Reviews

Microsoft's latest Gears game is completely different to the fast-paced 3D action shooters of the series. Gears Tactics rather takes a strategic approach, delivering a gaming experience very similar to XCOM, with great graphics and notable feature improvements. We benchmark 27 graphics cards at Full HD, 1440p, and 4K Ultra HD.
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Resident Evil 3 is Capcom's upcoming third-person survival horror video game featuring vastly improved graphics. Jill Valentine has received a long overdue upgrade and is now looking hotter than even Lara Croft. We compare both supported APIs, DirectX 11 and DirectX 12, on all recent graphics cards, at 1080p Full HD, 1440p, and 4K.
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DOOM Eternal is the long-awaited sequel to the epic DOOM series. There's even more carnage, and gameplay is super fast-paced. Built upon the id Tech 7 engine, visuals are excellent, and graphics performance is outstanding. We tested the game on all modern graphics cards at Full HD, 1440p and 4K Ultra HD.
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Wolcen, which has been in early access for a long time, has now finally released and brings fresh wind to the action-RPG genre. Graphics and gameplay are topnotch, and the game runs well on modern graphics cards. We tested three resolutions, including 4K Ultra HD, on 26 graphics cards from AMD and NVIDIA.
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Finally a new Star Wars game! EA took inspiration from titles like Dark Souls, Sekiro, Uncharted, and Tomb Raider, and the rich Star Wars lore takes it to the next level. Under the hood, Fallen Order uses Unreal Engine 4, delivering good graphics with solid framerates on both AMD and NVIDIA hardware.
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Red Dead Redemption 2 is the best-looking game ever released. You're getting a huge graphics upgrade over the console version. As expected, impressive visuals come with high hardware requirements. We tested the game on 23 graphics cards, at three resolutions, and took a closer look at DirectX 12 vs. Vulkan, too.
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Modern Warfare is the latest iteration in the Call of Duty series. It pairs amazing graphics with captivating gameplay and has NVIDIA RTX support from day one. We take a closer look at performance, comparing 23 graphics cards at three resolutions. In a separate section, we compare RTX on vs. off and look at its FPS cost, too.
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The Outer Worlds has the potential to become one of the biggest RPG titles in 2019. For their new sci-fi game, Obsidian Entertainment successfully drew inspiration from Fallout, Mass Effect, Skyrim and Dragon Age. We tested performance on 23 graphics cards in three resolutions, including 4K Ultra HD.
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Borderlands 3 is the latest installment in the epic loot-and-shoot series. The graphics are greatly improved and you are free to pick between DirectX 11 or DirectX 12. We took the game for a spin using 23 of the latest graphics cards, testing 1080p, 1440p, and 4K in both DirectX 11 and DirectX 12.
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GreedFall is a first-person roleplaying game that reminds of Dragon Age, Mass Effect, and Skyrim with some Assassin's Creed sprinkled on top. What makes this game stand out is its well-crafted story and non-linear gameplay. We take GreedFall for a spin with 23 graphics cards in 1080p, 1440p, and 4K Ultra HD.
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Gears 5 is the latest release in the epic game series that used to be an Xbox exclusive. We thoroughly test this Unreal Engine 4 based game on 23 graphics cards at three resolutions, including 4K Ultra HD. Both AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards do very well here.
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Control by Remedy Games is an open-world third-person shooter set in a building. Besides the interesting setting, graphics are great, and the game has support for multiple NVIDIA RTX raytracing technologies, probably making this the first game where RTX is really worth it.
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Wolfenstein: Youngblood is this month's latest AAA game release, yet comes at a very reasonable $29.99. We thoroughly benchmarked the game at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K using a large selection of 23 graphics cards, including the latest Navi and Super boards.
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Bethesda's RAGE 2 returns you to the post-apocalyptic world of RAGE with new gameplay mechanics, new enemies, and fast-paced gun play. Unlike its predecessor, RAGE 2 uses the Apex Engine with Vulkan, which helps AMD cards gain performance over their NVIDIA counterparts. We tested using 18 cards at three resolutions, including 4K Ultra HD.
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Devil May Cry 5 is one of the most anticipated titles this season. The third-person hack-and-slash action adventure comes with outstanding graphics thanks to DirectX 12 support and incredibly detailed character models and textures. Optimization is excellent, too, especially for AMD Radeon cards.
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Today's Battlefield V update has brought numerous improvements to the game, including long-awaited support for NVIDIA's DLSS technology. We took a closer look at image quality with DLSS on and off and measured its performance cost.
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Metro Exodus launches this week. We thoroughly tested the game's technical aspect, on 3 resolutions, with 16 graphics cards, including the whole RTX lineup and Radeon VII. We also have a ton of screenshots and side-by-side image comparison using NVIDIA RTX and DLSS.
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DICE released the Battlefield V Tides of War update today, which includes improvements to the NVIDIA RTX Raytracing technology. We tested this new version on the GeForce RTX 2070, RTX 2080, and RTX 2080 Ti, showing impressive performance gains.
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Just Cause 4 is finally back, letting you blow up things in even more spectacular ways than the predecessor. The game world is set in South America this time, with beautiful rain forests and mountain ranges. We tested the game on 14 graphics cards, including the whole RTX lineup and the Radeon RX 590.
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Hitman 2 is the latest installment in the epic contract-killer series. IO Interactive has expanded on their winning concepts from the previous title with larger, more detailed maps giving you even more unique ways to take out your target. We tested the game's performance using all the latest graphics cards, including GeForce 20 RTX and RX 590.
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Today, Battlefield V enabled support for DirectX Raytracing with the latest patch. We tested this update using the RTX 2080 Ti, RTX 2080, and RTX 2070, with shocking results. Even though only reflections are raytraced, the performance hit for DXR is more than 50%.
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Battlefield V, the most anticipated title this year, has just launched. We test the game with the latest game-ready drivers, using the whole NVIDIA RTX lineup and important graphics cards from AMD. We present results for all major resolutions, including 4K, and look at memory usage, too.
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Assasin's Creed Odyssey is this year's version of the epic series and takes you to ancient Greece. We tested the game at 1080p, 1440p and 4K using a large selection of graphics cards, including the RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti. We also investigated VRAM requirements and CPU performance scaling.
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Dragon Quest XI finally brings the epic JRPG series to the PC platform using trusted and tested game mechanics. Graphics follow a cute-ish game style and are powered by Unreal Engine 4. Our performance review looks at this in detail, using 15 graphics cards. We also investigate CPU-core scaling and VRAM usage.
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Monster Hunter: World brings the epic fight against huge enemies to the PC platform. The port is well done and runs well, especially on AMD graphics cards. Our performance review looks at this in detail, using 15 graphics cards. We also investigate VRAM usage and CPU-core scaling.
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