Digital Foundry Articles

FeatureHow Metro Exodus uses Nvidia ray tracing to stunning effect

And the challenges facing developers using the cutting-edge RTX tech.

FeatureBatman: Arkham Knight PC revisited - can today's best hardware deliver 4K at 60fps?

Cutting-edge PC tech takes on one of PC's most notorious ports.

FeatureForza Horizon 4 on PC is one patch away from perfection

Complete settings breakdown and performance analysis.

FeatureAre SSDs essential for today's gaming PCs?

Solid-state drives tested: loading times, endurance, HDD comparisons - and more.

FeatureHands-on with the Subor Z-Plus: AMD tech tested in new Chinese console

How powerful is it - and how does it stack up against PS4 Pro?

FeatureForza Horizon 4's Xbox One X 60fps mode is the real deal

But native 4K shows off the visuals at their very best.

FeatureMarvel's Spider-Man - Insomniac's technology swings to new heights

PS4's latest technical marvel under the microscope.

FeatureHands-on with the deluxe PS4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition

Plus: are new Pros quieter than launch consoles?

FeatureHow Red Dead Redemption 2 uses the power of PS4 Pro

Examining Rockstar's enhanced console debut.

FeatureAre mechanical keyboards really good for gaming?

How 'mechs' went from niche to mainstream - and which ones are worth buying.

FeatureForsaken Remastered - the welcome return of the six-degrees shooter

What made the original a classic, plus full analysis of the new release.

FeatureDF Retro: The history of water rendering in classic games

A refreshing antidote to the summer heatwave.

FeatureMeet the Chinese console that's like PS4 Pro - but with AMD's next-gen CPU

And a separate PC version runs your Windows games too.

FeatureNo Man's Sky Next on PC: brilliant visuals but performance is concerning

Steep GPU requirements, v-sync bugs and a poor tweaking experience.

FeatureWhy we need the power of Intel's next-gen eight-core CPUs

New consoles will reset the baseline - and CPU will be the biggest gen-on-gen leap.

FeatureThe Hunt: Showdown's tech takes survival horror suspense to a new level

Cutting-edge CryEngine visuals create a unique experience.

FeatureSwitch's mobile mode analysed in unprecedented detail

And the hardware mod that makes it possible.

FeatureOctopath Traveler: a 90s-style JPRG brought to life with cutting-edge tech

Unreal Engine 4 powers a hybrid game for a hybrid console.

FeatureWhy next-gen consoles shouldn't focus on 'true 4K'

With GPU power at a premium, new ideas and technologies must trump pixel-count.