The Roundup: One Ukranian’s Harrowing Story, Mentoring At Bronxworks, Hades And Elden Ring, Meta Quest 2, Best Gaming Mics, And An Important WGA East Contract

By Ronald Gordon  Greetings and Salutations! Welcome back to the latest Roundup! It’s the Critics Circle’s chance to look back at the prior two weeks in the gaming world and show off what our members have been working on. This time around, we feature our Circle Members primarily rather than our Interns, but I’m sure…

Community News: Playing With Purpose In The Bronx

By Harold Goldberg While we love producing the New York Game Awards for fans, we love giving back to the community even more. Particularly, the New York Videogame Critics Circle is entering it third year of partnership with the Bronxworks network of homeless residences. Last week at the Jackson Street location, assistant mentor Isaac Espinosa…

The Insight: Pokémon Legends: Arceus Reminds Our Writer Of The Excitement He Experienced When He First Played The Series As A 10 Year Old

By Isaac Espinosa As you explore the vast region of Hisui, one thing becomes clear: Pokémon are terrifying creatures. Pokémon Legends: Arceus is the newest game in the Pokémon franchise, released on the Nintendo Switch. Legends Arceus takes a fresh look at the Pokémon world, introducing some elements and aspects new to the franchise. So…

Awards! Miss The New York Game Awards? Watch Them Here!

NYVGCC’s 11th Annual New York Game Awards production was another big success by all accounts: for raising donations for our underserved students, for the game developers we laud, for our critics themselves, who chose the winners, and for the many fans worldwide who watched the big show! If you miss the 11th Annual New York…