Dying Light Benchmarked: Graphics And CPU Performance

Most known for developing the Call of Juarez and Dead Island franchises, Techland is back this week to launch a new open world survival horror title for the PC (including Linux and SteamOS), PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. » 1/31/15 12:00pm 1/31/15 12:00pm

Latest GTA IV Mod Reminds Us That PC Games Always Look Best

The PC version of GTA V might be just around the horizon, but PC gamers are still happily modding GTA IV to make it look incredible. » 1/26/15 12:15pm 1/26/15 12:15pm

How to Set Up Triple Monitors for Super-Widescreen Gaming (and Work)

Using more than two monitors used to be a luxury for those with the biggest PC building budgets. These days, large, high-resolution displays are affordable, and graphics cards are more powerful than ever. If the thought of gaming (or working) on three displays at once entices you, here's how to make it happen. » 1/21/15 8:00am 1/21/15 8:00am

Tiny GTA V Tricks You Into Thinking Los Santos Is Cute

"Cute" is not normally a word I'd use to describe Grand Theft Auto...unless it has been miniaturized. Then GTA becomes so adorable you could just eat it up. » 12/09/14 3:30pm 12/09/14 3:30pm

Dragon Age: Inquisition on PC vs PS4 vs Xbox One

Given what I've heard so far about the third game in BioWare's fantasy epic, I'm of the opinion that you should play Dragon Age: Inquisition. In case you need a platform qualifier to that statement, IGN has made a lovely graphics comparison video. » 11/15/14 5:00pm 11/15/14 5:00pm

Pokémon Has Come A Long Way In Twelve Years

We've seen comparison shots, which put the new Pokémon remakes next to the original games. Now, you can see how the graphics compare in motion—something that really highlights the difference that the new X & Y engine makes. » 11/14/14 1:30pm 11/14/14 1:30pm

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on PC vs PS4 vs Xbox One

What's the point of having all sorts of advanced tech and weaponry if it doesn't look good? Thankfully, regardless of what platform you're playing the new Call of Duty on, the game looks pretty great. » 11/07/14 6:30pm 11/07/14 6:30pm

Alienware 13 Review: The First Futureproof Gaming Laptop

I've owned a grand total of two gaming laptops. It was depressing how quickly they aged. But the new Alienware 13 may not suffer the same fate. It's the first gaming laptop that lets you connect a external desktop graphics card for freaking awesome, truly unheard-of speed. » 10/27/14 9:00pm 10/27/14 9:00pm

The Real World Reflected In The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter

Video games often strive to appear "realistic" in one way or another, but the new indie horror game The Vanishing of Ethan Carter took things a step further verisimilitude-wise: creating many of its levels by pulling from real-world photographs. » 10/06/14 11:30am 10/06/14 11:30am

Want to know more about all those graphics options PC games have? PC Gamer has posted a comprehensive multi-page guide which explains everything from anti-aliasing types to anisotropic filtering and texture quality, with plenty of example images and even some benchmark statistics. Head over here to check it out. » 10/06/14 6:00am 10/06/14 6:00am

Shadow Of Mordor Looks Incredible On Maxed-Out PC Settings

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. » 10/03/14 11:30am 10/03/14 11:30am

Ryse Looks Better On (Very Beefy) PCs

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? » 9/29/14 3:30pm 9/29/14 3:30pm

Controversial Next-Gen Graphics Tech Still Looks Too Good To Be True

Are graphics this realistic actually possible in a modern-day video game? According to the people behind the much-ballyhooed Infinite Detail technology, we'll get the chance to find out soon. » 9/25/14 9:00am 9/25/14 9:00am

This Laptop Can Voltron with Its Dock For an Extra Graphics Boost

If you want a laptop that can play graphically intensive games, you're in a tough spot. Generally you can opt for something crazy expensive but portable, or something hulking and a little but cheaper. MSI's new GS30 Gaming Shadow notebook offers a middle ground: Take a slim laptop on the go, and plug into a… » 9/11/14 6:14pm 9/11/14 6:14pm

Watch Dogs Patch Promises Fixes for PlayStation, Xbox, PC Players

Watch Dogs ' first major patch is coming soon, says publisher Ubisoft. As soon as next week, players on various platforms will see improvements in the way the hit game looks and plays. » 6/18/14 4:58pm 6/18/14 4:58pm

See Watch Dogs' Hidden Graphics Options In Action

News of hidden graphics files in the PC release of Watch Dogs rippled all over the gaming-centric internet yesterday. This data unlocks better graphics for the Windows version of the hit multiplatform game and thousands of players who own that version of the game installed it to see if there was any drastic change.… » 6/17/14 4:15pm 6/17/14 4:15pm

Modder Finds Files for Better Graphics in Watch Dogs’ PC Version

Remember how stunning Watch Dogs looked when Ubisoft unveiled it two years ago? When the game came out last month, many players said that the visuals for the open-world game didn't live up to that original teaser. But now an intrepid modder has found hidden files that improve the way the game looks, right there in … » 6/16/14 1:00pm 6/16/14 1:00pm

Ubisoft's Newest Deal Could Be Bad News For Some PC Gamers

Despite lingering tensions between AMD and Nvidia over the latter's close relationship with major game developers, Ubisoft is extending its partnership with Nvidia to cover its biggest upcoming PC titles. » 6/05/14 3:30pm 6/05/14 3:30pm