After The Fall Hands-On Preview: Seamless Social Shootouts

We’ve played Vertigo Games’ latest zombie shooter. How’s it holding up? Find out in out After The Fall hands-on preview! I know you don’t want to hear it and I sure as heck don’t want to say it, but After The Fall feels like a proof of concept for how the metaverse could work. Yes, […]

A sneak peek at the origin story of Critical Role’s Jester Lavorre

The first volume in Dark Horse’s new Critical Role: The Mighty Nein Origins series of graphic novels celebrates Laura Bailey’s mischievous tiefling, Jester Lavorre. Polygon is excited to be able to share an early preview of the finished book. Jester, created and performed by Laura Bailey, is a beloved member of a group of adventurers […]

Facebook battles the challenges of tactile sensing

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Facebook this morning announced ReSkin, an open source touch-sensing synthetic “skin” created by researchers at the company in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University. Leveraging machine learning and magnetic sensing, ReSkin is designed to offer an inexpensive, versatile, […]

The untapped potential of HPC + graph computing

In the past few years, AI has crossed the threshold from hype to reality. Today, with unstructured data growing by 23% annually in an average organization, the combination of knowledge graphs and high performance computing (HPC) is enabling organizations to exploit AI on massive datasets. Full disclosure: Before I talk about how critical graph computing […]

What the metaverse means for brand experiences

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  With the cloud and the edge in place and 5G networking just around the corner, innovative minds are turning to the next question: What, exactly, are we going to do with this infrastructure? Increasingly, the answer is […]

The Coolest Pokémon: Sword & Shield – Fusion Strike Cards We Pulled From Booster Packs

Earlier this month, the Pokémon Trading Card Game released its special Celebrations expansion to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise as a whole. While that limited expansion was focused squarely on the past, the world of Pokémon TCG pushes ahead with its newest expansion, Sword & Shield – Fusion Strike. Earlier this year, […]

Dinotopia is the best dinosaur game, and it’s got puppets

The 1990s were a golden age to be a dinosaur-loving kid. I grew up on The Land Before Time, Jurassic Park, We’re Back, Disney’s Dinosaur, Dinosaur Adventure 3D, Walking With Dinosaurs, the film Super Mario Bros., if you’re into that… the list goes on. But what I wanted above all was a dinosaur game that […]