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Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction mode teased

The official Call of Duty Instagram account today posted a short video for something called Extinction for Call of Duty: Ghosts. "Survive the Extinction," reads the video description.<p>The video shows the Call of Duty: Ghosts logo morphing into an alien-like form.<p>New screenshots posted on Imgur today …

New Super Luigi U trailer compares the skills of the Mario brothers

A new trailer for Nintendo's Luigi-themed version of <i>New Super Mario Bros. U</i> shows what the eternal sidekick brings to the table.<p>Luigi is capable of jumping higher and running faster than his elder brother Mario, but this speed comes with the drawback of taking longer to stop, risking a plunge off …

Dark Link and Link go toe-to-toe in a live-action The Legend of Zelda short

<i>Link's Shadow</i>, a live-action fan-film based on The Legend of Zelda franchise, entails an epic battle between the demonic Dark Link, Link and unsuspecting hunters.<p>"Three hunters in a forest discover that they have trapped a demon - Dark Link! An epic battle ensues as they try to prevent the …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

New Super Smash Bros. removes tripping; game speed between Brawl and Melee

The new <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS is shaping up to be a return to the more hardcore four-player fighting game experience of its GameCube predecessor, game director Masahiro Sakurai says.<p>In an interview with Polygon, Sakurai explained many of the gameplay changes coming to the Wii …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Microsoft releases Xbox One cheat sheet: here's what you can tell Kinect to do

Every Xbox One comes with a new Kinect sensor — a powerful peripheral that lets the game console read your heart rate and respond to your voice commands. In our review of the Xbox One, however, we discovered that the Kinect typically only recognizes extremely specific vocal cues like "Xbox turn …

Play this: 'The Walking Dead' turns into a strategy game for your browser

In all of its various incarnations, <i>The Walking Dead</i> is always about the same thing: how we cope with the end of the world. Usually the desperate humans are even scarier than the zombies. Browser game <i>The Narrow Path</i> goes in a different direction: your goal is simply to kill as much as possible, …

Miiverse update prepares for 3DS version with new display options

A new update now live for the Wii U's Miiverse feature readies the social service for launch on the Nintendo 3DS by tweaking its layout and display options, according to a post on the Miiverse website.<p>A post from "NintendoMarty" outlines these changes, which are meant to facilitate the …

Nintendo's 3DS Louvre Guide Is Even Better With Iwata And Miyamoto

Nintendo has announced today the release of <i>Nintendo 3DS Guide: Louvre</i> for the 3DS eShop, and to celebrate this, Satoru Iwata tried the app out with …

Retrogaming

Mario Party: Island Tour Review

When you hear "minigame collection," the first game that usually springs to mind is Mario Party. The series has been responsible for hilarious memories and strained relationships since the Nintendo 64 era, though the series hasn't always set a good example: some of the installments, like the …

Watch the entire Halo: Nightfall panel from Comic-Con

If you didn't make the journey to San Diego for Comic-Con International this week, but deeply care about the fiction of Halo, you can still catch everything <i>Halo: Nightfall</i>-related from the con.<p>Panelists at the <i>Halo: Nightfall</i> panel included 343 Industries executive producer Kiki Wolfkill, franchise …

The amazing real-world Assassin's Creed Unity parkour run and how it was created

In <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> you can play with up to three friends as master assassins in the French Revolution. In this video, you see four parkour experts taking on those roles as they chase French guards in period costumes through a modern, and slightly confused, Paris.<p>The video was sponsored by …

San Diego Comic-Con 2014: All the news from pop culture's biggest event

Video games, toys, comic books, movies and more! The annual Comic-Con International hits San Diego, Calif., from July 23 to 27. Polygon is there to bring you the news.

Can video games teach us to be better people?

At school, I learned about crop rotation, algebra and the Holy Ghost. But there was never a class on how to behave like a decent human being.<p>Perhaps the makers of curricula in 1970s England trusted in parents or the playground to teach children how to be fully emotional and social beings. Judging …

More Dragon Quest games heading to mobile, including the original, very soon

The Dragon Quest series will continue to migrate to mobile with the release of the original game in September, executive producer Yuu Miyake and mobile producer Noriyoshi Fujimoto said during a translated interview at PAX Prime today.<p>"We are planning to release in the first part of September the …

Madden 15: In-Depth Reviews and Scores for Video Game from Across the Internet

Nothing captivates sports fans and gamers alike more than the Madden franchise. With <i>Madden 15</i> having already hit shelves, there has been no shortage of opinions regarding the new video game.<p>There are plenty of people who buy Madden on a yearly basis regardless of how the game changes from one year …

Nvidia Shield Tablet review: An Android gaming tablet with benefits - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Nvidia Shield Tablet packs a lot of graphics punch with a new Tegra K1 processor. It has expandable microSD card storage; runs Android 5.0 Lollipop and offers full access to Google Play app store. Its add-on wireless game controller enables connected TV support for sofa gaming and …