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DX12’s Bonuses Only Achievable by Dropping DX11 Says Hitman Dev

When new technology comes out it tends to take time for systems and developers to get to grips with them, with their advertised bonuses normally offered at some price, but is it too steep with Hitman’s…

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Square Enix Considering “Higher Spec” Version of Final Fantasy XV for PC

While Square Enix has not yet confirmed that its forthcoming JRPG epic Final Fantasy XV will arrive on PC, it seems that, if it does, it will be a “higher spec” version running on DirectX 12.…

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Hitman Posts 5-10% Gains With Asynchronous Compute

One of the headline features for AMD’s GCN architecture is their superb support for Asynchronous Compute. One of the showcases games for Asynchronous Compute and DX12, Ashes of the Singularity has used the feature to provide AMD with a…

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AMD Announces DX12 Game Engine Partnerships

One of the biggest changes DX12 brings to the table is the increased reliance on developers to properly optimize their code for GPUs. Unlike DX11, there will have fewer levers to tweak in the GPU driver,…

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LawBreakers PC System Requirements Revealed

Upcoming video game LawBreakers was developed by Boss Key Productions and published by Nexon. It is expected to be released this year for Microsoft Windows, and what makes it particularly interesting is the fact that it…

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AMD’s Raja Koduri Talks Future Developments – Capsaicin

Even though a lot of information was shared from the Capsaicin live stream, some details weren’t made known till the after party. In an interview, Radeon Technologies Group head Raja Koduri spoke in more detail about…

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Stardock Developing Software to Combine NVIDIA and AMD GPUs

  Stardock has revealed that it is developing a unique software solution that will allow GPUs from different vendors to be used in unison. While DirectX 12 already boasts such support – though the only game…

Quantum Break

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Quantum Break Receives a Launch Trailer

When I first saw the gameplay trailer for Quantum Break, I wasn’t necessarily too impressed. Sure, its graphics seemed pretty good and the gameplay had a few  innovative features, but overall it just looked like a…

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Quantum Break to Require Internet Connection

Quantum Break is set to be one of the biggest games to grace Windows 10 this year, and with the game using directX 12 (DX12) you will have to buy it through the app store. This…

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Microsoft’s Unified Gaming Platform Hits More Trouble

Microsoft has long been keen on repairing what can only be described as a damaged relationship with the PC gaming community. After a slew of initial releases, Microsoft’s game for Windows Live has soured many experiences…

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Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition Releases Without A Word

The Gears Of War franchise has been known as a game for Xbox users for years, with them enjoying releases of the second and third game while PC users were stuck enjoying the small amount of…

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AMD Bundles Hitman with GPUs and CPUs

Freebies are something that we all like and AMD has now bundled the new Hitman game with some of their graphics cards and processors as well as systems prebuilt with these components. AMD has partnered with IO…

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Ashes of the Singularity Public Beta Released

The first public beta of Stardock’s real-time sci-fi strategy game, Ashes of the Singularity, has been released. Ashes of the Singularity is the first game to support DirectX 12 natively, powered by the Nitrous engine, which…

RCPS3 Naruto

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Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations Running on RPCS3 DX12 Powered Emulator!

Emulation of the PlayStation 3 is quickly becoming a reality, it seems not a week goes by until we hear that yet another commercially available game is up and running on the latest emulator, and that’s…

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AMD & Nvidia Cards Working Together in DX12 Benchmarks!

While much of the talk around DX12 recently has been around the reduced CPU/driver overhead and AsyncCompute, another feature is getting its first real world test. Dubbed Explicit Multi-Adapter in Microsoft’s material, the feature allows multiple GPUs…

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Microsoft Buys Havok Physics From Intel

Microsoft today is announcing their acquisition of Havok Physics from long time owner Intel. Used in a large number of AAA games as middleware and psysics engine, Havok is known for enabling complex 3D physics based…

Fable Legends

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Fable Legends DX12 Benchmark Show AMD Gains

Ever since the first AOTS DX12 benchmark showed major gains for AMD, many have been waiting for another benchmark. Today, Microsoft released a DX12 benchmark for their new Fable Legends game. Once again, it looks like AMD…

directx

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Valve’s Dan Ginsburg Claims Vulkan is Better than DirectX 12

Valve developer Dan Ginsburg spoke at length regarding the two upcoming APIs, DirectX 12 and Vulkan, during this year’s SIGGRAPH event. While both are much anticipated, offering low-level access to a PC’s GPU and CPU, Ginsburg…

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided to Feature DX12 & Built-in Benchmark from Day-One

We caught the news this week that Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will be reaping the benefits, or should I say augments, that come from DirectX 12. This is great news for those who are wanting to…

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AMD: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided to Support DX12 at Launch

Possibly, the greatest benefit in Windows 10 is the highly-optimized DirectX 12 API. Unfortunately, very few games take advantage of DirectX 12 functionality and it’s unknown if current DirectX 11 titles will be updated. Despite this,…

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Gears of War Ultimate Gets Glorious Graphics Features on PC!

It’s no secret that PC gaming is often more graphically impressive than its console counter parts, the hardware, your own budget permitting, can be a lot more powerful, so that’s hardly a surprise. So what can…

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Fable Legends Windows 10 Beta Starting This Month

Lionhead Studios made a bold choice when it comes to their new Fable Legends in more than one way, but it could very well be a strategy that will pay off big time for the company…

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OpenGL Vulkan May be Better Than DX12 Says Paradox

WorldsFactory interviewed the developers of Magicka 2 – Pieces Interactive this week. They asked the developers what they thought of DirectX version 12 from a development point of view. Turns out they have a very positive…

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Nvidia’s GeForce Drivers for DirectX 12 Receive WHQL Certification

We are all excited about the new Windows 10 and DirectX 12 features and it looks like Nvidia wants us to experience only the best once Windows 10 is officially launched. The company claims it understands…

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First DX12 CryEngine Tech Demo Revealed

Want to see the difference between DirectX 11 and DirectX 12, again? Of course you do, so I’m very happy to reveal that the hard-working team at Snail Games has just released their brand new DirectX…

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Implementing DX12 Was Easy Says Square Enix

Square Enix blew us away a few years ago with their Agni’s Philosopy technical demo, it showed some incredible graphics, but it was nothing in comparison to the revised version, which they demoed at Microsoft’s Build…

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Gets Trailer; Will Support DX12

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has been officially unveiled by publisher Square Enix and developer Eidos Montreal, as well as being treated to some impressive screenshots and a trailer, we now know that the PC version of the…