VR’s Place in the Digital Realm – Not a Killer: A Peripheral

It’s safe to say that the hype over VR headsets being the console/handheld/pc/anything killer has finally died. The Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive are still alive and kicking, with both now effectively into their second generation of hardware, but both at a place in the games industry than many would have thought simply impossible merely years ago. Let’s face the music folks, VR a peripheral. Before you scramble to pick up your pitchforks, let us be the first to tell you that we are not utilizing the term “peripheral” in a disparaging fashion. What we mean is that a […]

The 4K Generation: Resources Well Spent?

The current console generation has been labelled the “4K generation”. However, that is not entirely true. While both Xbox One X and Playstation 4 Pro are capable of delivering native 4K, it is entirely up to the developers to decide how to utilise the added horsepower of the new consoles. In practice, not many games actually reach those high numbers when the resolution must be weighed against graphics and framerates. Is 4K the right focus? 4K TV’s for consumers have been out for several years now and it is well proven that promises of higher resolutions help the sales of […]