New York Videogame Critics Circle Announces Best Journalism Nominees for 2023 New York Game Awards
Award presentation will take place in-person at SVA Theatre on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023
NEW YORK (Jan. 10, 2023) – Today, New York Videogame Critics Circle (NYVGCC) revealed the Knickerbocker Award for Best Games Journalism nominees for the 12th annual New York Game Awards. The awards show will take place live and in person at SVA Theatre in Manhattan on Tuesday, January 17 with NYVGCC board member and former President of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aimé, and NYVGCC president and founder, Harold Goldberg, returning as co-hosts.
“For our interns and members, the Knickerbocker Award for Best Games Journalism nominees represent how important deep reporting, essays and reviews are to the games industry by bringing people together,” said Harold Goldberg, president and founder, NYVGCC. “Journalism work is one of the core paid internships we are able to provide to underserved youth through our non-profit. We are so honored to recognize these hardworking individuals at our 12th annual New York Games Awards.”
The Knickerbocker Award for Best Games Journalism includes seven individuals who provided deep insight into the games industry and relatable takes on the compelling nature of video games. These nominees come on the heels of last week’s games nominations announcement, which included the Big Apple Award for Best Game of the Year, Off Broadway Award for Best Indie Game, and more. A full list of nominees can be viewed here. The awards show will also honor CEO of Microsoft Gaming, Phil Spencer, as the 2023 Andrew Yoon Legend Award winner.
Knickerbocker Award for Best Games Journalism
- Christian Donlan, Eurogamer
- Edwin Evans-Thirlwell, Eurogamer and Bullet Points Monthly
- Gabrielle de la Puente, The White Pube
- Justin Heckert, Vanity Fair
- Nicole Carpenter, Polygon
- People Make Games
- Vanessa Angélica Villarreal, The Cut
Ticket sales for the New York Game Awards help to fund ongoing programs with NYVGCC for 2023, and are on sale at this link. Tickets cost $40 for General Admission. ($75 Tickets are Sold Out.) Both tickets include access to the New York Game Awards afterparty. For more information on ticket sales and other NYVGCC programs, please visit the website: https://nygamecritics.com/
About New York Videogame Critics Circle
Based in Manhattan, the New York Videogame Critics Circle is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit multicultural organization comprised of 40 of the finest videogame critics, writers, reporters and bloggers in the nation. Members of the NYVGCC give back to their communities by providing scholarships, mentoring and community outreach to NYC schools students. The New York Videogame Critics Circle sees great benefit in advocating for those who are less fortunate.