The big video game events happening this summer in lieu of E3 2020

With E3 2020 canceled, the summer is without a major event to anchor the biggest video…

Quarantine is creating brand-new gamers

A coronavirus diagnosis can keep you inside for a long time, so when Kevin Learst’s mother…

Wil Wheaton stopped by our Twitch channel for a chat

Wil Wheaton is a creator who needs no introduction — but just in case, he’s a…

Pac-Man will be playable for free on Twitch in a new channel

Pac-Man is getting his own Twitch channel. But rather than just stream Pac-Man gameplay, viewers will…

She-Ra’s final villain was modeled after real cult leaders

Netflix’s animated reboot She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is notable for having a cast of…

Reshiram, Zekrom, and Kyurem join Pokémon Go raids

Pokémon’s Tao Trio is finally making its first appearance in Pokémon Go starting May 26. The…

Artifact 2.0 enters beta soon, signups start next week

Valve’s revamped, digital card game based on Dota 2, Artifact, will officially enter its beta 2.0…

Howard the Duck made The Matrix possible

When you read chronicles of the movie industry’s legendary flops, they almost always include Howard the…

These sites have revived the free TV- and movie-watching experience of cable

We’re living in a golden age of streaming, with practically endless options for what to watch.…

Capone, Scoob, Uncut Gems, and new movies you can now watch at home

Movies still aren’t back, as the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down theaters and pushed some movies…

Sometimes in Call of Duty: Warzone, cars show up where you least expect them

Call of Duty: Warzone is a military shooter, meaning it mostly plays by the rules of…

Impossible Destiny 2 community quest just got easier

On Tuesday, Bungie launched a new quest inside Destiny 2. Called “The Lie,” the quest tasks…

Sony unveils PlayStation Studios’ new look with a Marvel Studios-like intro

Sony is simplifying the branding it uses for games developed by its Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide…

GameStop is running its ‘best PC deals ever’ on gaming accessories

GameStop is running a new sale on PC gaming accessories that the company is marketing as…

4K TVs, a Razer accessories bundle, and more of the weekend’s best deals

We saw several 4K TVs on sale this week, including two flash deals on the high-end…

Animal Crossing online servers went down, now back

If you’ve tried using any of Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ online features recently, you may have…

This week in home-viewing: the creepy horror flick The Lodge

Movie theaters are still closed, and there’s no word on when they’ll safely reopen, but the…

EA is already making next-gen upgrades confusing

Microsoft’s big Inside Xbox episode from Thursday morning, which promised a “first look” at Xbox Series…

Animal Crossing: New Horizons guides

Animal Crossing: New Horizons brings islands of fun to the Nintendo Switch, and Polygon’s guides will…

Call of Duty players are using Warzone’s helicopter for impressively pointless stunts 

Call of Duty: Warzone just removed helicopters from the battle royale mode, but before that happened,…