The Roundup: A New Kind Of VR Escape Room, NYU’s Failed VR Experiment, The Story Behind Intel’s CPU Code Names, 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 recount their run-ins with some interesting VR experiments, introduce us to Amazon’s first big videogame release, and get the skinny on all those…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Happy Gamescom, everyone! 2016 is looking to be a good year for game releases. Dan Ackerman gives his impressions of the the new Gamescom Intel CPU chips, codenamed Skylake. Matt Gerardi breaks down all the new Microsoft games shown this week at Gamescom, including Crackdown 3, Scalebound, and Quantum Break. Remember how…