Joe Goto

32 Flips | 3 Magazines | 22 Likes | @joegoto7 | Keep up with Joe Goto on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Joe Goto”

BioShock Collection Trailer Shows Off Infinite’s Improved Look

The release of <i>BioShock: The Collection</i> is just a week away and the latest trailer takes players back to a beautifully remastered version of <i>Infinite’s</i> …

Bioshock

PS4-Exclusive "Dumb Robot Golfing Game" Receives a Firm Release Date

100ft Robot Golf was announced back at PlayStation Experience last year, and it looks pretty absurd. In the game, you take control of--you guessed it--a 100-foot-tall robot playing golf. Today, developer No Goblin revealed that the game is coming to PS4 on October 10.<p>In a statement, No Goblin …

Robotics

Play 'Pokémon Uranium' – a fan-made game that took nine years to complete

Have you played all the <i>Pokémon</i> games? If you've tackled the Elite Four from the original <i>Pokémon Red and Blue</i> in 1996 (and yes, we know it was …

Every Time You Die In Valley, The Countryside Dies Too

Everyone knows exoskeletons are the future of warfare. Call of Duty says so. But this game thinks they’re the saviour of the environment too. Valley …

Nike's latest soccer cleat is its most data-driven shoe yet

In soccer, like most other sports, footwear plays a major role in helping athletes perform at their best. Your shoes say a lot about who you are as a player, and you need them almost as much as you need the ball to play. This week, soccer pros all over the world will test-drive Nike's latest …

HitFix

'Ready Player One' Is A Visually Dazzling Satire Of Consumer Culture<p>Vince Mancini reviews Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One,' a film so dazzling …

New Star Wars Footage Reveals a Lightsaber Battle Between John Boyega and Adam Driver

One of the most exciting reveals out of Disney’s D23 Expo was the new <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> poster which showed <b>John Boyega’s</b> character wielding a blue lightsaber. Well, now we can see that weapon in action in this new snippet of footage from the upcoming film. It looks like Boyega’s weapon …

Star Wars

This Rocket League MLG tournament had an amazing, clutch ending

Major League Gaming hosted a <i>Rocket League</i> tournament this week, with the grand finals wrapping up yesterday in what can only be described as a perfect ending.<p>To understand what happened, it's important to know that a game doesn't end until time runs out and the ball touches the ground.<p>In the final …

Fallout 4 - How the New Perks System Works - Gamescom 2015 - IGN Video

Get an early look at how the new perk system is going to function in Fallout 4 so you can be ready to plan your build when the game launches in …

Technology

A game about a dude and his dragon is my Xbox One must-have

PlatinumGames is on a roll. The Japan-based studio is less than a decade old, but already it's put out a string of critically acclaimed titles such as <i>Bayonetta</i>, <i>Vanquish</i> and <i>Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance</i>. It's built a reputation on fast-paced action and deep, rewarding combat, and now it wants to …

The best Wi-Fi extender (for most people)

<i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>The Wirecutter</i><i>, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>We spent a total of 110 hours researching 25 different Wi-Fi extenders (and testing 10 of them), and the $100 Netgear EX6200 is the one we recommend for most people right now. It …

Watch These Ridiculously Good Rocket League Players Go 1-on-1

Rocket League is a simple game to understand and play--it's soccer with cars. But, like with real sports, there are subtleties to it that offer players ways to be truly exceptional, something that's amply demonstrated in the video below.<p>The video (shared on Twitter by Sony's Nick Suttner) shows a …

Rocket League

This Hearthstone deck stops your opponent from taking their turn

<i>Update 8:10 a.m. Pacific: Added clarification on turn length, the turns needed to set up this combo, and that we’ve asked Blizzard for reaction to it –Ed.</i><p>Hearthstone players have finally found a use for Nozdormu the impatient dragon.<p>Blizzard’s popular free-to-play card-battler — which makes around …

Portal Stories: Mel is a fan-made prequel to Portal 2, and it's fantastic (and free!)

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>Making an unofficial entry in the Portal series is a daunting task, considering the quality and nearly unreproducible charm that Valve's puzzle-shooter possesses. That's what makes <i>Portal Stories: Mel</i>, an unofficial prequel to <i>Portal 2</i> made by indie …

Indie Gaming

Watch 18 minutes of No Man's Sky gameplay: flying, exploring, shooting, and more

We still have no release date for <i>No Man's Sky</i>, Hello Games' massive (and procedurally generated) space exploration title coming to PC and PlayStation 4. In the meantime, however, <i>IGN</i> has published 18 minutes of uninterrupted gameplay footage narrated by its staff and Hello Games' Managing Director …

"American Horror Story: Freak Show" Will Premiere This October

The '50s-set series, focusing on a circus sideshow run by Jessica Lange's character, will premiere Oct. 8 on FX.<p>Ryan Murphy's always spooky, often unsettling anthology series — <i>American Horror Story</i> — will kick off its fourth chapter, subtitled <i>Freak Show</i>, on Oct. 8, FX has announced.<p>The '50s-set …

Horror

This fan-made Super Smash Bros. trailer is amazing ... and a little creepy

Equal parts intriguing and creepy, this fan-made trailer for <i>Super Smash Bros</i>. stars Nintendo's iconic Mario making his way through the streets of the real Tokyo on his way to a race.<p>Creator Dean Wright said it took him about a month to create the mash-up.

Loading...

Pokémon monsters Charizard and Greninja join the cast of Super Smash Bros.

Nintendo finally told us when we’ll get to play the new Super Smash Bros. (and the release dates are different for the 3DS and Wii U versions), and now it’s also showing off a pair of new characters. Hope you like pocket monsters.<p>The big, red dragon Charizard and the martial arts-loving frog …

Smash Bros. 3DS Out This Summer, Wii U This Winter

This year's two <i>Smash Bros.</i> games will have separate release windows, Nintendo just announced. 3DS this summer; Wii U this winter. No specific release …

Every Stage In The New Smash Bros. Can Turn Into Final Destination

Good news, hardcore fans: now there are online modes specifically for you (but don't worry, there is something for more casual fans, too.) More …

Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney review

The jury's verdict is in. And it's... Recommended.<p>"All rise!"<p>"Your Honour, we are here today to hear the case of Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: …

Next-gen consoles may be getting horror game seen through the eyes of a child

A 2-year-old's journey through his own dark imagination might be coming to next-gen consoles, the developers of <i>Among the Sleep</i> tell Polygon.<p>Krillbite Studio, the studio behind the game, said they're already in talks with Sony about potentially bringing the game to the PlayStation 4 and would like …

Study Says Gaming Has No Negative Effect On Kids' Behavior

A large study undertaken in the UK concludes that playing electronic games had no negative impact on kids’ later behavior. Television, on the other hand, predicted “a small increase in conduct problems.”<p>The folks over at gamesandlearning.org have directed me to the UK study that asks: “Do …

Grand Theft Auto V: Tips, tricks, and cheat codes

Grand Theft Auto V (read our review here) is so huge that you can lose dozens of hours by ignoring the story and finding new activities and side missions to take part in. The open-world crime game does a good job of easing you in, but it doesn’t tell you everything.<p>So with some advice from …

Minecraft player recreates original Pokemon region

YouTube user MediocreJake constructed the original region of Pokemon, Kanto, within the blocky world of <i>Minecraft.</i><p>His recreated world includes everything from Pallet Town to Indigo Plateau. Locations counted as "interiors," such as Victory Road, the SS Anne and Rock Tunnel, will take up a separate …

Star

Latest<p>The 'Jurassic Park' 25th Anniversary LEGO Set is Available Now<p>LEGO 7 hours ago<p>LEGO<p>The 'Dragon Ball Z' Fusion Dance Funko Pop Two-Pack Exclusive …

LeBron James, Heat beat Spurs for second straight NBA title

MIAMI -- Victory in Game 7 brought more than another crown for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. It validated the team and its leader, forever …

Basketball

Back to Back #NBAFinals MVPs for @kingjames.