comet Lake H laptop CPUs with up to 5.3GHz turbo

All Core i7 and Core i9 chips turbo boost to 5GHz or higher.

1 April 2020

Digital FoundrySave up to £60 on PC hardware, gaming laptops and 4K TVs at Ebay today

Plus: MacBooks! Desktops! iPads! Smartphones! Monitors!

Digital FoundryResident Evil 3 demo analysis: the game's brilliant but something's up with Xbox One X

UPDATE: Release code unchanged, Capcom investigating a "solution".

31 March 2020

Digital FoundryGet up to £30 off Fnatic's excellent gaming keyboards on Amazon today

Three of our absolute favourites, bristling with Cherry MX mechanical switches.

30 March 2020

Digital FoundryNvidia teams up with Minecraft creators to show off new ray-traced worlds

Plus technical talks and guides to explain how it all works.

28 March 2020

26 March 2020

Digital FoundryHalf-Life: Alyx tech analysis - a VR masterpiece that must be experienced

Plus: What kind of performance does minimum spec hardware actually deliver?

23 March 2020

Digital FoundryBest PC controller 2020: the Digital Foundry buyer's guide to gamepads

The best first-party and third-party controllers tested.

21 March 2020

Digital FoundryDoom Eternal analysis: how id Tech 7 pushes current-gen consoles to the limit

Next-level technology and brilliant design produce one of the best shooters of the generation.

19 March 2020

Digital FoundrySave 15% off the best value VR headset for Half-Life Alyx

The critically acclaimed Oculus Rift S is £339 with this Ebay code.

18 March 2020

Digital FoundryPlayStation 5 vs Xbox Series X specs: CPU, GPU, storage and more compared

These specs aren't the full story - but they're still an interesting point of comparison.

Digital FoundryGrab a top gaming headset or mouse at a discount in the SteelSeries March sale

DF's top peripheral picks for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch.

16 March 2020

Digital FoundryInside Xbox Series X: the full specs

We visit Microsoft for a briefing on the impressive tech of its next flagship console.

15 March 2020

12 March 2020

Digital FoundrySpeed up your PC with a discounted WD NVMe SSD in today's Amazon sale

...but the best NVMe drive for the money is even cheaper.

10 March 2020

8 March 2020

Digital FoundryPC's new Halo Combat Evolved tested: the Master Chief Collection expands - but how good is the port?

Gameplay is golden, performance is great - but it's far from the definitive edition.

5 March 2020

4 March 2020

Digital FoundryGet the best wireless headset for Switch at 25 per cent off

The Arctis 1 Wireless also supports PC, PS4, Xbox One and mobile.

3 March 2020

Digital FoundryUpgrading a classic: a first look at the technology of Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Sacrilege or sensation? How Square-Enix and UE4 redefine an iconic experience.

Digital FoundryGrab a cut-price memory card or external NVMe SSD at Amazon today

Including a massive 1TB SanDisk Extreme Micro SD card for £344.

1 March 2020

29 February 2020

28 February 2020

Digital FoundryDevil May Cry 3 Special Edition on Switch: a decent port of a truly classic game

An improvement over prior conversions, but not quite the definitive experience.

27 February 2020

Digital FoundryGet 20 per cent off on 4K TVs, monitors and PC hardware at Ebay UK today

Updated Thursday with new deals hand-picked by Digital Foundry.

24 February 2020

Digital FoundryCould Xbox Series X's 12 teraflop GPU deliver even more power than we expected?

Confirmed: RDNA 2 tech offers more performance than any AMD graphics card available today.

Digital FoundryGet a 6TB external drive for £88, ideal for PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Plus: deals on our favourite quiet mechanical keyboard and wired gaming headset.

22 February 2020

Digital Foundry4A Games on next-gen: "We are fully into ray tracing"

And teasing even more exciting features in the pipeline.

Digital FoundryMetro Redux on Switch: the making of an 'impossible' port

4A Games reveals how its PS4 and Xbox One titles transitioned to Nintendo hardware.

21 February 2020

Digital FoundryGet a Nintendo Switch Lite for £160 thanks to an Ebay coupon

That's a historic low price that beats the best of Black Friday.

Digital FoundryBayonetta and Vanquish 10th anniversary: the new Xbox One and PS4 ports tested

The games are incredible - but what about the conversion work?

19 February 2020

Digital FoundrySwitch's Witcher 3 patch 3.6 is an excellent upgrade to a superb game

PC cross-save support tested, graphics options explored, performance analysed.

Digital FoundryUpgrade your PS4 or Xbox One with a massive 5TB external drive for £100

That works out to a ridiculously cheap 2p per gigabyte.

17 February 2020

Digital FoundryUpgrade your PC with discounted Crucial RAM on Amazon today

£105 for 32GB of dual-channel 3200MHz DDR4 is a great deal.

16 February 2020

Digital FoundryThe best Black Friday 4K TV deal returns: £999 for the LG B9 OLED

Here's why this G-Sync Compatible TV gets the Digital Foundry recommendation.

15 February 2020

Digital FoundryDualShock 4 Back Button Attachment review: small but perfectly formed

A clever counter to the Microsoft's Elite Series 2 controller.

14 February 2020

Digital FoundryMetro Redux on Switch: just how close to PS4 does it get?

4A Games itself handles the port with terrific results.

13 February 2020

11 February 2020

Digital FoundryThe Witcher 3 on Switch: what do you gain by modding and overclocking?

Enhanced settings, improved performance, extra detail, locked 720p - the choice is yours.

9 February 2020

Digital FoundryStar Citizen tech in-depth: seamless scaling from gas giants to detail-rich alien worlds

A unique behind the scenes look at Cloud Imperium Games' immensely ambitious technology.

7 February 2020

Digital FoundryGet one of the best SSDs for gaming and content creation at a historic low price

£130 for a high-speed NVMe drive for your desktop PC or laptop.

6 February 2020

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