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Steam Summer Sale: Top games for under $5

Until July 4, the Steam Summer Sale is offering hundreds of games at a discount. From major price cuts to new games on the cheap, we've rounded up some of the greatest deals you should check out. I...

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Her Story is out on Android

Her Story, Polygon's Game of the Year for 2015, is now available on the Google Play store. The interactive police procedural from Silent Hill veteran Sam Barlow caused quite a splash after its...

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Latest Humble Bundle collects story-driven adventure games Her Story, Broken Age

With its newest curated set of games, Humble Bundle is proving it has a thing for good stories. The Humble Narrative Bundle is available now through the next two weeks, offering up recent,...

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How a love of film helped BioShock and Her Story's creators change games

Few would argue that Her Story and BioShock are especially similar games. One is a package of short full-motion video clips that, when strung together, unravel a mystery; the other, a first-person...

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Fallout 4 named 2015's top game at BAFTA Game Awards

We may be four months deep into 2016, but the British Academy of Film and Television have just crowned last year's best games. Fallout 4 won the top prize during the ceremony, which the...

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The Witcher 3 takes top honors at yet another award show, the SXSW Gaming Awards

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt led the way at the SXSW Gaming Awards with wins in three categories, including Game of the Year, beating out heavy hitters like Fallout 4 and indie darlings such as U...

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Bloodborne, Metal Gear Solid 5 among SXSW Gaming Award nominees

This year's SXSW Gaming Awards finalists include a diverse array of games, from Fallout 4 to Undertale to Rocket League. Each nominee was selected by the SXSW Gaming advisory board, but it's the...

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Her Story dev working on a 'spiritual successor'

Sam Barlow, the designer of Polygon's Game of the Year 2015 Her Story, shared on Twitter earlier today that he was working on a follow-up to his murder mystery title. HS2 has a 1-pager. Neat. p...

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Humble Bundle's latest collects FMV favorites for cheap

This week's Humble Bundle is dedicated to fans of the full motion video genre. It's live right now, and through Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. PT you can grab a handful of some of the best FMVs out there...

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Emotional Game Awards' debut outing honors Her Story, Ori and the Blind Forest

The jury behind the first ever Emotional Game Awards announced its nominees for 2015's most pathos-inducing games today in a press release. The Feb. 12 ceremony will recognize games across seven...