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How Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro does 4K without delivering 4K

How Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro does 4K without delivering 4K The GPU inside the PS4 Pro is widely believed to be a downclocked variant of AMD’s RX 480 running at 911MHz.Naughty Dog, for example, has promised that The Last of Us will run at 4K native resolution on the PS4 Pro.

Microsoft claims Xbox One Scorpio will deliver ‘native’ 4K

Microsoft claims Xbox One Scorpio will deliver ‘native’ 4K “Any games we’re making that we’re launching in the Scorpio time frame, we’re making sure they can natively render at 4K.More important than TFLOPS, for our purposes, are render outputs (ROPS) and total memory bandwidth.

Nintendo confirms that footage of its next-gen games console was added in post-production

Nintendo confirms that footage of its next-gen games console was added in post-production Yesterday, a Nintendo UK representative confirmed to Eurogamer that the games shown during the video were all inserted in post-production, not native titles or gameplay.“This video is all about explaining how the Nintendo Switch works,” a UK spokesperson told Eurogamer.

The Witness, Nioh get PS4 Pro upgrades, show how developers can use Sony's updated console

The Witness, Nioh get PS4 Pro upgrades, show how developers can use Sony's updated console With the official launch of the PS4 Pro less than a week away, we’ve started to hear how developers will use the increased horsepower available to improve existing titles.Sony has released a list of all the games that’ll formally support the PS4 Pro at launch, but we’ve got some specific information about how indie hit The Witness and the samurai-themed title Nioh will change when the improved PS4 hits store shelves.

Sony PS4 Pro review roundup: A great console, but not without its caveats

Sony PS4 Pro review roundup: A great console, but not without its caveats After months of hype and online discussion, the PS4 Pro debuted this morning.(The PS4 Pro does use more power than the PS4 Slim released earlier this year, however).

It's official: Nintendo ends all Wii U production

It's official: Nintendo ends all Wii U production Sales for the Wii U have been falling for a while now, and Nintendo has finally announced it intends to end production of the system months before launching its follow-up, the Nintendo Switch.“We encourage anyone who wants Wii U to communicate with their preferred retail outlet to monitor availability.

Some games run faster on the original PS4 than Sony's more powerful PS4 Pro

Some games run faster on the original PS4 than Sony's more powerful PS4 Pro When Sony built the PS4 Pro, it prioritized backwards compatibility and capabilities above virtually any other feature.While the new PS4 Pro can offer improved performance or visual effects in a number of titles, Sony bent over backwards to ensure that games would always run at the same speed, no matter what, on classic PlayStation 4 hardware.

Nintendo Switch reportedly arrives with Super Mario Bros, Splatoon, but no Legend of Zelda

Nintendo Switch reportedly arrives with Super Mario Bros, Splatoon, but no Legend of Zelda I’ve been having some fun trying to model what kind of performance we might expect from the Switch relative to the Wii U.The CPU inside the Wii U was an absolutely archaic PowerPC 750CL core with very limited support for SIMD (Single Instruction Multiple Data) a relatively low clock speed (1.

Report: Nintendo Switch is Maxwell-based, built on 20nm technology

Report: Nintendo Switch is Maxwell-based, built on 20nm technology This strategy has had decidedly mixed results, and with the Nintendo Switch, there was speculation that the company might have adopted a fundamentally different approach.Sources have stated that the SoC inside the Nintendo Switch is built on Maxwell, not Pascal, and uses 20nm technology, presumably from TSMC.

Nintendo Switch hits stores March 3 for $299.99

Nintendo Switch hits stores March 3 for $299.99 2-inch tablet with a game console inside.The Switch comes with the main tablet/console hardware, a dock, a left and right “Joy-Con” controller half, controller grip, controller straps, an HDMI cable, and the power adapter.

The Dwarves Receives Patch for PC and Consoles

The Dwarves Receives Patch for PC and Consoles The Dwarves, an action-RPG by KING Art Games, has received a new patch for PC and consoles.This update improves the overall performance and fixes a few bugs.

Nintendo says the Switch won't replace the 3DS

Nintendo says the Switch won't replace the 3DS Ever since Nintendo declared that the Switch would be a hybrid tablet/console that you can take on the go or play from home, there’s been chatter about what the new console would mean for Nintendo’s 3DS.Now that the Switch has formally been unveiled, general consensus has been that the tablet is an amazing improvement over the Nintendo 3DS or New 3DS, but only a modest step forward compared with the Wii U.

Nintendo confirms the Switch won't run Zelda: Breath of the Wild at 1080p

Nintendo confirms the Switch won't run Zelda: Breath of the Wild at 1080p Looking at the Switch, I suspect what we’ll see from Breath of the Wild will represent the best-case optimization for the Switch.During the Wii U run-up, in contrast, Nintendo was eager to talk about its customization and the design of the platform.

Sony's silence on PlayStation VR could spell trouble for the fledgling market

Sony's silence on PlayStation VR could spell trouble for the fledgling market A few months ago, Sony launched the PlayStation VR after several years of work.Next, there’s early evidence that the PSVR’s sales figures may not have been to the company’s liking.

Official Nintendo Switch microSD cards are much more expensive than normal versions

Official Nintendo Switch microSD cards are much more expensive than normal versions When Nintendo announced the Switch, the company made it clear that the device wouldn’t require specific, proprietary SD cards.That’s in contrast to companies like Sony, which have previously required that their handheld devices use proprietary SD cards with correspondingly inflated prices.

Smash Bros. Sells Better On 3DS Than Wii U

Smash Bros. Sells Better On 3DS Than Wii U for the Wii U sold 3.It’s a surprising discrepancy considering that Smash 4 is the franchise’s first handheld incarnation and the game has traditionally been played on a home console.

Buy a PS4 Pro, Get Two Games to Start Your Collection

Buy a PS4 Pro, Get Two Games to Start Your Collection They PlayStation 4 Pro doesn’t usually come bundled with any games, but for a limited time, you can get a free copy of Resident Evil 7 Biohazard and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided when you purchase yours through Newegg’s eBay storefront.The next PS4 firmware update, in addition to adding external hard drive support, will unlock Boost Mode on the Pro for PS4 games that haven’t been specifically optimized for the hardware, which should result in higher frame rates and shorter load times.

The Fight Over How To Play Overwatch On Consoles

The Fight Over How To Play Overwatch On Consoles Since last weekend, Overwatch console players have flooded forums with denunciations of so-called “cheaters” who play with a mouse and keyboard set-up.That way, they’ll nail the headshots and swift movements that console players must work hard to master.

Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June 11: Here's what we'd like to see

Microsoft will unveil Scorpio on June 11: Here's what we'd like to see The Xbox One was a multimedia system where you could watch TV and game (despite lacking a DVR).The PS4 / PS4 Pro have outsold the Xbox One by nearly 2:1 (an estimated 28.