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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 detailed

In a special event coinciding with Dreamhack in Austin, TX, Nvidia revealed to the world the name, specs, and design of their upcoming graphics …

Ubisoft Commissions PlayStation 4 and Dualshock Controller Made From Stone

Stone age technology.<p>Far Cry Primal is coming out next week, and to mark the occasion, Ubisoft has shown off an entire "gaming den."<p>However, you …

What's Next for Bitcoin in 2016

Some of the characters attracted to the digital currency bitcoin continue to be the biggest rivals to its success.<p>Earlier this month, the SEC charged …

10 Ridiculous Things That Can Actually Happen In Fallout 4

<i>Fallout 4</i> is a pretty absurd game, on the whole. One moment you might become a comic book hero, the next you might go on a quest for a long-lost …

How to Stream and Play PC Games on iPad and iPhone

Playing PC games is one of the oldest activity among gamers that doesn’t appear to be falling anywhere. I mean, you’ll always feel the urge for PC …

How much does The Taken King improve Destiny? That's the question on today's Quality Control

In each episode of Quality Control, Polygon editor-at-large Justin McElroy talks to a critic after they review a new game and allows them to add a little bit of extra context and insight. Why did they feel the way they did? What do they wish they had been able to discuss in more depth in their …

Technology

'Metal Gear Solid V' And 'The Witcher 3' Both Suffer From The Same Big Flaw

<i>Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain</i> and <i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> are arguably two of the best AAA games of the year, each vying for position as most-beloved video game of 2015.<p>They are also two of the biggest games of the year, each requiring dozens upon dozens of hours of commitment. And the …

Transformed by loss: Batman and the real-life heroic journey that inspired his creation

Our culture’s post-traumatic growth stories, from Batman to Spider-Man, are grounded in real people’s lives<p>Some researchers say that growth, or the perception of growth, might be influenced by culture. Americans in particular are bombarded with so many messages about the need to learn from and …

Next week, Apple could finally succeed where Microsoft has failed for almost 20 years

If the rumors are true, the new Apple TV will be a $200-ish machine with an intriguing new motion-based remote, a version of the Siri virtual digital assistant, and, most importantly, access to a full-fledged App Store, taking it well beyond the 60-some-odd carefully chosen media partners it …

Just Cause 3 Dev Diary Explores All the Chaotic Fun of Destruction

The latest dev diary for Avalanche Studios' Just Cause 3 takes a closer look at the game's destruction.<p>The video features members of the development team discussing the tech powering much of the sequel and the unexpected situations that arise from the dynamic nature of its gameplay.<p>"We’ve been …

Far Cry 2 Creative Director Returns to Ubisoft

Clint Hocking, the creative director of Far Cry 2 and a lead designer on Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory, is returning to Ubisoft. This time around, however, he'll be working at a different studio than during his previous 10-year run with the company.<p>Hocking is joining Ubisoft Toronto, the studio …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

Happy Thursday! Today we’ve rounded up yet another set of eight paid iPhone apps that are completely free to download right now for a limited time. …

Why Windows 10 Users May Never Use Google Again

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Assassin’s Creed Creator Talks Life After Ubisoft, Again

On the morning of May 7, 2013, Patrice Désilets sensed something was different. Like any other Tuesday, the former Assassin's Creed steward was …

Former Ubisoft narrative director joins studio Certain Affinity as it goes triple-A

An Austin-based indie developer is taking on an industry veteran to help it build its own triple-A games.<p>Certain Affinity, a studio that has helped co-develop the multiplayer modes for massive hits like Left 4 Dead, Call of Duty: Black Ops, and Halo 4, has hired former Ubisoft Montreal narrative …

The games.on.net website is now closed.

As of 30 November 2015, the games.on.net website and forum is no longer available. iiNet and the team would like to thank everyone who was involved …

Call of Duty

Yves Guillemot admits company raised expectations too high with its 2012 ambitious graphical demo of cyberpunk thriller<p>In 2012, a fallow year for the E3 video game expo in Los Angeles, Ubisoft revealed its latest open-world action adventure – and promptly stole the show. Watch Dogs, a cyberpunk …

Gaming Industry

How To Move A PC Game To Another Hard Drive (Without Re-Downloading It)

So you're running out of hard drive space (maybe on that fast-but-tiny SSD of yours), and you need to move a few of your PC games to another hard …

The One Feature I Hope 'Fallout 4' Ditches From The Series

Fallout 4 is on its way, and we’re all waiting for the big press conference next Sunday to tell us more about it. In the meantime, we get to guess. It’s been a long time since we last had a Fallout game, and this is Bethesda’s first chance to play around with the meaty new hardware of the Xbox One …

Call of Duty

Elder Scrolls Online vs Skyrim Comparison - The Elder Scrolls Online Wiki Guide - IGN

<b>Elder Scrolls Online</b> is a large game that has tons of content packed into it. So much so that it might be overwhelming to new players. With that in …

Everything We Love (and Hate) About The Witcher 3 After 160 Hours

<i>This is a lightly edited dialogue between TIME’s games critic Matt Peckham and assistant managing editor Matt Vella about playing The Witcher 3: Wild</i> …