It is one thing of a DF Direct particular this week, as common co-host Alex Battaglia is joined by means of two insightful visitors, longtime video games journalist Sam ‘samred’ Machkovech of Ars Technica and streaming knowledgeable Addie of the YouTube channel EposVox.
The trio take on the week’s information – together with the primary substantive main points at the hotly expected Spider-Guy Remastered PC port from Insomniac and Nixxes. Somewhere else in PS-adjacent information, The Closing Of Us Section 1 has had some photos leaked – and ‘no gameplay improvements’ is the outline equipped. Do the group nonetheless have top hopes for the remaster, or does this hose down the temper fairly?
In the meantime, it is a excellent week for PC information, as along with the Spider-Guy information, Activision has gave the impression on Steam as an reputable writer – a reversal from the former technique that noticed Name of Accountability video games allotted by way of the Snowstorm launcher. Some vintage PC titles also are to be had without spending a dime by way of Xbox Insider. John Romero is within the headlines too, heading up construction of a brand new FPS, whilst Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 was once not too long ago showed to be nonetheless underneath construction at an unnamed studio, following its near-cancellation final 12 months.
- 00:00:00 Creation – Alex Battaglia, Sam Machkovech and Addie EposVox
- 00:01:09 Information 1: Spider-Guy Remastered PC port main points printed
- 00:09:57 Information 2: The Closing of Us Section 1 leaked photos and impressions
- 00:16:30 Information 3: Intel Arc GPUs get benchmarked and reviewed
- 00:34:50 Information 4: Activision will get reputable Steam writer web page
- 00:40:28 Information 5: Vintage PC titles to be had without spending a dime by way of Xbox Insider
- 00:48:22 Information 6: John Romero to make new UE5-based FPS recreation
- 00:52:07 Information 7: Bloodlines 2 construction resumed at new studio
- 00:55:01 DF Content material Dialogue: Sam’s new unencumber roundup
- 01:02:33 DF Supporter Q1: May Collection S run some One X-enhanced video games?
- 01:07:57 DF Supporter Q2: Why do not PC video games bring together shaders upfront?
- 01:15:59 DF Supporter Q3: The usage of a One X as “additional garage” for a Collection X library – is it a good suggestion?
- 01:19:21 DF Supporter This fall: Will different producers produce Xbox Collection SSD enlargement playing cards?
- 01:22:57 DF Supporter Q5: How excellent is Home windows HDR for video games?
- 01:26:53 DF Supporter Q6: What video games or tech releases is Sam taking a look ahead to?
- 01:30:50 DF Supporter Q7: If streaming were round within the 90s, what video games would had been common to movement?
- 01:35:37 DF Supporter Q8: What’s one of the simplest ways to get top quality recreation seize for enhancing the usage of OBS?
- 01:36:48 DF Supporter Q9: Would a Flow Deck or different area of expertise enter peripheral be useful for normal place of business use?
- 01:39:19 DF Supporter Q10: Is desktop Linux certain to be a UX headache for brand new customers ceaselessly, or is there a approach to repair it?
- 01:44:31 DF Supporter Q11: Sam, do you continue to use your Playdate?
- 01:46:11 DF Supporter Q12: What is a recreation you loved whilst you have been more youthful however do not glance again on as fondly?
Later, the transient group take on an incredible turnout of DF fortify questions – together with common subjects like HDR fortify on Home windows and why the Xbox Collection S cannot run some video games with Xbox One X improvements.
Our two visitors have an opportunity to polish too, with DF supporter filing some splendid questions. Sam stocks his maximum expected recreation or tech releases and his present ideas at the cute Playdate hand held, whilst Epos Vox steps into his function because the Flow Professor, answering whether or not macro pads just like the Flow Deck are helpful for on a regular basis use and one of the simplest ways to make use of OBS for recreation seize, fairly than recreation streaming.
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