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Scorpio may improve resolution of existing Xbox One games; devs have option to release 4K updates - Halo 5: Guardians for Xbox One News

Posted on 06/23 13:23 in More | 0

Highlighting Halo 5: Guardians as a title that could benefit from Scorpio's additional power, Spencer explained to that Xbox One games that use a dynamic resolution will "effectively.

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Xbox One S ships with a 4K UHD Blu-ray drive -

Posted on 06/23 13:23 in More | 0

That means you'll be able to play 4K UHD Blu-rays directly through the console, and stream 4K videos.The inclusion of a 4K Blu-ray drive may, for many, be the key feature of the Xbox One S.

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Microsoft considered releasing a more powerful Xbox this year -

Posted on 06/23 13:24 in More | 0

Microsoft considered releasing a new, more powerful Xbox this year, head of Xbox Phil Spencer has revealed, but decided against it to focus on releasing a "true 4K console" in 2017 instead."We could have done a new update this year," Spencer told Eurogamer.

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Apple kills Thunderbolt Display, marking first time company isn’t selling a monitor in 35 years

Posted on 06/24 22:24 in Shows | 0

Earlier this summer, we reported on speculation that Apple would soon retire its ancient 1440p Thunderbolt Display, only to replace it with a 4K or 5K panel.That would mean the company isn’t selling its own monitor (LCD or CRT) for the first time since the early 1980s, before the first Mac even came out.

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Microsoft may let you trade-in your current Xbox One towards upcoming Scorpio console

Posted on 07/11 21:23 in Shows | 0

When Microsoft announced both Scorpio and the upcoming Xbox One S, there was plenty of concern that the company might have harmed sales of its current Xbox One family (including the S) by announcing the much more powerful Scorpio console too reports that the Xbox One can currently be traded in for $80 cash or $100 store credit.

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Netflix only streams 1080p to a PC if you’re using a Microsoft browser

Posted on 07/15 14:25 in Shows | 0

Earlier this week, Microsoft released a blog post claiming that its own browser, Microsoft Edge, was the only option for streaming Netflix in 1080p on your PC.According to PC World, Chrome, Firefox, and Opera all cap at 720p in the real world while only Edge can stream up to 1080p.

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Microsoft’s Xbox One S: 4K Blu-ray, HDR, and a modest performance boost

Posted on 08/02 21:49 in Shows | 0

When Microsoft announced the Xbox One S and Xbox Scorpio earlier this year, the company’s strategy raised more than a few eyebrows.Now that the refresh has dropped, does the Xbox One S pack enough improvements to justify its purchase?

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Maybe you'll watch Warcraft when it comes to digital download on September 26 -

Posted on 08/05 12:25 in More | 0

Largely ignored at the box office outside of China ($220 million of its $430 million worldwide takings), Warcraft makes its way to home video from September 26, Universal Home Pictures Entertainment has announced.A Digital Download will be available first on September 26, with Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Steelbook, 4K Ultra HD, DVD and On Demand all set to arrive two weeks later on October 10.

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Sony says the PS4 Pro is 4K-ready, but will it actually render games at 2160p?

Posted on 09/08 16:50 in Shows | 0

During yesterday’s messy PlayStation Meeting event, Sony’s Andrew House officially announced the PS4 Pro — a mid-generation refresh that’s catering to the burgeoning 4K market.Considering it’s already a question whether Microsoft can deliver 4K gaming across the board, Sony’s situation is even more precarious.

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Sony announces new Slim PS4, will bring HDR lighting to all platforms with software update

Posted on 09/08 16:50 in Shows | 0

The big news at Sony’s PlayStation unveil was the PS4 Pro, but it’s not the only new console coming to market.The new Slim design drops the optical audio out and some of the fan vents, but reviewers who’ve had time with the design say it’s actually quieter — provided you aren’t using the Blu-ray drive.

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

Posted on 09/09 18:37 in Shows | 0

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.

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Microsoft claims Xbox One Scorpio will deliver ‘native’ 4K

Posted on 09/20 20:23 in Shows | 0

“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.

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The Witness, Nioh get PS4 Pro upgrades, show how developers can use Sony's updated console

Posted on 11/04 18:57 in Shows | 0

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.The original version of the game ran at 900p and 2x MSAA, though it also had a 60 FPS target frame rate.

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Some games run faster on the original PS4 than Sony's more powerful PS4 Pro

Posted on 11/16 15:00 in Shows | 0

When Sony built the PS4 Pro, it prioritized backwards compatibility and capabilities above virtually any other feature.While the new PS4 Pro can offer improved performance or visual effects in a number of titles, Sony bent over backwards to ensure that games would always run at the same speed, no matter what, on classic PlayStation 4 hardware.

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4K Netflix is finally coming to PCs, but you probably still can't watch it

Posted on 11/22 14:19 in Shows | 0

In the past, we’ve covered Netflix’s 4K streaming limitations and how the platform was limited to handful of televisions, even though PCs are easily capable of handling 4K.To view 4K Netflix, you’ll need a Windows 10 PC, Microsoft Edge, and a seventh-generation processor from Intel.

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Here Are eBay's Best Black Friday And Cyber Monday Gaming Deals

Posted on 11/24 01:21 in Deals | 0

Over the years, eBay has gone from just a peer-to-peer marketplace, to becoming an internet juggernaut in its own right, replete with its own list of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.And while eBay may not be the premiere destination for video games, this year the company does have some excellent deals on 4K TVs and video game consoles.

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Netflix finally offers offline viewing, video downloads

Posted on 11/30 20:58 in Shows | 0

Ever since Netflix debuted its online streaming service, it’s had one major limitation — you couldn’t download shows for later viewing.Amazon implemented downloading for at least some TV shows and movies over a year ago, but Netflix has stubbornly maintained that it wouldn’t bring the feature to its on-demand service.

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The Last Guardian performs poorly on the base PS4

Posted on 12/07 15:27 in Shows | 0

This week, PS4 players finally get an opportunity to play The Last Guardian – the third game to be lead by famed auteur Fumito Ueda.The Last Guardian started out as a PS3 title in 2007, and was shown off for the first time at E3 2009.

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