Awards Performance! Welcome Main Squeeze!

By Harold Goldberg I began my professional writing life as a music writer in New York. Years later, I love music that’s made right here in New York City – more than ever. The New York Game Awards event has always happily featured musicians from the area, everyone from Wyclef Jean to MC Frontalot to…

Awards: Richard Garriott To Receive Our Legend Award!

By Harold Goldberg Here’s one of the greatest reasons to attend the New York Game Awards on 1/19! The New York Videogame Critics Circle is proud to announce that the Andrew Yoon Legend Award will go to Ultima creator and astronaut Richard Garriott. Richard Garriott will appear onstage at the New York Game Awards to…

The Insight: A Note On Mentoring

By Harold Goldberg Yesterday, Chris Byrd from the Washington Post and I went up to the DreamYard Project, the Bronx school where the New York Videogame Critics Circle mentors students. Like many of you, Chris and I were still stunned by the results of the election and we weren’t quite sure whether the kids would…

Are You Our Perfect Intern?

By Harold Goldberg The New York Videogame Critics Circle is seeking two top-notch interns who are dependable, can answer emails very quickly, and are fearless on the phone. We need a Social Media Intern who knows Twitter, Facebook and Twitch. This person has to love games, has to be great with people and has to…

The Roundup: The Circle And Beyond

By Jonathan G. Lee Hey! It’s Jon again. After 31 years of water and juice, I have become hopelessly addicted to coffee over the past month and now I understand why. Caffeine is like legalized PEDs for writers. This week’s Circle Round Up is brought you by the coffee bean, which is probably also responsible…