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Prey and Dishonored on Series X|S: FPS Boost isn’t just about 60fps

As part of its celebration in acquiring Bethesda, Microsoft’s second wave of FPS Boost titles for Xbox Series consoles sees the delivery of some dramatic upgrades for classic titles from its newly assimilated publisher. Heavy hitters Skyrim, Fallout 4 and Fallout 76 will get the Digital Foundry treatment in due course, but to begin with […]

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Rockstar officially implementing fan-made fix that massively reduces GTA Online load times

Just a day after confirming it would be officially implementing a fan-made fix to reduce Grand Theft Auto Online’s load times by up to 70 percent on PC, Rockstar has announced the update is now live. The fix arrives as part of GTA 5’s Title Update 1.53 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, which – […]

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Stunning cosmic jazz adventure Genesis Noir is out at the end of the month

Genesis Noir, developer Feral Cat Den’s stunning cosmic jazz adventure through time and space, is coming to Switch, Xbox, Steam, and the Epic Games Store on 26th March. Genesis Noir, described as a non-traditional point-and-click adventure with a focus on “tactile puzzles and exploration”, casts players as No Man, a watch peddler embroiled in love […]

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Rainbow Six Siege kicks off sixth year today with new season Crimson Heist

Ubisoft’s online tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege officially enters its sixth year of content updates today, 16th March, and things kick off with the launch of new season Crimson Heist on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC. Crimson Heist’s flagship addition is new operator Flores, a “sly and tactical” Attacker character hailing from Argentina. Flores uses an […]

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Evil Genius 2’s post-launch plans include campaign pack with new genius, lair, more

Evil Genius 2: World Domination, the Rebellion-developed sequel to Elixir Studios’ cult-classic management sim, finally comes to PC on 30th March – and in the run-up to release, Rebellion has shared early details of its post-launch content plans. For those needing a quick refresher, the original Evil Genius released back in 2004 (its developer, Elixir […]

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Someone should make a game about: Lhermitte’s sign

There’s a fascinating moment in Disney’s Fantasia where Deems Taylor invites the soundtrack onto the centre stage. This is the flickering line that carries the movie’s audio, and with Disney’s animators in charge it starts to ripple and splatter as music rushes through it. Spirograph curls and lily pads drifting across the surfaces of ponds, […]

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Xbox adds option to increase download speeds by suspending game

Microsoft has added a new “suspend my game” feature to the Xbox download queue screen. Selecting it will “help improve download speeds”. The option is appearing now on Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One consoles for those signed up to Xbox’s Insider program, which unlocks new dashboard features early. “Suspend in the queue will let […]