Face-offs Archive Page 2

22 February 2018

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

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

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

14 February 2018

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

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

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

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

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

UPDATE: Developer responds, confirms dynamic resolution.

22 December 2017

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

Digital FoundrySkyrim on Xbox One X gets the job done - but we expected more

Resolution apart, upgrades are thin on the ground.

27 November 2017

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

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

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

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

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

How well does Skyrim on Switch compare to PS4?

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

12 November 2017

11 November 2017

Digital FoundryDoom's 'impossible' Switch port analysed in depth

A remarkable technical achievement, but are the cutbacks too much?

10 November 2017

8 November 2017

Digital FoundryDiablo 3: Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro dynamic res showdown

Which version sticks more closely to the target 4K?

28 October 2017

Digital FoundryHow Wolfenstein 2 scales up the console power ladder

Initial PS4, Pro and Xbox One analysis from Digital Foundry.

27 October 2017

21 October 2017

19 October 2017

17 October 2017

Digital FoundryThe Evil Within 2 shines on PS4 - but Xbox One and PC fall short

Poor PC optimisation will frustrate those looking to play at a locked 60fps.

14 October 2017

Digital FoundryShadow of War highlights the strengths and weaknesses of PS4 Pro

The 'supercharged' console bests PS4 and Xbox One, but the shadow of Xbox One X looms large.

7 October 2017

24 September 2017

23 September 2017

Digital FoundryHow does Forza 7 improve on Xbox One X over base hardware?

And can Microsoft's new console match the high-end 4K PC experience?

9 August 2017

Digital FoundryRez Infinite's surprise PC port tested

How well does Rez classic and the new Area X run across a range of hardware?

26 July 2017

22 July 2017

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Kingdom Hearts 3 vs Toy Story

Have real-time console graphics finally surpassed Pixar's CG classic?

10 July 2017

Digital FoundryFinal Fantasy 12's PS4 remaster is a great upgrade for 1080p gaming

But PS4 Pro's high resolution support doesn't quite cut it.

8 July 2017

Digital FoundryIs Elite Dangerous on PlayStation the definitive console version?

Pro powers ahead but Xbox One has better performance than base PS4.

11 June 2017

Digital FoundryDirt 4 impresses on consoles, but PC offers the complete package

How close does PS4 Pro get to PC's ultra settings?

10 June 2017

Digital FoundryWipEout Omega Collection: remaster, revamp or remake?

In-depth comparisons showing how Sony transformed a classic for the 4K generation.

3 June 2017

23 May 2017

Digital FoundryShadow Warrior 2 is fine on consoles but lacks key features

60fps gameplay is gone, no PS4 Pro support and some baffling downgrades.

22 May 2017

Digital FoundryInjustice 2 on PS4 Pro is the best way to play

Higher resolution and improved art and effects build on an already superb console release.

19 May 2017

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Minecraft on Switch takes on PlayStation 4

Resolution is locked to 720p, but the package still compares favourably overall.

17 May 2017

Digital FoundryThe Surge is Souls-inspired sci-fi - with better technology

A class act on consoles and PC, with superb PS4 Pro support.

11 May 2017

Digital FoundryPrey is a love letter to the PC gamer

Digital Foundry finds a radically improved PC experience compared to PS4 and Xbox One.

7 May 2017

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Paladins tested on PS4, Pro and Xbox One

Identical to PC, 4K on Pro, with blistering performance on all systems.

29 April 2017

Digital FoundryWhat Remains of Edith Finch is great on PC, needs work on PS4

Super-smooth on one platform, performance issues on the other.

22 April 2017

Digital FoundryIs Persona 5 on PS4 actually a 1080p remaster?

Digital Foundry looks at the PlayStation 3 release, finding a remarkably similar experience.

14 April 2017

Digital FoundryLego City Undercover on Switch holds up well against PS4

Significantly revamped over Wii U, with higher resolution than Xbox One.

1 April 2017

Digital FoundryWhy PC is the best place to play Mass Effect Andromeda

Full multi-platform comparison, including a PS4 Pro vs PC 4K face-off.

13 March 2017

Digital FoundryI am Setsuna on Switch is a visual match for PS4

1080p on both, with frame-rate the only tangible difference.

11 March 2017

Digital FoundryFast RMX showcases Switch's technological leap over Wii U

Massively improved resolution, faster performance, better visuals.

8 March 2017

Digital FoundryIs Zelda on Switch worth the upgrade from Wii U?

UPDATED: Switch wins out in GPU-focused stress tests.

7 March 2017

Digital FoundryDragon Quest Heroes 2: Switch vs PlayStation 4

Our first look at how Nintendo's console hybrid handles a multi-platform game.

3 March 2017

Digital FoundryZelda on Switch runs more smoothly in portable mode

But do the visuals hold up compared to the docked experience?

18 February 2017

Digital FoundryFace-Off: For Honor

Great on console, but the 60fps PC experience is a cut above.

16 February 2017

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Sniper Elite 4

Can PS4 Pro's 1080p focus lock us to 60fps? And how do Xbox One and PS4 compare?

3 February 2017

Digital FoundryResident Evil 7 at 4K: does resolution really matter?

The PC ultra HD experience takes on PS4 Pro's 1260p image.

2 February 2017

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Nioh on PS4 and PS4 Pro

60fps, 30fps - or somewhere in-between. You decide.

27 January 2017

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Resident Evil 7

1080p60 locked with VR support - PlayStation offers the complete package.

5 December 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: The Last Guardian

Digital Foundry compares three very different ways to play this beautiful game.

25 November 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Dishonored 2

A sub-par PC port takes on Xbox One, PS4 and PS4 Pro.

15 November 2016

12 November 2016

Digital FoundryBattlefield 1 and FIFA 17: Frostbite shines on PS4 Pro

EA's cutting-edge engine delivers impressive upgrades on both titles.

10 November 2016

Digital FoundrySkyrim on PS4 Pro runs at native 4K - but there's a catch

The standard PS4 version has smoother performance overall.

5 November 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Skyrim Special Edition

PS4 and Xbox One take on the maxed out PC experience.

4 November 2016

29 October 2016

27 October 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Batman: Return to Arkham

A dynamic duo of Unreal Engine 4 remasters?

13 October 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4

Improved over Xbox One, but PC still offers the definitive experience.

11 October 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Gears of War 4

A technological masterpiece for both Xbox One and PC.

30 September 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Forza Horizon 3

A preview of the Xbox One vs Scorpio comparisons to come?

22 September 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: BioShock: The Collection

Some nice upgrades are marred by obvious technical issues.

18 September 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Dead Rising Remastered

Baffling frame-rate issues impact Capcom's latest PS4 and Xbox One remasters.

3 September 2016

30 August 2016

26 August 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: F1 2016

Can Codemasters' second-gen F1 title improve visuals and boost frame-rate?

20 August 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: No Man's Sky

PlayStation 4 takes on budget and mainstream gaming PCs.

3 August 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 1/2

Are these new ports really as bad as the reports say they are?

18 July 2016

12 July 2016

Digital FoundryRed Dead Redemption runs best on Xbox One

UPDATE: Brand new PS3/Xbox 360/Xbox One comparisons for both the original game and the Undead Nightmare expansion.

2 July 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Resident Evil 5 Remastered

Capcom's new PS4 and Xbox One versions take on the original PC and Xbox 360 releases.

25 June 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Umbrella Corps

PC takes point over a compromised PS4 release.

24 June 2016

Digital FoundryWhat's gone wrong with Mighty No. 9?

Digital Foundry on the bugs, performance issues and oddities found on PS4 and Xbox One.

11 June 2016

7 June 2016

5 June 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Dangerous Golf

Are all three versions up to par?

29 May 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster on PC

UPDATE: New video shows how good the game looks running natively at 4K.

24 May 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Homefront: The Revolution

Guerrilla warfare between PS4, Xbox One and PC.

22 May 2016

21 May 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Doom

A reinvigorated id software presents a multi-platform tech masterpiece.

14 May 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Forza Motorsport 6 Apex on PC

A free-to-play DX12 version on PC - but what does it offer over Xbox One?

10 May 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Overwatch

Highly polished on all platforms, with PC offering further refinement.

23 April 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Everybody's Gone to the Rapture on PC

The Chinese Room's technological showcase gets a hardware upgrade.

22 April 2016

17 April 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Microsoft Xbox Elite controller vs Razer Wildcat

Can premium-priced controllers make you a better player?

11 April 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Killer Instinct on PC

Killer conversion or dead on arrival?

6 April 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Dirt Rally

The spirit of McRae is back - along with 60fps gameplay.

5 April 2016

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Resident Evil 6 Remastered

1080p60 PC port or something more?