The Roundup: Destiny 2, God of War Ragnarok, Immortality, Saturnalia, The Best Co-op Games, Finest Twitch Tips, The Return Of Monster Hunter Tri

By Ronald Gordon Hello and welcome back to the Roundup! It’s Critics Circle’s way of gathering up the salient news that happened relating to gaming inside and outside of the Circle. This week we’ve got interviews of the people behind Immortality by our talented interns, a God of War: Ragnarok review, a How to on…

This Is Halloween! This is Halloween! Immortality Composer Nainita Desai On Inspiration, Stage Fright And What Makes Games Eerie And Creepy

By Valeisha Jackson Immortality is a lauded horror game that is currently our the subject of our Halloween series this year. The game is based on the fictional model turned actress Marissa Marcel (played by Manon Gage), who had starred in three movies from 1968, 1970, and 1999 – but which were never released. Marcel…

Halloween Week Series! How Immortality Actress Manon Gage Puts A Spell On You As Something Wicked This Way Comes

By Makeda Byfield In August of 2022, Sam Barlow’s interactive gaming experience “Immortality” hit the market. And if the wave of NYVGCC content about it doesn’t get the message across, then I’ll spell it out for you all: we’re big fans! It’s scary, it’s creative, it’s visually enticing. The game’s protagonist is incredibly entertaining, and…

Halloween Week Series! Immortality’s Connor Carson On Programming Things That Make The Fire Burn And Cauldron Bubble

How do you create Immortality? In Part 3 of our Halloween Week deep dive into the game Immortality, our awesome Bronx intern Khloe Wilkerson interviews the one and only programmer for Half Mermaid, Connor Carson. Connor, coincidently, was once an excellent intern for the New York Videogame Critics Circle herself, and she speaks about her…

The Series: Our Halloween Week Deep Dive Into The World Of Immortality By Our Interns Starts Tomorrow!

By Harold Goldberg Here at the New York Videogame Critics Circle, we were gobsmacked by the originality of Half Mermaid’s landmark Immortality, the Sam Barlow-led creation which serves up a mystery stippled with horror featuring a lost actress and her three unreleased movies. After I reviewed Half-Mermaid’s game for The Observer, I realized there was…