The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Somehow, I was convinced to start playing Dark Souls. 30 hours later, mistakes have definitely been made. Luckily for you, the Circle doesn’t make those kinds of mistakes in this week’s Roundup! Ben Gilbert outlines one of the HoloLen’s less well known features: an extremely limited field of view. Dan Ackerman talks Nvidia G-Sink, the technology…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz An excellent Roundup this week from the hardworking folks of the Circle. Cheers! Ben Gilbert gives us a break down of the current VR landscape, discussing Google Cardboard, Gear VR, Morpheus, Oculus, and Vive. Ebenezer Samuel reviews Swords & Soldiers II, the simple, colorful, 2D, real-time strategy title for Wii U. In her…

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…

10 Things You’ll Like About The Wii U

Last night, the Wii U, Nintendo’s newest game console, went on sale throughout North America. Many of our critics took the trek to Rockefeller Center to check out the event at Rockefeller Center. Without any fanboyism or favoritism, here are 10 things you’ll like and dislike about the Wii U. 1) Games are presented in…

First Take: Wii U Impressions

Should the Wii U have been given a bad rap for seeming too complex? Or should Nintendo’s spin doctors get the blame? Or should journalists themselves be held accountable? by Harold Goldberg Yesterday at the Polygon launch party in Tribeca, two threads of conversation manifested themselves throughout the night. The first surrounded the seemingly anthropomorphic…