The Best of Polygon
10+ most popular Polygon articles, as voted by our community.
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Why Discord is at the heart of a major US intelligence leak
The classified military documents originated on Discord before spreading elsewhere on social media
Polygon on Culture
When Tintin entered the Cold War
As a spy thriller, 1954’s The Calculus Affair was far ahead of its time
Polygon on Game Development
Thousands of people have come together for the most moving game of the year
Kind Words is an immensely vulnerable experience
Polygon on Gaming
How to let a metaverse die
The death of beloved MMOs can teach us how to let go
«Dr. Boellstorff recommends a community space hosted on some third-party, like Discord, to stay connected to your friends. The virtual world may no longer exist, but the relationships you built there can live on.»
Polygon’s 50 most anticipated games of 2023
Your patience with 2022’s delays will pay off in 2023
Polygon on Sports
We asked the Olympics why their official esports are so weird
There is (some) method to the International Olympic Committee’s madness
A century later, baseball’s Negro Leagues are getting their due in a video game
MLB The Show 23’s Storylines mode aims to be both educational and fun
Polygon on Star Wars
What if Star Wars never happened?
Imagining a world where George Lucas’ space fantasy didn’t revolutionize Hollywood
Polygon on TV
The men who created Tetris reflect on their bromance
For Alexey Pajitnov and Henk Rogers, it was love at first sight
‘Excuuuuse me, Princess!’: An oral history of The Legend of Zelda cartoon
The Zelda TV adaptation that took inspiration from Moonlighting and a 16-year-old girl’s D&D games
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14 exciting video games we’re anticipating this summer
From methodical sniping missions to super-charged soccer matches
Teens are rewriting what is possible in the world of competitive Tetris
One tetromino at a time
The 19 best roguelikes
Platformers, deck-builders, shooters, and more
Teburu could be the digital board game system that finally catches on
A new partnership with Vampire: The Masquerade could broaden its appeal
Why video game horses are so hard to animate
They are freaks of nature, basically
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