Digital Foundry In-depth technical analysis of games and gaming hardware

Articles

FeatureRadeon Boost analysed: is AMD's new dynamic resolution technology a game-changer?

Big performance gains are promised - but does the new software deliver?

FeatureProject xCloud tested: has Microsoft really delivered a portable Xbox One?

Can smartphone streaming come close to the local experience?

FeatureNvidia boosts Quake 2 RTX with brand new ray tracing features

A revitalised classic now looks even more stunning.

FeatureShenmue 3: a classic gaming experience re-interpreted by today's tech

It's a miracle that it exists at all - but does this sequel actually work?

Face-offs

Halo: Reach's remaster is OK - but key improvements are required

PC and Xbox One versions of the Master Chief Collection remaster analysed in depth.

The Tomb Raider trilogy delivers Stadia's most successful ports

The reboot, Rise and Shadow stacked up against console and PC.

Alien Isolation on Switch looks better than PlayStation 4

Minor visual downgrades eclipsed by a big leap in image quality.

PC

FeatureRadeon Boost analysed: is AMD's new dynamic resolution technology a game-changer?

Big performance gains are promised - but does the new software deliver?

FeatureNvidia boosts Quake 2 RTX with brand new ray tracing features

A revitalised classic now looks even more stunning.

FeatureHow does Halo Reach on PC improve over Xbox 360?

The Master Chief Collection's enhanced mode revealed.

PlayStation 4

VideoThe evolution of Tetris - and why Tetris Effect is "the perfect game"

UPDATE: New video with real arcade hardware and more games!

FeatureGod of War is PS4's next big tech showcase

Digital Foundry checks out a new slice of PS4 Pro action.

FeatureStar Ocean 4 is a console game with a PC settings menu

The full suite of options is available to PS4 and Pro users - but is that a good thing?

FeatureSonic Forces focuses on PS4 with clear issues on other systems

Xbox One and Switch have big downgrades, while Pro and Xbox One X deliver meagre improvements.

Xbox One

Halo: Reach's remaster is OK - but key improvements are required

PC and Xbox One versions of the Master Chief Collection remaster analysed in depth.

FeatureHow Xbox One S is falling behind - but also defining the future

X addresses the hardcore, while S tech is set to target new audiences.

FeatureXbox One S performance boost revealed

The new console has a faster GPU and we've benchmarked it.

The Division has graphics settings we're not used to seeing on console

UPDATE: Ubisoft Massive discuss further console settings that could improve performance.

Switch

Alien Isolation on Switch looks better than PlayStation 4

Minor visual downgrades eclipsed by a big leap in image quality.

Dragon Quest 11 on Switch: a beautifully executed, smart conversion

The port is exceptional - and there are brand new features too.

FeatureOverwatch on Switch: an overly compromised conversion?

It's playable, it works, but do the cut-backs go too far?

Guides

Best ultra-light mouse 2020: 10 lightweight gaming mice for FPS gaming

All of the top options tried and tested by Digital Foundry.

Best gaming headset 2020 for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch

The best wired and wireless gaming headsets.

Best gaming mouse 2020: DF's top wired and wireless gaming mice

Recommendations for all budgets, game genres and hand sizes.

Best mechanical keyboard 2020: 12 great gaming and typing options

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

Best gaming keyboard 2020: Digital Foundry's picks

Leading mechanical and non-mechanical keyboards tested.

Digital Foundry: the best 4K TVs for HDR gaming 2019

Updated with the latest models including OLED, QLED and regular LED.

The best gaming monitor 2019: Digital Foundry's favourites at every price point

Including 4K gaming monitors, 240Hz monitors and much more.

Best gaming mouse pads 2019

Thick or thin, big or small, speed or control?

Best 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.

Best graphics cards 2019: every major Nvidia and AMD GPU tested

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

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super benchmarks: all systems nominal

An up-gunned RTX 2080 does not an RTX 2080 Ti make.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super benchmarks: solid upgrade

Extra performance at the same price as last year's RTX 2070.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super benchmarks: slower than RX 5700 XT

...although it comes with DLSS, RTX and VRS support.

AMD Radeon RX 5700 benchmarks: comfortably better than RTX 2060

Team Red's cheapest 7nm GPU is a worthy performer at 1440p.

AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT benchmarks: trading blows with RTX 2060 Super

This upgraded 7nm GPU excels at 1440p and even stretches to 4K.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 benchmarks: chronic underperformer

Nvidia's smallest 16-series card tested against its closest rivals.

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

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

The Digital Foundry Team

Richard Leadbetter

Technology Editor, Digital Foundry

Rich has been a games journalist since the days of 16-bit and specialises in technical analysis. He's commonly known around Eurogamer as the Blacksmith of the Future.

Articles by Richard

Thomas Morgan

Senior Staff Writer, Digital Foundry

32-bit era nostalgic and gadget enthusiast Tom has been writing for Eurogamer and Digital Foundry since 2011. His favourite games include Gitaroo Man, F-Zero GX and StarCraft 2.

Articles by Thomas

John Linneman

Staff Writer, Digital Foundry

An American living in Germany, John has been gaming and collecting games since the late 80s. His keen eye for and obsession with high frame-rates have earned him the nickname "The Human FRAPS" in some circles. Heís also responsible for the creation of DF Retro.

Articles by John

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