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Club Nintendo is dead, long live new rewards program My Nintendo

Nintendo shuttered its Club Nintendo program earlier this year, but the company has crafted something of a successor with My Nintendo, a new rewards program that will also offer gifts and discounts for buying games but, unlike its predecessor, will also reward playtime.<p>The program was unveiled by …

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Halo Boss on Cortana -- "She's Not Actually Nude"

In the Halo series, central character Cortana--an artificial intelligence--appears to be naked. But that's not exactly true, according to Halo franchise development director Frank O'Connor. In a new interview with GamesRadar, O'Connor shed new light on the "conceit" of her character and more.<p>"She's …

Xbox One marketing head on Crackdown 3's destruction: It blows my mind

Halo 5 Guardians has finally launched and Microsoft only has one major game remaining in their Xbox One exclusive season, a season that started up in …

Nintendo says US market makes up more than 60 percent of all amiibo sales

Nintendo's amiibo line continues to be a major selling point for the company, with approximately 21 million units being shipped around the world since it launched in 2014, according to the company's semi-annual report.<p>Nintendo stated that both the original Super Smash Bros. lineup and Super Mario …

Razer’s Chroma Workshop is all about finding the craziest lighting schemes for your PC gear

You didn’t spend $160 on your BlackWidow Chroma keyboard because you like routine, boring lighting designs, and now PC hardware manufacturer Razer is making it easier than ever for you to express yourself.<p>The company announced today that it is launching the Razer Chroma Workshop, which is a portal …

A Beginner's Guide to Halo 5: Guardians' Requisition System

Although many aspects of Halo 5: Guardians stick to series tradition, others depart from the past on a variety of levels. Chief among them is Warzone, developer 343 Industries' new multiplayer mode. It combines player vs. player combat, AI boss battles, zone control, and vehicle combat to form …

Watch Sentris creator Samantha Kalman build a Mario Maker level

<b>Watch in 60fps on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>Samantha Kalman has had a busy year. Between completing work on her puzzle-game-slash-music-generation-tool <i>Sentris</i>, launching a Patreon to support her future endeavors in virtual reality and winning this year's PAX Prime Royal Rumble, …

Steam's PC Halloween Sale Begins

<b>Update:</b> It looks like the original listing for the Halloween sale was indeed incorrect; there are now only 52 games officially featured in the sale (though the games that have been removed are still on sale). You can see the updated list of deals here.<p><b>Original Story:</b> Steam today kicked off its …

Titanfall 2 Will Be "Worth the Wait," Respawn Boss Says

Although Respawn Entertainment is not yet ready to talk specifics about Titanfall 2, co-founder Vince Zampella has now spoken out to tease the project some more.<p>"I can't say just yet," Zampella said when asked by Polygon for an update on the project. "I promise that it will be worth the wait."<p>After …

Turtle Rock's Evolve gets a fifth monster next week: the Gorgon

Another monster is coming to Turtle Rock's four-versus-one shooter <i>Evolve</i> next week: the giant alien arachnid known as the Gorgon. It's the fifth playable monster for <i>Evolve</i>, joining the Behemoth, Goliath, Kraken and Wraith.<p>The Gorgon is coming as downloadable content. She'll be available for …

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‘No Man’s Sky’ release date announced, potential price revealed for PS4

Those looking forward to Sony and Hello Games’ upcoming PS4 exclusive, No Man’s Sky , have been patient and the limits of this patience will be …

Halo 5's Aiming Has Changed, Dev Explains How and Why

If you performed well in the Halo 5: Guardians beta but are struggling now, there may be a reason for that. One of the professional gamers who works at 343 Industries has penned a forum post where he reveals the studio made changes to the aiming system that was in place for the beta.<p>"During the …

"Major" Borderlands 2, Pre-Sequel, Handsome Collection Updates Detailed

Gearbox has detailed a number of "major" updates for Borderlands 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, which contain "bug fixes, performance improvements, and more."<p>The updates are now available on all platforms, including previous-gen consoles. For Borderlands …