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Ray Tracing in Cyberpunk 2077 Initially Only on Nvidia Cards

Bart Swiatek, 21 October 2020, 21:15

Artur Knapik from CD Projekt RED announced in a press interview that on day one ray tracing in Cyberpunk 2077 will be available only for Nvidia GPU owners.

Some 8th-gen Games Will Run Twice as Smooth on New Xbox

Bart Swiatek, 14 October 2020, 17:06

Microsoft has announced that some of the eighth-generation games will run twice as smoothly when launched on Xbox Series X / Series S consoles. We can also count on a number of improvements in the area of graphics.

Disappointing Visual Comparison of FIFA 21 and FIFA 20 on PC

Adrian Werner, 07 October 2020, 12:54

Interesting screenshots have appeared on the web, comparing the visuals of FIFA 20 and FIFA 21. It follows from them that this year's edition does not offer any significant graphic improvements.

The Invincible Will Offer a Dozen+ Hours of Fun in Great Visuals

Musiol, 03 October 2020, 22:26

Based on Lem's novel, The Invincible will debut in the second half of 2021. The devs talk about the possibilities offered by the next-gen consoles and ensure that fans of narrative video games will be delighted.

The Witcher 3 HD Reworked 12.0 Ultimate Mod Launches

qjin, 20 September 2020, 21:22

As announced, a new version of the well-known visual mod for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been published. We're talking about The Witcher 3 HD Reworked Project 12.0 Ultimate, which can already be downloaded from Nexus Mods.

Ray Tracing and DLSS in Fortnite Today

mikos, 17 September 2020, 13:38

Today the new update to Fortnite will introduce ray tracing and DLSS support. This is another big step in popularizing ray tracing technology in video games.

Ubisoft Reveals Fixed Prince of Persia Remake

Bart Swiatek, 15 September 2020, 12:27

A new screenshot from Prince of Persia: Sands of Time remake has appeared online. It shows how the game has changed since the alpha version, on which the first trailer was based.

Xbox Series S Will Run Backwards Compatible Games in Xbox One S Quality

Sodar, 12 September 2020, 21:18

Xbox Series S has been officially announced as Microsoft's most affordable console. The lower price, however, is associated with some compromises. One of them is the lack of support for the graphical improvements found in games on Xbox One X.

Ubisoft Responds to Accusation That New Prince of Persia is Bad

Paul Wozniak, 11 September 2020, 20:33

Ubisoft responded to player allegations that the presentation of the Prince of Persia: Sands of Time remake was tragic. Thus, we found out, among other things, why the creators decided to adopt that particular visual style.

Crysis Remastered With Ray Tracing on Consoles

Musiol, 09 September 2020, 14:37

The console edition of Crysis Remastered will offer optional ray tracing. The software implementation of the technology will be available on the more powerful hardware - Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro.

Here's Shiny New Minecraft RTX

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 September 2020, 20:51

Nvidia has released new worlds for Minecraft RTX beta test participants. Each of them can be downloaded for free to test the advantages of ray tracing in the popular game from Mojang.

Does Ray Tracing in WoW: Shadowlands Do Anything?

Milosz Szubert, 21 August 2020, 13:18

There are screenshots on the web that compare what World of Warcraft: Shadowlands looks like with recently added shadows generated with and without ray tracing. In addition, there are reports that the new effects are putting quite a strain on the PC.

WoW Shadowlands With Ray Tracing Support Thanks to Nvidia Drivers

qjin, 18 August 2020, 20:09

The latest drivers for Nvidia GeForce GPUs have introduced ray tracing support for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. We will be able to check the changes by testing the beta version of the upcoming expansion for the popular MMORPG.

14 Years of Graphic Evolution - FSX vs Flight Simulator 2020

Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 21:03

Videos that appeared on the Flight Sim channel compare the graphics in the latest installment of Microsoft Flight Simulator with older games - Microsoft Flight Simulator X (2006) and X-Plane 11 (2017). One of the materials also compares in-game locations with real world counterparts side by side.

STALKER 2 - Ray Tracing and 120 FPS on Xbox Series X

Adrian Werner, 30 July 2020, 12:40

We learned that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will support ray tracing. In addition, the developers promise up to 120 fps on the Xbox Series X console.

Skyrim - Mod Adds AI-enhanced Textures

Milosz Szubert, 28 July 2020, 15:36

The Cleaned Textures - Uncompressed mod, which beautifies the basic version of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and its expansions, made its debut online. AI was used to create the mod.

Halo Infinite Gameplay Sparks Wave of Criticism; Demo was Launched on PC

Bart Swiatek, 24 July 2020, 14:32

Players and industry experts have severely criticized the Halo Infinite's graphics. We also found out that yesterday's gameplay demo was running on a PC, not the Xbox Series X.

Crysis Enhanced Edition - Iconic FPS Upgraded by Fans. Again

Milosz Szubert, 16 July 2020, 12:35

For several hours, anyone interested can download the Crysis Enhanced Edition mod. Its task is to beautify the visuals of the first installment of the popular FPS series from Crytek.

American Truck Simulator - New Patch Improves Graphics

Sodar, 15 July 2020, 14:20

Update number 1.38 for American Truck Simulator brings mainly visual improvements. From now on, we can enable the SSAO function in the settings, which improves the visual quality of the environment.

Ghost of Tsushima - Visual Comparison on PS4 and PS4 Pro

Adrian Werner, 15 July 2020, 13:43

An interesting video has been released online, showing the differences in graphics in Ghost of Tsushima on PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro.

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.