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Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 8 - A Journey's End? out now, watch the trailer here

Telltale Games has today released the eighth and final episode of <b>Minecraft: Story Mode.</b> Titled, <b>‘A Journey’s End’</b>, this is the concluding episode …

Minecraft

Why Microsoft was forced to buy Minecraft

Microsoft had little choice but to buy Minecraft, if it ever wanted to see the popular game in the Windows Store<p><b>News analysis: Microsoft had no</b> …

Minecraft Pocket Edition Running On Android Wear

For those who just cannot get enough of Minecraft, and would like to play their favorite game on that shiny new gadget sitting on their wrist, a …

Wearable Tech

Weirdness: Fans Think They've Found Mario And Luigi's Father

Just who is "SR"?

Retrogaming

Playstation Or XBox? Teens And Millennials Decide The Gaming World's Winners And Losers

The video gaming industry has continued to flourish each year and teens are a large part of its audience. With so many gaming options out there, how can players decide which games, consoles and type of gaming they love best? Despite an endless amount of options, young folks ranging from 13 to 25 on …

Rumor: PlayStation Neo to Be Revealed in New York on September 7

According to a report from French outlet Gameblog, Sony will reveal the PlayStation 4 Neo during a special event being held in New York on Wednesday, …

Ask Cortana for Xbox One: Do You Love Master Chief?

Hey Cortana, Do You Love Master Chief?<p>Over the course of the Halo saga there’s been one burning question in almost every Halo fan’s mind. Does …

Positive link between video games and academic performance, study suggests

Students who played online games scored above average in maths, science and reading tests, although study does not prove games were the cause<p>Children who play online video games tend to do better in academic science, maths and reading tests, according to an analysis of data from over 12,000 high …

Xbox One S 2TB Sells Out, Microsoft Has No Plans To Restock

If you have been saving your hard earned cash with the aim of purchasing one of Microsoft’s new white Xbox One S 2TB consoles, you may be …

Nintendo may stop Wii U production in late 2016

The Wii U may be put to rest sooner than you think if this is true. Some Nikkei sources claim that Nintendo is stopping production of the struggling …

Retrogaming

Fallout 4 Survival Mode will enter beta next week

Fallout 4's Boston wasteland isn't pleasant. It's full of malevolent, mutated wildlife, warring factions and lung-torching radiation. Still, that's …

PC Gaming

Halo 2 Composer Reveals the Game's Original Ending

When originally in development, <i>Halo: Combat Evolved</i> was not planned as a trilogy. However, following the critical and commercial success of the first …

Nintendo's First Mobile Game Miitomo is the Most Popular App for iPhone and Android in Japan

Nintendo’s first mobile title — <i>Miitomo</i> — has only been out in Japan for less than a week, but according to Google Play and the App Store, it trumps …

Infinite Arms Takes Toys-To-Life To A Whole New Level

A Battleborn Open Beta Is Coming Next Month

The battle before the war.<p>Gearbox MOBA-shooter, Battleborn is to receive open betas on every one of its release platforms during April.<p>Starting on …

Xbox One

Dear Veronica: PC gaming on your couch!

This week, my friend Roger Chang of Daily Tech New Show joins us to explain how to best take advantage of those amazing Steam sales -- right from the comfort of your couch! Personally, I'm more comfortable playing Stardew Valley at my desk, but to each their own.<p>We also take some tips from the …

This 15-year-old mobile game is earning $100 million in China. Every month.

If you didn't grow up patronizing Chinese internet cafes at the turn of the millennium, the name "The Legend of Mir" probably doesn't do much for you. It is, however, a potent name in China, where a mobile version of <i>The Legend of Mir 2</i>, a Korean MMORPG released in 2001, is earning between $92 …

Esports Hero raises $1M to get gamers competing for cash

You don’t need to quit your job to start making money from playing games.<p>Esports Hero is a fresh startup in the competitive-gaming space, and it has raised $1 million in financing to expand its real-money cash tournaments. Esports Mogul, an Australian investment group, led the round. With this …

eSports

The Less Sporty Side Of E-Sports

The e-sports industry is getting big. Really big. More people watch Twitch than CNN. Riot, Valve, Activision-Blizzard and EA all have e-sports initiatives. The largest tournaments attract tens of millions of viewers and offer multi-million dollar prize pools for the best players in games like …

E-sports will be as big as football and basketball, Xbox exec says

Xbox head Phil Spencer: "It's so accessible -- anybody can play a game. I think there's no cap to what e-sports can become."<p>Head of Xbox Phil Spencer is optimistic about the future for competitive professional gaming. He said recently at the Halo World Championship that he thinks the e-sports scene …

Nintendo Finally Fixed Mario Maker's 100 Mario Challenge

Fallout 4's Automatron DLC offers the variety the core game needed

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><i>Fallout 4</i>'s first major piece of DLC, the robot-centric <i>Automatron</i>, adds some much-needed variety to the activities your Lone Survivor can take on while exploring the Commonwealth. A lot of the core game's quest lines feel really similar, requiring …

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens finally shakes up an old formula

Introducing 3D flight combat and shooter-style blaster battles<p>Lego Star Wars is an important franchise for Traveller's Tales. It's the game that kicked off a never-ending stream of Lego games following a similar formula 11 years ago, and the developer has returned to Star Wars over and over, …

Why Oculus Rift launched with 30 games but no controller | Polygon

Why VR doesn't have AAA games yet<p>About two years ago Jason Rubin joined Oculus VR to lead software development for the company's much talked about Oculus Rift. But there was one problem.<p>"There was no software, really, just VR," he said during an interview last week. "The dev kits were only 14 to 16 …

Will Nintendo Ditch Consoles And Go Mobile?

There are two pieces of news about Nintendo this morning, and they sum up the gaming giant’s dilemma. On the one hand, Miitomo, the company’s first real effort to make a mobile game, of sorts, crossed 1 million users in Japan in three days. On the other hand, the Wii U received the longest, …

Retrogaming

Xbox One adds ability to buy Xbox 360 games, 16-person party chat and more

Good news for those pining for gaming's glory days of three years ago, or the really popular among you: The Xbox One has added 16-person party chat and the ability to buy Xbox 360 games in a firmware update today.<p>While those of you in the Xbox Preview program have already been enjoying those …