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"The IGF has been pretty much front and center for us over the last couple of months. We announced last week that our next game will be called Prison Architect and is about building Maximum Security Prisons. Chris started work on Prison Architect in December of 2010 and around July this year we were playing the latest build and suddenly realised that we were much further along then we thought. It would need a massive push, but we could submit a build for the 2012 competition. We both knew immediately that we wanted to do it. Prison Architect was a return to our roots, a uniquely original PC game built by a tiny team and an IGF submission was exactly the right milestone to confirm to ourselves that we were back on the right track. Chris submitted Prison Architect last week and we’ve got our fingers crossed.... Even if we don’t pick up any nominations we know we’ll be there on the night, and we’ll have a great time. Win or lose, they’ll still be a hell of an after-party. Yes, there is something special about the IGF."
Prison Architect System Requirements
Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 2.4GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 2600 XT or NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 100 MB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz / AMD Phenom II X2 565
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 5670 512MB or NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 100 MB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Prison Architect Requirements
The game engine for Prison Architect is SystemIV. Prison Architect will require Radeon HD 5670 512MB graphics card with a Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz or Phenom II X2 565 processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. 4 GB will also be needed to achieve the Prison Architect rec specs and get 60FPS. Don't try and play Prison Architect without 4 GB, which helps get the 30FPS You will require a DirectX 9 GPU. We suggest a 12 year old PC to play smoothly.
FPS System Benchmark
200+ FPS
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Prison Architect System Requirements
Intel CPU
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GD Verdict
Recommended Requirements
320 MB
GD VRAM hardware score: 1
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 4
Win Xp 32
DX 9
100 MB
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Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
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Prison Architect PC Release Date: 6 Sep 2015

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