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The Digital Foundry lab has carried out a detailed analysis of the improved version of Metro Exodus. The original game was one of the first projects with support for ray tracing, and Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition took a step further - the new product does not run on computers without RT-acceleration support. But for the owners of new video cards, a lot of advantages are expected!

Given the popularity of Roblox, it's no surprise that Core Games more advanced 'No-Code' sandbox has united a huge audience in a matter of months. Now the amazing tool is out on the Epic Games Store / EGS. And this is great, because game creators from the community will be able to make money on the new project.

At NVIDIA GTC 2021, the Unity game engine team announced native DLSS support, that will be available for all users since version 2021.2. DLSS is a smart image processing technique to get high resolution output from a low resolution source. The quality is slightly worse, that what native resolution can produce, however, the frame rate rises significantly.

Amazon introduces Atom – new Physically-Based Render for Lumberyard Engine

For over five years, Amazon has been developing its own fork of CryEngine, flavored with AWS services. Over the years, Lumberyard has moved away from its origins and now it's time to change the render: meet a completely new physically-based Atom render.

Free and Open-Source Godot Engine now supports a new amazing lighting system, that will allow developers to create fully dynamic outdoor illumination. It's called SDFGI (signed distance field cascades global illumination) and offers a balance between quality and performance by dividing the screen space to distance cascades with different accuracy.

Night-City un-Wire – Cyberpunk 2077 is delayed... again!

Cyberpunk 2077 has been announced more than 7 years ago. We thought, that babies, born back then, are going to school this year, just before a wide audience will flood the Night-City. But even after all previous delays, it will not be available on September 17 – instead, developers promised to deliver it on November 19.