Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a podcast about the biggest 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
- Dark Souls 3 is bringing back the good stuff from Dark Souls 2
- iPhone 6S and 6S Plus debut with 3D Touch, Apple says it 'changed everything'
- Apple TV gets overhaul with new app-centric model, Oct. release
- Skylanders, Guitar Hero and Geometry Wars coming to Apple TV
- Apple TV game page lists 'Game Controller Optional'
- The SteelSeries Nimbus is the poster child for Apple TV controllers
- Apple unveils new iPad Pro, the biggest iPad yet
- iPad Pro and new iPad mini 4 round out Apple's full iPad line
- Apple releasing iOS 9, watch OS 2 on Sept. 16
- After seven years, Xbox Live Indie Games is closing down for good
- Star Wars Battlefront's new mode is 'king of the hill' in a galaxy far, far away
THE BEST OF THE REST
- Exploring the weird and wonderful world of Dropsy the Clown
- See the first game demoed on the new iPhone, Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade
- Crossy Road coming to Apple TV with co-op multiplayer
- Beat Sports is a new rhythm sports game for Apple TV from Harmonix
- A brief history of Apple TV, from hobby to gaming machine
- Apple gets its game on: From Pippin to iPhone to Apple TV