Awards! You Can Meet & Greet Legend Winner Reggie Fils-Aimé On 1/21/20!

Two Special Ticket Tiers Now Include A Meet & Greet with Reggie Fils-Aimé! Get a Selfie with Reggie Fils-Aimé at the 9th Annual New York Game Awards Ceremony: Tickets Here!

Join the New York Videogame Critics Circle in honoring the best in gaming on January 21, 2020

New York City, December 4, 2019 – For the 9th Annual New York Game Awards, a new ticket has just been released that includes the unique opportunity to meet and capture a photo with industry great Reggie Fils-Aimé prior to the show, hosted by the New York Videogame Critics Circle. In addition to celebrating the best in gaming, from VR to mobile to esports and everything in between, Reggie will be honored with the New York Game Awards Andrew Yoon Legend Award on January 21, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. ET at SVA Theater in New York City. Funds generated from this new ticket tier and tickets to the awards show go toward the New York Videogame Critics Circle’s mission to give back to the community through mentoring, scholarships and workshops in the New York City-area for underserved students. 

Available tickets include:

  • Combo tickets to the New York Game Awards show and meet-and-greet with Reggie: $70 (includes show access; meet and greet from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET)
  • Reggie meet-and-greet only tickets (no show access; 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET): $50 
  • New York Game Awards show only tickets (8:00 p.m. ET): $24

All ticket tiers for the 9th Annual New York Game Awards are available here. Reggie meet-and-greet tickets are limited; photos with Reggie are only available prior to the show with this ticket. Tickets to the New York Game Awards show include free gifts and an after-party with an open bar (beer and wine) where attendees can rub elbows with game developers, Critics Circle members and Award winners. The New York Videogame Critics Circle is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, with all ticket sale proceeds from the New York Game Awards going back into the organization to fund its mission. 

The New York Videogame Critics Circle will honor former President and COO of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aimé, with its Andrew Yoon Legend Award at the 9th annual New York Game Awards ceremony on January 21, 2020 at SVA Theatre in Manhattan. The Legend Award recognizes individuals and organizations that exhibit a significant, sustained body of work that shows exceptional achievement and innovation. Past recipients of the award include Jade Raymond, Richard Garriott, Todd Howard, Rockstar Games and Ralph Baer.

For those who cannot attend the New York Game Awards, the event will be livestreamed via Mixer and Twitch; livestream details will be announced closer to the event. Click here for more information on the New York Videogame Critics Circle, and follow the New York Videogame Critics Circle on Facebook and Twitter

New York Videogame Critics Circle Programs Include: 

  • DreamYard Project at DreamYard Prep School in the Bronx: Offering mentoring, internships, workshops, job information and college scholarships for intelligent, but underserved students. 
  • Journalism classes at The Henry Street Settlement: The New York Videogame Critics Circle brings games education to community events as well. 
  • Mentoring at, and consulting for, Older Adult Technology Services (O.A.T.S.), at their Senior Planet tech center in Manhattan’s Chelsea-area.  
  • The New York Public Library system and American Museum of Natural History panels: Talks and discussions about jobs in games, games history and how games bring people together.

NYVGCC members are a culturally diverse and passionate group of videogame journalists from media outlets including Tom’s Guide, CNET, Time and The Washington Post; view a full list of members here. For more information on getting involved through volunteering or fundraising with the NYVGCC, click here. Click here for more information on the New York Videogame Critics Circle, or contact founder Harold Goldberg at mediacur@gmail.com.

About the New York Videogame Critics Circle Based in New York City, the New York Videogame Critics Circle is a not-for-profit organization, stemming from the need for community in the often-cut-throat world of journalism. This multicultural group is comprised of the finest videogame critics, designers, writers, reporters, bloggers and videographers in New York City. Members of the New York Videogame Critics Circle give back to their communities with programs like at DreamYard Prep School in the Bronx, NY where the group offers mentoring, internships, lectures, job information and college scholarships for intelligent, but underserved students. The organization also holds community events and classes in association with the Lower East Side Youth Opportunity Hub, part of the Henry Street Settlement. At SVA Theatre, the group holds the annual New York Game Awards, which benefits their community service work. They also mentor seniors at O.A.T.S., Older Adult Technology Services, at their tech center in NYC. 

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