New Mario Kart title in development

Let’s admit it. We’ve all played a fair few hours of Mario Kart 8, whether it be from it’s tenure on the Nintendo Wii-U to it’s rebirth as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Switch. The game is 8 years old this year and is still pulling in the crowds as a stand alone title and a main stage bundled game for first time Switch … Continue reading New Mario Kart title in development

Microsoft grants game developers the use of a seventh core

It appears that Microsoft have more plans up their sleeves as they now allow game developers the use of a seventh processing core, on the Xbox One. Formerly, both the Xbox One and the PS4 ran with six of their eight cores, with two cores allocated to the general system functionality (such as the OS and drivers). Although the new SDK and firmware (leaked by a hacking group called H4LT) unlocks more potential for game developers, they do not get to utilise the full 100% of the additional core. Instead they can utilise up to 50-80% of this core for performance in their games. Continue reading “Microsoft grants game developers the use of a seventh core”