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Vox Media's gaming outlet and sister site to The Verge, Polygon was founded in 2012 with a strong investment, involving a Microsoft-sponsored video documentary and the hiring of then-Editors-in-Chief of Joystiq, the Escapist and Kotaku.
Polygon attempts to focus on "the human side" of development, and its content is strongly politically biased, notoriously penalizing the score of titles such as Dragon Crown or Bayonetta 2 for claims of sexist content.
One of the most vehement opposers of GamerGate alongside Kotaku, despite some small changes to their ethic policy early in the controversy.
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