The Polygon Show

The Polygon Show

Each week, four of Polygon’s best and brightest gather to cover the latest news, chat about games, and answer your burning questions. We record it and put it online. What a concept! It’s the Polygon Show.... Show More

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THIS WEEK ON THE POLYGON SHOW: Chelsea has actually BEEN to E3! What did she play there? Next, we talk about our longing for the apocalyptic world of Animal Crossing, and Simone's descent into Pokemon Go.

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June 14, 2019 57 min

Simone and Ashley give their thoughts on all the major announcements from E3! From Simone's teary-eyed moments with the Assassin's Creed orchestra to Ashley's mad moment about the Final Fantasy 8 remaster, there's a lot of ground to cover. And a special appearance from Polygon Show's producer and editor, Jelani Carter, highlights what's great about Ubisoft's Roller Champions demo.

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June 7, 2019 51 min

Allegra, Ashley, Chelsea, and Simone react to the latest Pokémon Sword and Shield news that include the two legendaries and newly revealed Pokémon. Chelsea tells about her latest gaming addiction, PIKUNIKU, Allegra finally tried Pokémon: Rumble Rush, and Ashley recounts her STRESSFUL but funny experience playing Cuphead on Switch during PodX downtime.

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May 31, 2019 48 min

This week on The Polygon Show Allegra, Chelsea, and Simone talk about their past experiences with VR and discuss the newly released all in one headset, the Oculus Quest. After, the gang talks about their favorite TV shows they have been watching lately like Tuca and Bertie, Fleabag, and Broad City.Make sure to rate and review our show!

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Ashley, Chelsea, and Simone give their thoughts on the final episode of Game of Thrones, and it's many plotholes.PODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com/tpsHey podcast fans! Do you want to learn more about how podcasts are made? Network with other podcast fans, and meet your favorite podcasters? Come to PodX! Meet the voices behind your favorite podcasts like Undisclosed, The Bright Sessions, True Crime Obsessed, Welcome to Night... Read more

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It's The Polygon Show's 100th episode! To celebrate, we're trying something weird: a Pokémon Ryme City tabletop RPG taking place in the same world as Detective Pikachu. Producer Ross Miller is dungeon master, setting up the story and narrating the action, while the rest of the gang gets into Pokémon character. BUCKLE UP for some mystery and crimes!PODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com/tpsHey podcast fans! Do you want to learn m... Read more

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May 17, 2019 58 min

Ashley discovers a screaming goat game in a supermarket and the gang gives their spoiler-freethoughts on the new film Detective Pikachu. Closing out the episode, all four (Allegra tuned in this week!) hosts give their spoiler-filledthoughts on the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones.PODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com/tpsHey podcast fans! Do you want to learn more about how podcasts are made? Network with other podcast fan... Read more

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May 10, 2019 79 min

Don't worry, there will be no scary clown talk. Only good clown talk. Kind of.Games talk: Wandersong, Persona 4 GoldenTV talk: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina season 2, Game of Thrones spoilercastOkay, it's not a real clown that we talk about.PODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com/tpsHey podcast fans! Do you want to learn more about how podcasts are made? Network with other podcast fans, and meet your favorite podcasters? Come to... Read more

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May 3, 2019 79 min

THE BIG THREE: Sonic the Hedgehog movie, Avengers: Endgame, Game of Thrones. There's a lot to unpack this week! Be warned, spoilers on Avengers and GoT.TIMECODES- Avengers: Endgame Spoiler Review: 29:22-Game of Thrones S8E03 Spoiler Review: 1:04:35PODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com/tpsHey, podcast fans! Do you want to learn more about how podcasts are made? Network with other podcast fans, and meet your favorite podcasters? ... Read more

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April 26, 2019 59 min

Simone is back this week with amazing Assassin's Creed: Odyssey side quest stories for the show. The gang talks more Detective Pikachu snacks as well as first impressions of Persona 5: The Royal. Ashley talks about the adorable yet stressful stages of Yoshi's Crafted World, and finally the Game of Thrones season 8 episode 2 spoiler-cast w/ Ashley and Chelsea at the end! Phew.PODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com/tpsHey podcast ... Read more

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April 19, 2019 45 min

Ashley takes over for hosting this week! There will be ORDER! We talk the Mr. Mime flavor slushie at 7-Eleven, Reigns: Her Majesty, Crawl, and the gamer episode of Queer Eye. NO ONE will speak unless spoken to! *gavel gavel*PODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com/tpsHey podcast fans! Do you want to learn more about how podcasts are made? Network with other podcast fans, and meet your favorite podcasters? Come to PodX! Meet the vo... Read more

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April 12, 2019 51 min

We're discussing some of the games we got to play at PAX East 2019! Titles mentioned: Super Crush KO, Alt-Frequencies, Sayonara Wild Hearts, Astrologaster, The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan. Also, some important Yoshi talk in the beginning.PODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com/tps“Hey podcast fans! Do you want to learn more about how podcasts are made? Network with other podcast fans, and meet your favorite podcasters? Come to Po... Read more

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April 5, 2019 60 min

Live from PAX East, we're bringing you what little we know of March Madness basketball team selection! It's a head-to-head battle between Chelsea & Allegra and Simone & Ashley to draft the best characters from a randomized pool. Sports knowledge not needed.

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March 29, 2019 52 min

This week on The Polygon Show Chelsea talks about her time at GDC, and also her experience playing Falcon Age, and Control. Ashley gives her thoughts on Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, and then Allegra gives her spoiler free review on Jordan Peele’s latest horror, Us.Show NotesPODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com/tpshttp://voxmedia.com/podsurveyWe are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more than five min... Read more

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March 22, 2019 46 min

Friend of the podcast Karen Han is back on the show! On today's episode, Allegra discusses Hulu's latest original, Shrill, with SNL's Aidy Bryant. Allegra also sheds light on her most recent (and bizarre) mobile game addiction, BitLife. Karen touches upon Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino's upcoming movie. Following that, Ashley recounts her strange experience with the film Ash Is Purest White.SHOW NOTES:Check out: A... Read more

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Hello Polygon listeners! We've got a special bonus episode for you. This month at SXSW, our Entertainment Editor Matt Patches spoke with some of our favorite people about how film, TV and video games are merging.  In 2019, film, television, and games can all be streamed. The format, accessibility, and low-cost of streaming services is changing how all three formats are made and consumed, while gradually blurring the lines betw... Read more

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March 15, 2019 56 min

This week on The Polygon Show, Allegra gives her thoughts on the over-the-top gameplay of Devil May Cry 5. Ashley gives her thoughts on the newly released Captain Marvel movie (warning: there are minor spoilers in this discussion). Chelsea recounts her goofy co-op experiences with physics-based sandbox game, Human Fall Flat. SHOW NOTES:Check out: Azure.com/trial to sign up for a trial today!PODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com... Read more

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March 8, 2019 54 min

This week on The Polygon Show, the ladies discuss Orange Vanilla Coke, all things Pokemon: Sword & Shield, Allegra's experience playing Resident Evil 2, the terrifying Thomas The Tank Engine mod, and Ashley's thoughts on Dead or Alive 6.Show Notes:PODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com/tpsPolygon Show at PAX East! Friday at 5 p.m. - BOBCAT!Vox Media Podcast Audience Survey: http://voxmedia.com/podsurvey

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March 1, 2019 59 min

This week The Polygon Show is joined by special guest host Karen Han, entertainment reporter for Polygon.com! Topics discussed on this episode include Allegra's thoughts on the new (and as of this taping currently taken down) game Devotion, Simone and Chelsea's thoughts on Apex Legends, and Karen and the gang give their *light spoiler-filled* review of the latest Robert Rodriguez directed blockbuster, Alita: Battle Angel.SHOW NOTES... Read more

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February 22, 2019 64 min

This week on the Polygon Show Chelsea gives her thoughts on the new hot battle royale games that are sweeping the nation, Tetris Effect and Apex Legends. Then Allegra talks about Hulu's new coming of age comedy, PEN15. In addition to that Allegra also talks about her experience playing Resident Evil 2. Then to wrap it all up, Simone gives her thoughts on season 2 of the Netflix animated series, The Dragon Prince. Also, Beverage Tal... Read more

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