Launch Day: Our Nintendo Switch Mini-Documentary

It’s here! Nintendo’s new Switch console in now available for purchase around the world. Many seem thrilled, at least generally. To that end, here’s our Nintendo Switch video coverage. Victor Kalogiannis does a yeoman’s job shooting and editing video. And John Azzilonna holds court with thoughtful, scripted voiceover. Enjoy!    

Awards: Our Richard Garriott Tribute Video!

By Harold Goldberg Just 10 days before the New York Game Awards, members of the New  York Videogame Critics Circle convened at my home. The purpose? To try, in some small way, to say something poignant about Richard Garriott, our worthy Legend Award winner. After some pizza and a gulp of moonshine, Tom’s Guide’s Sherri Smith,…

Sponsor Alert! HyperX!

Here’s To The New! The New York Videogame Critics Circle is proud to partner with HyperX. For the first time, HyperX will sponsor our New York Game Awards which take place on January 19th. HyperX began in 2002 as a division of Kingston Technology building high performance memory modules. You probably know them for their Cloud gaming headsets…

Awards! Twitch Is Our Exclusive Streaming Partner!

by Harold Goldberg Twitch is back! The New York Videogame Critics Circle is proud to welcome back Twitch as our exclusive streaming partner for the 6th Annual New York Game Awards on January 19, 2017. You can watch the Awards on our Twitch Channel. Twitch was an early supporter of our New York Game Awards…

New York Game Awards Return to Manhattan on 1/19!

Save the Date! The New York Videogame Critics Circle is proud to partner with the Abrons Arts Center for our 6th Annual New York Game Awards ceremony on January 19, 2017 at 8 p.m. The Awards will be held in Manhattan at the Abrons Art Center’s historic 300-seat proscenium Playhouse. “We’re thrilled to bring the…

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…