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Battlefield 1 delivers tide-turning behemoth vehicles, procedural weather | Polygon

Losing side gets an endgame, massive vehicle<p><i>Battlefield 1</i> will span the full length of World War I, from 1914 to 1918, with a robust campaign designed to deliver myriad perspectives through a collection of shorter stories that take place in different times and locations around the world.<p>The game's …

Battlefield 1

All the News and Trailers From EA’s E3 2016 Press Conference

Mechs, lightsabers, and so much more.<p>Electronic Arts kicked off the E3 2016 press conference season with a variety of huge announcements on its big …

Madden NFL

FTC issues warning to apps covertly monitoring TV broadcasts

It's like the those skeevy flashlight apps all over again. The Federal Trade Commission has sent out a warning to mobile software developers using the Silverpush framework that their applications could be invading the privacy of unknowing consumers. As <i>Fortune</i> notes, Silverfish and others of its ilk …


'Affluenza' teen Ethan Couch detained in Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mexican authorities have detained so-called "affluenza" teen Ethan Couch and his mother near the popular Mexican Pacific beach resort town of Puerto Vallarta, officials briefed on the matter told CNN.<p>Couch, 18, went missing earlier this month, two years after he made national news when he …


Boxy transforms Google's Inbox into a Mac app

Ever since the impending death of Mailbox was announced, I've been looking for a new email app to replace it. The one I've been spending the most time with is Inbox, Google's attempt at building a smarter interface for Gmail. There's a lot to like — and dislike — about Inbox, but one thing that's …


Apple will fix your MacBook's worn-out display coating

The Retina display on your MacBook or MacBook Pro is supposed to look gorgeous. However, some owners have encountered just the opposite -- the screen's anti-reflective coating is wearing out quickly due to pressure or stains, leaving them with an unsightly laptop (and in some cases, a repair bill). …

MacBook Pro

An ex-California state prisoner reviews Prison Architect

I grew up in a pre-tech boom, working-class Bay Area neighborhood, where a kid having relatives that were incarcerated was the norm. Some of those kids would, unfortunately, grow up to follow their relatives into cells (or worse). I wouldn’t classify the town as bad, it’s just the mechanisms of the …

Mafia 3 Dev Talks Connections to Mafia 2 and Why It Won't Sensationalize Racism

When 2K announced Mafia III back in August, fans of the organized crime series might have been surprised by its decidedly new direction. But according to developer Hangar 13, Mafia III is a "true" Mafia game that does not ignore the events of Mafia II. Instead, it will tie up a lot of loose ends …

Metal Gear
Metal Gear

Here's what's worth buying from Destiny's Xur, Sept. 4-6

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>If you're playing <i>Destiny</i>, you're probably familiar with Xur, the weekly exotic-item merchant who arrives in the tower on Friday at 5 a.m. ET and departs on Sunday at 5 a.m. ET. If you're a casual player, it can be hard to know where your hard-earned …


Edward Snowden says Hillary Clinton 'ridiculous' to think emails were secure

Snowden said in Al-Jazeera interview that ordinary government workers would ‘very likely face prosecution’ for sending classified emails over personal server<p>Edward Snowden has branded as “completely ridiculous” the idea that Hillary Clinton’s personal email server was secure while she was secretary …


White House monitoring reports Russian military is in Syria

US says any form of support for President Bashar al-Assad is 'destabilising and counterproductive'<p>The White House on Thursday said it was closely monitoring reports that Russia is carrying out military operations in Syria, warning such actions, if confirmed, would be "destabilising and …

Middle East
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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …


This is how Russia's intervention in Ukraine is playing in Moscow

Russians in Moscow, like many in Ukraine, are divided over Russian troops intervening in Crimea. But not all viewpoints are welcome equally here.<p>A crowd of several hundred protesters milled outside Russia's Defense Ministry on Sunday chanting "No to War." Young protesters expressed their disgust …