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Pokémon Go beta closes down as developer teases its official release

The Pokémon Go field test will wrap up today, June 30, Niantic Labs announced. Although testers appear to still have access, Niantic will disable the beta at some point today as it prepares for the game's full release. A select group of stateside players participated in the beta, which began earlier this month. For now, though, the new screens below should help to tide you over until Pokémon Go's official launch, which is slated for sometime in July. Earlier this month, we also spoke with Nianti

By | June 29th, 2016|companies|0 Comments

Pokémon Go isn’t about catching ’em all — it’s about catching them together

As we've already seen in gameplay footage from Nintendo's E3 2016 livestream , that means Pokémon Go has some marked differences from the series' Game Boy roots. Pokémon battles are instead a fight between a Pokémon and players' index fingers as they swipe a Poké Ball across a screen, not a match between two skilled monsters. "We're not trying to recreate the video game experience," J.C. Smith, The Pokémon Company's senior director of consumer marketing, told Polygon. In a way, that makes Pokémo

By | June 27th, 2016|companies|0 Comments

We staged a reading of cyberpunk bartending game VA-11 HALL-A

Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube"Cyberpunk bartending action" VA-11 HALL-A is a perfectly fine visual novel/bartending sim hybrid without us trampling all over it with our commentary. So, we decided to contribute the only way we could think of: Adding voice overs. Frankly, the story is well-written and presented enough by Sukeban Games without us contributing to it at all, but we've got to justify our paychecks somehow, right? Besides, if we can lure in just a few reading-avers

By | June 22nd, 2016|companies|0 Comments

We staged a reading of cyberpunk bartending game VA-11 HALL-A

Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube"Cyberpunk bartending action" VA-11 HALL-A is a perfectly fine visual novel/bartending sim hybrid without us trampling all over it with our commentary. So, we decided to contribute the only way we could think of: Adding voice overs. Frankly, the story is well-written and presented enough by Sukeban Games without us contributing to it at all, but we've got to justify our paychecks somehow, right? Besides, if we can lure in just a few reading-avers

By | June 22nd, 2016|companies|0 Comments

Skyrim Special Edition: PS4, Xbox, PC, moddar och allt vi vet

Under E3 blev det klart att vi faktiskt kommer få en nyversion av Skyrim till PS4, Xbox One och PC. The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim Special Edition innehåller originalspelet plus all DLC och med upphottad grafik och stöd för moddar - även på PS4 och Xbox One. Precis som till Fallout 4 så bygger Bethesda in stöd för moddar på PS4 och Xbox One i Skyrim Special Edition. Skyrim Special Edition - pris och släppdatum Skyrim Special Edition släpps till PS4, Xbox One och PC den 28 oktober över hela världen.

By | June 20th, 2016|companies|0 Comments

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gets three new amiibo, here they are

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild gets three new amiibo, here they areMeet Archer, Rider and GuardianThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is getting three brand-new amiibo, all of which will be sold seperately. The existing Wolf Link amiibo works with the game as well. When players tap the Wolf Link amiibo to the Wii U GamePad controller, Wolf Link will attack enemies on his own and help players to hunt. He has three hearts, unless players carry over save data from The Legend of Zelda:

By | June 13th, 2016|companies|0 Comments

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: Everything we know

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the next Legend of Zelda title — Nintendo finally revealed the official title at E3 2016. Here's what we know so far about The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild . Asked and answeredWhat is The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild? The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the next entry in Nintendo's Legend of Zelda series of action-adventure games. Breath of the Wild will be the first main Zelda game since 2011's The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, w

By | June 13th, 2016|companies|0 Comments

FIFA 17 is aiming for romance of the beautiful game

It's the first time in its 23-year series history that any FIFA game has tried a narrative approach. That’s a character we can use to differentiate between the modern-day game and the old game. FIFA 17 Launch Trailer FIFA 17 launches Sept. 27 for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Last year's game will probably be best remembered as the one that first introduced women's soccer to the experience (EA confirmed that women's soccer will return in FIFA 17). Set Pieces Al

By | June 11th, 2016|companies|0 Comments

Ellen Pao has a book deal for her memoir about Silicon Valley’s ‘toxic culture’

Last spring, Ellen Pao set Silicon Valley ablaze with her gender discrimination lawsuit against her former employer, the venerated venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao now has a deal for a book, in which she plans to go into detail about her experiences with the "toxic culture that pervades the tech industry." Random House imprint Spiegel & Grau has acquired Pao's memoir, titled "Reset," and you can read a press release about it below. Kleiner Perkins won last year's court

By | June 7th, 2016|companies|0 Comments
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