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Best gaming headset 2018 for Xbox One, PS4 and PC

Will Judd Senior Staff Writer, Digital Foundry A good pair of headphones is key to victory in many games – particularly shooters like Fortnite, PUBG and Call of Duty – where hearing a single footstep from a wayward enemy could mean the difference between delicious chicken dinner and an ignoble …

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Tips to help make sense of Shenmue

Matthew Reynolds Guides Editor @Crazyreyn As Martin pointed out in our Shenmue 3 release date story, the original Shenmue is almost 20 years old. That came around quick. This week, Sega invites everyone to play it for the first time without needing to own a Dreamcast, and though we’d argue …

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The best gaming monitor 2018: nine picks from Digital Foundry

Will Judd Senior Staff Writer, Digital Foundry Choosing the right gaming monitor can be tricky. While some PC peripherals like mice and keyboards are mostly matters of personal preference, some gaming monitors are just objectively better than others, offering higher resolutions, faster refresh rates or more accurate colours. Monitors can …

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Nine tips to get you started in Dead Cells

Matthew Reynolds Guides Editor @Crazyreyn Dead Cells, like any roguelike worth its salt, has more going on in its ever-changing labyrinths than first meets the eye. Though it does a great job at explaining new concepts, there are things that take time to get your head around – whether it’s …

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Anno 2205 guide

John Bedford Editor in Chief, Metabomb @BeddersJ Anno 2205 is out today on PC (we’ll have a review for you in the coming days) and this latest version of the city-builder continues the series’ futuristic flavour with a new goal of steering your corporation towards its very own colony on …

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The Digital Foundry 2015 budget gaming PC guide

It’s a busy week ahead for Digital Foundry, so unfortunately there was no time available to produce a new article for our Sunday slot. Instead, we’re re-publishing our budget PC construction guide. Six months on, the Core i3/GTX 750 Ti combo continues to hand in a worthy PC gaming experience …

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Fallout 4 walkthrough and guide

Matt Wales Reporter The end days have arrived. The arrival of a new Bethesda game often signals an end to countless social lives, as hundreds of hours are hungrily gulped up by these broad and brilliant open-ended role-playing adventures. Fallout 4, Bethesda Game Studios’ first game since 2011’s Skyrim, and …

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What does it take to run Fallout 4 at 1080p60?

Richard Leadbetter Technology Editor, Digital Foundry @digitalfoundry It’s our contention that the best possible PC gameplay experience comes from matching both native resolution and refresh rate to your monitor. Right now, the most popular gaming display configuration features a full HD pixel-count running at 60Hz: 1080p60. On the face of …

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