On the far western side of Tiragarde Sound in World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth’s island nation of Kul Tiras, surrounded by tiresome rolling green hills, lies a gold and amber treasure trove of discarded tech garbage. It’s a beautiful place, as long as you don’t mind the vicious robot dogs.
There’s a better type of HDR streaming and Microsoft plans to add support for it to Xbox One S and Xbox One X. The company announced yesterday it’s bringing Dolby Vision to the consoles which allows for better colors and higher contrasts than standard HDR. Netflix has updated its Xbox One app in kind.
The Witcher 3 got a PS4 pro patch today. People can finally play in 4K with High Dynamic Range (HDR) support without having to navigate seas of vegetation magically popping in as they travel.
The Shadow of the Colossus remake brings the PS2 classic to a new group of players, boosting up the graphics and changing the controls to make things a little less clumsy. For some, those changes will improve the experience but even small changes can have unexpected consequences.
Here’s a fun thing to do while you’re waiting for a spot in one of Dragon Ball FighterZ PC’s crowded online hubs—turn the graphics down way low and pretend you’re playing a Game Boy Advance game.
Mirror’s Edge took people by surprise when it released back in 2008. The first-person parkour game was transportive, making you feel the air rush past you as you bolted across rooftops. It’s also one of the games that you can upscale to 4K on the Xbox One X. Almost a decade later, not only play Mirror’s Edge on a…
A team of researchers from the University of Lyon, Purdue and Ubisoft have published a paper showing what may well be the future of creating video game worlds: an AI that is able to construct most of its own 3D landscapes.
Which would you rather avoid in the latest Assassin’s Creed game, animals twisted into human shapes, or humans with no faces? It’s a tough call.
Immediately after it was revealed that Toy Story would be coming to Kingdom Hearts III, people started comparing the game versions of characters like Woody and Rex to Toy Story movie ones. A new Digital Foundry report shows just how faithfully the game appears to recreate them based on the latest trailer.
We’ve heard it a bunch. I’ve said it a bunch. “Splatoon 2 looks like more Splatoon.” But side-by-side it’s clear the sequel is a lot more polished looking.
Injustice 2's story mode features a strong script voiced by top voice talent, but the real stunner is the way the in-game faces move when acting out the dialogue. Can you make out what Harley Quinn is saying in the animated GIF above? Hint: she’s talking about Gorilla Grodd.
In the late 90s, video games sat on the precipice of a 3D graphics revolution. Everything was about to change, and it was gonna change fast.
Nintendo’s Switch is a lovely system, but from a pure power standpoint it’s no PlayStation 4. Even so, a Digital Foundry report reveals the two consoles’ versions of Lego City Undercover aren’t too far apart performance-wise.
Horizon Zero Dawn is a beautiful game. Sometimes, it seems too beautiful. Here’s how the developers achieved such an uncannily gorgeous look.
Internet cretins engaged in a harassment campaign against a woman who worked for Electronic Arts this weekend, flooding her social media and various internet profiles with vitriolic, often misogynistic messages. Her sin, it appears, was working on animations for the game Mass Effect: Andromeda.
Minecraft comes packed with simple graphics, but if you want to add a little visual flair to your world, modders have you covered. Here’s a guide to installing fantastic Minecraft shaders.
Pascal is one of Nvidia’s greatest achievements in the past decade. The company’s latest GPU architecture took gaming performance to the next level with the GTX 1080 in May and then again with the Titan X only a few months later, though you’ll need $600+ to get your Pascal party started with one of these flagships.
World of Final Fantasy arrives later this month, bringing piles of pint-sized creatures to two different PlayStation platforms. Square Enix has put together a pair of videos showing off differences in graphics and loading times between the PS4 and Vita versions of the game.
With the GeForce GTX 980 celebrating its second birthday soon, in the world of GPUs that puts it squarely over the hill. To further confirm that notion, we have its successor: the new GeForce GTX 1080 offers 60% more performance at what should eventually be a $50 price premium.