The Prettiest Tech Demo Ever Created Gets a Stunning DirectX 11 Makeover

In 2002 NVIDIA released "Dawn", a high-end DirectX 9 tech demo featuring a beautiful forest fairy that captured the hearts and minds of PC gamers all over the world. That mystical creature looks even more gorgeous ten years later. » 7/23/12 1:30pm 7/23/12 1:30pm

Another Glimpse at the Future of Video Game Graphics

First there was Square's new next-gen engine. Then Epic's Unreal Engine 4. Now we're getting another look at what the graphics of tomorrow may/will look like, thanks to the latest benchmark trailer from the folks at 3DMark. » 6/22/12 1:00am 6/22/12 1:00am

Crysis 2 Getting a DirectX 11 Patch for Extra Glistening, Dripping…

Details are basically non-existent, but Crytek has officially announced that there will be a DirectX 11 patch for Crysis 2 to take full advantage of modern PC gaming hardware. [MyCrysis.com] (Thanks, Kyle!) » 4/08/11 12:40pm 4/08/11 12:40pm

The Future Of PC Game Graphics, Today

This is a new demo for 3DMark 11, the latest version of the venerable PC graphics benchmarking tool. It's basically showing what a PC game running DirectX 11 at full settings would look like. In your dreams. » 10/21/10 3:30am 10/21/10 3:30am

Metro 2033 Struts Its Direct X 11 Stuff

4A Games and THQ would like everyone to know that their upcoming post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033 will feature "the most advanced DX11 techniques yet seen" on your PC. » 2/17/10 11:40am 2/17/10 11:40am

Here Are Your DirectX 11 Games

Curious to see which games will support the latest in PC graphics wizardry, DirectX 11? There's no better place to look than this list provided by AMD. » 11/16/09 4:30am 11/16/09 4:30am

This Is Why DiRT 2 PC Was Delayed

Codemasters trotted out the PC version of Colin McRae: DiRT 2 today at the Windows 7 launch in New York, showing off the snazzy DirectX 11 features the game was delayed for. » 10/22/09 10:40am 10/22/09 10:40am

And The First DirectX11 Game Is...

DirectX11 hits alongside Windows 7 later this month, and with it will usher in a new generation of pretty, oh so pretty PC games. Yet the first game to support DirectX11 won't be a shooter. » 10/01/09 12:30am 10/01/09 12:30am

New AMD Graphics Card Runs Six Screens At Once

Completely pointless from a consumer standpoint, we know, but then, we also know this kind of stuff is cool regardless; witness one of AMD's new DirectX 11 graphics cards running a game on six monitors. » 9/11/09 3:30am 9/11/09 3:30am

Dirt 2 PC Delayed For DirectX 11

The PC version of Colin McRae: Dirt 2 is being driven to December in order to make sure the title supports the hardware tessellation, multi-threading and Shader Model 5.0 technology coming in DirectX 11. » 7/06/09 10:20am 7/06/09 10:20am

DirectX 11 Won't Repeat The Windows-Exclusive Sins Of It's Father

When Windows Vista shipped, it shipped alongside DirectX 10. DirectX 10 would only » 11/22/08 1:00am 11/22/08 1:00am run with Vista. It wouldn't run with the faster, more stable, more popular Windows XP. This made those running games on XP . Well, fast forward a few years, and the next release of a Windows OS - Windows 7 - won't be repeating the same…

DirectX 11 Announcement Coming This Month?

Do you feel that, PC gamers? That pressure? It's the future, bearing relentlessly down upon you. While many PC gamers are still without DirextX 10, thanks to its Vista-only segregation, word on the PC tech streets (in this case, Graphics Whore boulevard) is that DirectX 11 will be announced by Microsoft later this… » 7/09/08 11:20pm 7/09/08 11:20pm