Pokémon Go could finally get multiplayer, other big features this summer

The Pokémon Company An update for Pokémon Go this summer may introduce some top-requested features to the game. An interview in a Brazilian outlet with a member of Niantic, the mobile game’s developer, suggests that multiplayer and legendary monsters are on the way. “Because of the great success, we had to postpone some new features […]

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Murder on the Orient Express is a lesson in how to make a trailer

Murder on the Orient Express is a movie that could very easily be ruined by its trailers. The film, based on one of Agatha Christie’s most famous novels and starring her most iconic character, Hercule Poirot, is a murder mystery. Each character is a suspect and each has a potential motive for murdering the unidentified […]

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SpellForce 3 mashes up two genres into one beautiful package

Grimlore Games/THQ Nordic As someone who enjoys both a good isometric role-playing game and a good real-time strategy game, I’m ashamed to say that, until a few weeks ago, I had never heard of the SpellForce series. But after a demo during a pre-E3 event in California, SpellForce 3 suddenly looks very interesting. During my […]

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Nintendo Switch headset chat looks like a mess

splatoon 2 headset Accessories manufacturer Hori will release a Nintendo Switch headset alongside Splatoon 2 this summer, one of the first of its kind for the console. But illustrated instructions for how the headset will connect to the Switch don’t give owners a ton of confidence about the future of voice chat. First, the pro: […]

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Steven Universe’s creator’s influences run from Zelda to Bubsy 3D

Grumpyface Studios/Cartoon Network Rebecca Sugar thinks a lot about video games. That’s not a surprise about many of the people featured on Polygon, but the creator of Steven Universe still plays or engages with games all the time. Her tastes skew to the indie, obscure side, with a lot of Nintendo classics thrown in for […]

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Elex, from the makers of Gothic and Risen, might be a disaster

Elex’s newest CGI trailer.I have a tremendous amount of respect for the team at Piranha Bytes.While I skipped the Risen series, Gothic and Gothic 2 remain some of my most formative gaming memories. But with its next title, Elex, the studio’s reach may be at risk of exceeding its grasp. Or, this high-concept game could […]

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