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Articles

Feature | Is Unreal Engine 5 really the best choice for the next Witcher game?

Digital Foundry on what CDPR gains - and loses - in the tech transition.

Feature | Kirby and the Forgotten Land: a tech design revolution for the series

A Nintendo icon finally transitions to full 3D - and the game is excellent.

Feature | How Valve fixed Elden Ring on Steam Deck

But have From's patches done the same for other PC users?

Face-offs

PC

Feature | How Valve fixed Elden Ring on Steam Deck

But have From's patches done the same for other PC users?

Shadow Warrior 3: a great game let down by frustrating technical issues

And there's no native app support for current-gen consoles.

Review | Intel Core i7 12700K and Core i5 12400F review: value champs

12th-gen looks even stronger on these lower-cost CPUs.

Feature | Elden Ring's PC performance simply isn't good enough

Intrusive stuttering problems must be addressed.

PlayStation 4

Xbox One

Halo: Reach's remaster is OK - but key improvements are required

PC and Xbox One versions of the Master Chief Collection remaster analysed in depth.

Feature | How Xbox One S is falling behind - but also defining the future

X addresses the hardcore, while S tech is set to target new audiences.

Feature | Xbox One S performance boost revealed

The new console has a faster GPU and we've benchmarked it.

Switch

Feature | Kirby and the Forgotten Land: a tech design revolution for the series

A Nintendo icon finally transitions to full 3D - and the game is excellent.

Feature | Nintendo Switch's cloud-based games have profound issues

The Kingdom Hearts Collection costs $90 for cloud access - but how well does it work?

Feature | Dusk on Switch: a beautifully nightmarish modern retro shooter

The PC game is brilliant - and the mobile port is exceptional.

Feature | Dying Light on Switch - another mobile miracle?

An intelligently designed, impressive port.

Guides

Best 75% mechanical keyboards for gaming and typing

Based on hundreds of hours of testing.

Best mics, lights and cameras for streaming on Twitch 2022

Digital Foundry's tested and approved kit for game streaming and recording.

Best gaming headset 2022 for PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S and Switch

The best wired and wireless gaming headsets.

Best 65% keyboards 2022 for gaming, typing and programming

The smallest mechanical keyboard size to include arrow keys.

Best PC gaming headset 2022

Wired or wireless, from cheap to ultra-premium.

Best ultra-light mouse 2022: 20 lightweight gaming mice for FPS gaming

All of the top options tried and tested by Digital Foundry.

The best gaming monitor 2022: Digital Foundry's picks for PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X

Including high refresh rate, high resolution and ultra-wide options.

Best 60%, 65%, 75% and TKL keyboards for gaming, typing and programming

Our favourite compact keebs from Corsair, Logitech, Asus and more.

Best gaming keyboard 2022: Digital Foundry's picks

Leading mechanical and non-mechanical keyboards tested.

Best PC controller 2022: the Digital Foundry buyer's guide to gamepads

The best first-party and third-party controllers tested - plus mobile gaming!

Best gaming mouse 2022: DF's top wired and wireless gaming mice

Recommendations for all budgets, game genres and hand sizes.

Best gaming chairs 2022

Featuring Herman Miller, Ikea, Razer, Noblechairs and AndaSeat.

Best SSD for gaming 2022: shorter loading times, smoother streaming

Our top picks, plus what you need to know about different SSDs.

Best mechanical keyboard 2022: 15 picks for gaming, typing and coding

Digital Foundry's expert recommendations for quiet, compact and full-fat gaming keyboards with all the trimmings.

Best Xbox headsets: Series X, Series S, One and One X

Wireless, wired, cheap and premium.

The best 4K TVs for HDR gaming 2022 on PS5, Xbox Series X and PC

From entry-level champs to the best high-end OLED and QLED sets.

Best USB sound cards for gaming 2022

Our favourite external sound cards, featuring Epos and Creative.

Best gaming mouse pads 2022

Thick or thin, big or small, speed or control?

The Digital Foundry Team

Richard Leadbetter

Technology Editor, Digital Foundry

Rich has been a games journalist since the days of 16-bit and specialises in technical analysis. He's commonly known around Eurogamer as the Blacksmith of the Future.

Articles by Richard

Thomas Morgan

Senior Staff Writer, Digital Foundry

32-bit era nostalgic and gadget enthusiast Tom has been writing for Eurogamer and Digital Foundry since 2011. His favourite games include Gitaroo Man, F-Zero GX and StarCraft 2.

Articles by Thomas

Will Judd

Senior Staff Writer, Digital Foundry

A bizarre British-American hybrid, Will turns caffeine into technology articles through a little-known process called 'writing'. His favourite games are Counter-Strike, StarCraft and Fallout 2. Will also tweets the latest tech deals at @DealsFoundry.

Articles by Will

John Linneman

Senior Staff Writer, Digital Foundry

An American living in Germany, John has been gaming and collecting games since the late 80s. His keen eye for and obsession with high frame-rates have earned him the nickname "The Human FRAPS" in some circles. Hes also responsible for the creation of DF Retro.

Articles by John

Alex Battaglia

Video Producer, Digital Foundry

Ray-tracing radical, Turok technophile, Crysis cultist and motion-blur menace. When not doing Digital Foundry things, he can be found strolling through Berlin examining the city for rendering artefacts.

Articles by Alex