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A Plague Tale: Innocence - a fascinating game powered by stunning tech

A bespoke engine from a smaller developer delivers triple-A level visuals.

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Rage 2 PC analysis: what does it take to run at 1080p60 and beyond

The hardware required to match and exceed PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.

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Saints Row: The Third on Switch is a great idea that's poorly executed

Last-gen performance and input lag issues mar the experience.

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Ninja Gaiden 2: a fighting classic gets a new lease of life on Xbox One X

Plus: DF Retro revisits one of gaming's most fascinating multi-platform releases.

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Assassin's Creed 3 Remastered delivers more than just a resolution boost

Visual and performance upgrades plus gameplay improvements.

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Darksiders Warmastered Edition on Switch: high res or 60fps - it's your choice

An impressive port for both docked and portable play.

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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is best played on PC

Hardware-friendly, locks to 60fps - and beyond.

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Devil May Cry 5: a spectacular fusion of cutting-edge tech and superb design

Plus: everything you need to know about every console version.

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Dirt Rally 2.0 on Xbox One X races ahead of the pack

Dynamic 4K vs 1080p on both PS4 consoles.

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Is Anthem performance really improved in the final game?

And to what extent is the E3 2017 vision actually delivered?

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Apex Legends: the Titanfall 2 engine evolved?

PC and console versions under the microscope.

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Resident Evil 2 remake plays best on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X

A big divide between the base and enhanced consoles.

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Ace Combat 7: a classic series evolves with stunning visuals

But why does PS4 Pro outperform Xbox One X?

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Resident Evil 2 Remake takes Capcom's RE engine to the next level

Advanced effects push consoles harder - we take a look at every version.

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How New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe on Switch improves over Wii U

A by-the-numbers port or something better?

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Does Super Smash Bros. Ultimate deliver a generational leap for Switch?

How Ultimate compares to the last-gen Wii U and 3DS titles.

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PUBG on PlayStation 4: a basic, rough around the edges port

An uninspiring conversion of the Xbox One game.

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Just Cause 4 performance analysis: every console tested

The game's massively more ambitious than JC3 - but do frame-rates hold up?

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Hands-on with Assassin's Creed Odyssey on Google's Project Stream

How good does it look? How well does it play?

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Warframe on Switch: Panic Button delivers another tech showpiece

The developer's run of superb conversions continues.

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Sunset Overdrive PC: the game's great - but the port is basic

Resolution and frame-rate are the only real improvements.

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Soulcalibur 6 analysis: every version tested

Image quality and effects work split the pack.

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Dark Souls on Switch is a current-gen port with last-gen visuals

But smoother performance, improved resolution and portable play set it apart.

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Luigi's Mansion 3DS: GameCube port or full mobile remake?

Nintendo's veteran handheld continue to impress.

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Debunking the Spider-Man 'downgrade'

What if we told you it's been upgraded instead?

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Zelda: Twilight Princess tested under official Tegra X1 emulation

What does the Nvidia Shield version tell us about prospective retro Switch releases?

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Shenmue's HD remasters analysed: enhancements are sparse but the ports are solid gold

Genuine console classics properly restored for modern hardware.

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Okami HD's Switch release is a nigh-on flawless port

Whether you're playing docked or on the go.

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How No Man's Sky uses the power of Xbox One X

And how well does the standard console compare?

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Crash Bandicoot's Xbox, PC and Switch ports tested

And we look at the new PS4 patch too.

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The Crew 2 takes Forza Horizon's concept and ramps up the scale

And Xbox One X provides the best console experience.

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Paladins runs at 60fps on Switch and it's superb

Resolution takes a hit but this is close to the complete package.

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Nier Automata's surprise Xbox One port tested

Does X deliver the best console experience?

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Far Cry Classic Edition is a barebones PC port

It's still a huge upgrade over the last-gen console releases.

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Dark Souls Remastered's network test puts the spotlight on Xbox One X

And the leap over PS4 Pro isn't quite what we thought it would be.

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How Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is improved on Switch

Resolution upgrade when docked plus big loading time boosts.

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Does Hellblade on Xbox One X deliver the definitive console experience?

And how well does the standard console hold up?

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The Division delivers another powerhouse upgrade for Xbox One X

A huge resolution boost over PS4 Pro with other improvements too.

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Xbox One X's 4K Red Dead Redemption looks sensational

UPDATE: The Undead Nightmare expansion tested on Microsoft's enhanced console

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Doom's new 4K patch analysed on Xbox One X and PS4 Pro

Image quality improves, but what about performance?

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Outlast 2 on Switch compared with PlayStation 4

Another impressively handled port.

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WipEout on PSVR: an upgrade with no compromises?

The PS4 Pro original vs its new VR companion.

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Fortnite: iPhone X takes on Xbox One X

X vs X: the world's most powerful smartphone faces off against Microsoft's six teraflop beast.

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Burnout Paradise Remastered is more than just a PC port

Digital Foundry finds a wealth of upgrades.

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Final Fantasy 15's PC port unlocks the game's full visual potential

The Windows Edition takes on the Xbox One X version.

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Fortnite's new 60fps mode is the real deal

Buttery-smooth frame-rates on all consoles.

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Payday 2's Switch port looks fine but runs poorly

A shooter that misses the target.

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PUBG mobile analysed: top-end smartphones compared with PC

And could the conversion work lay the foundation for a Switch port?

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Metal Gear Survive: every console version tested

Solid enough on PS4, Pro and X - but the standard Xbox One struggles.

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Kingdom Come Deliverance on PC offers huge upgrades over console

But even high-end hardware can struggle at max settings.

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Can Kingdom Come Deliverance's tech deliver its ambitious vision?

Every console version tested, with Xbox One X on top.

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Is Bayonetta on Switch the definitive console version?

Faster than Wii U and Xbox 360 - but what about Xbox One X back-compat?

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Final Fantasy 12 on PC delivers 60fps - but system requirements are high

A PS2 remaster as demanding as many modern games.

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Switch Bayonetta 2 is a turbo-charged Wii U port

Minor visual boosts and performance improvements in both docked and handheld modes.

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Overwatch on Xbox One X: does its dynamic 4K scaler hold up?

A big upgrade over the standard console - and PS4 Pro.

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Monster Hunter World tested: four consoles, eight games modes - but which is best?

Enhanced consoles deliver better visuals and improved performance.

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Redout on Xbox One X falls short of the PS4 Pro experience

UPDATE: Developer responds, confirms dynamic resolution.

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The Witcher 3's Xbox One X patch delivers in spades

4K and performance modes tested by Digital Foundry.

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Switch's Resident Evil Revelations is best played in mobile mode

Great on the go but falls short when docked.

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

Resolution apart, upgrades are thin on the ground.

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Project Cars 2's upgrades have a different focus on Xbox One X

UPDATE: New graphics modes in the playable demo put to the test.

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LA Noire's Switch port tested: could the system handle GTA5?

Rockstar's debut Switch offering reveals the challenges facing a potential port.

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Hitman on Xbox One X piles on the upgrades

Native 4K with improved visuals or 1440p with a target 60fps - the choice is yours.

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

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

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Final Fantasy 15 on Xbox One X: improved over Pro but issues persist

The best console version - but extra polish is required.

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Doom's 'impossible' Switch port analysed in depth

A remarkable technical achievement, but are the cutbacks too much?

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Halo 5: Xbox One X's most impressive 4K upgrade?

The way it's meant to be played.

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Diablo 3: Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro dynamic res showdown

Which version sticks more closely to the target 4K?

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How Wolfenstein 2 scales up the console power ladder

Initial PS4, Pro and Xbox One analysis from Digital Foundry.