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New Details Define Promise and Limits of Xbox One X 4K Performance

Ever since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One X (formerly known as Project Scorpio), there’ve been questions about how the platform would handle backwards compatibility with Xbox One titles and what kind of benefits those games could expect. Microsoft has made a lot of promises about 4K, and while the company’s E3 demos showed games like Forza hitting those targets, the ...

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Microsoft Details GPU Monitoring in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

When we covered Microsoft’s new plans for a new GPU analysis tool last week as part of the Fall Creator’s Update, we had some questions about how the tool would function and what information it would present. We’ve since spoken to a Microsoft spokesperson with some knowledge of the situation who was willing to share some additional information on how the ...

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The PS4 Pro’s chief architect shares surprising details on the system’s architecture (Updated)

Update (10/26/2016): When I wrote this story, I based it on the Verge’s coverage and statements regarding the capabilities of the PS4 Pro. Eurogamer’s discussion on the same topic with Mark Cerny contains more information and much clearer quotes. Based on his statements, it seems clear that the GPU inside the PlayStation 4 Pro is based on Polaris, which is ...

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New details on Nintendo’s mini-NES point to gorgeous graphics, but very short cables

Ever since Nintendo announced it would offer a pint-sized mini-NES with 30 classic games pre-loaded, there’s been a significant groundswell of interest from nostalgic gamers. New information and side-by-side playthroughs suggest that the micro-console offers better graphics than even Nintendo’s own Virtual Console on the Wii U. The video below is courtesy of YouTube channel GameXplain, which compares multiple mini-NES ...

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