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First DirectX 10 Game Demo Released

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It's the (sole?) reason millions have upgraded the Windows Vista, so has DirectX10 been worth the wait?
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Nothing will be decided today but nVidia, in partnership with Capcom, has released the first DirectX 10 game demo: Lost Planet. Some might question the profile of this title to launch such a hugely anticipated platform, but in the words of our own Stuart Andrews when reviewing the Xbox 360 version: " Visually, it’s nothing short of stunning."

So what can we expect? Well, 'Extreme High Definition' (XHD) support at up to 2560 x 1600 resolutions for a start, higher resolution special effects and improved lighting and shadows. Perhaps just as importantly, nVidia also stresses it has conducted extensive testing to ensure maximum compatibility and stability.
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A word of warning to newbs: just because you have Vista doesn't mean you can run Lost Planet in all its DirectX 10 glory – you'll need a DirectX 10 capable graphics card too so only GeForce 8 Series owners and ATI Radeon HD 2000 Series owners need apply.

Of course whether Lost Planet turns out to be good, bad or indifferent it is impossible to judge a new gaming platform on the evidence of one title (a demo at that), but at least we now have one title...

Grab it here

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