Microsoft’s Project Scorpio a “next-gen console”, says Xbox developer

An Xbox developer has commented on Microsoft’s upcoming console, codenamed  Project Scorpio, stating that the new machine is a “full-blown next generation” upgrade. Thomas Mahler, a games developer who worked on the excellent Ori and the Blind Forest, has revealed details on how powerful the new console will be. Replying to a question on a …

Microsoft confirm new ”Windows Gaming Mode”, will it boost performance?

On 13/01/2017, Microsoft unveiled “Game Mode” to the public, through it's Xbox Wire blog. This shiny new function should make gaming the “top priority to improve your game’s quality.” Microsoft want Windows 10 to be the “best Windows ever for gaming”, we're happy to hear.  The question is, though, how exactly is this new mode supposed …