Why Weren’t These GDC Events Sufficiently Covered? A Look At Teaching Speculative Game Design, The G4C Accelerator And Making Personal Games

By Elizabeth Ballou The annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) wrapped up its mammoth week-long roster of videogame talks and showcases in San Francisco. Some of the biggest GDC news, like the announcement of Google’s Stadia service or the fight between Steam and the Epic Store, has already been chewed over by dozens of gaming sites.…

The Roundup: Reggie Retires, AR Advances, China’s Censorship Hits Games, And Cities: Skylines’ NYC Subways

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, we’re celebrating Nintendo Of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, who announced his upcoming retirement, and we’re dipping out toes back into the worlds of Kingdom Hearts…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Wherever you are this week, I hope the Circle’s high quality content brightens your day. (Well, except for the Silent Hills thing…) Evan Narcisse reminds us that, although Silent Hills is canceled, the amazing teaser/demo P.T. is still available on the Playstation Store…until Konami pulls it. Dan Ackerman reviews the Origin PC Eon15-X (2015), the powerful gaming laptop…