Photos! New York Game Awards ’17

Here’s a large grouping of photos via ace photographer Ira Pfeffer from last Thursday night’s New York Game Awards, which were shown on Twitch to 50,000 viewers. We’ll try to publish more photos in the coming days.

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Naughty Dog’s Scott Lowe and Arne Meyer accept the Big Apple Award for Game of the Year for Uncharted 4 as The New York Videogame Critics Circle looks on.

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Before the Awards, Lucy Ungaro helps attendees check in.

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Fans indulged in Pre-Awards libations courtesy of the Bronx Brewery.

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The Pre-Show Games of the Year Panel streamed on Twitch with Jordan Minor, Gita Jackson, Sherri Smith, Dan Ackerman and Samit Sarkar.

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Also during the Pre-Show, Founder Harold Goldberg spoke with teachers from the Bronx’s DreamYard Prep School where The Circle mentors and offers scholarships.

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The Circle gets a pep talk from Devin Delliquanti, the Daily Show with Trevor Noah writer, who hosted the New York Game Awards.

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Main Squeeze, the all-woman accordion orchestra, provided theme music from games like Overwatch and Ultima.

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Renaissance man Richard Garriott, Ultima creator and astronaut, takes the stage to accept his Legend Award.

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Backstage, Circle founder Harold Goldberg listens to Richard Garriott’s moving speech.

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The audience had a chance to mingle with game developers and our critics at the New York Game Awards After Party. Music was provided by DJs Blood and Sand and libations were from Bronx Brewery and Stoli.

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Rockstar Game’s Simon Ramsey with The Daily Show’s Devin Delliquanti, our host for the evening.

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Rich Sommer (Mad Men’s Harry Crane) won the Best Acting Award for his work in Firewatch. Here, he poses with fans as Mad Men fan Helen Pfeffer looks on.

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