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Thread Ubisoft to release 5 AAA titles between October 2020 and March 2021, more information on the titles and launch timing in May
Ha, must have misremembered. I did recall one of them didn't release in the Fall. As to Avatar, I wouldn't expect it until late 2021 or something like that.
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Thread Ubisoft to release 5 AAA titles between October 2020 and March 2021, more information on the titles and launch timing in May
I doubt they'd do Watch Dogs Legion and Assassin's Creed Ragnarok back-to-back.
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Thread PlayFab Is Experimenting with Shipping Low-Res Textures To Be AI-Upscaled in Real Time
Indeed. As explained in the article, though, they are the ones empowering the developers to do so and they revealed there is an internal studio trying this endeavor.
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Thread Lost Ark, Korean Isometric PC MMORPG, Season 2 Roadmap unveiled at livestreamed Conference
Yes, it is mentioned in the OP. By the way, the gender lock removal (of sorts) would seem to indicate they are preparing for the Western release.
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Thread Bethesda Game Studios Job Listing: Possible Update on What Could Be Starfield & Where It's At In Development
I doubt it, though. Pete Hines previously said the studio's development roadmap remained the same. Fallout 4 launched in 2015, Fallout 76 in 2018, therefore Starfield should be released in 2021.
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Thread Bethesda Game Studios Job Listing: Possible Update on What Could Be Starfield & Where It's At In Development
Squadron 42 would be an entirely different type of game, though. I doubt Starfield has any kind of ship combat...
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Thread Variable Rate Shading could be next-gen's most revolutionary feature
Something else that people need to realize is that we won't be forced to 30 fps or 60fps any more thanks to Variable Refresh Rate being built in the HDMI 2.1 specification. This means TVs going forward will all feature VRR, so developers do not necessarily have to target 30fps or 60fps but they can just leave it at unlocked 45, 50 or whatever.
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Thread Xbox studio Undead Labs is opening a second studio and a partnered game development academy in New Orleans, Louisiana
Me too, and it does seem to be the direction they're going after Microsoft's acquisition.
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Thread Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance Announced
Those games were already pared down in terms of RPG elements compared to cRPGs, and looked down upon at the time. That's what I'm pointing out - this was always a hack-and-slash version of Baldur's Gate made specifically for consoles. I'm not seeing any significant differences as of yet.
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Thread Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance Announced
It is just too early to make any judgment. However, Dark Alliance was never meant to be a true roleplaying game, even back then, which is why I'm not surprised. We'll see closer to release if they have really stripped this of any and all RPG elements - those few it had in the first place.
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Thread A hyper VR version of Red Dead 2 would be insane.
It's regularly improved by the developer, now featuring even limited D3D12 support. Of course, it's far from a perfect VR experience, but it's the closest you can get for most non-native VR games as long as the game is . The best ones support DirectVR. Here's a video of RDR2 through vorpX.
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Thread VRS tier 2 offers up to 50% fps increase for negligible graphical trade-off.
Interestingly, Microsoft's own VRS benchmark showcased at GDC 2019, based on Civilization VI, only improved performance by 14%. I'd say a lot depends on the engine and the game.
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Thread Trying to get in on PCVR for a good price before Alyx? The Odyssey+ headset is currently $229, a record-low price, plus 2 months of Viveport Infinity
I would recommend you to head to the for more help. I'm pretty sure the controller rebinding and game compatibility can be tweaked and I've also read that some users have replaced the standard foam which is reportedly more comfortable.
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Thread Trying to get in on PCVR for a good price before Alyx? The Odyssey+ headset is currently $229, a record-low price, plus 2 months of Viveport Infinity
It's not normally sold by Samsung in Europe, that's why. But we can import it at a reasonable price via Amazon or B&H.
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Thread Trying to get in on PCVR for a good price before Alyx? The Odyssey+ headset is currently $229, a record-low price, plus 2 months of Viveport Infinity
Actually the custom duty isn't that high via B&H. It's only $12.28, what's more expensive is VAT which comes in at $60 or so.
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Thread Don't have a VR headset? Want to play Half-Life: Alyx and get in on the general VR hype at a reasonable price ($399)? Look to the Oculus Quest
Is that with supersampling and the render target scale tweak?
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Thread Trying to get in on PCVR for a good price before Alyx? The Odyssey+ headset is currently $229, a record-low price, plus 2 months of Viveport Infinity
Right, but if you are in that spectrum then the IPD issue is basically a dealbreaker. Even Palmer Luckey voiced his disappointment as the first Oculus had better compatibility in this regard. Also, the Oculus Rift S has a 10Hz lower refresh rate, while the Quest is even worse (18Hz lower compared to the Odyssey+) and from what I understand this could impact motion sickness as well. It's not exactly a clear-cut choice.
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Thread Trying to get in on PCVR for a good price before Alyx? The Odyssey+ headset is currently $229, a record-low price, plus 2 months of Viveport Infinity
Exactly. The Odyssey+, on the other hand, has it. From what I'm reading there is no perfect headset when you take into account the shortcomings of each and the relative prices.
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Thread Google responds after Stadia owners accuse it of breaking promises over game performance
You have to consider Stadia is essentially a new platform in all respects. Personally, I believe the disappointing performance in some games has to be partly the fault of Google (the development tools are likely immature for the time being) and party the fault of developers. There's no other explanation for a 10.7 teraflop hardware not being able to do 4K when the Xbox One X can. It has to be a mix of both.
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Thread Microsoft “in talks” for Project xCloud exclusive games
True, though they could theoretically use elastic compute to exploit the power of multiple server instances at once. That'd have to be cut down for the local Xbox or even PC hardware though, in terms of physics and AI.
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Thread Jason Schreier - BioWare Plans A Complete Overhaul for Anthem
That is why I reckon they have to make a new game for nextgen hardware. Of course, it would have to be free or close to free for existing Anthem players.
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Thread Jason Schreier - BioWare Plans A Complete Overhaul for Anthem
If I were them, I'd focus on essentially remaking it with the power of next-generation hardware (PS5, Scarlett, Stadia, and obviously PC). I doubt the game as it is right now can be drastically improved to make a spectacular comeback.
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Thread Bethesda's announced the formation of a new team staffed primarily of the recently-closed Human Head Studios
Prey 2 was promising. Arkane's Prey wasn't dull by any means, though. An underrated masterpiece, more like it.
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Thread The Outer Worlds shows how important is for a game to get its difficulty right.
Agreed, which is why I scored the game lower than most reviews. The storytelling is great and all, but the rest not so much.
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Thread Josh Sawyer on the Possibility of a Pillars of Eternity 3 After the Low Sales of Deadfire (Compared to the Original PoE)
Pillars of Eternity 2 can be played with turn-based combat now.
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Thread Free Origin Access Basic in November if you enable 2-step authentication
Free month. I haven't got it either, anyway...
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Thread USGamer: The Last of Us Part II won’t have multiplayer (update: Naughty Dog responds. See threadmark)
Multiplayer is definitely coming, it wouldn't make sense for them to axe it for good. The worst thing is not being upfront about it, though. CD Projekt was upfront with Cyberpunk 2077 and it wasn't a problem.
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Thread USGamer: The Last of Us Part II won’t have multiplayer (update: Naughty Dog responds. See threadmark)
They'll probably add it in a Game of the Year PlayStation 5 Remastered Edition a year later or so.
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Thread USGamer: The Last of Us Part II won’t have multiplayer (update: Naughty Dog responds. See threadmark)
Weirdly enough, they had confirmed it would be in at E3 2018, which isn't exactly ages ago.
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Thread Amazon says it’s still ‘working hard’ on its MMORPG New World
It's not just another survival game. It has massive elements, though it does have influence from survival titles as well.
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Thread WB Montreal teasing the next Batman game - Capture The Knight
Yep. It would be nice to have some sections as Bruce, just like Insomniac's Spider-Man had some sections of Peter.
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Thread PC Version of Red Dead Redemption II has been rated by the Australian Classification Board (Announcement Imminent)
I'd bet on Rockstar Launcher and Epic Games Launcher. That way they'd get a bonus from Epic while still offering another option to customers.
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Thread Borderlands 3 sales summary - 5 million sold in 5 days, 70% digital, Highest selling 2K title on PC
The press release says sold-in.
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Thread Playing Demon Souls in the modern day has never been better, mods are being made! (HD Fonts, Lighting Overhaul, Lens Flair Fix, No Depth of Field)
It should work with this fork
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Thread Playing Demon Souls in the modern day has never been better, mods are being made! (HD Fonts, Lighting Overhaul, Lens Flair Fix, No Depth of Field)
You can even add ray tracing to it via ReShade.
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Thread RUMOR: The Last of Us Part II Release Date Has Leaked - February 28th, 2020
I got a feeling there will be at least a couple delays in there.
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Thread How seasons are changing in Destiny 2 Year 3 (Battle Pass Style System Included)
That's been my dream for a very long time. I think bigger, open world style maps will only land with Destiny 3 on nextgen though.
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Thread Steam's Business Model Is "Unrealistic," Ubisoft Executive Says
It is not nearly the same thing, frankly. If you want to reach Xbox players you cannot but go through Microsoft. If you want to reach PlayStation players you cannot but go through Sony. If you want to reach Nintendo Switch players you cannot but go through Nintendo. If you want to reach PC players there are countless ways to do so and Steam is only the most popular. Plenty of online games, for instance, have historically been successful with their own launchers on PC.
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Thread Steam's Business Model Is "Unrealistic," Ubisoft Executive Says
There's the little difference that consoles are closed platforms. It's that way or the highway. PC, however, is not.
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Thread TV Displays and Tech Thread |OT2| There Is No Perfect TV ™ (Read The OP)
Well, technically HDMI 2.1 is not required for HDMI VRR. In fact, Samsung has had it since last year on HDMI 2.0 TVs. I really hope NVIDIA does cave in on HDMI VRR at some point though, it would make things so much simpler. At gamescom there was an interesting announcement to be fair, the 55" Philips Momentum 558M1RY. It does have through DisplayPort 1.4, Adaptive-Sync (which means GSync compatibility, too), and DisplayHDR 1000 certification by VESA. I'm afraid it wouldn't hold a candle to my LG C8 in terms of picture quality, though...
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Thread Rockstar has removed GTA games from GeForce NOW
It should be worth reminding GeForce NOW is still in beta and requires no fee, which means no one paid to have streaming access to those games.
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Thread TV Displays and Tech Thread |OT2| There Is No Perfect TV ™ (Read The OP)
Personally, I'm quite frustrated at the lack of a definitive display for someone who simply wants to enjoy all the best there is in tech right now: UHD, HDR, OLED, VRR, High Refresh Rate. There's simply nothing that works if you're trying to game on a PC with an NVIDIA graphics card. Granted, that's mostly because NVIDIA refuses (though AMD does it, too) to allow VRR through HDMI, which basically cuts all the best OLED TVs out of that. Alienware will release an OLED 55" gaming monitor, except it doesn't really do HDR and doesn't even have HDMI 2.1, not to mention the insane $4K price. Of course, one could buy one of those BFGD displays, except they cost even more and aren't even OLED panels. Basically, there is no way to get it all in one package, even if you're willing to spend on it.
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Thread Understanding Days Gone Reviews
I gave it 8.4 in my review and was honestly quite surprised at first by the other scores. Ultimately, though, they tie into the pre-release narrative of the one botched Sony exclusive game.
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Thread Deep Silver Dambuster Studios now in charge of Dead Island 2 development
They are simply taking over, then, not restarting development?
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Thread Square Enix Avengers project worldwide reveal confirmed for E3 (June 10th)
You're probably spot-on. Borderlands seems a fine comparison from the little info we have.
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Thread Cyberpunk 2077 Will Be Playable At E3, But Only CDPR Will Play It
Not surprised in the least, they did the exact same thing with The Witcher 3. Besides, open world games aren't well suited to hands-on demos.
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Thread 34BigThings Denies Digital Foundry’s Redout XB1X Analysis (Update: Digital Foundry Apology)
It's not a maybe, I'm the author of the article and I got it from them. That bit was meant to clarify that there was dynamic resolution in place, which they already used on the standard XB1. And you're right, in the previous interview we had with them they didn't say anything about dynamic resolution, but they did the last time we talked when the patch actually came out. Though again, they didn't give out the specifics of how the dynamic resolution worked.
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Thread 34BigThings Denies Digital Foundry’s Redout XB1X Analysis (Update: Digital Foundry Apology)
No problem. I am in the process of getting verified, which should help in these situations. And yes, I concur that there were communication missteps along the way here.
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Thread 34BigThings Denies Digital Foundry’s Redout XB1X Analysis (Update: Digital Foundry Apology)
It's written in the article itself - I got it from the developers. The game already used dynamic resolution on the standard Xbox One. Granted, they didn't say how often the dynamic scaler kicked in.
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Thread 34BigThings Denies Digital Foundry’s Redout XB1X Analysis (Update: Digital Foundry Apology)
This is incorrect, though, as there was dynamic resolution at play when the Enhanced patch released a few weeks ago.
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Thread With legit cpu’s Next Gen, is console WoW a possibility?
They would have to remake it first, which I would be totally up to. Use Unreal Engine 4 and add action-based combat. Leave the rest pretty much as is. Release it on PC/PS5/Next Xbox/Next Switch with cross-play. Enjoy the revival of the Golden Goose.
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Thread Square Enix announced its E3 2019 press conference.
Doubtful, considering the massive spike in revenue they are forecasting for this Fall. I expect at least two heavyweights to release in that quarter and one of them could very well be Avengers.
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Thread DigitalFoundry: Monster Hunter World Analysis (PS4/Pro/Xbox One/X)
Why? John actually says that it's an underwhelming use of the Xbox One X. In fact, in resolution and frame rate mode it's missing some details....
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Thread Dauntless Will Have Full Cross-Play and Cross-Progression between PS4, Xbox One and PC
No, it's not. They announced this at The Game Awards. In fact, they're planning to support cross-play with mobile and Nintendo Switch as well, just like Fortnite.
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Thread Dauntless Will Have Full Cross-Play and Cross-Progression between PS4, Xbox One and PC
Yes, they said as much earlier this year.
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Thread Google Stadia will only work on TV with Chromecast, computers running a Chrome browser, and Pixel devices
Agreed.
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Thread Capcom COO : PC is an Important Platform , PC Sales ratio improving every year for us , Will Strive to Further expand it
Sadly, I believe that ship has sailed. The best we can hope for at this point is that Itsuno will make Dragon's Dogma 2 next with integrated co-op elements.
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Thread War Thunder developer calls out Sony on Twitter about lack of Cross Play with #Crossplay4ThePlayers
Gaijin CEO told me in an interview that he was still wary of whether Sony would actually open to all games. It seems that's still the case.
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Thread NX Gamer: Anthem: VIP demo analysis on Xbox One X and S
Performance on the Xbox One X was disappointing in the demo. It's a whole other game when played on PC.
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Thread 18% Of Developers Are Reportedly Working On NEXT-GEN Games
As mentioned in the article, 37% of them couldn't (or wouldn't) respond, so there is indeed a good chance the actual number is higher. The question is by how much.
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Thread ANTHEM discussion thread [PSA: VIP Demo Jan 25-27, Open Demo Feb 1-3 | PS4/XB1/PC]
Additional information on Elder Game content is still under embargo.
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Thread Is Nvidia VRR on TV a lost cause?
DisplayPort isn't a complete non-starter anymore this year thanks to the Alienware OLED 55" showcased at CES. Beyond that, NVIDIA said they might explore HDMI VRR. That's all we know.
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Thread Digital Foundry tests Nvidia's FreeSync/Adaptive Sync - "It's a game-changer"
They did say to our editor at CES 2019 they might explore it in the future. I guess the best way in the meantime would be just to get the upcoming Alienware OLED which comes with a DisplayPort and should definitely work.
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Thread Sony fined 2 million Euros because of lacking information and misleading details about PS+ subscription and online play on PlayStation 4
It doesn't say that particular box is an original PlayStation 4 launch console. It says PlayStation 4 is sold to the public since November 2013.
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Thread ANTHEM discussion thread [PS4/XB1/PC, Feb 22, 2019, Bioware/EA]
Agreed. Though getting randomization to feel right in these games is easier said than done.
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Thread Anthem: New NVIDIA CES 2019 Trailer
That reminds me of the comment made a couple years ago by Pete Hines about Bethesda not being a vending machine. It's also why I fear Anthem and Bioware are in a similar position with so many fans not wanting them to try something different even before they've actually played the game.
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Thread NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Launching at $349 US on 15th January – Gaming Performance Numbers Leaked, Will Deliver 60 FPS With RTX & DLSS Enabled at 1080p
Indeed. On the other hand, this does indirectly confirm DLSS is coming to Battlefield V, which is news.
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Thread I have been playing Witcher 3 using GeForceNOW on a nVidia Shield and it has been a better experience than any modern console.
Did you try playing The Witcher 3 on a 4K HDR enabled Xbox One X? Because I doubt that could possibly be inferior to 1080p streamed PC, even with Ultra settings enabled. By the way, given your ideal environment you should probably try Shadow. It allows high frame rate at 1080p resolution and 4K60, unlike GeForce Now.
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Thread Amazon's MMO New World interview at MMORPG: setting, survival, crafting, pvp focus, alpha stage, more
Too bad they didn't talk about PvE adventuring.
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Thread So...why haven't we seen Avengers?
I don't think there is any real plan to create a coherent 'MGU' as of now. Marvel may well be happy simply with publishing great games, and so would a lot of gamers. As to Avengers, they merely said they'd share more information during 2018. For all we know, they could do it before the end of the year, or more likely in the first months of 2019. It hasn't really disappeared from the face of the Earth, though of course, the anticipation for it is huge.
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Thread Atlas |OT| You best start believing in pirate MMO's...you're in one!
It is a rightful concern, but they've openly said they built new technology to 'stitch' together a world that's about 1,200 times the size of ARK. According to PC Gamer, they can also temporarily restrict access to an area if everyone is suddenly gathering there for some reason.
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Thread Epic Games has removed all Infinity Blade games from the iOS store
My main takeaway on this is the focus of SPYJINX. I've been eager to learn more about that project since it was announced, it is long overdue for a reveal.
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Thread Epic Games has removed all Infinity Blade games from the iOS store
This very announcement says otherwise. Besides, Fortnite was also considered to be vaporware for a long time. We know how that turned out.
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Thread Battlefield V: Official DXR Dev Update – Up To 50% Performance Increase
I've interviewed several developers of titles that are due to implement DLSS and sadly not one of them was able to provide a timeframe yet. I'll try to inquire directly with NVIDIA to see if they can provide a straight answer on when we'll see the first games supporting the technology.
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Thread Battlefield V: Official DXR Dev Update – Up To 50% Performance Increase
Agreed. Honestly, any game implementing RTX should also use DLSS to properly exploit the hardware of Turing GPUs.
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Thread Digital Foundry: Just Cause 4 PC First Look: Next-Level Physics [Discusses System Requirements]
Did the developers tell you about NVIDIA DLSS support at this event? Because I can't find any other info on that.
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Thread Sunset Overdrive PC preorder up on Amazon, 11/16, $19.99 (all DLC included))
Doubtful. THQ Nordic has simply been the publisher of choice for Microsoft when they want to distribute some PC games on retail/Steam.
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Thread Xbox Game Pass — November 2018: OlliOlli 2, Sheltered, Sniper Elite 4, Rise&Shine, GRIP, More @ X018
To be clear, I was referring to Sniper Elite 4. GRIP will be enhanced for the Xbox One X.
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Thread Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. |OT| War has changed.
This has absolutely nothing to do with Elder Scrolls Online. Nothing at all. Also the performance issues are very much engine related, I'm afraid. Compared to it Red Dead Redemption 2 runs very well and looks so much better in every regard.
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Thread Fallout 76 Stress Test Impressions [No pics, screens, content, etc]
Not sure where exactly you've read that there no quests in this game. It's actually the opposite, it will have more quests than Fallout 4 or 3 (or Vegas, for that matter).
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Thread Kotaku: Microsoft finalizing deal to acquire Obsidian Entertainment
All those saying that they would be deprived of the possibility of playing Obsidian games missed the Project xCloud news, right? Microsoft is aiming to let you play the games anywhere you want. You won't need an Xbox One or even a decent PC.
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Thread Alpha gameplay footage of Amazon's MMO (New World) leaked on Pornhub
The hook is that this is not just a survival game. It has persistence and MMO elements, to an unprecedented scale for any mere survival game. Our editor tried the game at Gamescom and said the area he was playing in the demo was about 200 square miles and only one fourth or fifth of the total landmass. Also, they're planning 500 concurrent players during the Alpha but the ultimate goal is to extend that to 10K concurrent players, which would make it like one traditional MMO server. The territory control system and the entirely player-driven economy would then flourish in such as scenario. In short, this is the best shot at a triple-A funded sandbox MMORPG, basically a big budget Darkfall with some survival elements. As to the early footage being boring, I would be hard pressed to find an Alpha MMO/sandbox/survival game that doesn't look boring in a video honestly. I'd give it time before scratching it off like that.
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Thread Remedy: Control Won’t Have Any Fetch Quests; It Will Deliver the ‘Telekinetic Master’ Power Fantasy
I think this is the further they've gone yet when it comes to side content.
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Thread Brandon Sanderson would seriously consider giving CDPR book rights for game adaptation for free
Yes please! Sanderson is my favourite fantasy author. Any of his works would be great adapted by CDPR. Too bad they have got their hands full, I think.
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Thread Sony Bend: Story Is a Huge Part of Days Gone; Having Infected Instead of Zombies Is a Huge Differenc
My takeaway is that they have created a whole ecosystem and that's explained with them being living, infected beings rather than just the usual zombies. In that way it reminds me of I Am Legend.
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Thread Microsoft acquires Playground games, Undead Labs, Compulsion games, Ninja Theory for first party
Exactly. I always thought they were an underrated studio. Despite their great games they never had their big commercial break. I hope they will be able to flourish without having to worry about funding.
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Thread NVIDIA publishes RTX 2080 vs GTX 1080 comparison
I think it's incorrect to say that. Checkerboarding is a very specific technique and DLSS works in a completely different way, though both have the goal to improve performance.
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Thread Microsoft Executive VP & CFO: We Will Build The Best Gaming Cloud, Xbox Team Was Instrumental
I definitely agree with you there. AI is the single aspect of games that's evolved the least over the years.
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Thread Cyberpunk 2077 is the cover of EDGE Magazine November 2018
It's a way of speech, not literal. It wouldn't make much sense to release the game on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, two platforms launched in 2013, if it's really coming out in 2021 or later. Besides, we already know the main quest is fully playable and they have a huge development team now.
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Thread Kodera: Sony "considers various options around Vita," suggests last phase of PS4 = 3 yrs
Agreed. It's not really news to Sony anyway, they've always supported previous generations for some time after the new console launched.
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Thread NVIDIA publishes RTX 2080 vs GTX 1080 comparison
Actually, the showcase included more than one game with several RTX features. Control has reflections, diffuse GI and contact shadows. Atomic Heart has shadows, ambient occlusion and reflections, just like Assetto Corsa Competizione and MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries.
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Thread 4A Games Targeting
I believe NVIDIA is hoping to partially offset the computational expense of ray tracing with NVIDIA DLSS for those games that enable both, such as MechWarrior 5, Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Atomic Heart. It will be interesting to see how those perform in the final release.
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Thread Crystal Dynamics Adds Veterans From Naughty Dog, EA, Monolith, And More For The Avengers Project
I'll take The Division set in the Marvel universe, thanks. With replayability enhanced by procedurally generated missions whose variables are the countless enemies available in the comics.
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Thread Cyberpunk 2077 Press Demo Impressions Thread
Except that the fact sheet posted minutes ago clearly says the game is coming to PC, PS4, XB1. The screenshots could very well be from a maxed PC build and maybe even touched up a little bit.
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Thread Cyberpunk 2077 Press Demo Impressions Thread
Doubtful. As impactful as Oblivion was, Skyrim was much more so. It makes very little financial sense for a one-game studio like CDPR is for the time being to spend years and tons of money and then only release on consoles with a very small installed base. I see two clear options: either the GTAV/TLOU path, that is to say release on current gen and then GOTY Remastered on next gen, or straightforward Zelda: Breath of the Wild path of releasing cross-generation. But they aren't skipping current hardware unless there are insurmountable technical hurdles.
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Thread Gravel |OT| This isn't Dirt, it's Gravel
It shouldn't be. HDR was already available for MotoGP 17 on PlayStation 4. This one might get HDR support with an update on launch day if it's not there already. That's HDR rendering for the engine itself, . It doesn't have to do with support of HDR displays.
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Thread World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth datamining & spoiler thread
This could be useful as the game historically relied heavily on CPUs. Anyway, I so wish they would just remake it with a modern engine and action-like combat. I'd be all over it once again. Of course, it'll never happen.
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Thread Cyberpunk 2077 is still in a pre-alpha stage
To be clear, I wasn't implying any inside knowledge on the release date or anything like that. However, it is a fact that Cyberpunk 2077 being in Pre-Alpha state does not necessarily mean we'll have to wait more than two years to play it. As pointed out already, several games were in Alpha state only half a year before launch or so, not to mention that different studios use the Pre-Alpha, Alpha, Beta terms in very different ways. I think that the game will be out between late 2019 and the first half of 2020 at the latest, and it won't skip current generation consoles if they can help it. It wouldn't make any sense financially to do so.
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Thread Kingdom Come: Deliverance PC performance thread
Well, my impressions aren't nearly as bad some of those reviews I've seen. With an i7 6700K (stock clock) and 1080Ti (also not overclocked), I can play at 4K resolution with a mix of High/Very High/Ultra. I'd post a gameplay video, but it would be self-promotion.
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Thread H1Z1 Breaches 10 Million Players on PlayStation 4, New Update Introduces Revive Mechanics
Right, I expect PUBG on PlayStation 4 would shortly eclipse H1Z1 in popularity, though one has to account that PUBG has a $30 price tag while H1Z1 is free.
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Thread Hunt: Showdown is now in Early Access. $29.99USD
I'm not saying the game doesn't have issues or shouldn't be improved. Of course that's true. My point was that user reviews don't seem to be a real deterrent when it comes to sales, as Ark and PUBG (and others) have proven. Hopefully, Crytek can do an even better job and use the sales revenue to refine the game a lot.
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Thread State of Decay 2 |OT| Not a zAAAmbie game
It's fun, and no doubt. Still, I can't help but feel disappointed precisely because the core systems could translate into a fantastic game all around, and that's not the case. Anyway, my review (7.5) is here:
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Thread Xbox One X |OT| The Scorpio King
Guys, I need some help with capturing 4K HDR footage from the Xbox One X and uploading it to YouTube. The file I've captured plays just fine on my TV, but upon uploading it on YouTube the colors became all washed out and HDR doesn't activate at all. Do you have any tips to work around this issue?