Face-offs Archive

13 June 2019

1 June 2019

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Digital FoundryA Plague Tale: Innocence - a fascinating game powered by stunning tech

A bespoke engine from a smaller developer delivers triple-A level visuals.

25 May 2019

24 May 2019

21 May 2019

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Digital FoundryRage 2 PC analysis: what does it take to run at 1080p60 and beyond

The hardware required to match and exceed PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.

18 May 2019

14 May 2019

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Digital FoundrySaints Row: The Third on Switch is a great idea that's poorly executed

Last-gen performance and input lag issues mar the experience.

11 May 2019

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Digital FoundryNinja Gaiden 2: a fighting classic gets a new lease of life on Xbox One X

Plus: DF Retro revisits one of gaming's most fascinating multi-platform releases.

10 May 2019

5 May 2019

26 April 2019

18 April 2019

13 April 2019

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Hellblade on Switch: just how close can it get to the PS4 experience?

An ingenious port of one of Unreal Engine 4's most challenging games.

8 April 2019

7 April 2019

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Digital FoundryAssassin's Creed 3 Remastered delivers more than just a resolution boost

Visual and performance upgrades plus gameplay improvements.

5 April 2019

25 March 2019

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Digital FoundrySekiro: Shadows Die Twice is best played on PC

Hardware-friendly, locks to 60fps - and beyond.

21 March 2019

16 March 2019

7 March 2019

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Digital FoundryDevil May Cry 5: a spectacular fusion of cutting-edge tech and superb design

Plus: everything you need to know about every console version.

1 March 2019

25 February 2019

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Digital FoundryIs Anthem performance really improved in the final game?

And to what extent is the E3 2017 vision actually delivered?

14 February 2019

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Crackdown 3 tech analysis: a console classic reborn?

Xbox One X, Xbox One S and PC versions tested.

10 February 2019

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Digital FoundryApex Legends: the Titanfall 2 engine evolved?

PC and console versions under the microscope.

3 February 2019

30 January 2019

26 January 2019

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Digital FoundryResident Evil 2 remake plays best on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X

A big divide between the base and enhanced consoles.

19 January 2019

15 January 2019

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Digital FoundryResident Evil 2 Remake takes Capcom's RE engine to the next level

Advanced effects push consoles harder - we take a look at every version.

9 January 2019

14 December 2018

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Digital FoundryDoes Super Smash Bros. Ultimate deliver a generational leap for Switch?

How Ultimate compares to the last-gen Wii U and 3DS titles.

12 December 2018

6 December 2018

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Digital FoundryJust Cause 4 performance analysis: every console tested

The game's massively more ambitious than JC3 - but do frame-rates hold up?

1 December 2018

28 November 2018

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Digital FoundryWarframe on Switch: Panic Button delivers another tech showpiece

The developer's run of superb conversions continues.

22 November 2018

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Digital FoundrySunset Overdrive PC: the game's great - but the port is basic

Resolution and frame-rate are the only real improvements.

28 October 2018

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Digital FoundrySoulcalibur 6 analysis: every version tested

Image quality and effects work split the pack.

25 October 2018

21 October 2018

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Digital FoundryDark Souls on Switch is a current-gen port with last-gen visuals

But smoother performance, improved resolution and portable play set it apart.

18 October 2018

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Digital FoundryLuigi's Mansion 3DS: GameCube port or full mobile remake?

Nintendo's veteran handheld continue to impress.

6 October 2018

11 September 2018

8 September 2018

6 September 2018

4 September 2018

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Digital FoundryDebunking the Spider-Man 'downgrade'

What if we told you it's been upgraded instead?

1 September 2018

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Digital FoundryZelda: Twilight Princess tested under official Tegra X1 emulation

What does the Nvidia Shield version tell us about prospective retro Switch releases?

21 August 2018

16 August 2018

9 August 2018

7 August 2018

3 August 2018

27 July 2018

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Digital FoundryHow No Man's Sky uses the power of Xbox One X

And how well does the standard console compare?

5 July 2018

30 June 2018

28 June 2018

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Digital FoundryThe Crew 2 takes Forza Horizon's concept and ramps up the scale

And Xbox One X provides the best console experience.

26 June 2018

22 June 2018

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Digital FoundryPaladins runs at 60fps on Switch and it's superb

Resolution takes a hit but this is close to the complete package.

21 June 2018

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Digital FoundryNier Automata's surprise Xbox One port tested

Does X deliver the best console experience?

15 June 2018

6 June 2018

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Digital FoundryFar Cry Classic Edition is a barebones PC port

It's still a huge upgrade over the last-gen console releases.

1 June 2018

25 May 2018

16 May 2018

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Digital FoundryDark Souls Remastered's network test puts the spotlight on Xbox One X

And the leap over PS4 Pro isn't quite what we thought it would be.

24 April 2018

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Digital FoundryHow Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is improved on Switch

Resolution upgrade when docked plus big loading time boosts.

21 April 2018

19 April 2018

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Digital FoundryThe Division delivers another powerhouse upgrade for Xbox One X

A huge resolution boost over PS4 Pro with other improvements too.

15 April 2018

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Digital FoundryXbox One X's 4K Red Dead Redemption looks sensational

UPDATE: The Undead Nightmare expansion tested on Microsoft's enhanced console

7 April 2018

5 April 2018

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Digital FoundryDoom's new 4K patch analysed on Xbox One X and PS4 Pro

Image quality improves, but what about performance?

1 April 2018

29 March 2018

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Digital FoundryWipEout on PSVR: an upgrade with no compromises?

The PS4 Pro original vs its new VR companion.

23 March 2018

21 March 2018

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Digital FoundryFortnite: iPhone X takes on Xbox One X

X vs X: the world's most powerful smartphone faces off against Microsoft's six teraflop beast.

14 March 2018

10 March 2018

1 March 2018

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Digital FoundryFortnite's new 60fps mode is the real deal

Buttery-smooth frame-rates on all consoles.

24 February 2018

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Digital FoundryPUBG mobile analysed: top-end smartphones compared with PC

And could the conversion work lay the foundation for a Switch port?

23 February 2018

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Digital FoundryMetal Gear Survive: every console version tested

Solid enough on PS4, Pro and X - but the standard Xbox One struggles.

22 February 2018

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Digital FoundryKingdom Come Deliverance on PC offers huge upgrades over console

But even high-end hardware can struggle at max settings.

18 February 2018

17 February 2018

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Digital FoundryCan Kingdom Come Deliverance's tech deliver its ambitious vision?

Every console version tested, with Xbox One X on top.

14 February 2018

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Digital FoundryIs Bayonetta on Switch the definitive console version?

Faster than Wii U and Xbox 360 - but what about Xbox One X back-compat?

11 February 2018

6 February 2018

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Digital FoundrySwitch Bayonetta 2 is a turbo-charged Wii U port

Minor visual boosts and performance improvements in both docked and handheld modes.

3 February 2018

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Digital FoundryOverwatch on Xbox One X: does its dynamic 4K scaler hold up?

A big upgrade over the standard console - and PS4 Pro.

1 February 2018

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Digital FoundryMonster Hunter World tested: four consoles, eight games modes - but which is best?

Enhanced consoles deliver better visuals and improved performance.

6 January 2018

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Digital FoundryRedout on Xbox One X falls short of the PS4 Pro experience

UPDATE: Developer responds, confirms dynamic resolution.

22 December 2017

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Digital FoundryThe Witcher 3's Xbox One X patch delivers in spades

4K and performance modes tested by Digital Foundry.

14 December 2017

7 December 2017

2 December 2017

27 November 2017

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Digital FoundryProject Cars 2's upgrades have a different focus on Xbox One X

UPDATE: New graphics modes in the playable demo put to the test.

24 November 2017

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Digital FoundryLA Noire's Switch port tested: could the system handle GTA5?

Rockstar's debut Switch offering reveals the challenges facing a potential port.

22 November 2017

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Digital FoundryHitman on Xbox One X piles on the upgrades

Native 4K with improved visuals or 1440p with a target 60fps - the choice is yours.

18 November 2017

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Digital FoundryStar Wars Battlefront 2: Frostbite stress-tested on Xbox One X

Significant resolution boosts over PS4 Pro, but what about performance?

17 November 2017

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Digital FoundryFinal Fantasy 15 on Xbox One X: improved over Pro but issues persist

The best console version - but extra polish is required.

16 November 2017

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How well does Skyrim on Switch compare to PS4?

Plus: docked vs mobile testing, performance analysis - and more.

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