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Hyper Light Drifter, Inside and Virginia among nominees for 2017 IGF Awards

The Independent Games Festival (IGF) has announced the full slate of nominees for this year’s IGF Awards. A panel of judges reviewed more than 650 submissions, down from 750 the year before, to...

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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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2016: The year in games

The big events that shaped an extraordinary 12 months

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Quadrilateral Cowboy review

Many games aim for immersion, but few achieve it as naturally as Quadrilateral Cowboy. In a way, it's a bit of a cheat, isn't it? There is a wide mental gap between pushing and plunging a sword...

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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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2014's most innovative games by the people making them

Which games in the year ahead are most likely to move the art and craft of gaming forward? And how will they innovate? We decided to take a selection of promising games, and ask the developers...

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Indie games are new exhibit at Museum of the Moving Image

An exhibition of 25 playable indie games is being launched by the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, N.Y. "Indie Essentials: 25 Must-Play Video Games" is being organized in partnership with I...

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IndieCade 2013 finalists revealed, include Gone Home, TowerFall and more

The 36 games which will serve as finalists at next month's IndieCade 2013 exhibition have been announced, including recently released titles like Gone Home, TowerFall and Gunpoint. The games,...

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We Built a Booth

Kelly Wallick can't stand still. She's hurtling left and right, forward and backwards. She's racing down aisles. She's putting up signs. She's building stuff in one place, and telling others...

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Quadrilateral Cowboy teaches you to hack your way to criminal success

Blendo Games, the studio behind Gravity Bone and Thirty Flights of Loving, offers a look at its upcoming cyberpunk title Quadrilateral Cowboy in a short gameplay video. The game allows players to...