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

UPDATE: Developer responds, confirms dynamic resolution.

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

Resolution apart, upgrades are thin on the ground.

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.

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

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

Digital FoundryAssassin's Creed Origins: Xbox One X is improved, but to what extent?

Impressive resolution boosts over PS4 Pro, but no game-changing improvements.

Digital FoundryHow Star Wars Battlefront 2's stunning tech scales across consoles

Digital Foundry breaks down the beautiful beta on PS4, Pro and Xbox One.

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?

Digital FoundryProject Cars 2 runs best on PlayStation 4 Pro

Console performance analysed: Sony's super-charged console gets closest to a locked 60fps.

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.

Digital FoundrySpider-Man reaches new heights on PS4 Pro

Smart rendering techniques combine for one of Pro's best presentations yet.

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

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

Digital FoundryPrey PC: even a budget rig can hit 1080p60

Digital Foundry reports superb scalability across a range of hardware.

Digital FoundryNex Machina's high-tech twin-stick magic tested on PC

Digital Foundry checks out the evolved Resogun engine operating at full 4K.

Digital FoundryLG OLED B6 4K TV review

A fantastic high-end display finally drops to an affordable price.

Digital FoundryLego City Undercover on Switch holds up well against PS4

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

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.

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Mass Effect Andromeda

Digital Foundry's initial tests on PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game.

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

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

Digital FoundryFace-Off: For Honor

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

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

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

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Resident Evil 7

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

Digital FoundrySamsung KS7000 4K TV review

The best gaming 4K HDR display under £1000.

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

The standard PS4 version has smoother performance overall.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Skyrim Special Edition

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

Digital FoundryPanasonic DX750 ultra HD 4K TV review

Excellent 4K picture quality and HDR performance for PS4 Pro and Xbox One S.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered

Not so much a remaster - more a full-on remake.

Digital FoundrySamsung KU6400 4K TV review

A feature-packed display for PS4 Pro and PC gaming, starting from £479 - but what's the catch?

Digital FoundryFace-Off: F1 2016

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

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 1/2

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

Digital FoundryTritton Katana HD wireless headset review

Uncompressed 7.1 audio over HDMI finally hits gaming headsets. Is the upgrade worthwhile?

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Resident Evil 5 Remastered

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

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Umbrella Corps

PC takes point over a compromised PS4 release.

Digital FoundryHDR: What does it mean for games and movies?

Display technology is evolving - but what improvements does high dynamic range actually deliver?

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Mirror's Edge Catalyst

Final console code sees substantial improvements over the beta.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs Fallout 4 mods on Xbox One

The best graphical enhancements tested.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Overwatch

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

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs Alienation

A visual effects showcase, but is it a worthy successor to the brilliant Resogun?

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with Mirror's Edge Catalyst

Do the consoles have the raw horsepower to meet DICE's ambition?

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Battleborn beta on PS4 and Xbox One

Beyond Borderlands: Digital Foundry assesses Gearbox's latest console work.

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Doom beta on PS4 and Xbox One

UPDATE: id Software confirms dynamic resolution scaling on both console versions.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs Ratchet and Clank on PS4

Insomniac's iconic work compared and contrasted across three generations of PlayStation hardware.

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

Can premium-priced controllers make you a better player?

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Killer Instinct on PC

Killer conversion or dead on arrival?

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Dirt Rally

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

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Resident Evil 6 Remastered

1080p60 PC port or something more?

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Trackmania Turbo

Arcade thrills for PS4 and Xbox One - and 60fps is the target.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with Quantum Break

UPDATE: Remedy reveals resolution and anti-aliasing details.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: The Division

PC takes point in Digital Foundry's three-way analysis.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Far Cry Primal

A superb console rendition - but what does PC add to the equation?

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Hitman beta on PC

Can PC power past the PS4 version's frame-rate issues?

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Gravity Rush Remastered on PS4

Bluepoint on point - and out now in the West.

Digital FoundryDragon's Dogma on PC is a HD remaster in all but name

Digital Foundry's verdict on the PC version of Capcom's RPG.

Digital FoundryAcer X34 Predator vs XR341CK: two ultra-wide gaming displays reviewed

Curved 21:9 screens with 3440x1440 resolution, IPS panels, G-Sync/FreeSync support and more.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with Ark: Survival Evolved on Xbox One

It's sold over 1m copies. Is the star of Microsoft's Xbox Early Access initiative worth buying now?

Digital FoundryFace-Off: The Crew: Wild Run

Digital Foundry on the game's visual revamp - and how well Xbox One and PS4 handle it.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power

The new PS4 release stacked up against the maxed out PC experience.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

PC, PS4 and Xbox One versions under the microscope.

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

Does Treyarch's most ambitious campaign yet compromise the core COD experience?

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition

The new PS4 and Xbox One remaster compared to the original release.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Transformers: Devastation

The Platinum standard in licensed tie-ins.

Digital FoundrySeagate 2TB Game Drive for Xbox review

Xbox branding bumps up the price of this hard drive - but not the performance.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5

Digital Foundry digs deeper into the nightmarish release.

Digital FoundryHow to cheaply upgrade your PS4 to 2TB

Updated! £60 gets you a superb mass storage upgrade - and a USB caddy for your old drive.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Mad Max

PC owns the Fury Road, but PlayStation 4 and Xbox One aren't left in the dust.

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Mad Max

PS4 and Xbox One enter the Digital Foundry Thunderdome.

FeatureFace-Off: Dishonored: The Definitive Edition

A straight PC port or something better?

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta on Xbox One

Faster and more stable than PS4, but what's the catch?

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta on PS4

Multiplayer's on form at 60fps - but can campaign co-op match it?

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs Rare Replay

The highs and the lows of Xbox One back-compat, the Grabbed by the Ghoulies 1080p60 remaster - and more.

Digital FoundryRare Replay's Nintendo 64 games run at 1080p

Digital Foundry analyses the Xbox One versions of Rare's classic N64 line-up.

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: F1 2015

Initial impressions and frame-rate tests for the PS4 and Xbox One versions.

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