Tag Archives: polygon

Kotaku calls time on post-release review embargoes

The release yesterday of Assassin’s Creed: Unity in the US has caused a bit of a storm in parts of the consumer press. A range of issues are at play, including technical troubles and microtransactions, although the issue that has caused the most consternation is Ubisoft’s review embargo for the …

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Three staff cut as Polygon moves away from features and video

US games journalism powerhouse Polygon has dropped three staff members as part of a tweak to its editorial direction. Features editor Russ Pitts, video director Tom Connors and video editor and motion graphics designer Adam Barenblat left the website this month in a move that editor-in-chief Chris Grant links to …

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RECOMMENDED READING: The story behind Perlman’s OnLive

The collapse of cloud gaming company OnLive is more than simply a tale of over-reaching ambition – it’s also the tale of one man losing his grip on his company. That’s according to a remarkable new report from US site Polygon, which MCV thoroughly recommends for anyone with an interest …

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Vox Games gets official brand, hires UK writer

Vox Games, as it has been called since its announcement in January, has now received its official branding – Polygon. The idea, the site claims, steams from the Greek poly gonia”, meaning many angles – this is supposedly a reflection of the editorial strategy put in place by the new …

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