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The Insight: A Note On Mentoring

By Harold Goldberg Yesterday, Chris Byrd from the Washington Post and I went up to the DreamYard Project, the Bronx school where the New York Videogame Critics Circle mentors students. Like many of you, Chris and I were still stunned by the results of the election and we weren’t quite sure whether the kids would…

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The Roundup: The Circle & Beyond

By Jonathan G. Lee Greetings! Jon here with our first Circle Roundup of November. This week’s Circle Roundup is brought to you by chickens, which are delicious, but did you know they also make excellent pets? Plus, free eggs. How many pet owners can say they get compensated for their TLC with groceries? And with that,…

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The Moment: Titanfall 2

By Steven Petite “Is the much vaunted single player worthwhile?” Harold Goldberg asked me this question the other day in regard to Titanfall 2. The original 2014 shooter, as many know, was an Xbox One exclusive that only featured online multiplayer. There were objective, somewhat story-oriented pieces sandwiched into the multiplayer experience, but there was…

The Roundup: The Circle & Beyond

  Hello, Circle members! Jon here speaking to you from the spooky, ethereal glow of my desktop monitoooooor! This week’s Roundup is brought to you by Halloween! I hope you guys have been celebrating by playing scary games. I’ve been streaming my Twitch playthrough of Alien: Isolation on Hard for the past week! It’s a…

The Roundup: The Circle & Beyond

ひさしぶり! It’s Jon again, returning from a two-week hiatus to resume the Circle Roundup! This week’s Roundup is brought to you by ninjas, my favorite Halloween costume as a kid. It’s a little hard to find genuine historical information on shinobi clans, what with their entire way of life being dedicated to secrecy and conspiracy,…