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Dolphin Emulator Now Has DirectX 12 Support

DirectX 12 is a low-level API which has the potential to allow for console-like optimization across a wide range of PC hardware. While it’s still early days, there’s a great deal of excitement surrounding games with…

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Vulkan API Almost 50% Faster Than OpenGL

Intel showcased the benefits of the Vulkan API during SIGGRAPH 2015 and exemplified its viability as a mainstream alternative to OpenGL. The Stardust graphics demonstration was conducted on an Intel PC with a fairly modest quad-core…

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Square Enix Pulls Plug on OS X Final Fantasy 14

Pulling game sales after a failed launch seems to be a more common occurrence. Square Enix has announced that they will be pulling the Mac version of Final Fantasy 14 A Realm Reborn after a launch riddled with…

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We Wave Good Bye to AMD’s Mantle

AMD had a brief moment with their low-level API Mantle, but it looks like Mantle won’t be a term used for much longer. With DirectX 12 just around the corner and the next generation OpenGL, dubbed…

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DirectX 11 Unofficially Heading to Linux

Prior to the launch of Windows 8, gaming on Linux had very little coverage and solely relied on Wine compatibility layers to compile Windows software. While Linux is still a niche outlet, the introduction of SteamOS and a…

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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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Qualcomm To Launch the Adreno 420 GPU Dedicated towards Android Gaming

Qualcomm is said to be launching the latest high-performance Adreno 420 GPU along with the Snapdragon 805 on Wednesday at Google’s annual I/O developer conference, having it be the first addition to Qualcomm’s next-gen SoC GPU…

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Android Jelly Bean To Go Past 50% Share

In recent Android news, it seems like the Android 4.x Jelly Bean takes up half of the android share with over 50% of devices running on the Operating System on devices such as smartphones, tablets, phablets,…

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Xbox One Chip Slower Than PlayStation 4, Hardware Specs Revealed

Microsoft were keeping quiet about the hardware of the Xbox One and it appears we now know why. According to speculation, coming from Heise.de the German technology magazine, the Xbox One has a significant weaker GPU…