Crysis Remastered vs Crysis - Screenshot Comparison
Paul Wozniak, 01 July 2020, 14:35
Users of ResetEra message board have published several screensshots from the remastered version of Crysis and compared them with the original.
Cyberpunk 2077 With Ray Tracing and DLSS 2.0 Support
Bart Swiatek, 26 June 2020, 11:09
Nvidia and CD Projekt RED informed that on the day of its release Cyberpunk 2077 will support both ray tracing and DLSS 2.0. Everything seems to indicate that the gameplay shown yesterday was lacking these features.
New Quality in Video Games - Last of Us 2 Dev on Face Animation System
Bart Swiatek, 22 June 2020, 14:54
Roger Clark - actor known from Red Dead Redemption 2 - praised facial animations in The Last of Us: Part II. Thanks to a response from one of the devs at Naughty Dog, we learned that the system developed by animator Keith Paciello plays an important role in the final effect. It allows for automatical adjusting of animations to the emotions felt by the characters.
Day One Cyberpunk 2077 Will Look Better on PS5 and Xbox Series X
Jacob Blazewicz, 19 June 2020, 18:05
Adam Kicinski, CEO of CD Projekt, commented on the reasons for delaying the release of Cyberpunk 2077 and confirmed that game will be available on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles from day one.
300 Mods in Skyrim - Looks Great and Still Works
Paul Wozniak, 10 June 2020, 14:45
Skyrim player has boasted his personal version of the game, on which he installed over 300 different modifications. Thanks to this, the game looks amazing and, most importantly, still runs without any problems.
Minecraft 1.16 Enables Us to Set Level of Graphics to Fabulous
Milosz Szubert, 05 June 2020, 17:17
The first so-called pre-release of 1.16 update for Minecraft: Java Edition has launched. It enables us, among other things, to test a new graphics setting called Fabulous, which is intended to improve the visibility of various phenomena through transparent objects.
The Last of Us 2 - Summary of Visual Changes
Sodar, 01 June 2020, 13:57
A comparison of details from the demo material of the upcoming The Last of Us 2 has been published on YouTube. NX Gamer specialists compared earlier videos from the game and those published recently. Let's see how much the game has changed.
The Witcher 3 - Nicer NPC on Trailer of HD Reworked Project 12.0
Milosz Szubert, 25 May 2020, 13:04
The first trailer of version 12.0 of the HD Reworked Project mod for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt appeared on the wbe. It presents improved looks of characters in the popular action RPG from CD Projekt RED. The new release of the fan project by Halk Hogan will most likely debut in the summer.
Mafia: Trilogy is Broken; Fans Report Numerous Issues
Jacob Blazewicz, 20 May 2020, 21:59
Internet users speak out en masse about the remasters included in the Mafia Trilogy set. Unfortunately, the Definitive Editions of Mafia II and Mafia III are apparently full of various errors, which are not compensated by upgraded visuals.
CoD: Modern Warfare Fans Complain About Visual Downgrade
Bart Swiatek, 18 May 2020, 14:38
One of Reddit users prepared a comparison showing the difference that occurred in the graphics of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. The visuals in the PC multiplayer mode have noticeably lost quality.
First Trailer of GTA 5 NaturalVision Evolved Mod
Jacob Blazewicz, 16 May 2020, 14:29
Modder Razed presented NaturalVision Evolved, another version of the visual mod for GTA V. Work on the project is still in progress, but the artist has released a trailer with a comparison of visuals.
„First Million is Free” - New Usage Rules of Unreal Engine
Jacob Blazewicz, 14 May 2020, 12:19
Epic Games has amended Unreal Engine's license terms. From now on, developers may use this engine for commercial purposes free of charge until they earn a million dollars in gross revenue from games created using the technology.
Spectacular Visuals of Unreal Engine 5's PS5 Tech Demo
Jacob Blazewicz, 13 May 2020, 20:37
Epic Games has presented an impressive tech demo of UE5. The console used for the presentation was PlayStation 5.
GTA 4 in 4K and With Impressive Graphics Recreated in GTA 5
Paul Wozniak, 12 May 2020, 16:13
A video showing the GTA 4 map recreated in GTA 5 appeared on YouTube. The whole thing has been tuned with realistic modifications, significantly improving the graphics.
WoW Will Most Likely Get Ray Tracing Support
Paul Wozniak, 30 April 2020, 19:00
Today, the information that the latest expansion to World of Warcraft will include a graphic setting for ray tracing has probably been confirmed. So far this option has been added to the alpha version of the game, although it is not yet possible to enable it.
Wow Shadowlands Will Introduce New Graphic Settings and Character Creator
Bart Swiatek, 17 April 2020, 15:04
With the release of the Shadowlands expansion, the MMORPG World of Warcraft will receive several new graphics options to improve performance. The game's engine may also receive support for Variable Rate Shading and ray tracing technologies.
Beta Version of Impressive STALKER Mod Goes Live
Adrian Werner, 15 April 2020, 15:22
A beta version of STALKER Clear Sky Remaster, a visual mod for the FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clean Sky, has been released. On this occasion, the creators published a new trailer.
New Version of Visual Mod for Mafia 2 Goes Live
Milosz Szubert, 08 April 2020, 15:02
A new version of Old Time Reality mod for Mafia II has just been released. The mod significantly improves the visual aspect of 2K Czech's 2010 production and its expansions.
Minecraft - Beautiful Landscapes Created by Players
Bart Swiatek, 03 April 2020, 16:44
Players can create truly extraordinary things in Minecraft. Most often, ambitious, three-dimensional constructions and worlds attract attention, but also single scenes and pictures, which are often surprisingly realistic, have some undisputable charm to them. Some users demand changes in the game engine from developers, which would give them even more possibilities.
Photorealistic Forest Shows the Full Power of PS4
Paul Wozniak, 01 April 2020, 15:53
Photorealistic projects created in Dreams, a unique PlayStation 4 exclusive, show the true capabilities of the console.
Minecraft - Comparison Shows Beautiful Visuals With Ray Tracing
Bart Swiatek, 31 March 2020, 15:10
Several images have appeared on the web, showing the difference in Minecraft's visuals when the ray tracing function is activated, which will be added to the PC version this year. To be honest, it really does look impressive.
Microsoft Presents DirectX 12 Ultimate - Watch Demo in Action
Conrad Hazi, 20 March 2020, 11:18
Microsoft has presented the latest version of its graphics library - DirectX 12 Ultimate. The novelties, which the company boast about, mainly concern DirectX ray tracing, which received version 1.1. Its operation can be seen in the attached demos.
Natural Landscapes Mod Adds Some Charm to Fallout 4
Milosz Szubert, 17 March 2020, 14:21
A few days ago, a new version of the Natural Landscapes modification for Fallout 4 was released. It clearly increases the quality of terrain textures in Bethesda's production. The mod comes in two versions - 2K and 4K.
Witcher 3 HD Reworked - Complex Visual Mod Version 11.0 Now Available
Milosz Szubert, 13 March 2020, 12:16
Since yesterday, version 11.0 of the HD Reworked mod for The Witcher 3 is available on the web. It mainly beautifies the Toussaint region from the Blood and Wine expansion. Other regions also got some bigger or smaller upgrades.
Mod Offers New 4K Textures For Skyrim
Milosz Szubert, 09 March 2020, 14:47
Recently, a set called Tamrielic Textures 1 - Landscapes was released on the web to significantly beautify The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in both the standard version with expansions and the Special Edition. This is the first part of a larger project.
4A Games About Ray Tracing on PS5 and Xbox Series X
Konrad Serafinski, 23 February 2020, 19:02
4A Games is fully committed to developing ray tracing. With the launch of next-gen consoles, the company plans to devote even more attention to this technology.
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 - Summary of Visual Changes
Mat1K, 17 February 2020, 12:36
EA DICE is working on an upgrade to Star Wars: Battlefront II. The Swedish studio releases updates that beautify the graphics, eliminate errors or modernize character movements. The Cinematic Captures channel has prepared a summary showing the progress of the work.
The Last of Us Animator" not Ray Tracing but Realistic Animations Will Power Next-gen
Bart Swiatek, 27 January 2020, 11:06
FX Guide featured a material presenting the new features of Unreal Engine 4. Jonathan Cooper, an animator who worked on Assassin's Creed and The Last of Us, among others, published some of its fragments on Twitter, adding that he would like next-gen platforms to allow him to use similar features.
Beautiful Winter on New Video From Microsoft Flight Simulator
Milosz Szubert, 02 January 2020, 11:40
Another footage from Microsoft Flight Simulator was released online. This time the devs presented environment covered with snow. The title will be released this year on PC and Xbox One.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Remaster Mod Available for Download
Milosz Szubert, 31 December 2019, 10:00
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl Remaster, a fan visual mod for the popular game from GSC Game World studio, will soon be launched. A new trailer made its debut online.
System Shock Remake - Comparison of Unity and Unreal Engine 4 Versions
Paul Wozniak, 15 December 2019, 21:52
The recently released System Shock remake demo allowed fans to compare the game with the previous version on Unity. Currently, the game is being built on Unreal Engine 4. However, the players do not seem to be satisfied with this change so far.
Commandos 2 HD and Praetorians HD - Originals vs Remasters
Paul Wozniak, 14 December 2019, 22:30
Since yesterday, beta-tests of refreshed versions of Commandos 2 and Praetorians have been on. They are available to players who have ordered (or are about to order) games in advance. There is also a short trailer that provides a visual comparison of remasters with the originals.
Watch Red Dead Redemption 2 PC in Potato Mode
Konrad Serafinski, 17 November 2019, 21:00
Ever wondered how Red Dead Redemption 2 would have looked like if instead of refined character models, etc... we'd used potatoes? Okay, maybe that's a bit too simplistic, but you just need to see this material.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order on PC - We've Learned Graphic Settings
Christian Pieniazek, 14 November 2019, 21:57
Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order on PC will enable players to customize a range of options related to the quality of its graphics. Screenshots presenting a list of settings waiting in the PC version of the latest work by Respawn Entertainment were uploaded to the web.
First Mods for The Outer Worlds - Toned-down Colors and Optimization
Christian Pieniazek, 31 October 2019, 18:02
Not even a week has passed since the release of The Outer Worlds and the game has already been modded by fans. Their creators have reworked the HUD and colour palette, and are also trying to improve the optimisation.
Here's WoW's Orgrimmar on Unreal Engine 4
Bart Swiatek, 28 October 2019, 13:30
Victor Ohman of Quixel has recreated the Orgrimmar Gateway from World of Warcraft on Unreal Engine 4. The result of his work is completely different from the original and quite breathtaking.
The Outer Worlds in 4K Only on Xbox One X; PS4 Pro Without Upgrades [Updated]
Bart Swiatek, 17 October 2019, 22:28
The Outer Worlds on Xbox One X will have some graphical improvements. Creators do not plan to upgrade the game's visuals on PlayStation 4 Pro.
Borderlands 3 - Visual Comparison and Technical Issues
Adrian Werner, 15 September 2019, 19:47
A video has been released online offering a visual comparison between Borderlands 3 on Xbox One X and PlayStation 4. The PC version, on the other hand, is struggling with technical issues, but remains popular throughout the board, breaking the activity record of Borderlands 2 twice.
Square Enix Shows Ray Tracing Implementation in Luminous Engine
Bart Swiatek, 05 September 2019, 20:03
Square Enix revealed a demo showing the capabilities of the latest version of Luminous Engine graphics technology. The engine supports the famed ray tracing and its capabilities are truly impressive.
CryEngine 5.6 Trailer Announces Remastered Crysis?
Paul Wozniak, 02 September 2019, 11:30
In the trailer of the latest version of CryEngine, in addition to improved features we can see the island known from the first installment of Crysis. It is quite possible that this is the announcement of a remastered version of the game.
Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Used RTX 2080 Ti and Ray Tracing
Konrad Serafinski, 31 August 2019, 17:04
Nvidia boasted on Twitter that yesterday's Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay was captured using a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti GPU with ray tracing technology.
Control's Technical Problems on PS4 and Xbox One; Large Fps Drops
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 August 2019, 22:36
The Digital Foundry Group has published a technical analysis of the console versions of Control. Tests show that the basic models of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One models are not quite up to the task of running the latest Remedy Entertainment game.
Control Launches - New Game by Creators of Max Payne and Alan Wake
Adrian Werner, 27 August 2019, 11:45
Control, the latest production by Remedy, known for Max Payne and Alan Wake series, debuted on the market. There is also an interesting video on the web, showing how the PC version with ray tracing looks like.
The Witcher 3: Switch vs. PS4 Graphics Comparison
Barth Faryna, 20 August 2019, 14:52
The Witcher 3 Nintendo Switch conversion caused some controversy. The first gameplays have already surfaced around the web, thanks to which we can see for ourselves how much the graphics were downgraded to meet the capabilities of the portable console.
Official Minecraft Trailer With Ray Tracing Support
Milosz Szubert, 19 August 2019, 14:43
Nvidia presented Minecraft trailer with ray tracing support. Official support for the technology is expected to appear in the popular game from the Mojang AB next year.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - Official Ray Tracing Gameplay Trailer
Konrad Serafinski, 19 August 2019, 13:32
Nvidia has shared a short trailer presenting ray tracing technology in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Participants of gamescom 2019 will be able to test the title with all the graphic bells and whistles.
For Now No Ray Tracing in Assetto Corsa Competizione
Conrad Hazi, 17 August 2019, 21:20
Developers have revealed that they are now focusing on other things and can only return to the issue of introducing ray tracing once their current tasks have been completed. KUNOS Simulazioni is currently working on the overall development and optimization of the title.
Minecraft: Super Duper Graphics Pack Update Cancelled
Bart Swiatek, 13 August 2019, 14:46
This is the end of Super Duper Graphics Pack - an ambitious, free DLC for Minecraft, which was supposed to change the graphic design of the old production. Mojang Studio has announced the cancellation of this project.
Star Wars: KotOR 2 Gets a Mod With Textures Improved by AI
Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2019, 20:28
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords from Obsidian Entertainment gets a mod that improves the graphics. The mod creator used artificial intelligence to improve the appearance of several hundred textures.
Nvidia: First AAA Game Requiring Ray Tracing Coming in 2023
Jacob Blazewicz, 30 July 2019, 00:17
Morgan McGuire of Nvidia commented on the use of ray tracing in games. In his opinion, the first high-budget game requiring this technology will be released in 2023.