Inside: NYU’s Future Gamers Program

By Harold Goldberg On Saturday, I took an umbrella to the heavy rain and traveled to NYU’s Game Center where a large group of college seniors were celebrating their imminent graduations and the occasionally dismal reality that is the real world. But in a small room farther away from the festivities, about 15 high school…

New York Game Awards Return to Manhattan on 1/19!

Save the Date! The New York Videogame Critics Circle is proud to partner with the Abrons Arts Center for our 6th Annual New York Game Awards ceremony on January 19, 2017 at 8 p.m. The Awards will be held in Manhattan at the Abrons Art Center’s historic 300-seat proscenium Playhouse. “We’re thrilled to bring the…

The Insight: A Note On Mentoring

By Harold Goldberg Yesterday, Chris Byrd from the Washington Post and I went up to the DreamYard Project, the Bronx school where the New York Videogame Critics Circle mentors students. Like many of you, Chris and I were still stunned by the results of the election and we weren’t quite sure whether the kids would…

5th Annual NY Game Awards!

By Harold Goldberg The New York Game Awards are completely sold out. But don’t worry. You can watch them live from Brooklyn on our Twitch channel beginning at 7:30 pm, Tuesday (2/9) East Coast Time. Our Twitch Channel is right here. You will see so much stuff. About games. Enjoy! We’re so happy to announce that…

Photos! New York Videogame Awards

Photographer Edward Inzauto graciously approached us after the New York Videogame Awards to say he had taken candid shots throughout the event, which reached nearly 135,000 viewers on Twitch. So here’s Mr. Inzauto’s look at the festivities at Villain in Brooklyn — everything from the show onstage to the reactions in the audience to the…