The Timeline: Destiny

Happy New Year! The New York Videogame Critics Circle’s first new feature of 2017 is The Timeline, a curated look at the historic highlights of a selected game. Here, we look at the ups and downs of Destiny from Bungie. By Jeffrey Mizrahi Destiny Announced 4/29/10 In 2010 around the time of Halo Reach’s release,…

The Roundup: The Circle & Beyond

By Lucy Ungaro Hello, Circle critics, videogamers and scholars, and welcome to the Roundup–Lucy edition. I will be taking up the mantle for these weekly portals into the gaming world. It’s new and improved with a a special mix of cultural topics outside of our Circle. Without further ado, let’s round up!  First off, who else…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Did you really think we were done talking about 2014 just because it’s 2015?! How very wrong you were. This week, Members go all in with their Games of 2014 lists. Stu Horvath, Jeremy Voss, Jill Scharr, and Team Unwinnable pick their favorite games of 2014. Sara Clemens picks her top 5…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz We’re nearing the end of 2014 and boy has it been one heck of a year. This week, Circle members got together and reflected on 2014. From all of us, have a wonderful new year! Chelsea Stark lists her top 10 must-play games of 2014 over on Mashable. Scott Stein has the…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Have you heard about The New York Videogame Awards? Word on the street is the event is going to be pretty spectacular. Just keep an eye out for it! Anyway, here’s your weekly Roundup! Samit Sarkar reviews Destiny’s first “expansion”, The Dark Below. Mike Futter talks with art director Pete Ellis about…

ARCADE FIRE #11: December 1 – December 6th

By Kevin L. Clark Here, we spotlight the movements, mods, and works of art within gaming culture for your ultimate enjoyment. The weekly post is your central point to see just how video games influence the world around us. A huge salute and congratulations goes out to New York Videogame Critics Circle founder, Harold Goldberg.…