The Roundup: Epic’s Fortnite Fight, Netflix’s Gaming Docuseries, WB Games’ Big Announcements, and More!

By Matt Gerardi Welcome back to The Roundup, the New York Videogame Critics Circle’s look at our members’ writing and news from around the world of videogames. In this installment, our writers fill us in on the legal battle between Epic and the app stores; Netflix’s new, disappointing game-history docuseries; Warner’s long-awaited game announcements; Geoff…

The Insight: Personality-Filled Paper Mario And The Origami King Steals Critic’s Heart – Despite Its Occasional Flaws

By Isaac Espinosa Prepare to fold yourself into a new and extravagant origami adventure! Paper Mario: The Origami King, is the latest installment in the “Paper Mario” series. Developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo to the Nintendo Switch, this amazing adventure finds Mario navigating the paper world as he tries to put a…

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…