Polygon Daily: Off-Topic: Ballz. (Thu 18/4)

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Welcome to Polygon Daily. What is this thread you ask? It's your daily Community Off-Topic thread where you're given the floor to talk about anything that's caught your eye over the past 24 hours. Just be sure to stick to the Polygon Community Guidelines, and we'll be ģ̛̛̱͉̮̲͈͖̥̘̯͚͕̌ͪͩ̅ͦ̇̒ͪ͋͛͂͘͡ò̊̑ͩͮ͑͂̐̑͡͡͏̶̞̝̰̱l̸̡̯̹̬̮͕̱̬͉̜͓̟͈̖̳̲͚̆ͦͥͪ̏̒̍ͭ̊͋̃ͤ̚͞ḑ̩̗̪͈̬͚͚͓͎͇̭̳͖̪̯͒ͧ̃̀ͥ̏̌̊̔ͦ͂̉ͬ͑͒ͪ͜͟͞ͅȩ̥̹̫̗̬̟̞̠͔̱ͥ̏ͫͨ͊ͩ͊́ͩ͒̈́̔̑̃̕n̶̵̝̳̯̞͕̣̮̼̲ͬ́̐ͯͧ͊ͨ̔́ folks.

Unlike Tuesday, where SOMEONE jumped the gun before I could get home from the pub, I actually almost forgot today. Good news, at least for me, is my household goods cleared customs\quarantine and were delivered today. Near the end of next month I get to set up all my stuff repaint, lay new carpet, and assemble\arrange new furniture. Oh, and I guess run speaker and network cabling. Whoo!

NEWS

Injustice: Gods Among Us final gameplay videos show Batman vs. Superman by Jenna Pitcher

Firefall public beta coming July 9 by Jenna Pitcher

Dust 514 to receive skill and item system upgrade on May 6 by Jenna Pitcher

Jagged Alliance: Flashback in development, seeking funding through Kickstarter by Michael McWhertor

Watch Daigo Umehara and Seth Killian talk fighting game strategy at NYU Game Center by Michael McWhertor

FEATURES

BitSummit Rising: Japan's Indie Ambassador by Chris Plante

The president and future of Platinum Games by Matt Leone

REVIEWS

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner Soul Hackers

Defiance

FORUM POSTS

RE: Guild Wars 2 Free Weekend Code Giveaway. by Falien

Is Assassin creed brotherhood better than Assassin creed 3? by sallyliu

Comics! Cartoons! Anime! Crisis Vol. 2, No. 12: Irish and Pirates and Spies!... by zombie711

Let's Watch: Nintendo Direct 3DS - April 17 Discussion by Shaun McIlroy

My Experience so far and asking for advice by BreakingPoint0

COTD

War. War never changes.
The Japanese PC-Engine fanboy waging war against Saturnians. Nintendo built a Famicom for it’s cartridge fees. Sony shaped a Playstation and turn the company into a video game heavy corporation.

But war never changes.

In the 21st century, war was still waged over the consoles that we are playing. Only this time, the spoils of war were also its weapons: exclusives and hardware functions. For these features, Bungie will favor Sony, fanboys will spread 720 always online rumors, and the PC gamers would dissolve into arrogant, annoying fan base, bent on controlling the newest graphic cards on Earth.

In 2013, the storm of world war had come again. In two years, most of the gamers were reduced to fanboys. And from the ashes of the internet trolls, a new civilization would struggle to arise.

A few were able to reach the relative safety of the large underground Polygon. Your family was part of that group that entered Polygon. Imprisoned safely behind the large Polygon front page, under a mountain of healthy comments, Polynauts have lived without knowledge of the outside world.

Life in the Polygon is about to change.

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