Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a daily audio tour through the latest news about video games, related technologies and culture.
Here's what we're covering today:
THE BIG STORIES
- Monetizing trolling in a game that evaporates a year after it goes live
- Star Wars novel offers a crystal clear explanation for the wild new lightsaber
- Microsoft's Kudo Tsunoda now leading Xbox dev teams as part of organization shake-up
- Oxenfree is a mix of Freaks and Geeks, Poltergeist and the best teen films of the '80s
THE BEST OF THE REST
- Hotline Miami 2 - Wrong Number review: a history of violence
- Ori and the Blind Forest review: the places you'll go
- What exactly is Microsoft's big idea for gaming?
- This is how you die alone: Hands-on with horror VR title Narcosis
- New full-length Daredevil trailer shows us Vincent D'Onofrio's Kingpin in action
- Zoolander and Hansel just walked the runway at Paris Fashion Week
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