The Roundup: The Industry Responds To Protests, A Young Writer Finds Strength In Treachery In Beatdown City, 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. With protests against racial injustice and police brutality emerging around the world, there are obviously more important things to be discussing and supporting at this time than…

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…

The Roundup: Remaking Final Fantasy VII, A Look At The PS5 Controller, How An NYC Electronics Maker Started Building Medical Supplies, 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 look at the 20-year gap between Final Fantasy VII and its ambitious remake, dissect the design of the new PlayStation 5 controller, take…

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…