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‘Days Gone’ Makes Smart Use of Unreal Engine 4 on PS4

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Despite hitting creative highs on the original PlayStation under the name Eidetic, Bend Studio has spent much of its time under Sony’s roof working on portable spinoffs for existing franchises. After forgoing the entirety of the PS3 generation, they were finally given the green light for a brand new home console release: Days Gone. This

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The PC gaming industry was worth an estimated $ 33.4B in 2018, accounting for roughly 25 percent of all gaming spending. Consoles account for slightly more market share, at 28 percent, while mobile gaming’s $ 63.2B is estimated at 47 percent. But if a new report from Jon Peddie Research is correct, up to 20

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo’s Switch has been a bona fide smash hit for the company and its sales figures continue to impress two years after launch. Nintendo announced lifetime sales of 34.74M Switches for the fiscal year ended March 31, with 16.95M of those units sold in the past 12 months. That’s a 12 percent increase over the

Mortal Kombat 11 Slices Its Way Into Our Hearts, Grinds to a Halt

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The team behind the Mortal Kombat series is one of the most reliable fighting game developers in the world. They’ve been cranking out well-liked fighters on the regular for nearly 30 years now, and Mortal Kombat 11 might be their best game to-date with the exception of its ugly lootbox implementation. Mitchell Saltzman gave MK11

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Last week, PlayStation guru Mark Cerny gave us some details on what to expect for Sony’s next-generation console. The stats were enticing — an eight-core CPU, SSD storage as standard, and a 7nm SoC out of the gate all imply that Sony will put position itself aggressively to challenge Microsoft for performance leadership (Sony’s PlayStation

Nintendo Forces Removal of Commodore 64 Super Mario Port 7 Years in the Making

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A modder who spent seven years building a version of Super Mario Bros. that could run on a Commodore 64 faced a sad but predictable reaction from Nintendo this week: Not on our watch. The company has already filed takedown notices against the modder, ZeroPaige, though his creation can be found online if you know

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Media Molecule, the Sony studio behind beloved games like LittleBigPlanet and Tearaway, has had its hands full these past few years with an ambitious project. Simply called “Dreams,” this new game/toolset takes much of the creative spirit of their previous releases and blows it out to fill a full voxel-driven 3D world. [embedded content] While

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. As of today, Nvidia’s long Turing refresh cycle has come to an end. The GTX 1650 — the last GPU we’re aware of in the Turing family, based on the slimmed-down TU117 GPU — drops in as a replacement for the GTX 1050 / GTX 1050 Ti. As one might expect, Nvidia has cut-down the

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ever since Nintendo built the Switch, we’ve been wondering when the company would upgrade the thing. From a technical perspective, the Switch is a bit underpowered. It still uses 20nm manufacturing technology and older ARM CPUs noted for high power consumption compared to more advanced products that debuted later. Now, a new report suggests the

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. With the new disclosures we’re hearing around the PlayStation 5, it’s a given that we’d also be hearing tips about the GPU that powers it. There have been a few broad categories of leaks around the chip. Last year, AdoredTV suggested that AMD would aggressively bring a set of GPUs to market to undercut Nvidia’s