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Powerful “boost mode” for old games hidden in latest PlayStation 4 update

Powerful “boost mode” for old games hidden in latest PlayStation 4 update It wasn’t on Sony’s official list of new features for the PlayStation 4’s version 4.50 update, but the console just got a new “boost mode,” along with other additions.

‘Resident Evil 7’ madhouse mode conquered with just a knife, will of steel

‘Resident Evil 7’ madhouse mode conquered with just a knife, will of steel There is one mode in Resident Evil 7: Biohazard that beats out the rest in terms of terror, danger and straight up difficulty: Madhouse mode.Of course, at least one player, who goes by the name Quizzle, has already conquered the RE7 madhouse using only a knife, the game’s weakest weapon by far, and in just three and a half hours.

PS4 Pro 'Boost Mode' Will Give Performance Boost to Older Games

PS4 Pro 'Boost Mode' Will Give Performance Boost to Older Games This new setting, dubbed “Boost Mode,” was discovered by users who are currently participating in the update’s closed beta.A screenshot by PSN user Mladen Tapavicki (via Polygon), shows what “Boost Mode” is all about.

Overcome stage fright: ‘Rock Band VR’ will let you join a virtual band in March

Overcome stage fright: ‘Rock Band VR’ will let you join a virtual band in March The bundle is available on Amazon for $70 and includes a digital copy of Rock Band VR for PC plus a guitar controller.The controller is also compatible with the Xbox One or PS4 versions of Rock Band 4, which is why you have to choose a console platform when you pre-order even though Rock Band VR is a PC game.

Darkest Dungeon Radiant Update in Public Beta

Darkest Dungeon Radiant Update in Public Beta A new update, introducing the so-called Radiant Mode to Darkest Dungeon, has gone into Public Beta.This new mode doesn't make the game easier but strives to make the campaign shorter, while still providing enough challenge.

Capture the Flag to become a permanent ‘Overwatch mode with additional maps

Capture the Flag to become a permanent ‘Overwatch mode with additional maps During the Overwatch celebration of Chinese New Year, a new game mode was introduced in the form of Capture the Flag.The latest developer update has revealed that this mode will remain part of Overwatch, with additional maps on their way.

Snake oil, or black magic? Windows’ new game mode is a bit of both

Snake oil, or black magic? Windows’ new game mode is a bit of both According to Microsoft, Game Mode optimizes CPU resources when you enable it in the Windows Game Bar, making it a little different from standard optimization tools like the Nvidia Experience.To gauge Game Mode’s capabilities, we tested it on two very different systems — the Dell Inspiron 7559, and the Asus ROG Strix GL553VD.

The Banner Saga 3 Updates: Survival Mode and Q&A

The Banner Saga 3 Updates: Survival Mode and Q&A With 21 days left to go and over $280,000 pledged, the Kickstarter campaign for The Banner Saga 3 has a couple of new updates.One describes the Survival Mode that's coming to the game when the stretch goal of $300,000 is reached, and lists the new achievements Stoic will be adding to the game: The other reminds us that a total of 5000 backers has been surpassed(close to 6000 at the time this post goes up), which is an impressive milestone.

Flyte’s Story levitating clock lets you watch time float by

Flyte’s Story levitating clock lets you watch time float by What’s so special about the Story clock?More: The 6 best alarm clocks of 2016 The clock has three modes: journey mode, clock mode, and timer mode.

How to turn on private browsing on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device

How to turn on private browsing on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device Most browsers have a Private Browsing mode designed to prevent your browser from doing a couple of things.It will also prevent your browser from saving any cookies the website may want to save on your smartphone or desktop.

Nintendo Switch has access to extra processing power on the go

Nintendo Switch has access to extra processing power on the go There may be more power accessible by developers when the Nintendo Switch is on the go.A major leak of Nintendo’s developer documentation suggests that Nintendo has added an update to push GPU performance while in mobile mode by 25 percent.

Fujifilm’s budget mirrorless cameras get a boost with focus, portrait firmware

Fujifilm’s budget mirrorless cameras get a boost with focus, portrait firmware Both the X-A3 and X-A10 are sort of selfie cameras with flip up LCD screens and the Portrait Enhancer mode.The shooting mode uses built-in software to automatically enhance portraits, brightening and smoothing skin along in addition to the settings under the normal portrait mode, including eye-detection autofocus.

Here’s how Windows 10 Game Mode is going to make your PC games run more smoothly

Here’s how Windows 10 Game Mode is going to make your PC games run more smoothly One of the more interesting features coming in the impending Creators Update is Game Mode, which aims to improve gaming performance in Windows 10.” As suspected, the essence of Game Mode is that it allocates hardware resources to a running game when it’s turned on.

PlayStation 4 Pro owners get platform-wide framerate upgrade with Boost Mode

PlayStation 4 Pro owners get platform-wide framerate upgrade with Boost Mode Sony has launched its latest firmware update for PlayStation 4 consoles, which features a range of PlayStation VR optimizations and a new “Boost Mode” for PlayStation 4 Pro units that enables faster performance in games with variable framerates.More: PlayStation VR adds support for 360-degree videos and photos All PlayStation 4 owners will be given the option to update the next time they power on their consoles, but many of the upgrade’s most significant features are reserved for early adopters of PlayStation VR and PS4 Pro hardware.

Android O rumored to get picture-in-picture mode, app icon badges, and more

Android O rumored to get picture-in-picture mode, app icon badges, and more Whatever the name, Google is prepping its next major Android release — Android O.There are a ton of great features that should show up as part of the Android O release.

Be seen and not hurt with these five truly brilliant bike lights

Be seen and not hurt with these five truly brilliant bike lights In an attempt to quell this problem, many states now require bicyclists to use a front headlight in tandem with a basic rear reflector.A headlight enables bicyclists to see approaching hazards sooner while alerting oncoming vehicles of their presence.

How to use Airplane Mode on your iPhone or Android smartphone

How to use Airplane Mode on your iPhone or Android smartphone For example, if you’re seeing temporary drops in your cellular connection, toggling Airplane mode on and off can sometimes reconnect your device to the internet.More: Cut down on your phone bill: How to reduce your data usage on Android or iOS The most important thing to understand is that Airplane mode will turn off connections on your device, including Wi-Fi, cellular data, and Bluetooth.

Tarn Adams, Dwarf Fortress Creator, Interview

Tarn Adams, Dwarf Fortress Creator, Interview It's well known as this intricate colony management game where you control an entire dwarven society.As such, it comes as a surprise that in a recent interview with PC Gamer, the game's creator, Tarn Adams, shared that his original intention was to create a procedurally generated fantasy RPG.