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12:15 PM on 10.13.2014

Test your might with the first 4K Ultra HD benchmark from 3DMark

You know that hammer carnival game where you hit the base as hard as you can to test your strength? I feel like every benchmark I try is like that. I hit it with all my might (new hardware, OS tweaks, etc.) and the damned thi...

Dale North


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Mistwalker Announces Upcoming Terra Battle Concert

Terra Battle concert planning is now underway as the popular mobile-RPG surpasses 1 million downloads in less than a month. For more information on upcoming milestones and recently unlocked milestones, please visit Terra Battle's Download Starter.




5:00 PM on 08.11.2014

Origin is offering 4K-ready PCs for less than $4K

True story time, kids: On Friday, there was a power outage in my apartment complex and when it was restored a few hours later, my PC refused to boot. I'm hoping it's just the PSU that's blown but my suspicions are that my mot...

Alasdair Duncan

10:45 AM on 08.07.2014

Ryse comes to PC with 4K resolution upgrade

Ryse: Son of Rome makes its way to PC this fall. Crytek worked in 4K resolution support so this already great-looking Xbox One game is now going to burn images into your retina on the PC.  Crytek will handle digital dist...

Dale North

12:39 PM on 01.08.2014

Here is racing on three 4K screens

At Nvidia's CES booth, Project Cars is running on 3 4K screens here -- 4K surround, if you will. That means you're seeing 11,520 by 2,160, or 1.5 billion pixels per second! I gave it a spin on an Origin PC running quad-SLI, u...

Dale North

7:23 PM on 01.06.2014

The best joke at Sony's CES conference that no one got

During Sony's CES press conference, Sony Electronics President and COO Mike Fasulo went on about the newest resolution buzzword, 4K. 4K movies, 4K cameras, 4K Netflix streaming, 401Ks, 4 K9 units ripping apart a violent offen...

Steven Hansen

3:45 PM on 02.21.2013

PlayStation 4 supports 4k video, four times that of 1080p

PlayStation 4 will support a resolution of 4K (four times that of 1080p) for pre-recorded video and images, but not for gameplay, according to Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida. Should you be a stupidly rich per...

Allistair Pinsof



CES: It's official: Your HDTV sucks now photo
CES: It's official: Your HDTV sucks now
by Dale North

It is coming whether you want it or not, just like 3D did. (Well, that's a bad example.) This time it’s 4K television, and it’s the biggest thing at CES this year. Pushing the resolution up to double (or more) over your current and already outdated sets is the main focus here this year, with manufacturers like Sony, Samsung, Sharp, LG, and just about everyone else announcing shiny new panels at eye-popping prices.

So what’s the big deal with 4K? A new display standard called Ultra HD was recently established and now television makers want to get the jump on it at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, being first to market with their sets. The hopes are that you might think of them when you finally do decide to upgrade.

But do you need to upgrade? Maybe not yet, but you need to know that your current HD television sucks now. 

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11:30 PM on 01.09.2013

CES: Sony shows Gran Turismo 5 at 4K with SimulView

What's the point of having a 84" 4K Ultra HD television if you're just going to split the screen up for two-player play? Sony was probably thinking the same thing when they rigged up this demonstration at CES that uses their ...

Dale North