Polygon Weekend: Steamy Off-Topic (July 13-14)

Today's header comes to you from PaddyStardust (heh)

The light emanating from the box which sat upon the table cast a sickly glow on the proceedings that evening. Seconds felt like minutes, minutes felt like hours, and in turn days seemed to stretch on and last forever. It was a gamble what would happen within the next sixty seconds, and for all he knew the result could be as crushing as it could be amazing.

He waited, watching the second hand on the clock tick, tock, ever creeping closer to the top of the hour. It was the Summer Steam Sale, and by God would he get that copy of Revelations 2012 if it killed him having to wait all night for a flash sale to do so.

Tick, tock. Tick.

Welcome to Polygon Daily Weekend. What is this thread you ask? It's your weekend 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 golden folks.

NEWS

A look at the four new games found in Nintendo 3DS StreetPass Mii Plaza by John Funk

Competitive gaming recognized in U.S. as a pro sport by Colin Campbell

Get Pikmin 3 a day early if you pre-order at GameStop by Michael McWhertor

Pikmin 3 trailer introduces your trio of tiny astronauts by John Funk

BioWare bringing actors, authors, comics and cosplay to Comic-Con by Dave Tach

How Bastion inspired Call of Juarez: Gunslinger by John Funk

Unearthing E.T.: Exploring the secrets of the Atari graveyard by Dave Tach

FEATURES

The story of Crytek: From X-Isle through Redemption by Charlie Hall

PATIENT TRANSCRIPT: Actual Sunlight by David Owen

Shakespeare ... Steinbeck ... Harper Lee ... Ni no Kuni by Colin Campbell

REVIEWS

NCAA Football 14

Company of Heroes 2

Shin Megami Tensei 4

SPEED RUN

FORUM POSTS

Evolution 2013 - a.k.a. by Cobaltios

Tell Us Your Story by westonp

Contest: Win one of four pair of Gunnar Optiks. (US/UK/CA eligible - ends... by Shaun McIlroy

Steam Trading Cards by jezzarisky

Polygon Community Gamenight: Team Fortress 2 (July 14) by Shaun McIlroy

Grab your beta keys for Divinity: Dragon Commander on Steam here. by Shaun McIlroy

Pokémon Hype Thread: All Gens Welcome - July '13 by Shaun McIlroy

Revolurt's Eastern Game Report: 7/8 Edition - Localization, Localization Everywhere by Revolurt

Alternate Reality Exercise: Can you imagine how big Mass Effect could have... by Grush

COTD


ok Matt White – this one’s for you!

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