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Inside, Overwatch and Firewatch lead the nominations for the Game Developers Choice Awards

The 17th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) takes place March 1. It’s a chance for those inside the games industry to weigh in on the work of their peers. Today the judges have announced t...

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Take a look at the extraordinary loveliness of Bound

Ten minute video discusses PS4 game's qualities, and its shortcomings

Reviews
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Abzu review

Thanks to creations like Abzu, it's getting harder to write game reviews (and not just because I have to frequently check the spelling of the title). In the last 10 years, the vocabulary we use...

Feature
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25 games for the summer of 2016

This is also the time of year when annual sports franchises — Madden, FIFA, NBA and NHL — find their way into stores, sucking up mass market attention and marketing spend. (Those sturdy...

E3
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Polygon writers' top 10 games of E3

We asked ourselves: If we could take home 10 games from E3 — magically finished and ready to play — right now, which would they be, and in which order? Not surprisingly, there are a few games in...

News
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Ocean exploration game Abzu will surface on August 2

Abzu, developed by Giant Squid, is the story of a diver exploring the depths of the ocean while she learns to cope with loss. Though we knew previously that the game would release this summer,...

Video
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Watch gameplay from lush adventure Abzu

Beautiful diving game is set in a world of wonder

E3
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An underwater world of mystery

Abzu is also an illusion, offering the promise of free exploration while gently guiding players along a predestined path, lured along by music, light and flow. First shown at E3 in 2015 and due...

Feature
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Here are the Polygon team's five most anticipated games for 2016

To get a bigger picture of the games coming out in 2016, be sure to look at our massive feature covering 100 games currently scheduled for the year ahead. Allegra...

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Minimap June 11: Ratchet and Clank, Witcher 3, Hearthstone, Last Guardian, Magic, Halo 5

Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a daily audio podcast tour though the latest news about video games, related technologies and culture. Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe to the podcast (RSS) Download...