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Discovering Minecraft in 2015

Better late than never, right?<p>Minecraft's incredible popularity is well documented, and utterly fascinating. This primitive-looking but hugely …

Minecraft

Bethesda Warns Against Using Fallout 4 PC Console Commands

Fallout 4 players have used the game's PC console commands so far to discover a secret developer room and a harpoon-style gun. But developer Bethesda has now warned against using console commands.<p>Asked by a fan on Twitter if console players could ever expect console commands to be available …

Gaming Consoles

How Nintendo is using teen squids to reinvent online shooters

The world of online shooters isn't very welcoming to new players. These games develop fervent, hardcore fans who become so good that it's no fun to play unless you have a few hours a day to spend honing your skills. Last year's <i>Titanfall</i> was one of the rare exceptions, an FPS where even newbies …

Daily Deals: Xbox Live and PS Plus $40, $15 Store Credit With Pre-Orders

Grab a year of Live, Plus, or pre-order your next game.<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p>Today's Big Deals<p><b>PS Plus and Xbox Live Are $40</b> …

Metal Gear

Check out the best Xbox One deals and bundles for April 2018

Microsoft has seen its share of ups and downs since the Xbox One release date in November 2013. Although it hit store shelves with a limited …

Xbox One Review: How Good Is Microsoft's Next-Gen Console?

The Xbox One, like any new console at launch, is potential energy in a box.<p>There is just no way to know what kind of evolution the machine, its games …

Live Blog: Microsoft's next-generation Xbox event

Xbox fanatics and insomniacs take heed: CNET will be live blogging the event from Wednesday morning, 3am AEST.<p>We've had hardware rumours and name rumours and rumours of "always on internet connectivity" that have not exactly gone down well with the gaming community at large.<p>But all that will come …

Xbox

Destiny: House of Wolves Teaser Trailer, Screenshots Revealed

Big news coming tomorrow.<p>Bungie has released a new teaser for Destiny's upcoming House of Wolves expansion, just ahead of tomorrow's livestream.<p>The …

Trailers

The Future of Minecraft: Oculus Rift, Motion Controls, and More

It's a blocky new world.<p>Minecraft is a game that always keeps up with the times. Every time a major new piece of tech hits the scene, tinkerers …

Virtual Reality

Guitar Hero Live Leaks Ahead of Announcement

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Activision has now formally announced Guitar Hero Live. You can see some footage and GameSpot's impressions in the video above, or read our written preview here.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>Details of the long-awaited revival of the Guitar Hero series have been published early ahead of an …

The 'Grand Theft Auto V' Rockstar Editor is exclusive to PC

Anyone who plays <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> on PC will get a special treat when the game launches tomorrow, April 14. The Rockstar Editor is exclusive to the PC version of <i>GTAV</i>, offering tools that allow players to cut up in-game shots, create unique scenes with hand-selected characters, animals and physics, …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Grand Theft Auto 5 PC Trailer Released In 60fps, Watch It Right Here

Grand Theft Auto 5 for PC is just around the corner, with its April 14th release date less than two weeks away. Cancel your Valentine’s Day plans – …

Microsoft Considered Giving Away The Original Xbox For Free

by Spellblade91 Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 07:37 PM<p>Man I would love to get an original xbox again.<p>by Eternal Enigma Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 07:41 …

Microsoft isn't selling Kinect for Windows anymore

Given that Microsoft has consolidated so many other parts of how it operates lately, word that it's discontinuing the new Kinect sensor for Windows shouldn't be much of a surprise. From here on out, Redmond will no longer sell the now redundant desktop-specific version and instead point app …

Dark Souls 2 PS4 framerate much better than Xbox One version, Digital Foundry shows

<i>Scholar of the First Sin</i> is a package that contains <i>Dark Souls 2</i>, all three of the game's content packs plus some other new additions. The game is coming to the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One as well as the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.<p>"We revised the enemy placement completely for all maps in the …

See just how fast Mario Kart 8's new 200cc speed really is

Yesterday, Nintendo announced that it was adding a super fast 200cc class speed option to <i>Mario Kart 8</i>, making it the fastest Mario Kart ever. It's sure to be a nightmare on Rainbow Road, but Nintendo says all tracks will be playable at the new top speed. So, just how fast is it?<p>Nintendo released a …

Xbox One Joins The Delay Party As Microsoft Moves 'Quantum Break' To 2016

It’s only April, but each of the Big Three console players has already delayed a high-profile exclusive to 2016. First, it was Sony moving PS4’s Uncharted 4 to 2016, then it was Nintendo realizing that 2015 was too ambitious for a new Zelda title after all. Today, Microsoft has announced that their …

Tomb Raider

Old-school N64 and DS games hit Nintendo Virtual Console for Wii U

Nostalgia overload! Nintendo is adding N64 and Nintendo DS games to its Virtual Console for the Wii U. Now you can play Super Mario 64 without having …

New amiibo lineup includes Dr. Mario, Zero Suit Samus, Splatoon Inklings and more

Nintendo outlined more of its amiibo lineup for the rest of the year during its Nintendo Direct presentation today, showing off new figures and toys compatible with <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, <i>Splatoon</i> and <i>Yoshi's Woolly World</i>.<p>The next batch of amiibo figurines are due May 29 and …

Gaming

Sony Announces Limited Edition 'Batman: Arkham Knight' PS4 Bundle

<i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> is a video game being developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, which will be released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. It is the final installment of the <i>Batman: Arkham</i> series by Rocksteady Studios. The release …

Comic Books

Dragon Quest Heroes 2 coming to PS3, PS4 and PS Vita

Square Enix will develop <i>Dragon Quest Heroes 2</i>, a sequel to the Koei Tecmo and Omega Force-developed action role-playing game released earlier this year, for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The announcement comes as something of a surprise, since the original <i>Dragon Quest Heroes</i> …

Watch the New Fire Emblem for 3DS Gameplay and Story Trailer

Today's Nintendo Direct presentation brought plenty of surprises, including lots of information on the next Nintendo 3DS Fire Emblem, which will arrive in 2016.<p>For the first time in a Fire Emblem game, your player created character won't just be a side player in the greater story. The game will …

Gaming

Minimap April 1, 2015: DeNA, Bloodborne, DC's Convergence, Nintendo announces everything

Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a daily audio tour through the latest news about video games, related technologies and culture.<p>Subscribe on iTunes<br>• Subscribe to the podcast (RSS)<p>Here's what we're covering today:<p><b>THE BIG STORIES</b><p>DeNA CEO wants Nintendo-based games to make more than $25M monthly• <i><br>Bloodborne</i> …

PlayStation Vue adds AMC in time for The Walking Dead's finale

PlayStation Vue, Sony's streaming TV service available on a trial basis in three markets, has added AMC, the home of <i>The Walking Dead</i> and the <i>Breaking Bad</i> spinoff <i>Better Call Saul</i>.<p>The addition comes just in time for <i>The Walking Dead</i>'s season 5 finale, airing Sunday at 9 p.m. ET. It was previously …

Call of Duty's best players vie for $1 million prize pool; watch it live here

<b>Note: Four streams will autoplay if you click this link. We can't stop it.</b><p>The second day of the Call of Duty Championship is underway in Los Angeles, and you can see three different streams of the action live, right here, today and tomorrow.<p>The tournament field is playing <i>Call of Duty: Advanced</i> …

Destiny's Vaults expand, but at a cost to PS3 and Xbox 360 gamers

<i>Destiny</i>'s latest update, coming in April, will expand a character's vault but it comes at a cost for players on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, Bungie wrote in its latest weekly update.<p>For players on all four platforms, vault space will increase from 20 to 24 for two categories, armor and "general …

Gaming Deals: Bloodborne + $20 PSN Card for $65, Xbox Live for $36, and More

Following a recent deal on PlayStation Plus, you can now get 12 months of Xbox Live Gold on eBay for just $36, which is about as cheap as the $60/year membership ever goes for these days.<p>Bloodborne might be brand new, but you can buy it and a $20 PSN card for $65 at Target, effectively giving you …