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…

It’s Halloween: Inside 3 Creepy Sony Games

John Azzilonna and Gregg DellaRocca packed up their video gear and took it to Sony‘s recent evening of game demos on the West Side of Manhattan. Specifically, the John and Gregg focused on games that have a spooky, creepy aspect to them — to say the least. You’ll see other Critics Circle members throughout the video…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Read about last week’s gaming happenings from the best in the East! Russ Frushtick makes his debut on The New York Times with his piece on the 10 player arcade game Killer Queen. Over on Kotaku, Evan Narcisse gave his review of the completely over the top action-spectacle Bayonetta 2. Ebenezer Samuel reviewed…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz With “review season” under way, Circle members have been playing games.  A lot of games! Here are some of our members’ stories in this week’s Roundup! Jeremy Voss started playing Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor. About an hour in, he gives us his initial thoughts on his blog Shouts From The Couch. Chris…

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Arcade Fire #3: September 29 – October 4th ||

By Harry Rabinowitz 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. Also featured in this week’s Roundup, Joystiq’s Anthony John Agnello sat down with three professional artists to examine backgrounds from…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz New games, old games, future games, canceled games, indie games, game patches and all things game in this week’s Roundup! Jill Scharr was at the No Quarter showcase last Friday playing five very unique indie games. Evan Narcisse was also in attendance, writing extensively on Slam City Oracles. Blizzard cancels project Titan, their…