Polygon Daily: Off Topic - Now Puzzle Enriched! (Tue 4/12)


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 golden folks.

Every Tuesday and Thursday for the foreseeable future we will be playing a little game. I will create and post a header from a random game and you all get to guess what it's from. The sample I gave you on Friday, was a screenshot from Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller, released on PC and 3DO. Today's should be a lot easier.

There's some rules:

  • All guesses must be prefaced with #PDGuess. It makes it easier for us to search and go through all the answers. This also allows you to append your guess to the end of a normal comment. Keep in mind, we will be searching ONLY for #PDGuess when we do our search, so it's imperative you put this tag in front of your answer.
  • You only get ONE guess, so make it count. If you guess multiple times, only your first guess will be counted, even if you get it right later on.
  • Guesses will be taken up until the next Polygon Daily is posted.
  • No cheating. I can make this A LOT harder if necessary... :P
  • At the end of each month we will tally up the scores and see who has the most points. There might be a surprise for that individual.

We won't tell you who's right until the next Polygon Daily and we won't be giving any hints. You guys can work together with this, as it's not the first person who gets the right answer gets a point, but each person who gets it right that day. However, at the end of each month... THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE.


'Japanese Metal Gear Rising Revengeance PS3 bundle comes Zan-Datsu skin, white armor and cyborg ninja body code' by Tracey Lien

'Enlisting the help of gamers to count malaria parasites' by Tracey Lien

'Chris Avellone gives blessing for Planescape: Torment successor' by Tracey Lien

'U.S. Patent Office denies Microsoft Killer Instinct trademark' by Dave Tach

'StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm's new Groups feature detailed by Blizzard' by Michael McWhertor


'Emo, Skrillex and Perfect Strangers: The odd inspirations of Jason Oda' by Brian Crecente

What is it: Playable browser-based ads are a dying breed, the victim of a sharp increase in the popularity of mobile gaming and a dearth of talented web ad games.

'Playgrounds: Russ Frushtick' by Russ Frushtick

What is it: A neat look at our man Frush's domicile, complete with photo referentials

'Big Fish, Growing Pond' by AJ Glasser

What is it: Casual developer angles for mainstream with Mystery Case Files: Shadow Lake, starring Lea Thompson.


'Lego: Lord of the Rings' by Philip Kollar

Score: 8/10 | PS3, 360, WIN, Wii


'How Spec Ops: The Line is changing the video game narrative' by Symposium56

'Windows 8 Game of the Week - December 3 - Robotek' by sag969

'Best Steambox for $300-$400' by ConsultingGeek

'Wii U Pro Controller' by SuperNewb



I should probably stay away from Photoshop.

Nerubian Asassin the Writer | 12 Recommends

And that's it for today, Polynauts. Tune in tomorrow for more Polygon Daily action!

If you're looking to create a header like the one used up top, then check out the Polygon Daily header thread - which still contains some unused Polynauts Central headers and we'll use those eventually out of appreciation for your hard work.

And remember however to subscribe to our @PolygonAll Twitter feed for all breaking news, and @Polynauts for Community updates throughout the day.

Good luck on your guesses!

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