Category Archives: nVidia
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 12:56 BST
Nvidia has released a new PhysX trailer, this time showing off convincing water effects that react to objects in real-time, all running on a single GTX 580. First AMD’s TressFx tackled hair, now Nvidia is working on water. What’s next?
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 | 14:06 BST
Those planning on picking up Metro: Last Light who are also looking to purchase a new video card may want to consider killing two birds with one stone: Nvidia has announced the game will come bundled with its GeForce GTX cards – 660 or above.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 | 15:14 BST
Crystal Dynamics’ Tomb Raider has been patched via Steam. Patch 1.01.743.0 is primarily intended to fix a problem that a previous patch inadvertently added. Additional details down below.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 09:57 BST
Hawken developer Adhesive Games and Nvidia have released a trailer showing the game’s PhysX functionality at work, by basically exploding everything in sight.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 13:02 BST
ARMA Tactics has been included as part of Nvidia’s ‘Android Thursdays’ series of video – although I’m sure its currently Monday – and the game has been shown running in real-time. The clip shows off Bohemia’s neat visual trickery, strategic combat and more.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 18:47 BST
Mon, Apr 01, 2013 | 23:51 BST
Nvidia’s senior vice president of content and technology Tony Tamasi believes the next wave of mobile devices will be more powerful than current-generation consoles.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 14:24 GMT
Nvidia has posted its destruction tech demo footage from GDC. It shows an ancient city exploding, sending hundreds of dynamic shards spewing everywhere.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | 01:43 GMT
Nvidia has released a new set of drivers for its GeForce range of GPUs in celebration of the release of BioShock: Infinite today – along with the recent Tomb Raider. The manufacturer reckons it’s empowered some tasty framerate boosts with the new software; full details and downloads are available on Nvidia’s website.
Mon, May 13, 2013 | 01:47 BST
New facial rendering tech FaceWorks was shown off at the Nvidia GPU Technology Conference this week; see the impressive real-time demo in action through the break.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 22:39 GMT
Most developers use PhysX to ensure that when their incredibly boring assets are destroyed, at least the animations are interesting to look at. Not Digital Extremes; the developer has taken Nvidia’s middleware and done some absolutely dreamy things with it, adding gorgeous colourful particle effects to the spectacular special skills in Warframe. Take a peek through the break.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 | 02:21 GMT
If you’re still experiencing issues with your Nvidia GPU and Tomb Raider despite the recent patch, try out the latest beta drivers. The latest versions are gathered and explained in this forum thread, which promises “many bug fixes and performance improvements for Tomb Raider”.
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 | 23:29 GMT
The PlayStation 4 uses AMD tech, and Microsoft’s upcoming console is heavily rumoured to do the same, but rival Nvidia doesn’t care, saying next-gen consoles aren’t worth the company’s time.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 00:00 GMT
PlayStation 4 will be fully supported by Nvidia’s PhysX middleware.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 19:14 GMT
Tomb Raider for PC is one of those games that features a splash screen of the AMD logo when you boot it up, which means it’s heavily optimized for Radeon-powered PCs. In this case, that means GeForce owners are having a rough go of it, but Nvidia are working on it.
Sat, Mar 02, 2013 | 18:32 GMT
Wed, Feb 20, 2013 | 02:14 GMT
Nvidia has announced the Tegra 4i, a mobile processor with integrated LTE modem. “How is this games,” you snarl into your comments field. Well, it means Nvidia’s top-notch Tegra graphics capabilities can be slotted into upcoming smartphones compatible with the most modern networks, which in turn means mobile gaming could ramp up a notch. GamesIndustry has a full report, but more details are expected following the tech’s public debut at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona later this month.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 16:29 GMT
Nvidia has revealed its GeForce GTX Titan graphics card featuring Kepler architecture. The firm claims the card features “advanced thermal and acoustic characteristics,” which will support the “new wave of small form-factor gaming PCs.” The reveal comes after AMD said its “Sea Islands” card was still not ready for prime time. However, don’t expect the new card to be cheap: Titan will run you $999/£827 with its 2,668 GPU cores, output of “4.5 Teraflops of single precision and 1.3 Teraflops of double precision processing power. Expect it on UK shelves starting February 25. Tom’s Hardware has a nice breakdown of the card through here. Thanks, GI International.
Thu, Feb 14, 2013 | 09:12 GMT
Nvidia has won big in the current fiscal year, posting record revenue of $4.28 billion. The company’s Q4 revenue sits at $1.1 billion, and is indicative of an increase across almost entire the board.
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 | 12:37 GMT
PlanetSide 2 is getting the PhysX treatment, courtesy of Nvidia. The option to turn it on is there already, but it’s greyed out. However, determined gamers have found a sneaky little workaround to enable it ahead of it. As such, footage of the mode enabled has surfaced online.