Pepijn Van Polanen Petel

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Blazing Fast First-Person Aerial-Combat Game Strike Vector Coming to Xbox One, PS4

Strike Vector, a blazing fast aerial-combat game first released on PC last year, is coming to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 as Strike Vector EX, indie developer RageQuit has announced.<p>The multiplayer-only Unreal Engine 4 game plays a lot like an arena shooter, only each player is piloting a …

This Augmented Reality Demo Looks Impressive, But Do You Buy It?

Magic Leap, a company that has been working on augmented reality, has released the video above, which it says is a fair representation of the kind of technology it will eventually release.<p>The video is in the first-person perspective, and shows a user doing a variety of mundane things you do on your …

Hori’s PlayStation 4 Full HD Monitor is worth more than the $15 I paid for it

Two months ago, a mysterious listing on Amazon popped up for something called the “Hori Full HD Monitor for PlayStation 4” for $15. The page had no more information and no images. Naturally, I ordered one. Today, the Hori video monitor showed up to my house. Let’s find out if that was a wise use of …

Halo: Nightfall Film Release Date Announced [Correction]

Halo: Nightfall, the episodic live-action TV series set between the events of Halo 4 and 5, will be released as a collection across North America and Europe in March.<p><b>[Correction:</b> Representatives for the show say that a North America release date has yet to be finalised.]<p>The five-episode season, …

After Raising $114,000 on Kickstarter, Dev Goes Silent

The Stomping Land, a planned multiplayer dinosaur-survival game that raised $114,000 on Kickstarter, is now in a critical state with its art lead quitting and its creator not responding to emails.<p>In June 2013, The Stomping Land Kickstarter project managed to raise more than $114,000 from 4,400 …

DayZ's Free 2D Version Gets Major Update

Developer Bohemia Interactive has announced a big update for one of its smallest games.<p>The Czech Republic-based developer on Wednesday released patch notes for the latest update for MiniDayZ, the free, 2D version of the open-world game originally launched in 2014.<p>Among other things, the update …

Play World of Tanks in glorious 8-bit graphics

A new mode is coming to <i>World of Tanks</i> that turns the popular, real-time armored vehicle title into an 8-bit version of itself.<p>Winter Showdown features 8-bit graphics, three new vehicles, a new map and the ability to play in platoons of five with matches pitting two sets of platoons against one …

Someone made the Star Wars trailer in GTA 5, and they actually pulled it off

There have been some ... less-than-worthy remakes of the trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, but this is not one of them. Even working within the limitations of <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, Powerlight-13 of YouTube gets the job done thanks to superb aerial choreography.<p>If you need a frame of reference …

The best movies of 2014

You may have noticed, but Polygon started writing about movies this year.<p>And what a year to expand our coverage: 2014 probably had more good or even great films than it had good or great games, at least where genre fiction is concerned.<p>Because we have no formal rating system for films, the …

San Andreas trailer shows off the Big One, the Rock

The trailer for action/disaster flick <i>San Andreas</i> has just dropped, and, like any great action/disaster trailer, it's full of mournful music, a CGI city falling apart spectacularly and a scientist giving a dire warning.<p>What makes this one special is that it stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, action …

Kill Strain, a free-to-play action game from Sony San Diego, coming to PS4

Sony unveiled a new "fast-paced, highly addictive," top-down, competitive multiplayer action game called <i>Kill Strain</i> at PlayStation Experience today. The new game is coming to PlayStation 4 sometime in 2015.<p>Sony San Diego senior director of product development Christian Phillips said <i>Kill Strain</i> has …

All The Winners Of The 2014 Game Awards

The results of the 2014 Game Awards in Las Vegas are in and I’m pretty happy with the results.<p><i>Far Cry 4</i> won Best Shooter—I gave the game Best Shooter in my own FPS list a couple days ago.<p>Best Family Game went to <i>Mario Kart 8</i>, and while I didn’t rank my best family games, that one was at the top of …

Check Out 'The Game Awards' Game Of The Year Nominees

The Game Awards are being broadcast tonight from Las Vegas.<p>Nominees for this year’s Game of the Year are:<p>Bayonetta 2<br>• Dark Souls II<br>• Dragon Age: Inquisition<br>• Hearthstone<br>• Shadow of Mordor<p>Talk about a tough running, and an impressive GOTY list. None of the big annual releases are on here. There’s no <i>Call of</i> …

The Best First-Person Shooters Of 2014

Like most years, 2014 was a pretty good year for first-person shooters. Some great games were released, and others have been teased for next year or released in Alpha.<p>For the purposes of this list we’ll look just at titles that launched this year as full games—not “Early Release” or Alpha or “Pay …

Our first look at the Terminator: Genisys trailer

Yes, the full trailer for the next Terminator movie, <i>Terminator: Genisys</i>, still hits tomorrow, but Paramount decided to slip out this 15 second tease for its upcoming trailer, for its upcoming movie.<p>Annoying? Yes. But it's still neat to see a taste of the movie in action.<p>The sequel is set in the …

Report: Assassin's Creed Victory sends the series to London in 2015

Next year's main Assassin's Creed game will be set in 19th century London, according to a report from Kotaku which contains purported screenshots of the game and a description of target gameplay video. Titled <i>Assassin's Creed Victory</i>, the game is reportedly in development at Ubisoft's Quebec …

If George Lucas could screw up the new Star Wars trailer, it'd look like this

Before the outright incoherent atrocity of the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels, there were the "Special Edition" re-releases of the original 1997 trilogy. You may remember, these were the simpering, unnecessary George Lucas re-cuts that gave us Greedo shooting at Han Solo first and generally crapped all over the …

5 Reasons The New 'Star Wars' Trailer Was The Perfect First Look At 'The Force Awakens'

There’s been a lot of chatter about the new <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> trailer which LucasFilm and Disney unleashed upon the world this Thanksgiving weekend.<p>Some people thought the 88-second trailer was too short, didn’t reveal enough, and didn’t awaken the hype quite the way they’d hoped.<p>Others, …