Shadow of Mordor is already a pretty game, but adding the HD texture pack and playing it on "Ultra" settings really takes it to the next level. Digital Foundry recently did a comparison that shows how brightly the game shines on a maxed-out PC. Only thing is: getting there will cost you an arm and a leg.
Xbox One launch title Ryse: Son of Rome was noteworthy for its amazing visuals, its extreme gore, and the amazing visual fidelity with which its extreme gore was rendered on Microsoft's new console. Given the categories PC games normally excel in, its upcoming port must look even snazzier than the original, right?
After the famously fudged-up PlayStation 3 port of Platinum Games sexy action game, fans were rightly cautious when Nintendo announced the original Bayonetta would come bundled with its Wii U exclusive sequel. Digital Foundry puts those worries to rest.
Infamous: Second Son is the Derek Zoolander of next-gen games: It is really, really, ridiculously good-looking. To put it in technical terms, there are a hell of a lot of graphics in this game.
Dark Souls II: Great game, but a bit crusty on consoles. Eurogamer's Digital Foundry has got a detailed breakdown of the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the new (very good) Dark Souls II. It sounds like neither version is without its share of technical issues, though they say the 360 version is the smoother one in terms…
We heard rumbles and grumbles about the quality of the graphics in the Wii U version of Mass Effect 3. Now you can see what the world experts in technical comparisons have to say.
Didn't know this: Red Dead Redemption has an "afk" mode - don't move the controller, and Marston and the HUD disappear, revealing a panoramic view. Digital Foundry used this mode to create startlingly lifelike time-lapse videos that you may download.
OnLive, a streaming service that hopes to replace both PCs and consoles as the gaming setup of the future, has its sceptics, who say it's too laggy to work. Why listen to them, when you can listen to science?