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Amiibo, Disney Infinity, Skylanders, Lego Dimensions: A guide to gaming toys

Since its 2011 debut, Skylanders has become a multi-billion-dollar franchise with literally hundreds of merchandising deals. While Skylanders didn't invent the toys-to-life genre - games that use...

Shopping
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Steam's autumn Exploration Sale is now live — here are some of the best discounts

Steam's autumn sale — dubbed the "Exploration Sale" — is now live. Unlike years past, Valve will be offering the following discounts from now until Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. PT. Check out a selection of...

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Steam launches game sale in honor of Steam Machine release

The Steam Machine is available to purchase, and Valve is discounting games in order to give you something to play on the streaming device. The Steam Machine Launch Sale features 45 titles,...

Tabletop Games
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The Portal board game is not a lie, comes with a copy of Portal 2

The long-awaited Portal-themed board game collaboration between Cryptozoic Entertainment and Valve Software was playable at this year's Gen Con. Polygon had hands-on time with the $49.99 board...

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Portal Stories: Mel is a fan-made prequel to Portal 2, and it's fantastic (and free!)

Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube Making an unofficial entry in the Portal series is a daunting task, considering the quality and nearly unreproducible charm that Valve's...

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Portal's pinball table hits next week, see its monsters in action

Zen Studios' pinball table based on Valve's Portal and Portal 2 will arrive in digital storefronts next week, and the developer released the trailer above to celebrate the impending game. The...

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Valve's Portal series is getting an official pinball table — and we've played it

Watch in 60fps on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube By now, Zen Studios is well-known for their digital pinball tables, many of which are based on popular cross-media franchises like Star...

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Awesome Games Done Quick's speedrunning spectacle returns Jan. 4

Awesome Games Done Quick provided some of 2014's most jaw-dropping gaming theater back in January, and it'll come back for more in two weeks. The speedrunning charity marathon returns Jan. 4, 2015. ...

Culture
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Gun fights are better with portals (and cake)

Fighting is better with portals, and a video from Danny and Michael Philippou released this week proves it to the bloody end. Check out the video above to watch a pair of angry housemates settle...

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Valve introduces Steam Music Player with sale on Valve games and their soundtracks

Valve released the Steam Music Player for all Steam users earlier this week, and the company marked the launch with a sale on six different titles in the Half-Life universe and their original...