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All the Monopoly rules you've probably been playing wrong your whole life

Over the Christmas period, it's likely you'll bust out the Monopoly board at least once.<p>But this can turn nasty very quickly, with tantrums and flipped boards, because Monopoly isn't actually supposed to be a game that's fun to play.<p>We know this, because there's always one victor, while everyone …

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These were the biggest stories in video games in 2017

Highlights of the past 12 months<p>At Polygon, we write and read thousands of news stories each year. There’s a value in revisiting them, examining them not just as stand-alone events but part of a whole. Collectively, these stories tell us about where games have been, where they’re going, how the …

Gaming

Nintendo Appeal Fails in $10M Wii Remote Patent Lawsuit

The verdict has been upheld, but Nintendo can appeal again or opt to pay the $10.1 million award.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Patents

The best games of 2017

It had just turned April when we declared that 2017 was a great year for video games. The post-holiday quarter is usually fairly quiet for new releases, but in 2017 it brought us legitimate contenders for game of the year in <i>The Legend of Zelda:</i> <i>Breath of the Wild</i>, <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> and <i>Persona 5</i> -- …

The legendary creator of 'Super Mario' explains why he tries not to hire gamers to work at Nintendo

You might think that being a gamer would give you a leg up for a job at Nintendo, one of the world's leading video game companies.<p>But it actually could hurt your chances.<p>As part of his plan to take a step back from the company, Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo's legendary game designer, is trying to …

After Switch surge led by Mario and Link, Nintendo looks to maintain momentum

Nintendo's resurgence to the front of the pack in the video game industry surprised even some within the company itself.<p>Sure, a 2017 rebound for the …

Gaming

The Best Chain Restaurants & Stores Open on New Year's Eve

It's New Year's Eve, and the avalanche of despair that was 2017 is fading fast in your rearview mirror. But before you embark upon a new year filled …

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …

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