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To win this board game you must become an anime character

One of the most popular games on the floor of this year's GenCon was a Japanese import called Tragedy Looper. First published by BakaFire Party in 2011, the English language version made its U.S. debut at the Z-Man Games booth last week in Indianapolis, Indiana.<p><i>Tragedy Looper</i> is a deduction game …

Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone

In a spare, drab office park in Sunnyvale, California, a bunch of two-by-fours and foamboard have been nailed together into a makeshift model of a shipping container. Inside, a bare, unlit Edison bulb hangs from a wire, over some simple IKEA furniture and a table with Lego blocks on it. The blocks …

Sega Explains Sonic and Knuckles' New Look

Why is Sonic wearing a scarf? What's with all the bandages? When did Knuckles start working out? These questions and many more were on the lips of Sonic the Hedgehog fans worldwide when longtime game developer Sega unveiled Sonic Boom earlier this year. The announcement described Sonic Boom as …

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The Most Important Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Questions Answered - IGN Video

What platform has the best DLC? How's the new Snake? How long is the game? IGN tells all.

South Park: The Stick of Truth - Why Do Publishers Embargo Game Reviews? - Podcast Beyond - IGN Video

It seems like publishers would want all the chatter they can get about their game, but that's not always the case. The Beyond crew tells you why.

La-Mulana 2 reaches Kickstarter funding goal

Playism Games' 2D side-scrolling action adventure title <i>La-Mulana 2</i> reached its $200,000 Kickstarter funding goal yesterday with five days to go.<p>The game is a direct sequel to the 2005 <i>La-Mulana</i>, which originally launched on Windows PC and then on Nintendo's WiiWare service in Japan in 2011. In the …

How important is 1080p to this generation of games?

Welcome to Friends List!<p>If this is your first episode, Friends List is a daily web series where we have one-on-one talks about a single question related to video games. The goal is to give both Polygon's many team members across the globe and those involved in covering, designing and releasing …

Save me: The symbolism of Silent Hill’s save points

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p><i>Note: This article contains spoilers for the Silent Hill series, particularly Silent Hill 3, which is almost impossible to talk about without spoiling. You’ve</i> …

Sid Meier's Humble Bundle offers 'Civilization' games, expansion packs, and more

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Since launch, the Humble Indie Bundle has expanded its mission considerably, releasing …

Daughter's Controller Hack Creates Portable PS4

<i>Controlling a Vita and Dual Shock 4 improves the experience more than you might imagine. Hack them together like my daughter did and you have a new way to play PlayStation 4 games on the go — big bright screen, controller sticks, lights and rumble.</i><p>While console battles excite and drive avid gamers …