Polygon Daily: Off Topic Red Herrings (Mon 01/07)

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He's up all night to get lucky!

NEWS

Beatbuddy launching worldwide on Aug. 8 for Windows PC, Mac and Linux by Jenna Pitcher

XYZ: Alternative Voices in Game Design exhibition celebrates women game designers and artists by Jenna Pitcher

Xbox Live 'Games with Gold' offering Defense Grid: The Awakening for free by Jenna Pitcher

Total War: Rome 2 system requirements by Jenna Pitcher

Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War, Warriors Orochi, Farming Simulator coming to PSN this week by Jenna Pitcher

Amazon Digital Games Summer Sale discounts more than 900 titles by Megan Farokhmanesh

Appealing to casual gamers is killing the MMO genre, says Firefall dev by Megan Farokhmanesh

Valve Greenlights eight more games, three software titles by Megan Farokhmanesh

Nintendo’s claim for WiiU.com domain name denied by Megan Farokhmanesh

Neo Geo fighting game Samurai Shodown 2 launches for mobile devices by Megan Farokhmanesh

FEATURES

Knowing history: Behind Civ 5's Brave New World by Russ Pitts

From G.I. Joe to Zynga: the three-decade career of Christy Marx by Wes Fenlon

Back to the future: Preserving the history of video games by Mike Mahardy

REVIEWS

Don't Starve

The Swapper

Deadpool

SPEED RUN

FORUM POSTS

Comics! Cartoons! Anime! Crisis Vol. 2, No. 16: Crisis and Hobbes by zombie711

The Wii U: Nintendo's Sleeping Giant by MTrigs

Polygon Mario Kart Tournament by zombie711

State of the Industry: The Business Model by melvin hunter

Question About Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (Experts Please Noob) by Vince604

COTD

I keep trying to get him to do some more of those videos, but apparently being unemployed take up too much of his time.

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