Sonic Mania Puts A New Spin On The Classic Experience

As early as the start screen, Sonic Mania reflects developers Christian Whitehead of Pagoda West Games and Headcannon’s goal to return to Sonic’s roots and cover new ground while doing so. I immediately recognize the signature winged emblem, but just when the nostalgia sets in, Sonic hops up in a completely new and dynamic animation. […]

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Hands-on with Mass Effect: Andromeda multiplayer

Mass Effect: AndromedaBioWare Check out all of Polygon's coverage from Boston at PAX East 2017 BioWare brought Mass Effect: Andromeda to this year’s PAX East, and Polygon was able to get some hands-on time just as the show opened. It was extremely short — just 15 minutes on a single map — but the gameplay […]

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Uncharted 4, Inside, Firewatch lead 2017 BAFTA Games Awards nominees

Playdead Some of the best video games of 2016 were Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Inside and Firewatch, according to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), which today announced the nominations for the 2017 British Academy Games Awards. Those three games garnered eight, seven and six nods, respectively, and they’re all up […]

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Switch Adds Eight New Games To Its U.S. eShop Today

Most of them are not new games, but they do give you some new options for your Breath of the Wild machine. Most of the games are ports of classic NeoGeo games, but Voez and Blaster Master Zero represent (sort of) new games. Voez is a rhythm game that released on mobile devices last year […]

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Louis Castle joins Amazon to head Crucible team

CrucibleAmazon Game Studios Louis Castle, best known for his work on the Command & Conquer real-time strategy series, has been hired as head of Amazon Game Studios Seattle. He’ll head up the team working on Amazon's multiplayer combat game Crucible (above). Castle, the co-founder of Westwood Studios, was instrumental in the launch of the C&C […]

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild with high stamina is the best

Hyrule can be your playground Nintendo via Polygon The Legend of Zelda: Breathe of the Wild has a massive, open world. In fact, the game’s vast landscape is one of its best features. There’s plenty of ways to journey around Hyrule, be it by paraglider, riding a ridiculously large horse or running and climbing everywhere […]

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A Growing Guide Of Easy Achievements For Xbox One

I thought I was done with Xbox's achievements. I no longer hunted down games with easily obtainable points. No longer stuck with bad games just to get the big 50- or 100-point achievements upon completing them. No longer felt the desire to stay a good 100,000 points ahead of my friends, who clearly didn't take […]

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Zodiac is still David Fincher’s best movie 10 years later

Warner Bros. David Fincher has a long resume of successful, influential and critically-acclaimed films. From 1995’s Seven to 1999’s Fight Club to 2014’s Gone Girl, Fincher has created a body of work that defines his talent as a director and writer, but none so much as his most underrated film, the 2007 thriller Zodiac. It […]

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