Shane Hoy

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How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

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How Guild of Dungeoneering makes card-based combat a delight

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><i>Guild of Dungeoneering</i>, out now on Steam, is a game about using cards to build dungeons and fight your way through them, and unfortunately, only the latter of those activities is any fun at all. If you're a fan of the card-based RPG genre, though, …

'Warhammer 40,000: Deathwatch - Tyranid Invasion' Review

<i>Warhammer 40,000: Deathwatch – Tyranid Invasion</i> isn’t just a mouthful, it’s also a very fun, very slick turn-based mobile game set in the Warhammer 40k universe.<p>With a small team of Space Marines—special gloomy Deathwatch Space Marines, no less—you engage in tactical battle against hordes of …

How misfortune and a bit of luck led to the discovery of the fabled Nintendo Play Station | Polygon

'For Honor' Pits Vikings, Knights, And Samurai Against One Another In Glorious Melee Combat

<i>For Honor</i> looks a little bit like <i>War of the Vikings</i>, <i>Chivalry: Medieval Warfare,</i> and <i>Dynasty Warriors</i> all got together and had a baby. And what a good-looking baby!<p>Ubisoft’s multiplayer game of martial player-vs-player combat looks terrific, though I haven’t actually tried it yet. Players team up …

What's Next For Nintendo? Reggie Fils-Aime Talks Games, Amiibo, VR and Mobile

Nintendo is at a crossroads. The Japanese video game giant’s latest console, the Wii U, isn’t selling to expectations –the company has moved 9.7 million units since it was released in November 2012, putting it well behind Sony’s PlayStation 4 (22.7 million units) and Microsoft’s Xbox One (12.6 …

The eyes in Leonardo da Vinci's painting of the Mona Lisa are said by some to follow viewers around the room, but in this clever optical illusion the entire head of a dinosaur appears to move with the camera. Watch it here: http://fw.to/00HXuwg

Baldur's Gate 2: Enhanced Edition trailer shows the old and the new | PC Invasion

It’d be terrible if we forgot that <i>Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition</i> is due out on 15 November. That’s presumably the same reasoning Beamdog have, …

Shadowrun Returns review | PC Invasion

Well, chummer, this has been a long time coming. Not only is <i>Shadowrun Returns</i> – to my knowledge – the first major Kickstarted RPG to be released, but …