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Minecraft With Photorealistic Textures and Ray Tracing

Milosz Szubert, 26 June 2019, 22:22

There's a video on YouTube, showing how the Stratum 2K Texture package and Continuum RT shaders turn Minecraft into something almost unrecognizable. However, for this type of fun you'll have to spend some money.

Cyberpunk 2077 Will Use Ray Tracing

Jakub Mirowski, 12 June 2019, 00:47

Nvidia announced that it is working with CD Projekt RED on Cyberpunk 2077, which will allow the Polish team to take advantage of the possibilities offered by the ray tracing technology.

Ray-tracing For Free in Playable Unreal Engine 4 Demo

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 June 2019, 00:32

A playable tech demo of Unreal Engine 4 has appeared on the web. It enables you to check out the potential of ray tracing for free while demolishing a town as a Martian robot.

Dying Light 2 PC Gets the Best Visuals

Frozen, 25 May 2019, 00:58

A representative of Techland gave an interview for Wccftech about Dying Light 2, the upcoming continuation of the popular zombie open-world game. We learned from it that the PC version of the title will support advanced graphics options unavailable on consoles.

Here's The Witcher 3 With Almost Ray Tracing

Frozen, 24 May 2019, 12:16

There's a video on the web where we can see how The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt would look like if it used the ray tracing technology. All thanks to the use of Martha McFly's RT Shader by Pascal Gilcher.

EA Shows New Hair Rendering Model on Frostbite

Conrad Hazi, 22 May 2019, 13:50

EA has released a series of videos showing the hair rendering capabilities of the Frostbite engine. The new technology is supposed to be a harbinger of what the games of the future may look like.

Reshade Enables Ray Tracing in Quake 3, FEAR and GTA V

Conrad Hazi, 19 May 2019, 22:34

The latest alpha version of the popular Reshade app enables you to include ray tracing in many modern and classic titles. Thanks to the app, we can achieve a much better image quality, but it is done in exchange for a large computer load.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Changes Since 2015

Adrian Werner, 12 May 2019, 21:17

There is an interesting video on the web offering a comparison between the latest trailer of Final Fantasy VII Remake and the version shown in 2015. The differences are significant.

The Elder Scrolls IV Oblivion Mod Ups Textures to 4K and 8K

Milosz Szubert, 18 April 2019, 12:19

The popular RPG The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion has received a mod that raises the resolution of almost all textures to 4K and 8K. This was done with the Gigapixel AI tool. The whole thing weighs about 4.5 GB.

Civilization 6 Mod Restores Visuals From Civlization 5

Konrad Serafinski, 09 April 2019, 15:21

Civilization VI got a mod that changes the game's visuals to be a bit more in the vein of the previous installment. The mod came from the series' artistic director, Brian Busatti.

Here's Minecraft with (Almost) Ray Tracing Support

Bart Swiatek, 01 April 2019, 12:31

Modder known as notglacier used the SEUS mod, to add patch tracing support to good old Minecraft. The technology is a less known variant of the famous ray tracing.

Even More Destructive Unreal Engine 4 GDC Demo

Michael Kulakowski, 29 March 2019, 22:47

Developers of the Unreal Engine 4 have published the full version of the tech demo showcased on GDC 2019, which presents the improved destruction and physics model.

AMD Ray Tracing Demo from Crytek

Jakub Mirowski, 17 March 2019, 17:04

Crytek release a Neon Noir demo, showing the capabilities of CryEngine when it comes to the ray tracing technology. What's more, the majority of current gen GPUs will be able to use it, including AMD chipsets.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Patch May Downgrade Visuals

Jakub Mirowski, 17 March 2019, 12:50

The players are sounding the alarm: it seems like on the occasion of the latest 1.06 patch for Red Dead Redemption 2 the developers from Rockstar have somewhat downgraded the visual, abandoning the ambient occlusion effects.

Windows 7 With DirectX 12 Support

ElMundo, 13 March 2019, 16:30

A rather surprising decision came from Microsoft – the company from Redmond has officially included Windows 7 OS into DirectX 12 API support. The effects of this decision will appear in World of Warcraft.

Metro Exodus Performance Tests and Graphics Comparison

Adrian Werner, 14 February 2019, 15:31

The first Metro Exodus performance tests appeared on the web. The game seems to have been optimized well, even with ray-tracking on. In addition, a video with graphical comparison of the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions has been released.

Assassin's Creed 3 Remastered - Release Date And Graphics Comparison

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 February 2019, 23:13

We got to know the release date of Assassin's Creed III Remastered. A bundle that contains refreshed third part with expansion sets and Assassin's Creed: Liberation Remastered will debut on March 29th.

Anno 1800 visual comparison

Konrad Serafinski, 30 January 2019, 14:03

Candyland published yet another visual comparison video. This time, they’ve dedicated the footage to various graphic settings of Anno 1800.

Check graphics comparison of PUBG, PUBG Lite and PUBG Mobile

Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2019, 13:23

Interesting video material appeared on YouTube that presents graphical comparison of individual releases of the battle royale hit from PUBG Corp. - Playerunknown's Battlegrounds.

Next-generation Xbox with real-time ray tracing support

Bart Swiatek, 25 January 2019, 09:38

According to reports in Reddit and ResetEra forums, the new Xbox may have support for ray tracing technology. Microsoft is expected to tell more details about it during the GDC 2018.

Mod recreates GTA 3 from first trailers

Frozen, 22 January 2019, 17:37

The GTA 3D modification makes Grand Theft Auto 3 similar to the first promotional materials that weren't as grey and gloomy as the final version of the game. Mod also restores elements cut or altered by the creators before the release.

Battlefield 5 player banned for enabling potato mode

Bart Swiatek, 22 January 2019, 13:22

A Battlefield 5 user was banned by DICE for playing the game on visual details set below the official minimum.

Final graphic design of System Shock remake is here

Bart Swiatek, 21 January 2019, 09:55

The developer of the System Shock remake have shared a video presenting the game's final visual design.

RDR 2 vs GTA 5: a visual comparison

Adrian Werner, 05 December 2018, 14:08

Candyland has published an interesting video comparing the graphics of two Rockstar Games hits - Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption II.

Fallout 76 PC vs PS4 Pro vs Xbox One X

Adrian Werner, 15 November 2018, 15:07

Candyland released an interesting comparison video showing the differences between PC, Xbox One X, and PlayStation 4 Pro versions of Fallout 76.

Metro Exodus runs smoothly with ray tracing on – but there is a price to pay

Mathias Zulpo, 04 September 2018, 02:49

Nvidia's ray tracing is no stranger to Metro Exodus, and they get along pretty well. An off-screen gameplay proves that the game can handle ultra-realistic lighting at 50+ FPS in 1080p. But it comes at a price.

Project CARS dev says EA tried to kill the studio

luckie, 21 September 2017, 13:21

The boss of Slightly Mad Studios, known best for Project CARS, says that Electronic Arts tried to kill the studio several years ago.

Rainbow Six: Siege to get a 42 GB patch

luckie, 07 August 2017, 13:24

The next update for Rainbow Six: Siege is going to be a big one. While varying in size across platforms, the Ultra HD version of the patch will weigh 42 GB on PC.

The Witcher 3 HD Reworked Project mod gets a huge update

luckie, 21 July 2017, 10:26

The Witcher 3 HD Reworked Project is now available in 4.6 version, which improves the looks of in-game walls, water and other objects. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has never been prettier!

Fallout 4 High Resolution Texture Pack available on PC

luckie, 07 February 2017, 13:20

You can now make your Fallout 4 much prettier thanks to the High Resolution Texture Pack for PC, distributed for free by Bethesda.

Escape from Tarkov dev diary showing off incredibly detailed models

luckie, 26 February 2016, 15:37

One of the greatest strengths of Escape from Tarkov is its graphics. In the latest dev diary the creators talk about how they make great-looking visual assets.

Risen 3 Gets Enhanced Visuals on 64-bit Operating Systems

luckie, 21 August 2015, 13:03

PC version of Risen 3: Titan Lords just got a free update, enhancing the game’s graphics. This, however, is available only for users of 64-bit operating systems. .