Rockstar Games Pays A Visit To The DreamYard School

By Harold Goldberg Call it Rockstar Day. On Monday, the New York Videogame Critics Circle brought Simon Ramsey, Rockstar Games’ Head of Communications, to mentor at the DreamYard Prep School in the Bronx. (The Circle has a history of mentoring students there.) As many journalists know, Rockstar keeps a very low profile across the board. Yet…

The Process: The Sam Houser Story, Step By Step

by Harold Goldberg Recently, CNET’s Jeff Bakalar and I had a conversation about a piece I wrote about Rockstar Games’ Sam Houser for Playboy magazine. Jeff was really kind to have me on, and his opener was akin to “That’s a hard interview to get. How did you get the interview?” I did my best…

The Roundup: GTA V: What Our Critics Are Saying

Call it the Videogame Shot Heard Round the World. The game was everywhere. And when the smoke cleared last week, Grand Theft Auto V had earned a billion dollars in three days. Many of our fine critics had something to worthy say about the latest release from Rockstar Games: Polygon’s Chris Plante detailed the satire…