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Khronos to Merge OpenCL and Vulkan into One API

Non-profit developer Khronos has announced that it will merge its OpenCL parallel programming framework with its graphics API Vulkan. The big news was strangely buried in a ...

May 18, 2017 at 6:56 pm by

Is Microsoft Launching a New API?

A new trademark filed by Microsoft suggests that it could be set to launch a new API. The Redmond company has trademarked the term Direct Physics, which potentially points to ...

April 29, 2017 at 5:56 pm by

Unity 5.6 Released: Improved Performance and Vulkan API Support

Unity Technologies has released the latest update for Unity 5, bringing it up to version 5.6 and adding a range of cool new features, performance improvements, and even ...

April 2, 2017 at 11:53 am by

3DMark v2.3.3663 Adds Vulkan Support

Futuremark has announced that the latest version of its benchmarking tool, 3DMark, has added support for the Vulkan API. Vulkan is a relatively new 3D graphics API, developed ...

March 23, 2017 at 9:27 pm by

Windows 7, 8.1, 10, & Linux to Get Vulkan Multi-GPU Support!

Recent news revealed that while Vulkan would be getting multiple graphics card support, the feature would only be rolling out for Windows 10 users. This news pissed a lot of ...

March 22, 2017 at 4:15 pm by

Facebook Forbids the Use of User Data for Surveillance

Last October, an investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union revealed that a company called Geofeedia had analysed data provided by Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to ...

March 15, 2017 at 9:30 pm by

IBM Adds New API to Quantum Computing Cloud

Quantum computing sounds like something of a distant future, and in a way it is. But that doesn’t change the fact that IBM already has one running and it is even open to ...

March 7, 2017 at 12:00 pm by

Intel CPUs Get Official Vulkan Support

Intel has released the first graphics driver for its CPUs with official support for the Vulkan API. While the company had previously supplied beta drivers which supported ...

February 15, 2017 at 7:00 pm by
DX12

Microsoft Launches PIX Tool That Analyzes DX12 Gaming Performance

We were all excited to hear about DirectX 12 and the advantages that it would bring in modern gaming. However, it’s even though it’s been a while since this ...

January 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm by

Unity Engine Adds Vulkan API Support

Unity has released the latest version of its game engine, which supports the Vulkan API for improved graphical performance. Unity 5.6 Beta also includes a new video player and ...

December 15, 2016 at 8:00 pm by
Games Republic

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Now Support DirectX 12

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI has just received a humungous update which adds new gameplay elements, fixes numerous bugs, improves the game’s balance and even added ...

November 18, 2016 at 4:20 pm by
Dual Shock 4

Steam Controller API Adding Support For Dual Shock 4

In the early days of PC gaming, users had to rely on specialised programs to map commands to a wide range of controllers. Thankfully, the Xbox 360 wired pad provided a much ...

October 15, 2016 at 7:20 pm by
Quantum Break

Nvidia Users Should Stick to Steams DX11 Version of Quantum Break

DirectX 12 is an incredible API, it can provide PC gamers with huge improvements in terms of performance, making better use of the CPU and GPU vs DX11, or at least it would ...

October 1, 2016 at 12:41 pm by
rise of the tomb raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider Now Supports Async Compute

Rise of the Tomb Raider is one of the most visually impressive games to ever grace the PC platform especially if you select the Very High quality preset. The PC version was ...

July 8, 2016 at 5:00 pm by
Hitman

Hitman Patch Fixes DirectX 12 Tomfoolery

Hitman is one of the most engrossing stealth franchises ever created and helped bring the genre to mainstream audiences. Agent 47’s cunning ways and his iconic ...

May 5, 2016 at 2:20 pm by