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We’re finally learning more details about the next Xbox and PlayStation consoles — but it’s already clear they will offer almost identical performance

Both Microsoft’sXbox Series X and Sony’sPlayStation 5consoles tout 8K gameplay, “ray tracing,” and even an ultra-smooth 120 frames per second while play games at 4K resolution. That’s because both consoles appear to be running on nearly identical specs. Both new console specs are closer to gaming PCs than consoles before […]
We’re finally learning more details about the next Xbox and PlayStation consoles — but it’s already clear they will offer almost identical performance
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‘Minecraft,’ one of the biggest video games in the world, is getting a massive graphics overhaul — here’s what it looks like

Microsoft announced on Monday that it’s adding Nvidia’sRTX “ray tracing” technology to “Minecraft,” one of the most popular video games in the world. Ray tracing enhances video games graphics by enhancing the lighting to look more realistic than conventional video game lighting. It essentially simulates the path of light travelling […]
‘Minecraft,’ one of the biggest video games in the world, is getting a massive graphics overhaul — here’s what it looks like
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The new Nintendo Switch will reportedly have a slimmer design, better battery life, and sharper resolution

Nintendo is said to be using Sharp’s“IGZO” screen technology for an upcoming new model of the Switch games console, according to The Wall Street Journal. Sharp’s IGZO screen technology “delivers high-resolution, ultra-low power, and slim product profiles, plus exceptionally detailed touch panel capabilities,” the company says. All those things could […]
The new Nintendo Switch will reportedly have a slimmer design, better battery life, and sharper resolution
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It looks like the next-generation Xbox could be released in 2020

The next generation of Xbox console could come out in 2020, according to the journalist Brad Sams. It is apparently codenamed “Scarlett,” and it is described as a “family of devices.” Microsoft did not deny the report, and the company’s gaming boss, Phil Spencer, said this week that the company […]
It looks like the next-generation Xbox could be released in 2020
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The maker of ‘Assassin’s Creed’ says the games console is nearly dead

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot predicted the next generation of consoles will be the last. After that, he believes cloud-based streaming services will dominate gaming, with blockbuster titles available on any screen. Streaming services for gaming are still niche, but as the technology improves Guillemot believes they will move into the […]
The maker of ‘Assassin’s Creed’ says the games console is nearly dead
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Nintendo Switch is on track to sell 20 million units in 2018

In just 10 short months, the Nintendo Switch has sold more units than the Wii U’s entire five-year lifetime on the market. The hybrid console’s popularity has even surpassed Nintendo’s original sales target, with close to 15 million units sold since March 2017. As this chart by Statista shows, the […]
Nintendo Switch is on track to sell 20 million units in 2018