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Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn review: life after death

Final Fantasy 14 redeems the series' greatest disaster<p><i>Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn</i> simultaneously serves as an apology to longtime fans and a reminder of why they care about the franchise in the first place.<p>Square Enix launched the first iteration of <i>Final Fantasy 14</i> in 2010, and it was awful — …

Maximize Your Next

Has there ever been a better time to be a gamer? Next Tuesday, March 11, Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment are bringing one of the most …

Breathing next-gen life into Tomb Raider

<i>Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition</i> for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One breathes a liveliness not seen in the current-gen version of the game into the world of Lara Croft, according to the game's executive producer Scot Amos.<p>Speaking to Polygon, Amos said development on the PS4 and Xbox One port of <i>Tomb</i> …

Razer Surround brings virtual 7.1 channel surround to stereo headphones

Razer unveiled Razer Surround today, a technology that creates virtual 7.1 channel surround sound with any stereo headset.<p>The Razer Surround software integrates with the company's Razer Synapse 2.0 Configurator, and Polygon took the software for a test drive recently.<p>First-time setup allows users …

Xbox One loses some disc-free play, family game-sharing plan with revised policies

Today's surprise announcement, a nearly complete reversal of a set of policies almost universally hated by gamers, comes with a price, said Marc Whitten, corporate vice president of Xbox Live, in an interview with Polygon today.<p>Those unpopular policies, which required online checks and limited the …

Titanfall: Respawn's 'second skin'

Respawn emerges from its turbulent past to steal the show at this year's E3.<p>Respawn is ready to move on.<p>There’s a palpable hesitance in Respawn’s staff to talk much about the event — the point more than three years ago when Respawn founders Vince Zampella and the since-retired Jason West were fired …

How Bungie chose the level and the loot to introduce Destiny's gameplay to the world

Bungie, the developer behind the Halo series and the upcoming Destiny, unveiled the first gameplay for its upcoming sci-fi first-person shooter at Sony's E3 2013 press conference. During the demo, a group of players teamed up in what we'd know as Russia, but what the game knows as Old Russia, to …

The E3 2013 conference schedule. Check the times and don't miss the action

<b>Update:</b> Watch the videos of the conferences on the links below<p>Watch the Microsoft conference.<br>• Watch the EA conference<br>• Watch the Ubisoft conference<br>• Watch …

Xbox One: Speed Run

Microsoft unveiled its next console today: the Xbox One. New controller, new design, new user interface, new features, new games — and a whole lotta news.<p>Don't worry, we've got you covered.<p>Xbox One: all the news from Microsoft's next-gen debut

Microsoft explains the interconnected Achievements of the Xbox One (update)

Microsoft outlined the evolution of its new "dynamic and changing" achievement system today during a press conference where the company revealed the next-generation Xbox One console.<p>Though details were scarce, representatives said that the Xbox One's achievements will follow players and sync …

Xbox One: What we know

This morning, in a tent built atop a soccer field in Redmond, Wash., Microsoft unveiled its newest game console. Unlike rumors suggested, it's called Xbox One. It's Microsoft's latest step in turning its consoles into entertainment hubs, coming at an unspecified price and date later this year.<p>Like …

Face-Off: Metro: Last Light

Xbox 360<p>PlayStation 3<p>PC<p>Disc Size<p>6.0GB<p>6.6GB<p>Steam Download<p>Install<p>6.0GB (optional)<p>2.9GB (mandatory)<p>8.5GB (mandatory)<p>Surround Support<p>Dolby Digital<p>Dolby …

Turtle Beach becomes Twitch's official audio partner

Audio equipment manufacturer Turtle Beach is teaming up with streaming platform Twitch to become the site's official audio partner, the companies announced today.<p>Under the collaboration, Twitch will use Turtle Beach products — including the company's Ear Force XP Seven and Z Seven gaming headsets, …

Killzone Mercenary trailer shows the gory side of war on PS Vita

Sony has released a short trailer for its upcoming PS Vita title <i>Killzone Mercenary</i>, offering a glimpse of bloody combat and (literal) below-the-belt targets.<p>The Guerrila Cambridge-developed title is slated for release Sept. 17 in North America. Earlier in the year, Polygon got a closer look at the …

Defiance creators look toward next-gen, DLC and TV crossovers after a rocky start

Trion Worlds is spinning a lot of plates with its MMO-shooter hybrid <i>Defiance</i>, a circus act that has garnered the title no small amount of attention. The game was built on a foundation of promise; a promise that it would stretch across genres, platforms and even media categories.<p>Regardless of how …

First UK eSports bar opens in London next month

A new location of the Meltdown eSports bar chain will open in London on June 1, the company announced on its Facebook page.<p>The venue, setting up at 342 Caledonian Road, will treat patrons to gaming-themed drinks and livestreamed eSports events during open hours, from 5 p.m. until midnight on …

Defiance receiving five DLC packs this year, Patch 1.020 coming this month

Five DLC releases are planned for massively multiplayer online game <i>Defiance</i> this year, with major Patch 1.020 update expected this month, Trion Worlds announced today.<p>Each DLC release will include a free component, a paid component and a store update.The first DLC pack, tentatively called <i>Enter the</i> …

Plans for Microsoft's purported 'Xbox TV' set-top box remain 'uncertain,' reports WSJ

Microsoft remains "uncertain" about introducing the so-called "Xbox TV," the company's own video-streaming set-top box, into the market, reports the Wall Street Journal.<p>The Verge reported last November that Microsoft was working on a device dubbed "Xbox TV" as a cheaper alternative to an Xbox 360 …

Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move Overview | Polygon

Latest Stories View all news<p>By Thomas Biery on Jun 30, 2016 06.30.16<p>My Nintendo, Nintendo's rewards program for playing and purchasing games, is ending its most recent wave of discounts and downloads within the first few hours of July 1, so today is your last full...<p>By Dave Tach on Apr 17, 2013 …

Retrogaming

Watch 3,000 Eve Online ships swarm a Nyx Supercarrier

CCP's massively multiplayer online game <i>Eve Online</i> reached its decade anniversary this year, and to celebrate more than 3,000 players took to space to engage in all-out combat.<p>The player-planned event, Flight of a Thousand Rifters III, challenged participants to kill one of the game's biggest enemy …

Wolfenstein: The New Order is a single-player only game

Slaying alternate reality Nazis and Nazi robots in MachineGames' <i>Wolfenstein: The New Order</i> will be a strictly single-player affair, according to a report from Gamespot which says the title has "no multiplayer component."<p>Recent entries in the Wolfenstein series, including Raven Software's <i>Wolfenstein</i> …

PS4 will not suffer major losses at launch 'unlike PS3,' says Sony

Sony does not foresee major losses being incurred at the launch of the PlayStation 4 later this year, unlike what was seen during the development and launch of the PlayStation 3, Sony CFO Masaru Kato said during an earnings call earlier today.<p>"Unlike PS3, we are not planning a major loss to be …