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Fortnite Battle Royale beginner’s guide

Learn the art of survival through wall building<p><i>Fortnite</i> <i>Battle Royale</i> takes the battle royale concept — unleash 100 people on an island until one person or team is left standing — and expands it with building mechanics. In this guide, we’ll teach you what you need to know to win, including choosing …

Fortnite

Pokemon Fans Are Convinced Nintendo is Announcing 'Pokemon Stars'

Trainers are buzzing about the possibility of a Pokémon game for Nintendo's latest console.<p>Earlier this May, the Japanese Pokémon Center added a new …

Pokémon

One tweet perfectly highlights the bizarre position Microsoft is in with 'Minecraft'

Microsoft's ownership of "Minecraft" has made for some decidedly strange situations.<p>There was none more bizarre than this week, when company executive Phil Spencer celebrated the launch of "Minecraft" for Nintendo's hot new game console, the Switch. As of May 11, you can buy and play "Minecraft: …

China Has Forced Blizzard To Reveal Exact 'Overwatch' And 'Hearthstone' Drop Rates

Thanks to a new Chinese law which forces companies to reveal the probabilities of loot box/card pack drops in games, we now have official insight into what drop rates are for Blizzard’s exceptionally profitable games like <i>Overwatch</i> and <i>Hearthstone</i>.<p><i>Overwatch</i> is probably the more interesting case, …

Profit

Japan's No. 1 film is playing in L.A. Here's why you should see it

Filmmaker Makoto Shinkai has a loyal following in Japan and America. But until this year's release of the animated feature "Your Name" ("Kimi No Na Wa"), he'd never had a major box office hit.<p>In the three-plus months that "Your Name" has been in Japanese theaters, however, the film has earned more …

Anime

Let It Die is available for free on PS4

Suda 51’s free-to-play version of Dark Souls<p><i>Let It Die</i> is the newest game from Grasshopper Manufacture and GungHo Online Entertainment. It’s their take on the action survival genre and it’s out today on PlayStation 4. The game’s release was also followed by a trailer that was shown on stage during …

Dark Souls

free the nipple: it's about gender equality, nothing more, nothing less

“Free the Nipple is just a platform, it’s not my thing, it’s everyone’s thing. It’s everyone’s responsibility to get the word out.”<p>"Well, what are you doing for society?" Lina Esco shouts at me down the phone, from her home in LA, "What are you doing right now? Come on, tell me!" After six years of …

Fan-made Pokemon Uranium is shelved by its creators after Nintendo notices

Not before it was downloaded 1.5 million times<p>The unlicensed, fan-made game called <i>Pokémon Uranium</i>, which launched last week after nine years of development, has been removed for download by its creators.<p>The game was downloaded some 1.5 million times over the past week, according to the development …

The Elder Scrolls

A girl, a puppy and a lot of zombies

This is about a girl and her puppy and zombies, lots and lots of zombies.<p>In <i>Dead Years</i> you play the role of an amnesiac young woman who finds herself dropped into the middle of a broken world with her pet dog.<p>"The game starts with a girl landing in a parachute in this crazy empty world," said …

Zombies

Saying goodbye to Gravity Falls is like saying goodbye to childhood all over again

A post-mortem on one of TV's best cartoons<p>There was something uniquely wonderful about <i>Gravity Falls</i>. The Disney cartoon wrapped up its protracted two-season run just last week, having aired its first episode way back in the summer of 2012. Although Disney took four years — and several timeslot …

Jennifer Lopez Twerks in a Pink Cat Sweater with Jimmy Fallon in Hilarious Tonight Show Skit

Jennifer Lopez dropped by <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon</i> to say “Ew!”<p>The actress-singer – who just wrapped the first run of her Las Vegas …

‘Deadpool’ Addressing Why He Won’t Do ‘SNL’ Is A Stroke Of Genius By Ryan Reynolds

Taking a cue from Kanye West, Ryan Reynolds released a video addressing why Deadpool won’t be doing <i>SNL</i>. This despite a very popular petition that seeks to have the R-Rated comic book superstar host the long running NBC comedy show.<p>Reynolds video is basically an extended bonus for fans of the film, …

Ryan Reynolds

Watch this guy's dad reenact Final Fantasy 7 summons with a Swiffer

Really. That's what it is. It's all right there in the headline.<p>Nick Luciano and his old man are back at it again. Last year, they teamed up for a kooky reenactment of <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> taunts. This time? Dad's doing all the summons from <i>Final Fantasy 7</i>, using household items as props.<p>Sure, it's easy …

Square Enix Invites Miss Universe to Final Fantasy 15 Release Date Event

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is a fan of Final Fantasy, and she clearly demonstrated that recently. On Twitter earlier this week, Square Enix invited her to attend the Final Fantasy XV release date event in March, a gesture that apparently blew her mind. It started with this tweet below (via …

Nintendo reveals the most popular amiibo of 2015

Japan's list looks quite different than America's<p>Nintendo tuck a list of 2015's best selling amiibo into its quarterly report, which the company released yesterday. The chart below shows which 10 amiibo sold the most figures worldwide over the course of 2015.<p>Figures based on <i>Splatoon</i> characters …

Best Quesadilla Recipes

Quesadillas have been a staple of Mexican cuisine since colonial times. Cooks take pliant corn tortillas made from masa flour and fill them with a …

If You Tend To Slip Up Under Pressure, This New Study Is For You

Scientists offer advice on what to do to fight the stage fright.<p>Anyone who experiences stage fright knows what it feels like to slip up under the pressure of having an audience watch your every move.<p>In short: The feeling is devastating.<p>Now, an international team of researchers has pinpointed the …

Five Nights at Freddy Dev Admits New RPG Was Released Too Soon

FNaF World, the RPG spinoff of popular indie horror series Five Nights at Freddy's, was released sooner than it should have, its developer has admitted in an apology posted to Steam.<p>After being announced last September, World was given a release date of February 19 earlier this month. In a …

World's first 'gamer hotel' opens in Amsterdam

The first hotel dedicated to serving gamers has opened for business in Amsterdam. The Arcade Hotel, as it is named, is located in the city's De Pijp area. Each of its 36 rooms include gratis consoles and games. Guests can also use loaner handhelds for multiplayer adventures in the hotel bar -- …

A Diehard YouTuber Rendered 'Zelda: Ocarina of Time' in Unreal Engine 4

High-definition triforce, anyone?<p>If you've ever wanted to see the Nintendo classic <i>Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i> rendered in splendid detail, the internet has taken care of that for you. YouTuber CryZENx took a scene from the game and transformed it with Unreal Engine 4, and the result is pretty …

Yandere Simulator banned from Twitch streaming

It’s the biggest game you’ve never heard of<p><i>Yandere Simulator</i>, an in-development PC action game, has joined Twitch's gaming blacklist. Its developer broke the news himself on his Twitter account with a series of frustrated messages.<p>YandereDev — the only name the developer is known by — further …

Independence Day Resurgence: Will Smith character death was terrible, says actor

If you’ve seen the promotional website tied to <i>Independence Day: Resurgence</i>, then you know what happens to Will Smith’s Steve Hiller. The actor knows, …

Teabagging shouldn't bother me (but it does)

What people do when there's no consequences<p>If you've played PvP in the last decade or more in anything from <i>Halo</i> to <i>Call of Duty</i> or even <i>Destiny</i>, you will have witnessed a very strange act. You die and your killer runs to your corpse — and then crouches, stands, crouches, stands, crouches and stands …

Call of Duty

The First Zombie On 'Walking Dead' Doesn't Look Like This Anymore

Mostly because she's not a zombie.<p>When we last saw Summer the Teddy Bear Walker, she and half of her face were looking to savagely tear Rick Grimes apart in the "Walking Dead" premiere five years ago. We know. Adorable, right? She was the first zombie to ever appear on the show and coincidentally …

Eight tabletop games to help you survive the holidays

Open box in case of emergency<p>We are standing on the brink of yet another holiday season, staring down the barrel of more family obligations than are perhaps medically advisable. Polygon is here for you, dear reader, with a list of potential tabletop games that could just save your life. Or at least …

Terror in Paris: What we know so far

<b>(CNN) —</b> Investigations into the series of terrorist attacks that killed more than 120 people in Paris are moving forward, with people taken into custody and two of the gun-wielding suicide bombers identified.<p>ISIS claimed responsibility for the massacres in a statement. In response, France has …

Meet the new female Link from The Legend of Zelda

Linkle makes her debut in Hyrule Warriors 3DS spinoff<p>Amid Nintendo's flurry of fall news during the Nintendo Direct announcement today came the introduction of a long-awaited and much rumored new character named Linkle. Even non-Nintendo fans should be able to figure out that the …

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Star Wars' first female movie villain calls the role 'a fangirl's dream'

Whoever is in charge of the official Star Wars Facebook account recently schooled a fan who complained about Captain Phasma's armor.<p>Captain Phasma is one of the villains of the upcoming <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, and that's just about all we know about the character, other than the fact she's …

Star Wars Halloween costumes have come a long way

The hype is still building for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, and with Halloween just around the corner, is it any wonder that <i>Episode VII</i>-themed outfits are flying off the shelves? No. No it's not. What's remarkable, however, is how <i>good</i> they look.<p>Earlier this month Star Wars' official site cracked …