Rockstar Games Pays A Visit To The DreamYard School

By Harold Goldberg Call it Rockstar Day. On Monday, the New York Videogame Critics Circle brought Simon Ramsey, Rockstar Games’ Head of Communications, to mentor at the DreamYard Prep School in the Bronx. (The Circle has a history of mentoring students there.) As many journalists know, Rockstar keeps a very low profile across the board. Yet…

The Roundup: Mario + Halloween = One Crazy Week!

By Kimari Rennis Greetings, fellow Circle members! I am Kimari Rennis, and I will be delivering this week’s Roundup.  There’s a lot of Mario in the air this week! That’s because Super Mario Odyssey seems to be getting the best reviews of any Mario game – ever. Plus, it’s Halloween-time. There’s just so much going…

South Park: The Fractured But Whole – Is It Funny Enough?

By Shane Ferguson Before I even booted up the PS4 version of South Park: The Fractured But Whole, I couldn’t help but reminisce about the pleasant surprise which was the South Park: The Stick of Truth. I’ve never experienced anything quite like it. I’ve never literally laughed out loud that much playing any videogame. It felt…