Chris Standard

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'Gundam Extreme Versus Full Boost' Gets Extensive Update And New Freemium Approach To DLC

The successful PS3 port of Gundam Extreme Versus Full Boost is to get a substantial update at the end of this month, including a new freemium type approach to handling the game’s DLC.<p>Released back in the Japanese arcades in 2012, it later received a PS3 port in 2014. The second entry in the Extreme …

The Best Sofas For Different Lifestyles

Of all the spaces in our homes, the kitchen often gets <i>all</i> the love. But the whole "heart of the home" idea is an equally fitting way to describe another one of our favorite spots -- the sofa.<p>From sleeping to TV-watching to "working" from home, the sofa is easily the most used piece of furniture in …

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New Warhammer 40K RTS announced: 'Battlefleet Gothic: Armada'

<i>Battlefleet Gothic: Armada</i>, the tabletop game set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, will get a video game adaptation for PC, publisher Focus Home Interactive has announced.<p>A release date was not provided in the announcement yesterday, though Focus Home promised more information soon. <i>Battlefleet</i> …

No Man's Sky's latest video explores a vast universe, discovers space dinosaurs

The latest trailer for <i>No Man's Sky</i> attempts to give a sense of scale to developer Hello Games' space exploration simulator. As you'll see — and as Hello's Sean Murray said onstage at the PlayStation Experience — that's easier said than done.<p>Press play above to see solar systems discovered and named …

You can watch A Night Under No Man’s Sky live from PlayStation Experience right here

It’s almost time for us to get all Carl Sagan on No Man’s Sky.<p>To mark the end of the first day of the PlayStation Experience fan event in Las Vegas, Sony and developer Hello Games are putting on a special event. It’s called “A Night Under No Man’s Sky,” and it will have attendees experiencing the …

PlayStation Experience 2014: All the news, all the trailers right here

Sony's inaugural PlayStation Experience is underway in Las Vegas. Polygon will be bringing you coverage from the expo, including all the announcements from today's keynote address, plus the panels and demonstrations from the show floor. See it all right here.

Enter Virtual Reality for Under Thirty Bucks

*some assembly is required<p>Forget steampunk, the smartphone VR viewer from DODOcase is fiberpunk, seeing as its made primarily of cardboard.<p>The …

Final Fantasy VI With a Full Orchestra is Damn Majestic

You can now listen to a recording of <i>Final Fantasy VI</i>’s music made by the The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. It’s stirring stuff.<p>The …

Welcome to 'Endgame,' Google's worldwide augmented reality game that begins today

"[James Frey] had this whole thing conceived of as a never-before-done experience across all these media."<p>"Over a period of time, [Stella] herself as a character and the website itself as a game board will expand and get much more robust and much more interesting," says Stewartson. While there will …

The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a way to bake chocolate chip cookies to please everyone.<p>There is! And, no, it's not Martha Stewart's way. It's science.<p>We've taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named Kendra Nyberg, who co-taught a …

Live-action 'Destiny' trailer blends 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and Led Zeppelin

"Anybody speak space turtle?"<p><i>Destiny</i> is launching next week, and publisher Activision wants to make sure you don't forget. Just a few days after launching a sci-fi version of Google Street View to promote the game, today we have a surprisingly fun live-action trailer. While the game itself exudes a …

Check out this new Final Fantasy Explorers gameplay video

This new gameplay video of <i>Final Fantasy Explorers</i> has me praying to the ghost of Gunpei Yokoi that Square Enix will localize this game to the U.S.<p>The …

Gamescom 2014 - Evolve: Brawl at the Distillery

IGN editors against their boss<p>While at Gamescom 2014 IGN had the opportunity to play Evolve together. Above you'll find the Kraken's perspective …

Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition gives freedom back to the Dungeon Master

When the fourth edition of Dungeons and Dragons came out in 2008 I pounced on it. I hadn't played D&D since middle school and the new system had a lot of good buzz. I coaxed and cajoled a core group of five players together and for the next four years met monthly to lead a small group of characters …

Check out Peter Quill's crib from 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

The Milano — Peter Quill's bachelor-pad/spaceship from <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> — is a surprisingly robust place, for a movie set. In this little gem of a video released by Marvel yesterday, star Chris Pratt gives a <i>Cribs</i>-style walkthrough of the ship, pointing out all of the buttons, panels and …

Ubisoft Confirms Assassin’s Creed Rogue Won’t Be Coming To Wii U

Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed Rogue, an exciting new installment in the franchise currently in development for the Xbox 360 video …

What does it really cost to open an indie studio? All your money, most of your life

It is common to hear about game companies having crushing financial woes in the games press.<p>It can be observed in companies of all sizes, from THQ going under to 38 Studios defaulting on millions of debts to the recent <i>Yogsventure</i> project fiasco.<p>I've seen the people behind these projects judged very …

The best science and technology podcasts

The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p><b>Hubblecast</b><br>Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational time machine are just a few of the stranger-than-science-fiction topics touched upon in this …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Classcraft makes the classroom a giant role-playing game — with freemium pricing

Shawn Young has a class full of warriors, mages, and healers. Warriors get to eat in class, mages can teleport out of a lecture, and healers can ask if an exam answer is correct.<p>But this isn’t some <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>-style fantasy. This is education as it’s happening for over 7,000 kids in more than …