The Roundup: One Ukranian’s Harrowing Story, Mentoring At Bronxworks, Hades And Elden Ring, Meta Quest 2, Best Gaming Mics, And An Important WGA East Contract

By Ronald Gordon  Greetings and Salutations! Welcome back to the latest Roundup! It’s the Critics Circle’s chance to look back at the prior two weeks in the gaming world and show off what our members have been working on. This time around, we feature our Circle Members primarily rather than our Interns, but I’m sure…

The Roundup: Games For Change Edition

By Danny Castillo                                            It wasn’t an in-person experience this year. Last week’s Games for Change 2020 festival, under the guidance of Susanna Pollack, became an online experience due to the coronavirus. And the result was impressive. These three days of talks and games with a message proved not only that there are some great…

First Impressions: Inside The Sea of Thieves Final Beta

  By Shane Ferguson Don’t be fooled by Sea of Thieves’ charm. Underneath its child-like, cartoon surface is an intricate team strategy game. Within this first-person action adventure game developed by Rare and published by Microsoft Studios, players explore the online open-world in a pirate ship, embark on quests, collect loot and engage in combat. But the…

Awards! Here Are All The NY Game Awards Nominees!

New York Videogame Critics Circle announces 7th Annual New York Game Award Nominees and Honors Bethesda’s Todd Howard with Legend Award New York City, January 4, 2018 – The New York Videogame Critics Circle will host the seventh annual New York Game Awards, honoring the top in video gaming on January 24 at Manhattan’s Abrons Playhouse. From…

The Roundup: Legendary Pokemon Giveaway, Overwatch Deathmatch, Zoe Quinn NYC Reading, Microsoft Mixed-Reality VR, Sex Trafficking Game Raises Awareness

By Shane Ferguson Greetings Circlers, Shane here to wrap up August with your final Roundup of the month. It’s been a great week (and month) for gamers. And on the horizon, September is looking even better. This week our Circle presents a special announcement, in depth reviews and Pokemon news! Before we begin, we would…