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The adorable 'Kerbal Space Program' will land on Xbox One

<i>Kerbal Space Program</i>'s cute little green engineers are coming to Xbox One. Much like the PlayStation 4 version that was announced in June, there isn't a release date listed for the spaceship-building sim on Xbox. But considering the latter has an Early Access-like program of its own we could …

High school adopts local cat named Bubba as student, gives him I.D. card

There were bodega cats, there were bookstore cats, and now: there are classroom cats.<p>Bubba, a chill feline in San Jose, California, lives with his …

Nasa Curiosity rover takes selfie on Mars

The Curiosity Rover has taken a panoramic selfie after stopping to drill into rocks at the Marias Pass on Mars<p>Nasa’s Curiosity rover used its inbuilt ‘selfie stick’ to capture this 360 degree image of itself sitting in the Marias Pass region of Mars.<p>The robot has been in the area drilling into rock …

8 Shocking Secrets From The Making Of Pixar's 'Toy Story'

<b>ANAHEIM, California</b> -- It's been nearly 20 years since "Toy Story" hit theaters. As the first feature-length computer animated film <i>ever</i>, "Toy Story" …

D23 Reveals Details on Pixar Sequels: Toy Story 4, Finding Dory, Cars 3, The Incredibles 2

__Coming:__ June 17, 2016 __Details:__ The plot will follow the same framework as *Finding Nemo*: Dory is searching for her parents (voiced by Diane Keaton and Eugene Levy), and ends up across the Pacific Ocean in an aquatic research and wildlife rehabilitation center in Monterey, California. She …

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Peter Capaldi to star on his own in ‘Doctor Who’ single-hander episode

The new season of <i>Doctor Who</i> will feature the show’s first ever episode with only one actor.<p>The first instalment of Season 9’s two-part finale will be …

'Doctor Who' science is more real than you think (pictures)

These Awesome Fallout Figures Are Now Available for Preorder

Preorders are now open for toy manufacturer Funko's line of Fallout figures.<p>The company is making seven different figures of iconic characters and enemies from the Fallout universe. You can now preorder any of the figures via Fallout developer Bethesda's store and Amazon. They're 3 and 3/4 inches …

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'Doom' multiplayer test run starts 'in the coming months'

It's time to put that <i>Doom</i> alpha code from your PlayStation 4, Xbox One or PC copy of <i>Wolfenstein: The New Order</i> to use if you already haven't redeemed it. Publisher Bethesda's announced that access to the Hell-bound shooter's first multiplayer test will open up "in the coming months." The post on</i> …

'Rise Of The Tomb Raider': Not So Exclusive After All

At E3 this year, the sequel to the hit reboot <i>Tomb Raider</i> was announced. <i>Rise of the Tomb Raider</i> was displayed at the XBOX conference, with behind-the-scenes footage of creating the new game. It was announced as an xBox exclusive for a holiday 2015 release. At the Square Enix press conference, they …

How Fallout 4 handles romance, character progression and more

<i>Fallout 4</i>'s character upgrade system and companion interactions were just a few details to come out of the game's QuakeCon 2015 demonstration.<p>The panel, which was led by game director Todd Howard — who, despite being under the weather, garnered a standing ovation upon entering the stage — gave a …

Free mobile game 'Fallout Shelter' hits Android in August

<i>Fallout Shelter</i> is a nifty little mobile game that puts you in charge of your very own post-apocalyptic Vault in the <i>Fallout</i> universe. It's your job to make sure the Vault Dwellers are as happy, healthy and protected as possible -- which is sometimes trickier than it sounds. <i>Fallout Shelter</i> launched …

Five Nights at Freddy's 4 made me scream like a baby

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><i>Five Nights at Freddy's 4</i> is the (supposed) final chapter in creator Scott Cawthon's very bizarre horror series about a murderous mascot and his buddies. For starters, you aren't even at Freddy's proper in this chapter — instead, you play as a small …

YouTube star PewDiePie made $7 million in 2014

Last year around this time, word got out that Felix Kjellberg, a 24-year-old Swedish bro known online as PewDiePie, made $4 million a year by playing video games, recording his reactions and uploading the resulting videos to YouTube. At the time, he had 27 million YouTube subscribers. Today, …

Minecraft: Story Mode stars two Goonies and a Pee-Wee

Minecraft has always let you tell your own story with it’s open-world sandbox game. You can dig, build, fight zombies, and even explore amazing worlds built by other <i>Minecraft</i> fans and find your own way to play.<p>Now, though, Telltale wants you to immerse yourself in a new authored story that will be …

The first new 'Minecraft' game is ambitious, risky, and looks like a ton of fun

'Minecraft' is one of the most popular games on the planet. Microsoft spent $2.5 billion on it back in September and it has millions of fans.<p>This is our first new 'Minecraft' game, and it is quite a departure from what fans know, here is what Telltale games says about the new iteration of its game:

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22 years on, Doom retains the ability to shock

<i>"There was never a name for the Doom marine because it's supposed to be you" - John Romero, co-creator of Doom</i><p>On the giant screen at the Dolby …

Sakari Momoi, the world's oldest man, dies in Japan aged 112

The former teacher said healthy eating and plenty of sleep was the key to his longevity<p>The world’s oldest man, Sakari Momoi, who cited healthy eating and a good night’s sleep as the secrets to a very long life, has died aged 112, Japanese media said.<p>Momoi, whose was born in Fukushima on 5 February …

Portal Stories: Mel gameplay and impressions - it's not Portal 3, but it could be!

Fallout Shelter adds its first Fallout 4 character

Fallout Shelter has introduced its first character from the upcoming Fallout 4.<p>Available as a random card in lunchboxes - the Fallout parlance for …

Fallout 4's £100 Pip-Boy Edition includes an actual Pip-Boy

<b>UPDATE 3rd July 13.55:</b> After this morning's kerfuffle, you can now put your name down for a Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition at GAME.co.uk.<p>You'll need to …

Here's your first look at Telltale's 'Minecraft: Story Mode' game

The people behind <i>Minecraft</i> just kicked off Minecon 2015 with a bang. At the fan convention's opening ceremony, Mojang's Lydia Winters debuted the first trailer for <i>Minecraft: Story Mode</i>, an upcoming title from Telltale Games. Yep, the same developer that created video game tie-ins for <i>Game of Thrones</i> …

Minecraft: Story Mode looks the same, and yet totally different, in this debut trailer

At Minecon 2015 today in London, Telltale Games offered the first look at <i>Minecraft: Story Mode</i>, an episodic game set in the world of <i>Minecraft</i> and told in the style of Telltale hits like <i>The Walking Dead</i> or <i>Tales From The Borderlands</i>.<p>The game centers on protagonist Jesse, voiced by Patton Oswalt, and …

Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode unveiled, stars Patton Oswalt

Last year The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us developer Telltale announced that it would be making an episodic Minecraft-based narrative adventure …

'Halo 5' doesn't have split-screen, but 'never say never'

<i>Halo 5: Guardians</i> doesn't have split-screen cooperative play. This is a drastic shift for the series -- every console <i>Halo</i> game has featured local co-op, including the recently released <i>Halo: Master Chief Collection</i>, a bundle of the franchise's major titles. Plenty of longtime <i>Halo</i> fans have hit …

Halo 5's multiplayer microtransactions cause a stir

Halo 5 has microtransactions and they have caused a stir among the community.<p>Halo 5 has a new Requisition System (REQ), which works in the game's two …

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Halo veterans form new studio to tackle 'new gaming technology'

Halo composer Marty O'Donnell and veteran Bungie designer Jaime Griesemer are teaming up to launch a new games studio.<p>Both O'Donnell and Griesemer were key personnel on the Halo series throughout the last decade. O'Donnell was fired from Bungie in 2014, prior to the release of <i>Destiny</i>. He …

Halo 5: Guardians adds microtransactions, 343 offers explanations

The revelation that <i>Halo 5: Guardians</i> will feature microtransactions has caused enough of a stir that 343 Industries stepped in with a blog post explaining what they buy and why they're there.<p>First, the transactions. A currency called REQ Points will be earned after multiplayer matches in the games …