Daily Archives: May 5, 2019

What it’s like to map a galaxy in Elite: Dangerous

And those places just happen to be some of the most extraordinary locations in the entire Elite galaxy. Today, the discoveries added to the GMP are all housed on the Elite Dangerous Star Map, also known as EDSM. The ultimate mission of the Distant Worlds 2 fleet has been to map as many new star systems as participants can find. A member of the Hull Seals, a new group stood up for the Distant Worlds 2 expedition, came to their aid. Situated between the Norma and the Scutum-Centaurus arms of the M

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The Power Rangers fighting game is broken as hell (but please stop trying to fix it)

Modern fighting games, whether obscure Japanese imports or games as mainstream as the Mortal Kombat series, are almost always designed as esports. That’s the modern style, and it’s led to a decade-long genre renaissance of fighting games. Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid is a fighting game by NWay, the developer of the Power Rangers: Legacy Wars mobile game. They’re also doing free quality assurance work, but that comes with the territory for high-level fighting game players. I find it really

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Adventure Academy marries ’90s edutainment with modern MMO style

Adventure Academy, a new game for kids aged 8-13, draws from the curated experiences and portals of the ’90s. At first glance, Adventure Academy draws on the same familiar UI and layout of a modern-day, World of Warcraft-era MMO. Joel Kupperstein handles the curriculum of Adventure Academy, thanks to his background in teaching and educational technology. As for a traditional MMORPG-style endgame, players in Adventure Academy won’t be raiding Molten Core or grinding nature resist. Adventure Acade

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Microsoft teases new AR Minecraft game

Microsoft has something new planned for Minecraft, and it looks like an augmented reality app for mobile phones. She picks up the phone to discover a new Minecraft game, in which one of the game’s polygonal pigs is wallowing in the mud, overlaid on a real-world surface. The teaser gets a bit fantastical when a pair of Minecraft villagers appear nearby, hinting that the game world will inhabit our own reality. Microsoft promises more information about its mysterious Minecraft project on May 17. I

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No Man’s Sky’s best and brightest are trying to build a perfect colony

The Hub, which was established in 2016, is a group of No Man’s Sky players who banded together to deeply explore a region of the game. Hub players also provide services to members, such as trading and fuel delivery. In a way, older colonies set the expectations for what the Galactic Hub would look for in a new settlement. “Actually being on the planet creates an experience pretty rare even in No Man’s Sky,” said Galactic Geographic, founder of the Galactic Hub. As an extreme weather planet, Moun

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The original Devil May Cry is coming to Switch

Capcom is bringing the original Devil May Cry to Nintendo Switch this summer, according to a tweet from the official Devil May Cry account. Unlike the Devil May Cry HD Collection released on console and PC last year, this appears to be a stand-alone title. The company has already released Switch versions of Onimusha: Warlords, Okami, and Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, with ports of Resident Evil, Resident Evil 0, and Resident Evil 4 due later this month. There’s additional speculation that the Dev

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Borderlands 3 guide: Amara skills

For Amara, players can have one Action Skill, one Action Skill Augment, and one Action Skill Element active at one time. 11% Accuracy, 9% Critical Hit Bonus, 8 second duration Restless Passive Ability 1-5 Amara gains increased Action Skill Cooldown Rate. 30% Life Steal for Skill damage dealt Reverberation Action Skill N/A Amara sends forward an Astral Projection of herself, dealing damage to everything it hits. 4% Converted Damage Tempest Passive Ability 1-5 Amara deals increased Elemental Damag

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Live-action Lady and the Tramp to swap out racist song with new Janelle Monae track

Following on the heels of Dumbo, Aladdin, and The Lion King, Disney’s live-action revamp of Lady and the Tramp heads to Disney Plus later this year. In addition to trading out the animated pooches for realistic doggos, the remake will reportedly cut a controversial number from the original: “The Siamese Cat Song.” Janelle Monáe will write a track to replace the number, according to Entertainment Weekly. In the movie, Monáe plays Peg, a crooning pound dog voiced by Peggy Lee in the original, and

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The Polygon Show is coming to Nashville! Join us for PodX May 31 – June 2

Join us for PodX May 31 - June 2Share The Polygon Show is coming to Nashville! Join us for PodX May 31 - June 2The Polygon Show is coming to Nashville! When: Friday, May 31 - Sunday, June 2, 2019Where: Nashville Music City Center (201 5th Ave. S, Nashville, TN 37203)Tickets: podx.com/tps (Note: tickets cover the full convention!) 1 hour 12:40 PM - 1:40 PM | Music City Center Nashville, The AIFF Room (208)This one ... kind of goes without saying. How to: Engage with your audience consistently1 ho

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We’ve been playing Uno wrong for almost 50 years now

The social media team behind classic card game Uno has taken a bold step outside of its comfort zone. On Saturday, while pop culture fans celebrated Star Wars Day and girded its loins for the next episode of Game of Thrones, the team behind Uno started a firestorm. #UNO pic.twitter.com/wOegca4r0h — UNO (@realUNOgame) May 4, 2019“If someone puts down a +4 card,” stated the Uno Twitter account, “you must draw 4 and your turn is skipped. Since May 4 its social media team has dedicated a lot of time

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