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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 FoundryProject Cars 2 runs best on PlayStation 4 Pro

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

Digital FoundrySpider-Man reaches new heights on PS4 Pro

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

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 FoundryPerformance Analysis: Mass Effect Andromeda

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

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered

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

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 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 FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with Quantum Break

UPDATE: Remedy reveals resolution and anti-aliasing details.

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 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 FoundryPerformance Analysis: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

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

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 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.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with PlanetSide 2 on PS4

From the archive: Daybreak Game Company's MMO shooter makes its console debut.

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection revisited

New patch boosts frame-rates. Has Gearbox finally delivered a locked 60fps?

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with PlayStation Now

Can Sony's cloud gaming system succeed where OnLive failed?

Digital FoundryIs DmC Devil May Cry Definitive Edition a worthy upgrade?

Digital Foundry stacks up the PS4 remaster against the existing PS3 and PC games.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Evolve

CryEngine compared on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with the Evolve beta

Performance and netcode analysed as Turtle Rock's new game gets a pre-launch stress test.

Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Assassin's Creed Unity

UPDATE: Ubisoft recommends running offline to 'potentially improve frame-rate' but does it actually change anything?

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: Hands-on with Evolve

CryEngine compared for the first time across PS4, Xbox One and PC.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs Sunset Overdrive

How does Insomniac's tech fare on Xbox One?

Digital FoundryThe Xbox One hard drive upgrade guide

Digital Foundry on the best value and performance storage upgrades.

Digital FoundryAsus PB287Q review

4K gaming displays become affordable. Digital Foundry investigates.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Murdered: Soul Suspect

Digital Foundry investigates the 60-30fps divide in Airtight Games' supernatural action-adventure.

Digital FoundryWas there really a Watch Dogs graphics downgrade?

Now the dust has settled, Digital Foundry examines all the evidence.

Digital FoundryFace-Off: Wolfenstein: The New Order

PC, PS4, Xbox One and even PS3 versions compared.

Digital FoundryThe PlayStation 4 hard drive upgrade guide

Digital Foundry tests faster HDDs, hybrid drives and SSDs. Do games load faster and play more smoothly?

Digital FoundryNext-Gen Face-Off: Rayman Legends

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 - or Wii U?

Digital FoundryHas Microsoft fixed the Xbox One scaler?

Digital Foundry on how the new system software improves sub-1080p image quality.

Digital FoundryPS4 vs Xbox One: which is the better media player?

Should you just stick with PlayStation 3?

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs. Trine 2 on PlayStation 4

1080p60, stereo 3D, potentially even 4K - why the sky's the limit for the new version of Frozenbyte's puzzle-platformer.

Digital FoundryPS4 Assassin's Creed 4 1080p patch analysed in-depth

44 per cent more resolution - with no performance penalty.

Digital FoundryDoes the Call of Duty: Ghosts PS4 patch fix everything?

1080p resolution restored, but some performance issues remain.

Digital FoundryTech Analysis: Watch Dogs on PlayStation 4

How well does cutting-edge PC code translate to next-gen console?

Digital FoundryGran Turismo 6 demo vs. Gran Turismo 5

Is lower performance the price of progress?

Digital FoundryTech Analysis: Destiny

Digital Foundry's E3 assessment of Bungie's next-gen debut.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs. The Last of Us demo

Analysis of our first hands-on with Naughty Dog's final PS3 game.

Digital FoundryPlayStation 3: retail disc vs. digital delivery

What are the advantages of a PSN download over a disc copy? Do games run better from hard drive? Digital Foundry investigates.

Digital FoundryTech Analysis: How Powerful is Tegra 3?

Digital Foundry dissects the processor inside Ouya, Nexus 7 and the latest Transformer tablets.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry vs. Starhawk

LightBox's mutliplayer shooter under the microscope.

Digital FoundryPC Tech Comparison: Batman: Arkham City

Issues aside, Rocksteady's superb PC build is a huge improvement over the console versions.