Photos! 5th NY Game Awards!

Today, we present photos of the 5th Annual New York Game Awards by Vincent Ballentine. Tomorrow,  we’ll feature another fine photographer who shot the show! The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt won 3 New York Game Awards including the Big Apple Award for Game of the Year. It’s tradition for everyone from the New York Videogame…

Here's the original idea for Mushroom 11, created at a Global Game Jam four years ago.

The Insight: Inside Mushroom 11!

In a rare release day meeting with The Circle, the Mushroom 11 developers talked candidly about the ups and downs of gamemaking during a long, four-year gestation period. by Harold Goldberg Jazz from a turntable lilted, the old school highs and lows of an alto saxophone amplified through analog means. Nearby, at an oak table…

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…