Polynauts Central: (1-2/9 Archived)
Todays image comes from BreadKnight, the final entry in this weeks header pics contest.
Welcome to Polynauts Central. It's September 1st and the end of Pitseleh0's header pic contest! The entries are in, and it seems like a five way fight between Cobaltios, LazyAlchemist, BreadKnight, Black Knight Rebel and Sneaky Spy Guy. Best of luck to you all, one of you will win 3 months of XBox Live Gold!
Today also marks the end of OMGMoreJames's Comment Of The Day contest. Same rules as above, best COTD wins yet another 3 months of XBox Live Gold! This battle rages between BreadKnight, FoxMcloud555, Paradox me, GunFlame, The Relic and Chaosbirdomaid. Good luck to all! Contest holders, it's in your court :D
1: 'City of Heroes' developer shuts down, game prepares for end times by Brian Crecente
"In a realignment of company focus and publishing support, NCsoft has made the decision to close Paragon Studios," Andy Belford, community manager at Paragon Studios, wrote on the site's official website. "Effective immediately, all development on City of Heroes will cease and we will begin preparations to sunset the world's first, and best, Super Hero MMORPG before the end of the year.
Sony is taking the opportunity at PAX to continue the slow and steady drip feed of character reveals for its upcoming Cross Buy-enabled PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita Brawl-er, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. Today we've got Nariko from PS3 launch title Heavenly Sword and the undead Sir Daniel Fortesque rising from the graveyard of early PlayStation title MediEvil.
3:'Super Time Force' trailer has skateboarding dinosaurs, dubstep by Chris Plante
Lovers of Adventure Time, Ren & Stimpy, the Adult Swim oeuvre, indie games, dubstep, skateboarding dinosaurs, and children jumping into piles of burning tires will have plenty to like in the new Super Time Force trailer.
4: 'DayZ' creator details the future of the zombie apocalypse by Emily Gera
"One way we've thought about doing it is, players can do it through experience, or they can learn it socially. So we've talked about socially learned skills, is one method of doing it; Another way of encouraging people to group up."
5: S'Shootmania Storm' Royal and Elite modes to be free at launch by Russ Frushtick
In a press release timed with a tournament at PAX Prime, Ubisoft announced that two modes in Shootmania Storm will be available to players for free at the game's launch.
FROM THE POLYNAUTS FORUMS:
1: Polynauts The Movie: Coming Soon by PrinceLUDA21
I would love to get the ball rolling on it, alas I'm unsure on where to start. Let alone what to talk about or how it should be constructed. So I'm turning to you guys for help on that. What would you like to see in this thread and so forth.
2: Have you ever saved a gamer from their games? by CannibalTuna
So my cousin moved back home from college this past summer and I noticed that he played games on the ps2. Looking through his games I noticed a serious problem, he only had racing and fps shooter games. I was like "Dude, what games do you play?" and he said "Mostly Red Faction and CoD"
3: Polyknights Europe by XenoSilence
Polyknights' European players need a server, Help us decide.
In order to do so we need to know what servers you guys play on and if you are willing to relocate. Remember this is optional, if you would prefer to play with IRL friends of their server that is perfectly fine.
REMINDER: Polygon.com : Community Requests Thread by Shaun McIlroy
This is our "Official Polynauts" topic for Polygon.com requests, those which we've all made mention of in anticipation of the sites launch in 2012. I thought I'd collate them all here for the Polygon team to check back and see if the stars align with their overall plans, whatever they may be.
FROM THE VERGE:
- Amazon Fire 2 and new Kindle e-reader rumors heat up: what we know so far
- Nokia Lumia 920 with PureView revealed, includes 4.5-inch display
- Windows RT and Office 2013 RT video demo
- iPad mini will arrive October with 7.85-inch display, says Bloomberg
POLYNAUTS COMMENT OF THE DAY (31/8):
Every day there will only be one comment from the previous thread. It's decided based upon the most recommends an individual receives for their comment; should two people have the same rating then both comments will be posted.
Okay, there we have another days worth of catch-ups folks. Remember to sound off in the comments below and share any awesome news you find today. As always, feel free to hit me up on Twitter @shaunmcilroy if you want to chitchat throughout the day.
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If you're a fan of the image up top and want to submit your own, remember to keep them coming in for this section of Polynauts Central, GIF's included, at this link. Finally, if you want to submit a header image for Crisis on Infinite Polygons you can do that on this thread.