The Roundup: Brian Fargo Retires, Mass Effect Andromeda, Nier Automata, JonTron Fired, Gaming’s First Easter Egg and Kirby With Feet

Hello again! Oh yes, Circle people, you know very well what time it is! Jon here, back with weekly Roundup. I’ve been playing Mass Effect: Andromeda on Insanity because I always play every Mass Effect game on Insanity. I don’t want to speak on the game’s writing and narrative until I’ve finished my first playthrough,…

Intern Hits Pax East: Ecstasy Ensues!

By Jeffrey Mizrahi For me, PAX East 2017 was a perfect reminder. It spoke to why I really love being around this industry. Spending three days surrounded by games, developers and fans may sound exhausting. But each second wandering and roaming the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center felt magical. I don’t often get to interact…

The Roundup: Tides of Numenera, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Christophe Balestra Retires, Carmack Sues Zenimax, and Dead Consoles

Hello, friends and members of the Circle! It’s Jon again, back with your weekly Roundup and taking some time to honor International Women’s Day. Women have been involved in videogames from the beginning of the industry. In fact, if it wasn’t for one profoundly intelligent woman, videogames may not even exist! Ada Lovelace is often…