Guides Archive

9 May 2019

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Fortnite Challenges for Week 2 list, Challenge reset times explained

Everything you need to know about Weekly Challenges in Fortnite.

8 May 2019

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Nintendo Switch upcoming 2019 games list, Switch Online NES games list and all 2019 release dates

Upcoming Switch games - from third-parties to Switch Online NES games - on the way listed.

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Best gaming headset 2019 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One

The best wired and wireless gaming headsets, reviewed in May 2019.

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Digital FoundryBest graphics cards 2019: every major Nvidia and AMD GPU tested

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

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Digital FoundryRTX 2070 vs GTX 1080: Which should you buy?

Benchmark performance, value and feature comparison included.

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GTX 1080 Ti vs RTX 2080: Which should you buy?

Benchmark performance, value and feature comparison included.

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GTX 1080 Ti vs RTX 2080 Ti: Which should you buy?

Benchmark performance, value and feature comparison included.

7 May 2019

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Fortnite Discovery secret Battle Star locations from each loading screen

How to find Discovery locations and their secret Battle Stars in Fortnite.

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Fortnite 15 bouncy ball bounces: How to get 15 bounces in single throw easily

Struggling to get the bouncy ball to, well, bounce? Here's a quick way to do it.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti benchmarks: the new top card tested

Even without taking ray tracing into account, the 2080 Ti still impresses.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 benchmarks: better than the GTX 1080 Ti?

Strong 4K performance and new tech is an exciting mix.

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Fortnite flaming hoop locations: Easiest flaming hoops with a cannon to find explained

Where to find flaming hoop locations - and nearby cannons to launch from.

3 May 2019

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti benchmarks: 4K/60 is within reach

With RTX 2080 levels of performance in some games and a price drop, the 1080 Ti might become the better value card.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 benchmarks: good for 4K, great for high-fps 1440p

Yesterday's GPU king is still a great performer.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti benchmarks: the fastest budget gaming GPU, but also the priciest

Best-in-class performance and a decent amount of RAM for 1080p gaming.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 3GB benchmarks: a better budget GPU

Closer in performance to the GTX 1050 2GB than the GTX 1050 Ti.

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AMD Radeon 7 benchmarks: the new top AMD card tested

With a 7nm process and 16GB of VRAM, can the Radeon 7 rival the RTX 2080?

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 benchmarks: performance - at a cost

A good card but too power-hungry and too hot.

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Days Gone Horde locations list, maps and tips to take down a Horde

Where to find all 37 Horde locations in Days Gone.

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Fortnite Island Coins explained: Where to collect Coins in Featured Creative Islands

Where to collect Coins in Fortnite's Featured Creative Islands.

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AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 benchmarks: the better first-gen Vega GPU

The Red Team's Vega 64 is faster, but comes with compromises.

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Pokémon Go Azelf, Uxie, Mesprit counters and other Legendary Pokémon you can catch right now

How to counter the game's most elusive creatures - Legendary Pokémon.

2 May 2019

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Fortnite Junk Junction Treasure Map signpost location explained

Where to find the Junk Junction Treasure Map location within Fortnite.

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Pokémon Go Spinda quest this month to get the latest Spinda form

How to catch the elusive Spinda in Pokémon Go.

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Days Gone Nero Research Site locations, Nero Checkpoint locations and Nero Injector locations explained

Where to find everything Nero-related - from Research Sites to Injector locations - in Days Gone.

1 May 2019

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AMD Radeon RX 590 benchmarks: comfortable 1080p, tenable 1440p

This refresh of a refresh outperforms the RX 580 and GTX 1060.

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AMD Radeon RX 570 benchmarks: a capable 1080p workhorse

Slower than 580 but the second-tier Polaris still impresses.

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AMD Radeon RX 560 benchmarks: the Red Team's budget GPU simply isn't powerful enough

And so many model variations ensures consumer confusion.

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Radeon 7 vs RTX 2080 Ti: Which flagship GPU should you buy?

Here's how the best AMD and Nvidia GPUs stack up.

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Radeon 7 vs RTX 2080: Which high-end GPU should you buy?

AMD's new top dog takes on Nvidia's second-best consumer GPU.

30 April 2019

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Xbox Game Pass games list: May games plus every Xbox One, 360 and Xbox Live game currently available

A complete list of games playable in Netflix-style service Xbox Game Pass.

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Final Fantasy 12 Elite Hunts and Marks - list of Elite Marks, locations and strategies

Everything you need to know for tackling Final Fantasy 12 The Zodiac Age's toughest Mark Hunts.

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Final Fantasy 12 - Omega Mk XII location, requirements, strategies, and how to defeat it

Everything you need to know about the late-game's powerful optional boss.

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Final Fantasy 12 The Zodiac Age walkthrough, guide, tips, plus Switch and Xbox differences

Expert tips and tricks for traversing the Final Fantasy 12 PS4, PC, Switch and Xbox remaster.

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Final Fantasy 12 - Hell Wyrm location, requirements, strategies, and how to defeat it

Everything you need to know about the powerful optional boss.

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Final Fantasy 12 Zodiac Spear location and Hunt Club prey locations explained

There's a change of how you get the infamous Zodiac Spear, thanks to Final Fantasy 12's Hunt Club.

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Final Fantasy 12 Espers - locations, strategies, hidden Espers and battles explained

Everything you need to know about Final Fantasy 12's super-tough Espers.

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Final Fantasy 12 Trial Mode - enemies list, rewards, and strategies

How to work your way through Final Fantasy 12 The Zodiac Age's demanding Trial Mode.

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The best jobs for each character in Final Fantasy 12

With The Zodiac Age releasing on Switch and Xbox One today.

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Mortal Kombat 11 patch notes: What's new in update 1.03, and how to claim your Free Gift

The changes and tweaks in the latest Mortal Kombat 11 patch.

26 April 2019

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PS5 specs, possible PS5 games and all confirmed next-gen PlayStation details so far

We finally have some PS5 specs and details, so here's what we know.

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Best SSD for gaming 2019: shorter loading times, smoother streaming

Our selections for the fastest SSD, the best budget SSD and more.

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Digital FoundryBest gaming mouse 2019: Digital Foundry's picks for the best wired and wireless gaming mice

Updated April 2019 with the best mice for all budgets, game genres and hand sizes.

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Digital FoundryGTX 1660 Ti vs GTX 1060: Which is best for 1080p gaming?

The most popular GPU in the world challenges the Turing newcomer.

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Hearthstone: Rise of Shadows guide

Everything you need to know about Hearthstone's first expansion of 2019.

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Digital FoundryBest mechanical keyboard 2019: seven options good for gaming and typing

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

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Mortal Kombat 11 Fatality Inputs List: How to perform all Fatalities

How to perform Fatalities with our input list for Mortal Kombat 11.

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How to play Zelda in VR mode, step-by-step

As Labo VR support launches today.

25 April 2019

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Fortnite Ice Sculptures, Three Dinosaurs and Four Hot Springs locations explained

Where to find the Ice Sculptures, Dinosaur and Hot Spring locations in Fortnite.

24 April 2019

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Sekiro boss guide and walkthrough - boss and mini boss list for beating Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Our detailed, in-progress walkthrough for each key moment in Sekiro: Shadow's Die Twice.

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Sekiro Dragonrot cure explained - how to cure Dragonrot, Rot Essence's effect on NPCs

How Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice's Dragonrot disease works, and how to cure it.

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Sekiro patch notes: What's new in update 1.03

The changes and tweaks in the latest Sekiro patch.

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Sekiro Prayer Beads location list - all Prayer Bead locations and where to find them

How to get all Prayer Beads in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

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Sekiro Divine Confetti farm route, method and locations - how to get Divine Confetti easily

How to get the precious Divine Confetti for some of Sekiro's trickiest encounters.

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Sekiro Snap Seed locations - all Snap Seeds and how to find and use them

How to find all Snap Seeds in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

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Sekiro Skills explained - Skill tree, best Skills and how to grind Skill Points and find Esoteric Texts

A list of Sekiro Skills plus our picks for the best, and how to grind out Skill Points.

23 April 2019

18 April 2019

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Fortnite Paradise Palms Treasure Map signpost location explained

Where to find the Paradise Palms' Treasure Map location within Fortnite.

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Fortnite Dial the Durr Burger and Pizza Pit number on big telephones explained - both telephone locations and phone numbers

Where to find the big telephones and dial the Durr Burger and Pizza Pit numbers in Fortnite.

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Fortnite Ruin skin: How to unlock Ruin, Ruin pickaxe and back bling

How to unlock the Ruin skin and its accessories in Fortnite.

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Digital FoundryBest FreeSync and 'G-Sync compatible' monitors for Nvidia graphics cards

Our pick of the best adaptive sync screens, covering a range of sizes and resolutions.

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate character unlock guide and Smash Bros character list

Every character available in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - and how you can start unlocking them.

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC: 3.0 patch notes and Joker release details

What comes with the Joker DLC in Super Smash Bros Ultimate.

17 April 2019

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Harry Potter: Wizards Unite beta access guide and everything we know about the new Harry Potter mobile game

Everything we know about the new Harry Potter game - including the beta.

15 April 2019

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Pokémon Go Lucky Friends and Lucky Pokémon - how to get Lucky Friends and guaranteed Lucky Pokémon

How to get Lucky Pokémon in Pokémon Go - and everything we know about Lucky Friends.

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Digital FoundryGTX 1660 Ti vs Vega 56: game benchmarks at 1080p, 1440p and 4K

The discounted mid-tier AMD GPU faces one of Nvidia's new additions.

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Digital FoundryGTX 1660 Ti vs GTX 1070: Which is best for 1080p and 1440p gaming?

Nvidia's new RTX-shy GPU tested against its closest competitor.

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Digital FoundryGTX 1660 benchmarks: a strong 1080p performer

The new entry-level Turing card tested.

11 April 2019

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Xbox One backwards compatibility list: What Xbox 360 games are playable on Xbox One?

A list of every supported Xbox 360 game, from Alan Wake to Zuma.

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Digital FoundryBest PC controller 2019: the Digital Foundry buyer's guide to gamepads

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

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