The Roundup: Xbox And PlayStation 5 Reviews, PS5 Launch-Game Reviews, The Alluring Simplicity Of the Series S, And More!

By Matt Gerardi Welcome back to The Roundup, the New York Videogame Critics Circle’s look at our members’ writing and news from around the world of videogames. In this installment, our writers finally get to speak their minds about Sony and Microsoft’s new consoles, from their performance and innovation to the downright ugliness of the…

The Essay: What Sony’s PS5 Means To A Writer Who’s Been There For All PlayStation Hardware Releases

By Harold Goldberg It’s bittersweet. The PlayStation 5 may well be the last PlayStation I will ever review. I’ve been around, carefully writing about this Sony-created game playing machine since the days of the PlayStation one. I’ve bonded with friends and girlfriends while playing, and I’ll never forget those relationships, many of which are still…