• Console Games,  PC Games,  Visual Effects

    The Best CGI Video Game Trailers

    How many times have we fallen in love with an outstanding video game trailer, only to find ourselves disappointed for the incredible gap between the advertised movie-like CGI and actual gameplay graphics? Such a difference is getting less and less noticeable nowadays, especially with the commonly used motion capture technology and photorealism. Nonetheless, even without the current gen hardware, video game companies have created an infinite number of breathtaking animations in the past few years. I put together a list of 20 videos that I consider some of the best CGI trailers ever released for their level of epicness, visual effects and character design.

  • PC Games,  Tech Stuff,  Visual Effects

    Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition – Release Date, Benchmark and overview

    Happy (belated) 2018 everyone! I owe you an apology for the lack of updates in December, sadly real life got in the middle between the Holidays and personal commitments. However, yesterday morning I woke up with a bunch of incredible news regarding the Windows Edition of Final Fantasy XV, such as the awaited release date, official requirements and general informations. I thought that would be quite a nice way to start a new year on the blog, especially considering I’ve been fairly obsessed with this RPG for quite some time now! 😀

  • Mods,  PC Games,  Screenarchery,  Visual Effects

    Skyrim Best ENBs

    The Skyrim series continues, one of the most played video games of all times that will most likely never get old. I’ve talked about visuals and general graphics in many articles by now, this time I want to create a helpful list with the best ENBs for The Elder Scrolls V, Special Edition included! Needless to say this is for PC players only, since you can’t install this kind of enhancements on console.

  • Guide,  Mods,  PC Games,  Screenarchery,  Visual Effects

    Garry’s Mod: Addons, Best Maps and Ultra Graphics

    Today I bring you a new overview regarding this well known Half-Life 2 standalone expansion, sharing my recent experience and discoveries with you guys. Keep reading if you want to know more about my suggested addons for Garry’s Mod, personal selection of what I consider the best released maps on Steam and how to get ultra graphics for a more realistic immersion and beautiful visuals. For more details about this game and its most popular multiplayer modes check this article from last year.

  • Guide,  PC Games,  Tech Stuff,  Visual Effects

    ReShade 3.0 Guide

    Update: ReShade 4 is out. I haven’t tested it yet, but I will surely create a new guide if they changed or added anything. ReShade 3.0 is the new updated version of its predecessor, which works basically like the old build but requires a different installation and activation. This guide will not get into the effects and what they do, you can read a basic overview about that in my previous ReShade post here.

  • Cheats,  Mods,  PC Games,  Visual Effects

    Skyrim Best Mods and Console Commands

    Even with the Special Edition in our Steam library we still keep playing around with the normal game due to our modded saves and the characters we created. If you never really played Skyrim before you can check this post for a general overview, today I want to create a complete and detailed list of what I consider the best mods and command lines you can use in your playthroughs for a better experience.

  • Guide,  PC Games,  Screenarchery,  Tech Stuff,  Visual Effects

    Screenarchery: How To Take Beautiful Screenshots

    We talked about the possibility of applying additional visual effects in our games and we have seen how certain tools work to activate the free camera and play around with the rendered atmospheres. With this new tutorial I want to fully introduce you to the wonderful world of Screenarchery, explaining in details how to take beautiful screenshots in your favorite titles in terms of compositions and tricks you should apply before saving.