The Roundup: The Circle & Beyond

  Hello, Circle members! Jon here speaking to you from the spooky, ethereal glow of my desktop monitoooooor! This week’s Roundup is brought to you by Halloween! I hope you guys have been celebrating by playing scary games. I’ve been streaming my Twitch playthrough of Alien: Isolation on Hard for the past week! It’s a…

The Roundup: The Circle & Beyond

By Jonathan G. Lee Greetings! Jon here with your weekly Circle Roundup. Did you know General George Patton was an Olympian? He placed 5th in the pentathlon for the 1912 Olympics. Perhaps more relevant to us, that same year Pierre de Coubertin (the founder of the modern day Olympic Games) introduced an arts competition. The gold…

The Moment: 7 Brothers from Injustice: Gods Among Us

The agony of defeat inspires victory, and, perhaps, lasting friendships. by JORGE JIMENEZ Injustice Gods Among Us is the game I always wanted. It’s a superhero fighting game that deals with a parallel universe with bad versions of Flash, Green Lantern and Superman. After proving to myself that I could save the world from an evil…

The GameTruck Experience

The rain was whipping horribly as darkness descended on lower Manhattan. On the face, the pelting rain felt like tornado-spewed hail, biting into the pores. The clothes were soaked within a minute. Jorge Jimenez and I stood near the Williamsburg Bridge, waiting for the GameTruck, a party rental service that brings videogames to you. The…