Stranger Things’ season two poster description includes a nod to Barb

Stranger Things’ second seasonis set to premiere in just a few months and a description that accompanies a new poster for the sophomore batch of episodes includes some interesting hints. [Warning: The following may contain spoilers for the first season of Stranger Things. Be advised.] If you haven’t seen the description Netflix included with the […]

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Arms’ lore just gets weirder and weirder

Nintendo/Twitter Armsis Nintendo’s most bizarre game based on its premise alone. But the game’s Twitter account continues to expand on how strange its backstory is, with the latest update explaining how the sport of fighting with extendable arms came to be. “120 years ago, thanks to the invention of the masks that help fighters maintain […]

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Tokyo Xanadu Review – Fighting Through The Bad Feelings

Developer Nihon Falcom has earned a niche fanbase thanks to its Ys and The Legend of Heroes franchises. Tokyo Xanadu combines elements of those two into a new property, with action-focused combat in the vein of Ys and a social system and story structure reminiscent of the recent Trails of Cold Steel games. While this […]

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Wild West Online Gets Its First Gameplay Trailer

Wild West Online is an ambitious systems-driven, open-world MMO from a team of industry veterans at 612 Games, and today it got its first gameplay trailer. In the trailer, Stephan Bugaj, the game's executive producer, shows off some of the town activities you can take part in and then goes on a bounty hunt with […]

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Amazon Prime Day: the best deals in gaming

Samit Sarkar/Polygon It’s the third annual Amazon Prime Day, the members-only pseudo holiday filled with flash sales and deep discounts at the country’s largest online retailer. Keeping track of Prime Day is a daunting task, so we’ve teamed up with Vox Media’s commerce editor Chloe Reznikov to try and keep tabs on deals as they’re […]

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Take a first look at Wild West Online

For PC gamers disappointed by the abiding console focus of Red Dead Redemption games, Wild West Online offers a potential alternative. The multiplayer online game was announced in May by new outfit 612 Games. Today, we saw the first gameplay footage, as well as the launch of an alpha participation offer. So far, the game […]

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Thimbleweed Park is headed to PlayStation 4 this summer, expected on Switch soon

Thimbleweed Park PS4 announcement trailerThimbleweed Park, the point-and-click spiritual successor to games like Maniac Mansionand The Secret of Monkey Island, will arrive on the PlayStation 4 on Aug. 22. The announcement comes from Ron Gilbert, a veteran of the adventure game genre, who led production on Thimbleweed Park with his Maniac Mansion co-creator Gary Winnick. […]

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Spider-Man: Homecoming screws up the Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline

Chuck Zlotnick/Sony Pictures Spider-Man: Homecoming uses a major Marvel Cinematic Universe moment to explain when the events of Homecoming take place. Upon further investigation, it doesn’t add up. [Warning: The following contains spoilers for Spider-Man: Homecoming.] One of the earliest scenes in the film takes place directly after the destruction New York suffered following the […]

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