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Polygon is looking for a new senior weekend reporter

Do you love news as much as we do? Then maybe we've got a job for you. Polygon's news team is looking for an experienced reporter to run the site on weekends and help out three days a week digging out in-depth stories and covering breaking news. This is a senior news position, so we're looking for someone with plenty of experience covering the people who create, publish and play video games. We need a senior reporter who is as passionate about journalism and covering this medium as we are. We need someone who will take ownership of the weekends, and love doing so. This is a job designed for people who want to dig into the bigger stories and cover not just the things that need to be covered, but should be covered. This is a full-time job with hours running roughly 8 a.m. to 5 p.m....
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What would you like to ask EA's new head honcho?

Last month, Electronic Arts surprised just about everyone by naming as their new chief executive not Peter Moore, Frank Gibeau or any number of outsiders, but EA Sports and Origin head Andrew Wilson. Wilson succeeded Larry Probst, who was standing in following John Riccitiello's resignation in March and takes charge of the mammoth publisher at a pivotal moment both for the company and the game industry. The looming launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and a bumpy year for EA leaves plenty of questions for Wilson to answer. And now's your chance to ask them. We'll be interviewing Wilson at our New York City offices this week on camera, asking him the best of the questions you drop in our comments. We'll need your most insightful questions by tomorrow morning, so give it a bit of...
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Reminder: Join us tomorrow for the next-gen Xbox reveal at 1 p.m. ET

Tomorrow, May 21 at 1 p.m. ET, Microsoft will unveil its plans for the next generation of gaming hardware. We'll be there, and we'd love for you to join us. Join us right before the event, at 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. PT), as we team up with The Verge to bring you pre-show analysis of what's expected from the event. At 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT), the event will kick off. You'll be able to follow along with our coverage as we break stories live from the event, and get the announcements as they happen in our live blog. The event will also be streamed live on Xbox Live, Xbox.com and on Spike TV — we'll have an embed ready for you when the event kicks off. After the dust has settled, we'll return for a post-show video discussion with The Verge. If you missed the event as it was happening,...
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Table Mini Golf coming to PS Vita on April 9

Four Door Lemon's Table Mini Golf, an AR putt-putt golf game, will launch on April 9 for the PlayStation Vita, according to the official PlayStation blog. The title is part of Sony's AR Play series. Using the PS Vita's AR cards, the game features dozens of different courses and three avatars. Gameplay includes a Free Play mode and a four-player Elimination mode, across two different difficulty settings: Rookie and Pro. Completing challenges and winning matches award style points, which level up the player and can be used to buy in-game items for the Club House. Table Mini Golf is listed as $1.99 and a Toyland Course Pack featuring extra courses will be available at launch for $0.99.
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Xbox 360 receives a 24-hour music TV streaming service

The Vevo music streaming app on Xbox Live received an update that allows Xbox 360 users to access Vevo TV, a 24-hour live stream of music TV. Vevo TV features live concerts, artist interviews and music videos from 11,000 artists. Xbox 360 owners interested in the app have the option to stream content live or to use the "watch it later" functionality to queue up shows. It also includes limited Kinect controls. The app is only available for users living in the U.S. and Canada who hold an Xbox Live Gold subscription and 75 MB of storage space on their consoles. Vevo is also available on iPad, Windows Phone, Android and iPhone.
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Dragon Quest 10 trailer features extended Wii U gameplay footage

The latest trailer for Square Enix's massively multiplayer online role-playing game, Dragon Quest 10: Rise of the Five Tribes Online, features extended Wii U gameplay footage. The game was released in Japan on Aug. 28, 2012 for the Wii and both versions of the title will have cross-platform interaction. Square Enix revealed that it plans to release updates for Dragon Quest 10 every ten weeks for the next ten years Dragon Quest 10 will be released for Wii U March 30 in Japan alongside a new console bundle, which consists of a Wii U Deluxe console, the game, a Wii U Pro Controller, a pre-paid card to use in the game and five energy ball items. A western release date hasn't been announced for either platform versions.
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Fuse infographs look at the fictional science behind Fuse experimentation

Two infographics on Insomniac's upcoming co-op shooter Fuse offer a lighthearted understanding of the contentious fuel source, Fuse, and playable character, Dalton Brooks. The first, titled "Fuse: Scientific Findings Based on Explosive Experimentation," illustrates Fuse "facts." These include favorite hallucinations caused by Fuse, money spent on the fuel source’s research compared to public school funding and how there has only been seven successful Fuse tests conducted out of 1,273. The second is a profile on Dalton Brooks an Overstrike 9 Agent. It highlights that his primary skills are brute force, reluctant leadership and durability. As well as pointing out that his Magsheild weapon has a lethal blast radius of 11.3 feet, it also details his relationship matrix with women. Fuse...
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BradyGames' releases two official Tomb Raider companion apps

A BradyGames-developed Tomb Raider Signature Series Guide is now available to purchase from iTunes for $9.99. A second companion app, the Tomb Raider Official Map App, will be available soon from Google Play and the App Store for $2.99. The Tomb Raider Signature Series Guide features search and bookmark functions, embedded strategy videos and reveals the location of collectibles and ammo caches. It is compatible with iPad 2 and above. The Tomb Raider Official Map App reveals the location of Tomb Raider's hidden collectibles such as documents, GPS caches, treasure maps and relics. It also gives strategy tips on how to secure camps, complete challenge tombs and unlock achievements. Tomb Raider will be available March 5 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC. Read our Tomb Raider r...
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Come and work with the Polygon product team!

As hard as our editorial team works here at Polygon, we all know the deep, dark truth: We'd be nowhere without our fantastic product team, the men and women who keep this boat that is Polygon afloat and help steer where it's headed in the future. If you've got what it takes to join the team, here are the spots we're looking to fill: Developer: Do you have a solid grounding in object-oriented programming and fundamental computer science concepts such as concurrency, complexity theory, and algorithms and data structures? Did you understand that last sentence? If you answered "yes" and you've built some high-traffic web applications in your time, you may just be the person for the job. Senior Operations Engineer: If you have experience with Ruby on Rails, a passion for configuration...
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The games you should look for between January and March.

Polygon's games of Winter 2013

Ah, 2013. Santa's back in the North Pole earning some well-deserved rest after delivering millions of last year's biggest games to kids of all ages. Now it's a new year, full of new games blipping our radar like so many snowflakes. We can't vouch for these games just yet, but we've seen and played many of them, and we thought we could help out by highlighting what's in store for the post-holiday gaming season.Our selections below are in order of release date, so you can tickle your calendars with those you're looking forward to. We'll be back to help with spring games, too, where we'll get to talk about Grand Theft Auto 5, South Park: The Stick of Truth and Splinter Cell: Blacklist. For now, we're going to tell the stories behind games scheduled for release between Jan. 1 and March 31....
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Polygon wants to socialize with you

Hello friends, it's your old buddy Justin McElroy. Did you know that the Polygon experience extends beyond this humble web address? It's true! As we emerged from our cocoon last month, we spread our wings and found we had been transformed into beautiful, proud social butterflies. But in this hyper-connected transmedia society it can be easy to lose your way. To that end, we've prepared this helpful guide to our different social offerings. Want to find us elsewhere? Here's the scoop: Google+ This is a brand new option that we just created. We are basically 75 percent certain of how Google+ works at this point, so come and imprison us in your circles, or what have you. Twitter We have three Twitter options for your following and retweeting pleasure. First is our main hub, @...
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