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Lemon, played by Brian Tyree Henry, and Tangerine, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, are two slickly dressed assassins wearing blue suits under checked pea coats and are mugging directly at the camera, while Tangerine points at the viewer in the movie Bullet Train.
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Bullet Train’s two best blokes pal around in the jauntiest blooper reel

A Nintendo Switch playing Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is held up by two hands in front of an out of focus living room with a prominent television screen that is filled with the word WHATEVER.
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Why do we multitask while gaming?

The dog piece from Monopoly on a plain cream background.
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Tune in to our Monopoly Enjoyment Stream

Polygon video producer Patrick Gill has been photoshopped into a smart doctors coat. He points at a lineup of fighting game characters. From left to right, they are Guilty Gear’s Bridget (a young woman dressed in a streetwear remix of a nun’s habit), Tekken’s King (a large muscular man with a jaguar’s head), and Street Fighter’s Ryu (A broad shouldered man in a ripped gi wearing a red headband).
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How to get into fighting games without losing your mind

A paint horse from Breath of the Wild and Torrent from Elden Ring galloping on a pink and purple background.
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Why video game horses are so hard to animate

Margit, is a hairy, beastly man with a cluster of goat-like horns growing from his head. He clutches a wooden can in his right hand and leers at the camera.
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What’s up with Margit?

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Watch Tier Pressure, our high-impact ode to ranking stuff

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The weirdest video game reference in The Matrix Resurrections

A blue Armored Core robot covered in weapons stands in front of a blue gradient background.
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Why FromSoft fans should be excited for Armored Core

Cover art for Call of the Netherdeep.
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Critical Role’s new D&D campaign book features a rival group of antagonistic adventurers

a mid 30s white male stands in a suburban lawn with his hands on his hips. Behind him, the phrase “dad games” is drawn on a house.
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I reviewed a bunch of dad games and now I’m sad

A drawing man in a green medieval hood holds a whip in front of a pink background.
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Why power creep is a good thing in Vampire Survivors

A black woman in medieval clothes holds a skull on her hands. Above and below her, the worlds “time loops” appear
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Time loops are a weird genre for an anxious time

A bright yellow cars drifting from the right to the left in a low poly video game world that looks like a Japanese mountainside, complete with pink cherry blossom trees.
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Drifting is cool, and it’s even cooler in video games

Raz from Psychonauts 2, a young boy with big red goggles, stands with his hands up. A big yellow speech bubble with text that reads “OOPS” is behind him.
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How video games help you play better

A collage of images including a fake version of Halo for Mac operating systems, a strange confidential document with Waluigi on it, Steve Jobs wearing a gamer headset and holding a Mountain Dew, and a curvaceous portable console.
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What if Halo had been a Mac exclusive?

Jenna Stoeber, holding a knife, with EMMI standing menacingly behind her.
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How to make Metroid Dread soup

Arno Dorian from Assassin’s Creed Unity, crouching in the foreground with Notre Dame cathedral in the background. The cathedral’s spire is covered by a semi-transparent yellow square with a splash of red across it.
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Assassin’s Creed Unity can’t help rebuild Notre-Dame, and that’s OK

Our perception of historical accuracy needs major retooling

Polygon video producer Patrick Gill makes a stupid youtube thumbnail face while gesturing towards the logos for game middleware tools Oodle, Havok, and Simplygon
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A guide to the first 15 seconds of every game

A cow patterned board game box labeled Herd Mentality sits upon an assortment of cow patterned playing cards and tokens from the game.
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In Herd Mentality, it pays to be a part of the crowd

Phoenix Wright pointing at Lt. Columbo and Dick Gumshoe with text at the bottom saying “ It’s the same guy”
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How the classic mystery series Columbo influenced Ace Attorney

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