Learning Valorant’s economy is one of the most important pieces to understanding the game. At the beginning of every round there’s a Buy Phase where you can purchase various items using in-game money, called Creds, that you earned during the previous rounds. There are all kinds of factors that go into deciding what you should … Read moreWhat to buy in Valorant during the Buy Phase
When you begin a game of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, your character lives in nothing but a measly tent. You’re joined by two other villagers, who are also roughing it in the hopes of eventually transforming the island into paradise. But you might notice that there’s a big difference between those starting villagers, and the … Read moreIn Animal Crossing: New Horizons, it matters when your villager moves in
Final Fantasy 7 famously kicks off by thrusting us right into our hero Cloud’s first mission with the ecological resistance group known as Avalanche. Their goal: to destroy something called a mako reactor. The team’s leader, Barret, goes on an angry rant about how the evil Shinra corporation is draining the world of the natural … Read moreFinal Fantasy 7 already warned us once, will we listen in 2020?
When we first got our hands on Oculus’ game-changing stand-alone VR tech in 2018, nobody at Vertigo Games dared imagine a mobile version of Arizona Sunshine, our hit virtual reality game that pushed the graphical and gameplay boundaries of PC-based VR back in 2016. So how did we get here? Arizona Sunshine is a first-person … Read moreHow the hell do you fit a full-featured zombie game onto Oculus Quest?
The time is now: Our daily entertainment news show, Speedrun by Polygon, is out now on Quibi! The short-form streaming app launches with 50 shows and movies, including a fleet of daily essentials programming. That’s where we come in. Our show Speedrun will bring you the daily news, cultural deep dives, and analysis that you … Read moreSpeedrun by Polygon, a daily news show on Quibi
Kaguya-Sama: Love Is War is coming back for a second season, and fans of the show’s romantically inept geniuses won’t have to wait long for the first episode. Kaguya-Sama: Love Is War season 2 episode 1 will premiere on Sunday, April 11. Last season ended with Miyuki, Kaguya, and their student council friends barely getting … Read moreKaguya-Sama: Love Is War season 2 gets an April release date
Deep Silver announced on Monday morning that a remastered version of its 2011 action adventure Saints Row: The Third will be released in May. Saints Row: The Third Remastered will be available on PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One on May 22. The outlandish open-world game was first released in 2011. Developed by Volition, … Read moreSaints Row: The Third Remastered coming to PC, PS4, Xbox One
We can’t look away. Though many of us at Polygon are longtime musical theater nerds with way too much knowledge of the original Cats, the 2019 film adaptation still took us by surprise. As our review bluntly stated, “Cats is what you’d see if your third eye suddenly opened.” The big-budget musical journey only grew … Read moreSomeone actually released a ‘butthole cut’ of Cats
1997’s Final Fantasy 7 was always audacious, a game ahead of its time. I can see what Final Fantasy 7 was meant to be when I replay the original, not despite the blocky character models and the awkwardly inserted pre-rendered interludes and backgrounds, but because of them. I’ve always seen beauty in the parts that … Read moreFinal Fantasy 7 Remake review: Bloated, and beautiful
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is celebrating Easter through Bunny Day, an ongoing event that fills your island up with multiple types of eggs that you can collect. These eggs can be crafted into themed pastel items, which is a nice idea, except the sheer number of eggs got in the way of the base game … Read moreAnimal Crossing: New Horizons nerfs eggs rates for Bunny Day