Welcome Kevin L. Clark as Managing Editor

At the New York Videogame Critics Circle, we’re always striving to improve the work that we do. Much of that happens behind the scenes. While we work with community groups and offer the occasional public event, we have two highly visible community functions. We present the Circle Awards each February. And we publish salient essays…

14 Reasons Our Community Event Rocked

The New York Videogame Critics Circle had a fine time at Barcade Manhattan at our 3rd Community Event and Hoohah last Wednesday night. We met many awesome gamers and journalists so it turned out was a great hang for all of us. (Stay tuned for more!) We enjoyed: 1) Kotaku’s Jason Schreier, Digital Trends’ Adam…

The Circle Needs An Intern!

by Harold Goldberg As another school year threatens to begin, the New York Videogame Critics Circle finds itself in need of a new intern. Interns should be over the age of 18 and in college. You’ll learn from the best in the business. Here’s a list of our stellar members. Applicants should: *Be a self-starter;…

Community Event! 8/6, Barcade Manhattan

Each summer, the New York Videogame Critics Circle holds a rollicking community event. We’re happy to announce that this year, it’s at the newly opened Barcade New York on August 6 at 6:30 p.m. at 148 West 24th Street. We don’t often invite the community to our regular meetings (probably because of the great amount of…

Book Week: Inside The Frenzy of Game Journalism

by Harold Goldberg Recently, Polygon’s Colin F. Campbell wrote Piranha Frenzy, a full-length novel that’s a labor or love. Within this taut fiction about what’s it’s like to be a videogame journalist, Campbell offers a motley mix of characters. There’s an older guy/mentor who raises his eyebrows at youthful idiocy tempered with younger folks with…