Call of Duty: Warzone deploys new anti-cheat tool next month

Call of Duty: Warzone will get a kernel-level anti-cheat system in an update scheduled for next month, a significant escalation in developers’ efforts to root out and remove cheaters from a free-to-play battle royale that claims more than 100 million users. As if acknowledging the severity of this development, a news release from Activision on Wednesday included several statements and […]

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Netflix will let Twitch users co-stream the League of Legends anime

The first episode of Arcane, the League of Legends animated series from Riot Games and Netflix, will be co-streamable exclusively on Twitch, the companies announced on Monday. The show, which premieres at 7 p.m. PDT on Nov. 6, will be accompanied by a “Global Premiere Event” to be broadcast by streamers in more than 30 countries, and is free to […]

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Marvel’s Avengers is coming to Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass subscribers will soon get access to Marvel’s Avengers. The Crystal Dynamics superhero game, which launched a year ago, will be available to subscribers starting on Sept. 30. The Game Pass version of Marvel’s Avengers includes all the DLC content, which has arrived every few months in the form of free updates — this includes the most recent […]

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Blizzard continues to cull suggestive content from World of Warcraft

Blizzard is continuing to update World of Warcraft in the lead-up to patch 9.1.5. While some of these changes are gameplay related, others have to do with removing suggestive or inappropriate content from the game. On Aug. 27, Blizzard posted a statement on social media about upcoming changes to the game. This included “updates to improve the game environment for […]

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You’ve never played a shooter with haunted finger guns

Finger guns can be deadly, as it turns out. In Handcop, the first-person shooter coming soon from Brazilian indie developer Jeff Ramos, you run and gun your through a neon city as an anthropomorphized hand brandishing a pistol. We have handguns and more in Cool WIP, Polygon’s weekly roundup of eye-catching clips and screenshots of works in progress. Each week, […]

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Microsoft Flight Simulator update beautifies Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

Microsoft Flight Simulator’s next big update enhances the look of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Called World Update 6, developers showed off a new trailer during the annual Gamescom gaming convention. The free update launches on Sept. 7 for Windows PC and Xbox. Head of Microsoft Flight Simulator Jorg Neumann tells Polygon that this particular World Update contains some of the […]

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