The Insight: Our Newest Writer Traverses The Globe In Snakeybus

By Peter Torres That’s one super long bus! Stage Clear Studio’s Snakeybus is an arcade style game that is essentially a take on Snake, but in three dimensional environments. Here, you drive around various locations while picking up and delivering passengers in, say, Seattle, Miami and even the interior of a museum.  With four different…

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…

The Moments: A Tourist Travels To The Outer Worlds

The Circle is asking some of its young writers to look at games not only as reviews, but as virtual places to travel during when we’re all literally cooped up. Isaiah’s writing style reminds us a little of Jack Kerouac. We hope you enjoy it. By Isaiah Soto This is so crazy. During the first…

The Poetry: Journey

Not that long ago, I wrote a fair amount as a poet, and produced some poetry CDs. Over the years, I’ve quietly been writing poetry about games I’ve played and loved. Yesterday, I talked with podcast host Scott Jones about writing poetry for one of his shows. I thought that, during this time of ascending…