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Can We Forgive Hillary Clinton For Her Past War On Video Games?

I’m currently watching the internet wage a meme war on Hillary Clinton, as Bernie Sanders supporters try to paint her as an out of touch robot, while he’s instead a cool, hip grandpa. It’s much more civilized than the Republican dogfight, given its distinct lack of Trump, and certainly nowhere near …

Elder Scrolls, Fallout designer Todd Howard to receive GDC Lifetime Achievement Award

Bethesda veteran is this year's honoree<p>Bethesda Game Studios' Todd Howard will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Game Developers Conference, the event's organizers announced in a press release.<p>"This award reflects on the amazing craft of Todd Howard and his team in making worlds …

The Elder Scrolls

DayZ forums hacked: usernames, emails and passwords compromised

The forums for DayZ have been hacked, resulting in members' usernames, emails and passwords being leaked.<p>The good news is that the passwords were not …

American Truck Simulator review

American Truck Simulator didn't feel like home, and that's exactly what I was hoping for.<p>Living on the south coast of England, <i>Euro Truck Simulator</i> has given me countless hours of cathartic enjoyment over the years. Switch on the radio, jump into a truck and barrel down the M5 in the wind and rain. …

Mario Party invading Japanese arcades later this year

Throw yourself a Mario Party-themed birthday party at the arcade<p>Mario Party is heading to Japanese arcades this summer, and Capcom is hosting. The developer launched a website for <i>Mario Party: Mysterious Challenge World</i> today, which will make its official debut at the Japanese Amusement Expo on Feb. …

Ex-LittleBigPlanet, Ratchet and Clank devs bring childhood wonder to Kickstarter

Debut title Knights and Bikes is Earthbound meets The Goonies<p>Foam Sword Games, the studio co-led by former LittleBigPlanet, <i>Tearaway</i> and Ratchet and Clank designers, has launched a crowdfunding campaign for its first project: a co-op action adventure game called <i>Knights and Bikes</i>. Check out the debut …

Cast your vote for March's free PlayStation 4 indie game

Vote to Play is back and candidates include 'Action Henk' and the over-the-top 'BroForce.'<p>With the Iowa caucuses behind us, it's understandable if you want to make your voice heard again before this November. Well, PlayStation has your back because Vote to Play is making a return. Starting February …

Will you trip over the Vive's cable while walking in virtual reality?

The Vive wants you to walk in VR, and devs say the cable won't hold you back<p>There is a cable that connects the Vive virtual reality headset to the computer. When you're walking around your room-scale VR experience, or even just standing in front of your system, you can feel it. It's always there, …

Virtual Reality

Major Hearthstone changes incoming with introduction of standard and wild formats, more deck slots

As <i>Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft</i> approaches its two-year anniversary, Blizzard is preparing to implement the biggest changes the popular digital card game has seen thus far. In a conversation with Polygon last week, Blizzard revealed plans to add formats to <i>Hearthstone</i> beginning with the launch of …

Rock Band 4's February patch arrives today, along with 'Get Lucky' and 'Hey Ya!' (update)

Don't try to fight the feeling<p><i>Rock Band 4</i>'s music library is growing with a couple of huge hits today in Outkast's "Hey Ya!" and Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," developer Harmonix announced yesterday.<p>The danceable guitar-based tracks are both being released today, along with Kelly Clarkson's "Heartbeat …

Nintendo May Be Changing Its Tune On VR

Nintendo has always been one to go against the grain, usually to their benefit, and last year they made it pretty clear they had relatively little interest in Virtual Reality, despite it being all everyone else could talk about.<p>But now, in the wake of another bad earnings report, Nintendo might be …

Superhot launches Feb. 25 on PC, coming later to Xbox One

Super-fast, super-slow FPS delivers a hail of gunfire this month<p><i>Superhot</i>, the unusual super-fast/super-slow first person shooter that got a lot of attention over the past year, has set Feb. 25 for its launch date on Windows PC, Mac and Linux.<p>A version also will be coming to Xbox One about a month …

PSN Is Down For Everyone Except Sony, It Seems

Lo and behold, PSN is down again, suffering from what appears to be another major outage. PlayStation Network last went down almost exactly a month ago to ring in the New Year, and now another outage has gamers upset on social media.<p>Last time, the service was down for hours, and the whole time Sony …

Ubisoft wants EA to give up the 'ghost' in trademark battle

One publisher opposes another's application<p>Ubisoft has filed an opposition against Electronic Arts' trademark application for the name "ghost," according to records kept by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.<p>Ubisoft motioned to block EA's trademark attempt on Jan. 29, according to the …

10-Minute Barbarian is just the good parts of RTS games

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>My favorite moment in any RTS is when I've amassed a giant force and I draw a big box around my entire army and smash it into a single enemy. While satisfying, I understand that this is not always the most effective strategy. But in <i>10-Minute</i> …

The Good, The Bad And The In-Between Of 'The Division' Beta

In the last three days, I’ve spent about fifteen hours with <i>The Division</i> beta, doing everything there possibly is to do in the early test of the game. I’ve cleared every open world mission, side-mission and activity available, which took me about three hours, and then I spend the other twelve …

Video game releases for February 2016

Here are some of the big games coming out this month<p>Here are some of the big video games releases for the month of February 2016. Be sure to check out the list we put together of our most anticipated games of 2016.<p>What are you looking forward to playing? Did we miss anything? Let us know in the …

Why Haven't Video Game Consoles Died Yet?

This week, EA made headlines because they released an estimate which said that 55 million new-gen consoles had been sold so far. That’s a headline because when you take Sony’s freely offered-up figures of 36 million PS4s sold, that leaves 19 million Xbox Ones, meaning it’s being outsold almost 2:1. …

EA might have revealed secret Xbox One sales figures

EA executive revealed internal research that suggests there are under 20 million Xbox Ones in the wild.<p>We know that Sony has sold 35 million PlayStation 4s, but Microsoft won't talk about how well its rival device is doing. A dignified silence is the stance you normally take when things aren't …

Loot Crate launching gaming-centric box, Loot Gaming, this spring

Even better than a loot cave<p>Loot Crate, the subscription service that will ship you a mystery box of geek-oriented goodies every month, is introducing a new package for video game fans called Loot Gaming.<p>"We've always been targeting both geeks and gamers in kind of a general kind of pop culture …

Game Creator 'Roblox' Comes To Xbox With More Engagement Than Pinterest And Reddit

Console owners can now swell the ranks of 300,000 existing game makers on <i>Roblox</i>, as long as they have an Xbox One. It already boasts more engagement hours than Pinterest or Reddit, with Xbox version this will likely grow further.<p>If you’ve not come across it before, <i>Roblox</i> is currently the largest …

GameStop Is Now Officially In The Game Publishing Business With 'Song of the Deep'

GameStop should be dead by now.<p>We’re living in an almost entirely digital age at this point, and while book stores and video rental places have gone under left and right over the last decade, GameStop lives on, like a cockroach surviving a nuclear apocalypse. If that sounds like an insult, it …

Almost every comment on EA's Instagram is "Skate 4"

EA's Instagram is about a lot of things you'd expect: EA games already out such as Madden and FIFA, and EA games coming out soon, such as Unravel.<p>But …

Social Media

Insomniac Games reveals Song of the Deep | Polygon

When Insomniac Games talks about its new title, <i>Song of the Deep</i>, the developer frequently uses the phrase "passion project."<p>"Throughout development we've tried to create moments of awe-inducing wonder," said Brian Hastings, chief creative officer at Insomniac Games, when revealing the studio's new …

Xbox Games With Gold's February giveaways include Gears of War 2, Hand of Fate

New free games starting next week<p>Xbox Live Gold members will be able to download a new batch of free games starting Feb. 1. The company revealed next month's offerings today, which include four games across Xbox One and Xbox 360. Since November, all Xbox 360 offerings on Games With Gold have been …

Far Cry Primal How big is the map?

The CW is bringing eSports to broadcast TV next month

ESPN isn't the only network interested in professional gaming.<p>The growing popularity of eSports is making traditional TV networks take notice. We know ESPN's already working hard to embrace that community, and now The CW seems to be on a similar path. In partnership with Machinima, the popular …

Insomniac Games teases its next project

It's better down where it's wetter<p><i>Ratchet & Clank</i> and <i>Sunset Overdrive</i> developer Insomniac Games has a new game reveal coming this Thursday, according to a teaser posted to the studio's YouTube channel. While it doesn't provide much in the way of detail, the teaser makes it clear the developer's …

Star Wars Battlefront update delivers some badly needed nerfs

The Homing Shot gets fixed. The way a pet gets fixed.<p><i>Star Wars Battlefront</i>'s most recent update nerfed two key weapons in a big way, which will come as welcome news to the hordes of low-level cannon fodder propping up the K/D ratio of those who either bought the deluxe edition or hit level 25 long …

Out Of Nowhere, 'Dangerous Golf' Is One Of My Most Anticipated Games Of 2016

There are two things I already love about <i>Dangerous Golf</i> besides the concept of the game itself. First is that Three Fields Entertainment — an indie studio created by Criterion Games founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry — isn’t relying on Kickstarter, Steam Greenlight, or a publisher to fund or …