Awards After Party Band Is Downtown Pidgeons!

We’re happy to announce that Downtown Pidgeons will be playing the After Party at the 4th Annual New York Game Awards at Villain in Williamsburg on February 16th. There is indeed a game-related aspect to the Pidgeons. Guitarist Billy Pidgeon has been involved in games since the days of Acclaim. He was, for example, executive…

On The Greatness of Andrew Yoon

by Harold Goldberg I first met Andrew Yoon in Dubrovnik almost a decade ago at a Sony PlayStation event. Back then, he was the driving force behind a blog called PSP Fanboy. Andrew, Donna Mei-Ling Park and I hung a lot at the event and Donna and I marveled at Andrew’s intelligence. Andrew was the…

Tickets! Get Your NY Game Awards Tickets!

by Harold Goldberg Get your tickets now! A very limited amount of tickets for the 4th Annual New York Game Awards on February 16th, 2015 (7 p.m. that night at Villain in Brooklyn) is being released today to the general public! (You must be 21 to attend!) Here’s the link. For $10 donation, you get:…

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,…

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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The Nominees! 4th Annual New York Game Awards

By Harold Goldberg As we move toward our 4th Annual New York Game Awards Ceremony on February 16th, 2015, we want to share the worthy nominees. As you’ll see, we have many notable games in each category — and a few more categories than we had last year. Our Circle Critics, each with his or…