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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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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February 15, 2019 63 min

The crew talks true crime (Confessions of a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes and Abducted in Plain Sight). Ashley has a newfound love of Hotline Miami and talks about why she still loves Final Fantasy 8 all these years later.

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February 8, 2019 49 min

It's Netflix & Chill(y) week (plus one video game) on the Polygon Show. Ashley gathers her courage and talks about playing her first Resident Evil game while the TV shows discussed are Russian Doll, Kingdom, and Carmen Sandiego.

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February 1, 2019 49 min

Chelsea explains what makes the Resident Evil 2 remake so great, Allegra is disappointed with Kingdom Hearts 3's ending, and Ashley gives an update on her unnecessarily difficult Pokémon journey.

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January 25, 2019 65 min

Allegra calls in to give her brief thoughts on the soon-to-be released Kingdom Hearts 3. Simone and Ashley compare Netflix and Hulu's recent documentaries on the infamous Fyre Festival. Chelsea details her playthrough of the classic game ToeJam & Earl, and all three of them recap their amazing weekends in Seattle attending PodCon 2019.SHOW NOTES:Allegra's full written review of Kingdom Hearts 3:https://www.polygon.com/reviews/2... Read more

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January 18, 2019 46 min

Allegra, Ashley, and Simone talk about how excited they are about their upcoming appearances at PodCon 2019 in Seattle this weekend. Other topics include how Simone thinks Mario Party is the great equalizer, Allegra’s thoughts on the new Dragon Ball Z movie, and how Ashley’s original backstory for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is very very dark.Show Notes:PODX TICKETS ARE ON SALE: http://podx.com/tps

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January 11, 2019 49 min

Chelsea, Ashley, and Allegra discover the magic of tidying with Marie Kondo, but not all of them are convinced. Other topics include the new NES controller Joy-Cons, Fitness Boxing for the Switch, and the Ellie controversy that recently shook up the Overwatch community.

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