The Roundup: Esports And Videogame Violence, Hands-On With Borderlands 3, The Perfect Summer Games, LeBron, 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 critics share perspectives on violence in games, exciting game-design trends, and the perfect summer games to help you close out the season. Plus, an…

The Podcast: All About Borderlands 3’s New Gameplay And Story With Senior Writer Danny Homan. There’s Irony! Cynicism! And Hope? You Decide!

It’s all Borderlands 3! After playing two new hours of this humor-filled open world experience, New York Videogame Critics Circle president and editor in chief Harold Goldberg and senior DreamYard intern Kimari Rennis interviewed Borderlands 3 Senior Writer Danny Homan. Danny expounds upon the motivations of those wonderfully insane Calypso Twins, the brilliance and loneliness…

The Podcast: In Part 2, The Concrete Genie Creators Talk About The Game’s Origins, Art, Narrative, Maurice Sendak And The Zen Of Post-It Notes!

Sly Cooper, Jet Set Radio, Ico! In Part 2 of this New York Videogame Critics Circle podcast, founder Harold Goldberg and Senior DreamYard Intern Kimari Rennis talk to PixelOpus creative director Dominic Robilliard and Art Director Jeff Sangalli about *their artful inspirations, *the compelling new content within Concrete Genie, *how the art style was created…