Road-Tripping to One of the Most Radioactive Places on Earth

VICE's Abdullah Saeed, Danielle Neftin, and Dina Rayzman venture through Russia and into Kazakhstan to visit the "Polygon," the Soviet Union's primary nuclear test site.


This Personality Quiz Will Figure Out Your Shape

A Timothy Leary-inspired online quiz generates an entire exhibition for artists Kayla Mattes and Justin Seibert.


A Soviet Film Predicted Our Robot Apocalypse—In 1977

‘Polygon’ was practically banned for subversion.


It’s OK to Be Mad at Games Journalism, But Don’t Be a Moron About It

"Gaming journalism is a joke," says the internet, without much to back up its claim, coming across as a jealous brat, tilting at the windmills of a blinkered hive mind.


Is Post-Communist Prague The World's Next Techno Capital?

In a city known for its architecture and literature, roaming parties like Polygon are lighting up the night.


A Conversation with Cory Schmitz, Graphic Designer for PlayStation, Oculus, Indie Games, and More

You may not recognise his name, but you've definitely seen his work.


What Can Be Done About Gaming’s Culture of Distrust?

Developers have turned on journalists, who are apparently waging a war against gamers, so how can we make a brighter future for what we hold dear?


The Unexpected Girl Trouble of ‘Life Is Strange’

Dontnod's new indie-style episodic adventure wasn't controversial until Polygon questioned the writers' presentation of its female leads.


This Animation Distorts 3D-Scanned Humans into a Work of Geometric Art

Mike Pelletier's 'Time to Flight' reimagines the human form as Rorschach Test-like, polygonal blobs.


Artists Construct Giant Kaleidoscope Inside Japanese Shipping Container

These Japanese designers stand by zippers as the next architectural material for versatile, on-the-go construction.


Japanese Art Collective Turns Gallery Visitors Into Dancing, Downloadable GIFs

This is the best next-gen souvenir thinkable.