You’ll be in for a treat with Dragon Age II if you’re running DirectX 11 hardware, Bioware were good enough to take us through a complete run down of the enhanced Dragon Age 2 effects that make full use of the latest DirectX 11 hardware. There’s also a high-resolution texture pack already available, which you can grab it from here. Details of all the features are after the jump.
After last month’s poor excuse for demo line up, seemingly someone in the heavens heard me! But more likely, by sheer luck, developers have been pulling their fingers to showcase their latest releases. So here they are, enjoy!
Go on now, make those portals beautiful Portal 2 looks pretty enough, even if it’s using the ageing Source Engine, but that’s not going to stop gamers from mucking about with the graphics is it? Oh no. If like me you’ve thought to yourself – while being rapidly melted alive by a pool of green [...]
T3 has decided to settle matters
It’s the battle that defines and divides the tech universe (well, those who hold phones higher than gaming kit, the strange people) Apple vs Android. Open source or walled garden? Design excellence or user creativity? Millions of us have already chosen sides by selecting a mobile phone that defines us.
T3 has set up two Facebook pages and it going to settle the matter, get over there and join in.
Motherboards. What are they? Mothers? Or simply boards? PC Format definitively answers these and other infinitely more practical questions in the new issue, #258. Over 19 entercational, edutaining pages we’ve tested over 20 mobos from all current platforms, both AMD and Intel. From the low end, no-frills to high end, feature-rich luxury, we’ve tested ‘em [...]
And you want them Gas Powered Games are polishing the final touches to their free-to-play mmo-rts hybrid type thing, and we’ve got ten beta keys for you. Just email me at email@example.com using AoEO beta key as your subject. The quickest ten mailers will get the keys, see. You’ll need to redeem the code using [...]
Hold on to your breadboards, we’re going to try and make a fully working USB device. We’re a little scared… While we regularly like to disembowel, disassemble, disfigure and generally ‘dis’ USB devices in all of their forms, it’s always either standing on the shoulders of the geniuses that made the device in the first place, or at least leaning on the fact that the USB interface offers a handy 5v supply.
300 is a magic number, it entitles you to strut around semi-naked, pushing people you don’t like down wells, while screaming ‘This is ASDA’ at them or something like that. It also happens to be the number of issues that PC Plus reached recently.
PC Plus loves everyone so much that it wants to give the world something for this momentous achievement and here it is an eBook with 300 advanced PC tips!
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Pre-release code 11.4 available
AMD’s project Mjolnir (the name of Thor’s hammer in case aren’t up on Norse mythology or Marvel comics) is an effort to improve the stability and performance AMD’s Catalyst software, along with a fair change in look and feel and new branding. Phase I is complete, apparently, and the results are out. The driver boasts major improvements for the entire AMD Radeon HD 6800 and 6900 Series, particularly with anti-aliasing and large resolutions.