The Roundup: Teaching Zelda During Tears Of The Kingdom Week, Scholarship Winners, Benedict Fox, Armored Core VI, Manas, NYU Games Showcase, More!

By Ronald Gordon  Hello and welcome back to the Roundup, where the Critic Circle compiles stories from friendly faces both in NYC and beyond to give them the spotlight. Aside from my recent review of 9 Years of Shadows, which is a lovely Metroidvania Platformer that stands out amongst the others, I’ve also played the…

The Insight: Yes, Redfall Needs Updating. But Redfall Isn’t Broken

By Harold Goldberg There’s a wrecked passenger and car ferry, stuck in the sticky muck. As you awake on the deck floor, you’re completely confused. Moments later, you’re viciously attacked by famished vampires with the most massive hands and slashing nails that you’ve ever witnessed. But that’s not all. Outside is a disturbingly odd phenomenon.…

The Event: Our Bronx NYVGCC Students Take Over The Microsoft Experience, Win Our Scholarships

By Harold Goldberg Yesterday in Midtown at the Microsoft Experience, NYVGCC students from the Bronx’s Mott Hall III middle school were invited to embark upon a tour and talk that included Xbox employees talking about their pathways to success, Forza Horizon gameplay, and the announcement of three Critics Circle college scholarships for the best review,…

The Roundup: Kimono Cats Rules, What to Know About Tears of the Kingdom, City College Games Education Event, Destiny 2 Bling, Sega Buys Angry Birds Studio and so much more!

By Ronald Gordon Hello and welcome back to the Roundup! It’s the Critics Circle’s method of disseminating the works of interns and members alike to give them a shout out! With April past its mid-point, there’s a lot of Spring releases I’ve personally been looking out for. One is the second installment of Coffee Talk,…

The Insight: Karoline Brings You Thoughtful Impressions Of Popular Steam Demos DayDream: Prologue And Halls Of Torment!

By Karoline Castillo-Troncoso There’s something about completing puzzles that has always instilled a sense of determination within me; it’s the satisfaction of figuring out a puzzle’s solution after indulging in its perpetuity and then asking yourself, “Why didn’t I think of that sooner?” DayDream: Prologue, one of two free demos currently popular on Steam, is…