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This Weird Trick Makes All The Bosses In 'BloodBorne' Much Easier

A note about the headline: I’m sorry, I couldn’t help myself. It was just right there for the taking, the “weird trick” headline. I hope you’ll forgive me. Regardless, this article is actually about a weird trick that activates a sort of an “easy mode” in Bloodborne, and unlike all those weird …

Xbox on Twitter: "Find Out Friday: What is your favorite special edition Xbox console or controller? http://t.co/j7wxsioyr2"

New conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>Xbox</b><p>@<b>Xbox</b> This Is By Far My Favourite Special Edition Console & …

Games should focus on user-made content and 'the gamer's vision,' says Ubisoft's Jade Raymond

Game developers should focus on enabling user-generated content, both as a "smarter way to have your community engaged" and to cut down on development costs, said Ubisoft's Jade Raymond in an interview with Gamasutra.<p>Raymond is currently serving as the managing director of <i>Splinter Cell: Blacklist</i> …

Next-gen mobile devices will be more powerful than consoles, says Nvidia exec

Graphics processors in the next generation of mobile devices will outperform those of consoles, according to Nvidia's senior vice president of content and technology Tony Tamasi.<p>According to Bit-Tech, Tamasi said the next model of chips, which will follow the Tegra 4 currently used in Nvidia's …

Sony devs discuss how DualShock 4 adds new features, but still feels like a DualShock

Sony's first-party developers believe the PlayStation 4's new controller, the DualShock 4, will open up new gameplay possibilities and make using the console much more intuitive, they said in a video released today by the company.<p>According to Toshimasa Aoki of Sony Computer Entertainment's product …

Graphic Designer Dad Illustrates His Kids’ Lunch Bags Almost Every Day Since 2008 | Colossal

<p>Graphic designer and competitor for Best Dad Ever David LaFerriere has been drawing illustrations on his children’s sandwich bags since 2008. Lucky …

Apple faces $118K fine in China for copyright breach

Apple will have to compensate three Chinese writers for infringing their copyright rights when it sold their books online without first seeking permission.<p>A China Daily report stated the Beijing No. 2 Intermediate People's Court ruled in favor of the authors, and Apple will have to pay them in …

Nintendo works with dev to remove Yoshi lookalike from Android game

Era's Adventure's main character gets a legally distinct facelift.<p>Back when we first noticed developer Botond Kopacz using an unlicensed Yoshi model …

Play 'Super Mario 64' in your browser now

Take the edge off of a full work week with a bit of <i>Super Mario 64</i>, available for download or playable right in your browser thanks to ingenious Unity developer Roystan Ross. He calls it <i>Super Mario 64 HD</i>, and it features the original game's first level, "Bob-Omb Battlefield." Ross promises that …

The Legend of Zelda Wii U will not launch in 2015

The highly anticipated Wii U Zelda game won't be out in 2015, series producer Eiji Aonuma revealed today in a development update video.<p>Nintendo also …

Minimap March 27, 2015: Zelda, Destiny of Spirits, Valve VR, Bloodborne, Xbox One, Dark Souls 2, Mario, Hearthstone

Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a daily audio tour through the latest news about video games, related technologies and culture.<p>Subscribe on iTunes<br>• Subscribe to the podcast (RSS)<p>Here's what we're covering today:<p><b>THE BIG STORIES</b><p>The Legend of Zelda Wii U delayed beyond 2015, skipping E3<br>• Sony's shutting down …

A Steam survival game that actually feels new

<i>Dyscourse</i> is a brand-new survival game that stands well apart from the doom and gloom of the genre. With a colorful cast and cartoonish art style, it's a wackier, cuddlier alternative to games like <i>Rust</i> or <i>Day Z</i>.<p>Join Charlie Hall and I as we explore a mysterious, brightly-hued island, face off …

'Life Is Strange' Blends Teen Angst And Time Travel

Life is Strange is an episodic video-game starring a teenage girl called Max living in rural Pacific Northwest. It’s a reminder of the difficulties of growing up, both for ourselves and for our children.<p>As is the way of video-games she discovers strange powers that function as a central play …

Borderlands 2 brings splitscreen co-op to Xbox One, PS4

Splitscreen modes aren't as fashionable in these days of internet-loving consoles as they were in the GoldenEye golden age, but I tell you what is on …

'Bloodborne' Review, Day One: A Hideous Nightmare

<i>There’s a real emotional arc to your first few hours with Bloodborne, less so for story reasons and more because of the strange way this game worms its way into your head. So for review purposes, I’ll be doing a day by day diary with this new exclusive for Sony’s PS4, even though I’ve already had</i> …

Destiny's Vaults expand, but at a cost to PS3 and Xbox 360 gamers

<i>Destiny</i>'s latest update, coming in April, will expand a character's vault but it comes at a cost for players on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, Bungie wrote in its latest weekly update.<p>For players on all four platforms, vault space will increase from 20 to 24 for two categories, armor and "general …

'Super Mario amiibos' Unlock More Content In Games You Already Own

Super Mario amiibos extend value by unlocking new content in Captain Toad’s Treasure Trackers, Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart as well as recently released Mario Party 10.<p>Whether investing in the latest Lego video-game, choosing the right console or expanding the collection of toys to life …

Riot Combines 'League of Legends' With 'Super Smash Bros.' And The Result Needs To Be A Reality

Riot Games, creator of League of Legends, finds itself near the top of many “best companies to work for” lists thanks to a relaxed corporate culture that emphasizes creativity and freedom among its staff. This manifests itself in Google-ish “experimental” projects, where sometimes Rioters can mess …