Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a podcast about the biggest gaming, entertainment and pop culture news of the day.
Minimap is your daily audio tour through the world of video games, related technologies and pop culture like comics, movies and TV.
Here's what we're covering today:
THE BIG STORIES
- Retail Gear VR will ship in November for $99, aimed at a mainstream audience
- Oculus makes huge play for VR video with Netflix, Twitch support coming to Gear VR
- Adrift is now an Oculus Rift launch title, delayed to 2016
- Minecraft is coming to the Oculus Rift
- Maxis boss Lucy Bradshaw leaves EA, studio being brought under EA's mobile division
- Star Wars Battlefront beta kicks off Oct. 8
- Call of Duty's new eSports league will have $3 million and amateurs in 2016
- Nickelodeon indulges in ‘90s nostalgia with new programming block