The Roundup: A New Kind Of VR Escape Room, NYU’s Failed VR Experiment, The Story Behind Intel’s CPU Code Names, And More!

By Matt Gerardi Welcome back to The Roundup, the New York Videogame Critics Circle’s weekly look at our members’ writing and news from around the world of videogames. This week, our writers recount their run-ins with some interesting VR experiments, introduce us to Amazon’s first big videogame release, and get the skinny on all those…

Breaking! Phil Spencer On Talking Games With Reggie And Harold!

Microsoft Xbox’s Phil Spencer is our special guest on Episode 2 of Talking Games With Reggie And Harold! Phil and Reggie have been longtime friends, so listen for Phil’s surprise announcement! Then, please donate for our good cause right here. This also is a special music-themed episode in which the former Nintendo of America president…

The Roundup: Half-Life: Alyx Reviewed, Metal Gear Solid 2 Revisited, The Feeling That Connects Final Fantasies, And More!

By Matt Gerardi Welcome back to The Roundup, the New York Videogame Critics Circle’s weekly look at our members’ writing and news from around the world of videogames. This week, our writers dive headfirst into Valve’s big virtual-reality gamble, the history of Metal Gear and Final Fantasy, and Animal Crossing’s world domination. Plus, our young…