The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz It’s a bit snowy outside, isn’t it? Hope my fellow east coast residence are coping well. I can tell you one thing though, bad weather never stopped our members! Ben Gilbert discusses HoloLens, Microsoft’s newly unveiled “mixed” reality” headset, and what it means for the virtual reality marketplace. Chris Plante looks at how…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz 27 days left until our Williamsburg-bound New York Game Awards. Speak the word, spread the hype! Kevin L. Clark, Tanya Depass, Shareef Jackson, Catt Small and many more took a stand against police brutality with #Spawn4Good, a gaming stream marathon dedicated to raising awareness. Lead by SpawnOnMe’s Kahlief Adams, the collective accomplished…

NY Game Awards At Villain!

By Harold Goldberg After three great years at New York University, we’ve bid them adieu. Our great, new venue for the New York Game Awards is Villain in Williamsburg, New York! Villain’s hard-working staff will give us the attention we need to put on an event worthy of the games we’ll honor on February 16,…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz IGF, AGDQ, CES, OS VR, our members have all the acronyms for you in this week’s Roundup! Mike Futter brings you the list of finalists for the 2015 Independent Games Festival. The list shares some similarities to our very own New York Game Award nominees! Jason Schreier’s been watching Awesome Games Done…

Awards: Our First Canyon of Heroes Legend Award

By Harold Goldberg It’s called the Canyon of Heroes Legend Award. We’ll be presenting this honor posthumously to the great Ralph Baer at the New York Game Awards on February 16th, 2015. Indeed, it’s our first Legend Award. On one inspired afternoon outside of Manhattan’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, Ralph Baer imagined what would become…

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ARCADE FIRE #14: January 5 – January 10th

By Kevin L. Clark Here, we spotlight the movements, mods, and works of art within gaming culture for your ultimate enjoyment. The weekly post is your central point to see just how video games influence the world around us. The first week of the new year is now behind us and we’re gearing up to…