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Kobe Bryant's final NBA All-Star game turns into a love fest as West rolls to historic 196-173 victory

Someone actually tried to defend Kobe Bryant in his final All-Star game, refusing to step aside and yield one last magical moment. Well, sort of.<p>LeBron James lightheartedly slapped the court as Bryant dribbled on the perimeter in the second quarter, commencing a one-on-one, bring-it-on battle that …

Anthony Davis

'Fallout 4' Has 400+ Hours Of Gameplay, But Is That Enough?

There’s a particular statistic I’ve been thinking about recently. We first heard it earlier in the month, in a presentation from <i>Fallout 4</i> lead producer Jeff Gardner, who said that he’d been playing the game for “400+” hours, and he still hadn’t seen everything there was to see. It’s a staggering …

Mad Max

PS4 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Beta Breaks Records

Activision on Friday announced that "millions" of people played the Call of Duty: Black Ops III beta on PlayStation 4, making it the "biggest" ever beta on the platform. The pre-release play period ran August 19-24 on PS4, and is currently ongoing for Xbox One and PC.<p>The beta provided developer …

Call of Duty

Windows 10 tips for gamers: How to save your bandwidth, do a clean install, and more

Just because you have a new operating system doesn’t mean everything is working like it should.<p>Windows 10<p>New Windows 10 game<br>• How to get Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition<p>Here’s a secret: If you installed Windows 10 today, you agreed to have your computer act as a peer-to-peer host for sharing Windows …

Windows 10

PS4 Lets Uncharted 4 Dev "Go Crazy" for Graphics, Real-Time Cutscenes Confirmed

As part of the new Conversations With Creators video published today, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End co-lead designer Anthony Newman discussed what the power of the PlayStation 4 means for the upcoming game.<p>The new hardware allows Naughty Dog to build bigger, richer worlds, Newman said, making a …

Uncharted

The one Batman: Arkham Knight menu option you must change right away

<i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> is a great game — as detailed in our 10/10 review — but it's got one really puzzling design decision: Rather than using the left trigger to cause the Batmobile to brake, it's monopolized by the car's tank form. And we do mean monopolized: You have to hold it down the entire …

Here are the Batman: Arkham Knight upgrades you should unlock immediately

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>The upgrade system in <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> is fairly straightforward — if you're struggling with one facet of the game, drop some upgrade points into its corresponding tree. Getting pummeled by foes? Invest in the combat perks. Getting riddled with …

Arkham Knight's First Ending Is Great, Its Second Is Bad, And Its Third Is Insane

I recently just beat <i>Arkham Knight</i>, and by “beat,” I really do mean beat. That’s at least my definition of doing everything in an <i>Arkham</i> game except finding 200+ Riddler trophies, and in this case that’s taking down every watchtower, blowing up every mine, and catching every one of Gotham’s rogues in …

Batman: Arkham

Uncharted 4 Multiplayer Targeting 60FPS, Single-Player Might Be Lower

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End developer Naughty Dog has offered new insight into the frame rate for the upcoming action-adventure game.<p>Speaking with GameSpot, lead designer Kurt Margenau said Naughty Dog is targeting 60fps for the game's multiplayer mode, though he wouldn't commit to a figure for the …

Uncharted

Shenmue 3 Creator Also Wants to do Shenmue 4

Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki has outlined the funding goals he needs to reach to achieve his grand vision for the elusive third game in the series, and has also discussed potential future entries.<p>Answering questions on a Reddit interview, Suzuki said that the first of his big ideas could be …

Suzuki

Killzone Dev's New PS4 IP Horizon Is 1080p/30fps

Horizon: Zero Dawn, the upcoming PlayStation 4 role-playing game from Killzone developer Guerrilla Games, will run at 1080p/30fps, the studio announced today at E3 2015. Art director Jan-Bart van Beek confirmed the resolution and frame rate details in an interview with Videogamer.<p>The developer went …

PlayStation 4

PS4 Scores Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Exclusivity Deal at E3 2015

Sony brought an end to several years of Microsoft timed-exclusivity of Call of Duty DLC on Monday, announcing on its stage at E3 2015 that Black Ops 3 add-on content will be coming to PlayStation 4 first.<p>The platform holder rolled out its Group CEO, Andrew House, to make the announcement. House …

Call of Duty

The PS4’s new media player is perfect for torrents

Support for MKV, AVI, and MP4 files available<p>Sony is finally adding a dedicated media player app to the PS4, announcing the news via a blog post before its E3 press conference. PS4 users will see the new app's icon appear in their console's content area — they simply select it to download the …

PlayStation is the new home of 'Call of Duty,' first with beta and DLC

At tonight's pre-E3 press conference, Sony made yet another big splash by announcing itself "the new home of <i>Call of Duty</i>." The next entry of the franchise, <i>Call of Duty Black Ops III</i>, will have a beta exclusively for the PlayStation 4 in August, and map packs will arrive first on PlayStation. It …

Uncharted 4 looks absolutely stunning on the PlayStation 4

Sony had a pretty amazing press conference at E3 this year, but the company chose to close its show with an expected title, and a guaranteed blockbuster: <i>Uncharted 4: A Thief's End</i>.<p>Technical difficulties caused the demo to be restarted after Drake awkwardly stood in front of a, admittedly beautiful, …

Only thunder gods are worthy of handling this PC

Thermaltake's PC modding community often likes to do things to excess: Taiwan's biggest tech show is a huge opportunity for such excesses. The PC you see above, unashamedly modeled on a certain Nordic deity's blunt implement of choice, is a good example. Did we want to try to grab it and see if we …

PS4/Xbox One Power Nowhere Near Realized Yet, GTA Boss Says

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One games released so far haven't come close to taking full advantage of those systems' power. That's according to Strauss Zelnick, the CEO of Rockstar and 2K Games parent company Take-Two Interactive, who said during a recent presentation that the best is yet to come.<p>"We …

New York City

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 poster leaks release date, beta for pre-orders

A <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 3</i> poster reportedly leaked from retailer GameStop reveals a few interesting details: the Treyarch game is coming out on Nov. 6, 2015, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.<p>Players who pre-order the game will get access to a pre-release beta, according to pre-order …

Singularity

How To Make 'Bloodborne' Feel Slightly Less Impossible

I’ve nervously recommended Bloodborne to a lot of readers over the past week or so, ones who were worried that their lack of history with Souls games would prevent them from enjoying it. Given that I was in the same boat, and now nearly 40 hours later, it’s one of the best games I’ve played in …

Time I

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare problems hit PS4, Xbox One (update)

Some <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> players on PlayStation 4 are having trouble playing the game, and according to Sony, the issues may be related to downloading it from the PlayStation Store ahead of launch.<p>Sony set the PS4 preload live last week, allowing <i>Advanced Warfare</i> pre-order customers to …

Dell's crazy 27-inch monitor has nearly twice as many pixels as a 4K display

4K displays might not be the pinnacle of desktop monitors for much longer. Dell is working on a new UltraSharp monitor with a truly ridiculous 5,120 x 2,880 display. That's precisely twice the resolution of the 27-inch iMac, meaning this is the type of display that Apple would have to use if it …