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The PS4 Pro makes console gaming more complicated, but will it make it better?

The PS4 Pro makes console gaming more complicated, but will it make it better? We now have some answers to these questions, but they don’t paint a simple picture of the new hardware or its capabilities.The PlayStation 4 Pro gives developers more hardware to play with, but it also gives them some significant freedom in how they deliver it.

AMD hints FreeSync-capable TVs might come to market, boost PS4 and Xbox One graphics

AMD hints FreeSync-capable TVs might come to market, boost PS4 and Xbox One graphics Both FreeSync (AMD) and G-Sync (Nvidia) are designed to smooth out gameplay presentation and offer superior image quality by matching a display’s refresh rate to the delivery of each new frame.Right now, FreeSync and G-Sync are both confined to computer monitors or mobile systems, but Tom’s Hardware thinks we might see them come to TVs as well.

Hands-on review: Sony MDR1000x Bluetooth Headphones

Hands-on review: Sony MDR1000x Bluetooth Headphones Almost straight after Apples headphone socket-less iPhone 7 launched, the MDR1000x Bluetooth headphones arrived.Where many other Bluetooth headphones incorporate Play/FFW/RRW, power and a host of other controls, the MDR1000x’s are sparsely populated.

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.

Bethesda announces PS4 mod support for Fallout 4 and Skyrim Enhanced Edition, plus native 4K on PS4 Pro

Bethesda announces PS4 mod support for Fallout 4 and Skyrim Enhanced Edition, plus native 4K on PS4 Pro Mod support for Fallout 4 is also coming, but the timeline is less certain.net account, you’ll be able to browse and try mods right from within the game… After the work is complete on Skyrim, we’ll be updating Fallout 4 for both mods and PS4 Pro.

PSVR will support 360-degree videos with the PS4’s Media Player app

PSVR will support 360-degree videos with the PS4’s Media Player app With the new software installed, the PS4 now supports 360 degree videos and photos, but for proper playback, they’ll need to be equirectangular.Unfortunately, that means some existing 360 degree content won’t work out of the box.

PSVR hands on: a week with Sony’s virtual reality headset

PSVR hands on: a week with Sony’s virtual reality headset Tricking your brain into forgetting where you are, and letting you buy into the virtual world at a subconscious level, is what makes virtual reality unique.You crane your neck, walk around, and wiggle your hands around in a virtual world, and it’s more than a little magical.

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

The PS4 Pro’s chief architect shares surprising details on the system’s architecture But with the launch fast approaching (and the need to build hype around the system), the chief architect of the PS4 and PS4 Pro, Mark Cerny, has been more willing to share details on the platform’s capabilities.As for existing titles, they’ll see only very marginal improvements on the PS4 Pro unless specifically patched for it.

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 PS4 Pro's chief architect shares surprising details on the system's architecture

The PS4 Pro's chief architect shares surprising details on the system's architecture But with the launch fast approaching (and the need to build hype around the system), the chief architect of the PS4 and PS4 Pro, Mark Cerny, has been more willing to share details on the platform’s capabilities.As for existing titles, they’ll see only very marginal improvements on the PS4 Pro unless specifically patched for it.

Which games will take advantage of the PS4 Pro?

Which games will take advantage of the PS4 Pro? We’re one week away from the launch of the PS4 Pro, and Sony has finally unveiled which games will support the additional horsepower in its new hardware.Over 30 games, new and old, will be Pro-optimized on day one, and at least 46 games in total will take advantage of Sony’s half-step by the end of 2016.

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 announces the games that will look ol with the PS4 Pro launch

Sony announces the games that will look ol with the PS4 Pro launch Many old and new video games will be getting a makeover when the PS4 Pro launches next week.Later in 2016, more than 45 video games will have HDR and 4K capability.

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).

Hands on with PS4 Pro: How do 1080p displays and PSVR benefit?

Hands on with PS4 Pro: How do 1080p displays and PSVR benefit? If you’re still on a standard 1080p HDTV, the benefits of the PS4 Pro are subtle.With the game running on the PS4 Pro, those lines look nice and clean — even on older televisions.

Ultimate PlayStation 4 holiday gift guide

Ultimate PlayStation 4 holiday gift guide Sony has been extraordinarily busy in recent months.In 2016 alone, we’ve seen two major revisions of the PS4 hardware, the release of a new VR helmet, a revised DualShock 4 design, and loads of excellent new games.

Ultimate virtual reality holiday gift guide

Ultimate virtual reality holiday gift guide What a year it’s been for virtual reality!Three major platforms launched, dozens of new games were released, and this is just the beginning.

Slim PS4 nsole on sale for $400 in New Zealand this week

Slim PS4 nsole on sale for $400 in New Zealand this week For a limited time only, the PS4 console will be on sale in New Zealand for an attractive price of around $400 NZD.PlayStation New Zealand revealed via a press release that from midnight tonight, the PS4 console will cost you only $399.

GPU sales surged in 2016 on strong demand for high-end desktop, laptop gaming

GPU sales surged in 2016 on strong demand for high-end desktop, laptop gaming After Nvidia’s record-breaking quarter earlier this month, it was clear that the overall gaming market had to be in fairly good shape.No matter where you look, overall gaming shipments are up — but the gains from those improvements aren’t being spread equally between AMD and Nvidia.

Final Fantasy XV compromises visual quality differently in every version

Final Fantasy XV compromises visual quality differently in every version Similarly, the PS4 version of Final Fantasy XV currently holds an 84/100 on Metacritic based on 35 reviews.Sadly, the Xbox One version hasn’t been widely reviewed yet, so there’s not a great apples-to-apples comparison available.