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GeForce Now RTX 3080 review: is cloud gaming finally a viable alternative?

GeForce Now RTX 3080 review: is cloud gaming finally a viable alternative?

Is cloud gaming finally a viable alternative to the local experience? The recent release of the new premium RTX 3080 tier for GeForce Now sees Nvidia push online streaming specs higher than we’ve ever seen them before: more compute, enviable ray tracing performance, AI upscaling via DLSS, 1440p120 and 4K60 HDR functionality. Meanwhile, Nvidia makes …

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The Matrix Awakens didn’t blow my mind, but it convinced me next-gen gaming is nigh

The Matrix Awakens single-handedly proves next-gen graphics are within reach of Sony and Microsoft’s new game consoles. It’s unlike any tech demo you’ve ever tried before. When we said the next generation of gaming didn’t actually arrive with Xbox Series X and PS5, this is the kind of push that has the potential to turn …

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Gamebuntu App Promises to Make Gaming on Ubuntu Painless for Newcomers – 9to5Linux

Meet Gamebuntu, a new app created by the maintainer of the Ubuntu Unity distribution to help Linux newcomers build a game-ready Ubuntu setup on their gaming machines. While it may sound like a new Ubuntu-based distribution, Gamebuntu is in fact a simple application that automatically installs a bunch of things its creator Rudra Saraswat believes …

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Xbox Cloud Gaming is now fully powered by faster Xbox Series X hardware

Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming service (xCloud) is now fully powered by custom Xbox Series X hardware. Microsoft tells The Verge it recently completed the upgrade, which improves both framerates and game load times for players streaming Xbox games over the web. While Microsoft has moved Xbox Cloud Gaming to 1080p and 60fps streams in recent …

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