Future Folk: New York Videogame Critics Circle Awards

“The History of Future Folk” is everything an indie movie should be: touching, cool, quirky, inventive. When we discovered that Jay Klaitz, one half of the Sci-Fi inspired duo, played Lester in Grand Theft Auto V, we just had to have them play at the Circle Awards. We’re so very happy that they agreed to perform.…

Winners & Rebroadcast: 3rd Annual Critics Circle Awards

During a rousing evening full of sly, cutting, rapid fire jokes from Daniel Radosh (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), we presented our nine Critics Circle Awards. Game developers arrived on the cold Brooklyn evening from the U.S., Canada and Switzerland. In addition to a wild and lively Radosh, the audience was treated to appearances…

Awards: A Very Special Developer Video

Last night, it arrived. It was a little late, and I had become concerned. But then, like a shining gem of bits and bytes, there it was. It took some time to download. But when I saw what will premiere exclusively tonight at our New York Videogame Critics Circle Awards ceremony, I was, as Jane…

Sponsor Alert: Razer, For Gamers, By Gamers

Razer was the very first sponsor of the New York Videogame Critics Circle Awards. And we’re so glad that they’re back this year. What we do with sponsors is carefully curate them. We don’t accept sponsorship from game publishers or developers. As critics, we feel that crosses a line that shouldn’t be crossed. We don’t…

Presenter Alert! Lauded Author Rick Moody

Rick Moody‘s “The Ice Storm” wasn’t simply a story to me.  It was a literary work of import, genius and wit that sticks with me to this day. Like my favorite stories by John Cheever and David Foster Wallace, I felt as I read the book that I knew the characters and could empathize with…