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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yakuza 0 finally lets PC gamers in on the Japanese mafia action that console gamers have enjoyed for years. The game has an entertaining storyline that will make you laugh and shudder at the subtleties of Japanese nightlife. We test the game on 15 graphics cards, take a look at VRAM usage, and check CPU core scaling.
Far Cry 5 takes the fight to crazy Christian fundamentalists in forgotten Montana who are just waiting for the US Government to collapse. We tested 15 cards using today's latest GameReady drivers with actual in-game gameplay for the most accurate picture. AMD Radeon performance results are impressive, often beating their NVIDIA counterparts substantially.
Square Enix has finally brought Final Fantasy XV to the PC, with vastly improved graphics, a large range of graphics options, and an optional 4K texture pack. We test the game on 15 graphics cards, take a look at VRAM usage, both with and without the texture pack, and investigate how well the game makes use of multiple CPU cores.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is the first surprise hit of 2018. It puts you in the shoes of a low-skilled peasant who has to endure tough adventures in the middle ages. We tested the game on 15 graphics cards at four resolutions, looked at VRAM usage, and checked on how the game scales on the CPU.
Call of Duty: WWII takes you back to a time without fancy fighting tech; you had to rely on your rifle and team mates. Sledgehammer's engine received optimizations in both graphics quality and performance, and there are plenty of settings to play with. We tested at up to 4K resolution, using 15 graphics cards, including the brand-new GTX 1070 Ti.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War is one of the most anticipated titles this season, also due to some pre-launch attention because of the inclusion of loot boxes. We are more interested in the technical aspects of the game and tested it on 15 recent graphics cards with and without the optionally available Ultra HD texture pack.
Bungie's new smash-hit Destiny 2 is in Beta now, and we took a closer look at its graphics options and performance. We're happy to report that there is no FPS cap, and FOV can be adjusted, too. Joining our test group of 14 cards are the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 and Vega 64, with slightly surprising performance numbers.
Hellblade Senua's Sacrifice is one of the best-looking titles released in recent times. Its facial animations look stunning, and the game's visual fidelity is excellent, too, but comes at a performance cost. We tested this highly demanding game on a wide selection of graphics cards at full HD, 1440p, and 4K.