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FeatureThere's a PC Game Pass title that changes the graphics settings on Xbox too

Use the options menu to improve console frame-rate - or cripple it.

Everything that's right - and wrong - with the new Doom console ports

The first two games need a lot of work - but Doom 3 is golden.

F1 2019 delivers Codemasters' most realistic visuals yet

And here's how it scales across all PlayStation and Xbox consoles.

Bloodstained is unmissable - but the Switch version needs a lot of work

One of the best games of the year on all other platforms.

Crash Team Racing: Switch gets another classy kart racer

And it compares nicely to PS4 and Xbox One.

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

Updated with the latest models as of June 2019.

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.

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

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

FeatureCall of Duty: Modern Warfare's engine revamp promises a generational leap in fidelity

Hands on with Infinity Ward's most advanced technology yet.

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?

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

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

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.

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

Visual and performance upgrades plus gameplay improvements.

The Division 2 delivers impressive tech and good performance on all systems

But bugs and pop-in issues need to be addressed.

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

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

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

Dynamic 4K vs 1080p on both PS4 consoles.

Is Anthem performance really improved in the final game?

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

FeatureMetro Exodus: a vision for the future of graphics technology

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

Apex Legends: the Titanfall 2 engine evolved?

PC and console versions under the microscope.

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

A big divide between the base and enhanced consoles.

Ace Combat 7: a classic series evolves with stunning visuals

But why does PS4 Pro outperform Xbox One X?

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.

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.

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.

Jelly DealsGet this excellent OLED 4K TV for £1099 on Black Friday

The best-ever price on an amazing LG OLED.

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

Resolution and frame-rate are the only real improvements.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

Soulcalibur 6 analysis: every version tested

Image quality and effects work split the pack.

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

Genuine console classics properly restored for modern hardware.

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

And how well does the standard console compare?

Crash Bandicoot's Xbox, PC and Switch ports tested

And we look at the new PS4 patch too.

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

And Xbox One X provides the best console experience.

FeatureIn Theory: Will there be more than one next-gen Xbox?

And if so, what form could the new console family take?

FeatureIs Halo Infinite our first look at a cross-gen Xbox game?

343's stunning engine demo under the microscope.

Far Cry Classic Edition is a barebones PC port

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

FeatureEvolution Studios reborn: the cutting-edge tech of Onrush

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

Samsung adds FreeSync support to select 4K TVs

Tear-free, smoother action for AMD GPU and Xbox One owners.

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.

FeatureSSX 3 is a retro masterpiece - and it's even better on Xbox One

Another unmissable enhanced back-compat release.

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

And how well does the standard console hold up?

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

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

FeaturePUBG Xbox One performance still isn't good enough

The developer agrees, so what's the plan?

Burnout Paradise Remastered is more than just a PC port

Digital Foundry finds a wealth of upgrades.

Fortnite's new 60fps mode is the real deal

Buttery-smooth frame-rates on all consoles.

PUBG mobile analysed: top-end smartphones compared with PC

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

Metal Gear Survive: every console version tested

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

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

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

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.

FeatureThe wait was worth it for Ethan Carter on Xbox One

Solid on standard hardware with strong X enhancements.

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

4K and performance modes tested by Digital Foundry.

FeaturePUBG Xbox One patch analysis: two steps forward, one step back

Frame-rates improve, but performance is still poor overall - and netcode quality takes a hit.

FeaturePUBG on Xbox One lets you view the PC settings screen

Quality set to "very low", or "medium" on X - but is that really the case?

FeaturePUBG performs badly on Xbox One - and X

Early access code falls short of expectations.

FeatureHow today's games could look and run better on future consoles

Xbox One X provides a compelling proof of concept. Digital Foundry talks to Microsoft's ATG team.

FeatureXbox One backwards compatibility: how does it actually work?

Digital Foundry talks with Microsoft about Xbox 360 support, including the 4K-enhanced Xbox One X titles.

FeatureBugged visuals mar Quantum Break's impressive Xbox One X upgrade

A big resolution boost and smooth performance - but visual artefacts are distracting.

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

The way it's meant to be played.

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.

How Wolfenstein 2 scales up the console power ladder

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

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

Plus initial Xbox One impressions and metrics.