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FeatureFinal Fantasy 7 Remake: yesterday's game looks stunning with today's tech

How 22 years and three console generations improve a genuine PS1 classic.

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

Updated with the latest models as of June 2019.

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Jelly DealsOne of the best budget 4K TVs for gaming is heavily reduced today

The 55-inch LG UK6300 is just 399 after an 80 discount.

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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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FeatureNioh 2 hands-on: how Team Ninja polishes and refines its winning formula

Alpha code reveals a solid 60fps mode plus an impressive HDR upgrade.

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FeatureIn Theory: Could the Sony/Microsoft cloud partnership end the console war?

Why would rival platform holders join forces - and what does it mean for gamers?

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FeatureRed Dead Redemption 2 patch 1.09 tested: has HDR been fixed?

Plus: graphics 'downgrade' addressed - but was it broken in the first place?

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FeatureDays Gone tech analysis: Bend Studios' Unreal world under the microscope

Sony developers using Epic's engine deliver a very different open world.

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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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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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FeatureMetro Exodus: a vision for the future of graphics technology

Impressive on consoles, but PC is a genuine game-changer.

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

An uninspiring conversion of the Xbox One game.

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FeatureDigital Foundry's best Black Friday tech deals: November 23rd, 2018

Our daily picks for the best 4K TVs, SSDs, PC gaming peripherals, games consoles and more.

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Jelly DealsGet a 300 off a 55-inch LG 4K TV, down to 449 for Black Friday

One of our favourite budget 4K TVs for HDR gaming.

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FeatureDigital Foundry's best Black Friday tech deals: November 20th, 2018

Our picks for the best TVs and monitors, PC hardware and peripherals.

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Jelly DealsHow to find the best Black Friday deals on SteelSeries headsets and mice

SteelSeries' Cyber Week deals are good, but other sites offer some SteelSeries gear way cheaper.

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

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

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FeatureRed Dead Redemption 2's HDR support seems to serve no real purpose

Tests suggest it's an upscaled standard dynamic range image.

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Soulcalibur 6 analysis: every version tested

Image quality and effects work split the pack.

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

PS4's latest technical marvel under the microscope.

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Debunking the Spider-Man 'downgrade'

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

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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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FeatureGhost of Tsushima's E3 debut analysed: a stunning late-gen showcase

Sucker Punch bookends the PlayStation 4 era in style.

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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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FeatureTech Analysis: How The Last of Us 2 pushes realism to the next level

Naughty Dog's state-of-the-art animation system under the microscope.

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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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FeatureEvolution Studios reborn: the cutting-edge tech of Onrush

How a former first-party studio built its first multi-platform game.

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FeatureH1Z1 on PS4 offers Pro owners a gameplay advantage

The 'supercharged' console delivers higher frame-rates and smoother action.

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FeatureDetroit: Become Human is a different kind of tech showcase

What happens when advanced tech, talent and budget is deployed on a more focused experience instead of a giant open world?

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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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FeatureIn Theory: Could Sony produce a PS4 Switch-style console hybrid?

To what extent is a current-gen handheld feasible?

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FeatureWhy it's time for a PS4 Demon's Souls remake

Sony owns the IP - which opens up some mouthwatering possibilities.

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FeatureGod of War is another tech powerhouse for PS4

Spectacular work from Santa Monica Studio.

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Outlast 2 on Switch compared with PlayStation 4

Another impressively handled port.

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FeatureGod of War is PS4's next big tech showcase

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

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FeatureThe making of Shadow of the Colossus on PS4

Digital Foundry talks tech - and more - with Bluepoint Games.

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Fortnite's new 60fps mode is the real deal

Buttery-smooth frame-rates on all consoles.

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

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

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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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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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FeatureShadow of the Colossus is one of the best remakes of all time

Bluepoint's PS4 work honours the original while delivering state-of-the-art technology.

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FeatureThe jury's still out on Metal Gear Survive

MGS5 was a technical masterpiece - Survive's beta shows that work still needs to be done.

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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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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?

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FeatureHorizon: The Frozen Wilds is an unmissable tech showcase

One of the most impressive 4K HDR experiences you can play.

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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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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.

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How Wolfenstein 2 scales up the console power ladder

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

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How does Assassin's Creed Origins on Pro improve over base PS4?

Plus initial Xbox One impressions and metrics.

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The Evil Within 2 shines on PS4 - but Xbox One and PC fall short

Poor PC optimisation will frustrate those looking to play at a locked 60fps.

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Shadow of War highlights the strengths and weaknesses of PS4 Pro

The 'supercharged' console bests PS4 and Xbox One, but the shadow of Xbox One X looms large.

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FeatureHow Star Wars Battlefront 2's stunning tech scales across consoles

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

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FeatureProject Cars 2 runs best on PlayStation 4 Pro

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