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The Polygon Show

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Every Friday, Polygon's Simone de Rochefort, Allegra Frank, and Chelsea Stark talk about what's new and weird in video games. Expect goofs, the occasional soft drink-related tirade, and a lot of laughs. Produced by Polygon and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
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Duck Hunt, Suck Hunt

Duck Hunt, Suck Hunt

2019-09-2000:47:341

This week on The Polygon Show we talk about A Short Hike, a cute and soothing game that is exactly what it sounds like. Allegra, meanwhile, has confronted Banjo Kazooie in Smash, and she doesn’t like what she sees. Finally, everyone has finally watched Barry! Yay!Links:https://www.polygon.com/2019/9/14/20864555/a-short-hike-how-to-do-nothing-impressionsThe Polygon Show is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and everywhere else podcasts are found. If you like what you hear, let us know! We also very much appreciate the rating and reviewing us on Apple Podcasts — seriously, every little bit helps!This week’s episode is hosted by Allegra Frank, Chelsea Stark, and Simone De Rochefort. It is produced by Jelani Carter and Ross Miller.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Reno from Final Fantasy VII

Reno from Final Fantasy VII

2019-09-1300:53:062

This week we’re talking about the Steven Universe movie, and we’ve got more feelings on Control and other haunted houses. And OH YEAH, THERE’S A NEW FINAL FANTASY VII TRAILER, HAS EVERYONE SEEN RENO? The Polygon Show is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and everywhere else podcasts are found. If you like what you hear, let us know! We also very much appreciate the rating and reviewing us on Apple Podcasts — seriously, every little bit helps!This week’s episode is hosted by Allegra Frank, Chelsea Stark, and Simone De Rochefort. It is produced by Jelani Carter and Ross Miller.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
High Elf

High Elf

2019-09-0600:40:551

Control is getting all of the Game of the Year buzz right now, so Simone, Chelsea, and Allegra are here to discuss its gameplay, comparisons to Twin Peaks, and the weirdness of it all (with no spoilers… for now). Next, Allegra has watched The Dark Crystal Netflix series and it might be the only fantasy series she likes. The reason will surprise you. Or horrify you. Whichever.The Polygon Show is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and everywhere else podcasts are found. If you like what you hear, let us know! We also very much appreciate the rating and reviewing us on Apple Podcasts — seriously, every little bit helps!This week’s episode is hosted by Allegra Frank, Chelsea Stark, and Simone De Rochefort. It is produced by Jelani Carter and Ross Miller.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Little Baby Solar System

Little Baby Solar System

2019-08-3000:51:441

Allegra, Simone, and Chelsea see Outer Wilds and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey to the end, with a spoiler-heavy discussion of Odyssey to end the show. Also: Nintendo Switch Lite hands-on, and Invader Zim: Enter the Florbus. Please marvel at this Pokémon Birthday Chart: https://twitter.com/greatmaccao/status/1166362696276762625Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Simsations

Simsations

2019-08-2300:48:451

GiantBomb’s ABBY RUSSELL joins Chelsea and Simone on this week’s show! We talk about Her Story successor Telling Lies, which everyone is now really pumped for, as well as The Sims and Dicey Dungeons. Finally, everyone has now seen The Favourite and it’s on HBO, so let’s dish.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Chip Chip Fall in Love

Chip Chip Fall in Love

2019-08-1601:00:01

Allegra tries to explain inscrutable puzzle game Intelligence Qube, but ends up ranking all the Alvin and the Chipmunks movies instead. We also have two special guests! Entertainment reporter Petrana Radulovic launches a valiant defense of Fire Emblem: Three Houses’ Blue Lions, and intern Palmer Haasch educates us all on Ouran High School Host Club. And Rocko’s Modern Life brings up an important generational divide.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
It’s Nintendo all the way down on today’s show! We’re talking hell levels on Mario maker, Allegra’s new worst enemy in Mario Kart 8, and of course, we have to return to Fire Emblem: Three Houses. We’ve got a great idea for the next Fire Emblem game.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Hot Boy School

Hot Boy School

2019-08-0200:44:121

Which boy should Allegra date in Fire Emblem: Three Houses? This is the definitive review of the new tactical JRPG, and especially the boys in it. Plus, Chelsea got real lucky in Grand Theft Auto 5 Online, and Simone is just existing, you know?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
As part of Polygon’s SDCC programming, Chelsea sat down with Genndy Tartakovsky, the creator of shows like Dexter’s Laboratory and Samurai Jack. He talked about his upcoming Adult Swim show, Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal, his career, and how he creates work he doesn’t have to compromise on.This episode was recorded live at the TCL Chinese Theater at San Diego Comic-Con 2019.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Cussing!

Cussing!

2019-07-2600:40:001

This week on the Polygon show Simone discusses her journey trying to platinum Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, then Allegra discusses how her life changed when she (finally!) bought a brand new iPhone, and Chelsea gives her spoiler-filled thoughts on the new season of Veronica Mars.TIMESTAMPS:- 6:02 Assassin's Creed : Odyssey- 15:57 Allegra's new iPhone- 26:51 Veronica Mars Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Samuel Barker

You can't complain about a game's story when you SKIP ALL OF THE STORY.

Aug 14th
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Abbott Hill

Samuel Barker Ok

Aug 15th
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H.C. Vlach

Great chill show.

Jul 17th
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