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Neither Microsoft Nor Sony Is Making A Coherent Case For Their Premium Consoles

Posted on 06/16 16:49 in Deals | 0

I just don’t think Sony or Microsoft is doing a great job convincing players to pick up their premium consoles, PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.I maintain that the biggest leap in visual fidelity is going from a 1080p set to a 4K set, even without changing your console.

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Can You Build a $500 Gaming PC to Match the Xbox One X?

Posted on 06/19 14:08 in Shows | 0

But whether you can match the Xbox One X with an equivalent PC build isn’t just about horsepower; it’s also about how you define the word ‘match.Thanks to sheer size, Microsoft can get deals on Xbox One X components that you and I simply can’t touch buying from Newegg or Amazon.

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The Xbox One X Will Download 4K Patches No Matter What Kind of TV You Have

Posted on 07/01 16:24 in More | 0

The Xbox One X packs in a 1 TB hard drive, and it sounds like you'll need the space, as Microsoft has confirmed that any game that has 4K support will download 4K assets, no matter what sort of TV you have.The rep says, "With the launch of Xbox One X, when it comes to game content our intention is to download the correct assets to the correct console.

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Nintendo Correctly Thinks That 4K Has A Limited Gaming Audience

Posted on 07/02 21:24 in Deals | 0

In yet another new but brief interview with Reggie Fils-Aimé of Nintendo, he talks about a variety of subjects with the most notable being he thinks that 4K support in gaming has a limited audience.Over at The Verge, Reggie lays out why he thinks supporting 4K in gaming is actually not great in building Nintendo’s hardware install base.

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New Details Define Promise and Limits of Xbox One X 4K Performance

Posted on 07/06 19:21 in Shows | 0

Ever since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One X (formerly known as Project Scorpio), there’ve been questions about how the platform would handle backwards compatibility with Xbox One titles and what kind of benefits those games could expect.From talking to game developers, Eurogamer has found out more about how the Xbox One X will handle existing Xbox One games, what those players can expect, and whether games can hit 4K on the new platform.

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RED Announces Unicorn Phone With Holographic Display

Posted on 07/08 01:28 in Shows | 0

According to the company, its upcoming product — the RED Hydrogen One — represents the “world’s first holographic media machine in your pocket.” The company continues, with PR speak so intense you can practically feel the phone lifting off, “This incredible, retina-riveting display features nanotechnology that seamlessly switches between traditional 2D content, holographic multiview content, 3D content, and interactive games….

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Raspberry Pi Competitor Rock64 Debuts With Lower Price, 4K HDR

Posted on 07/08 01:28 in Shows | 0

There’s a new competitor in town for the Raspberry Pi 3, and it may prove a better fit for certain types of workloads.0a, theoretical support for HDR10 and 4K video output, the option to use eMMC storage, and a gigabit ethernet port.

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Evil Within 2 and Wolfenstein 2 will both get the 4K treatment on Xbox One X

Posted on 07/18 11:16 in More | 0

According to the official Xbox website, Bethesda's upcoming titles Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and The Evil Within 2 will both support 4K on the Xbox One X.The updated listing on each game’s page states that both titles will run in 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR) visuals.

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Apple Now Lists Some Movies as 4K, HDR Compatible on iTunes

Posted on 07/31 17:48 in Shows | 0

As reported first by MacRumors, Apple is retroactively stating that certain films are available with modern features like 4K and HDR.Now, with that said, actually buying movies that are listed as 4K doesn’t appear to get you a 4K option.

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Apple Accidentally Confirms It's Building 4K, HDR-Capable Apple TV

Posted on 08/07 14:40 in Shows | 0

We covered rumors that a new Apple TV was in the works several weeks ago, but this new information sheds more light on what the platform will be able to do.On Saturday, iOS developer Guilherme Rambo tweeted out some lines of code that confirm Apple isn’t just working on a new Apple TV, it’s building a fairly high-end model with 4K and HDR support.

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Battle.net is Back and Starcraft Remastered Has Gone Live

Posted on 08/16 00:27 in Shows | 0

There’s a pair of announcements from Blizzard about their new version of Starcraft and a second name-swap.First, Starcraft Remastered is now officially available.

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Even more games are getting the Xbox One X 4K enhancement

Posted on 08/21 10:58 in More | 0

These games are in addition to the 40-odd that were confirmed as getting enhancements at E3 2017, so all together Microsoft has got over 100 games confirmed as getting 4K support on the Xbox One X.This additional list will hopefully go to placating some of those feeling a bit down by the current absence of actual Xbox One X launch titles (what’s wrong with Super Lucky’s Tale, folks?

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The Hardest Part About Selling The Xbox One X -- Or The PS4 Pro

Posted on 08/22 15:50 in Deals | 0

The precious first few people have plunked down their $499 for the Xbox One X, marking the beginning of the next phase in Microsoft's console story.And like the PlayStation 4 Pro before it, the Xbox One X is something of a new animal in the space.

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Sharp Unveils 70-inch Aquos 8K Television, Will Ship in 2018

Posted on 09/01 16:47 in Shows | 0

With 4K content still ramping up, it might seem premature to focus on a future standard people won’t be able to take advantage of for years.The Aquos 8K (LC-70X500) is a 70-inch true 8K panel with support for HDR, 79 percent of the Rec.

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Apple's 4K Content Pricing Strategy is a Very Smart Move

Posted on 09/13 15:24 in Shows | 0

At its launch event yesterday, Apple announced a bold new strategy that could give it a leadership position in a critical market.I’m speaking, of course, about Apple’s new 4K content strategy.

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Xbox One Takes Steps To Reduce Download Times And Save Hard Drive Space

Posted on 09/19 13:00 in Deals | 0

With ID, the 4K assets aren’t downloaded saving storage space and shortening download times.What happens if you make the move from 1080p to 4K and upgrade to an Xbox One X?

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You Can Try The Xbox One X At Best Buy This Weekend

Posted on 09/20 16:51 in Deals | 0

If you're interested in an Xbox One X but aren't yet convinced that a 4K upgrade is what you need as a gamer, you'll soon at least get a chance to see the thing in action.As of right now, the demos will be available at 40 Best Buy stores in 20 cities, and they'll be coming back for four more unspecified weekends throughout the fall.

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