The Roundup: Xbox And PlayStation 5 Reviews, PS5 Launch-Game Reviews, The Alluring Simplicity Of the Series S, And More!

By Matt Gerardi Welcome back to The Roundup, the New York Videogame Critics Circle’s look at our members’ writing and news from around the world of videogames. In this installment, our writers finally get to speak their minds about Sony and Microsoft’s new consoles, from their performance and innovation to the downright ugliness of the…

The Essay: What Sony’s PS5 Means To A Writer Who’s Been There For All PlayStation Hardware Releases

By Harold Goldberg It’s bittersweet. The PlayStation 5 may well be the last PlayStation I will ever review. I’ve been around, carefully writing about this Sony-created game playing machine since the days of the PlayStation one. I’ve bonded with friends and girlfriends while playing, and I’ll never forget those relationships, many of which are still…

The Podcast: Naughty Dog’s Neil Druckmann And Media Molecule’s Siobhan Reddy Join Talking Games With Reggie And Harold!

It’s really “The Last of Us” – for Reggie and Harold. That’s because the two wrap up their seven-episode fundraising podcast. But it’s with an awesome PlayStation Special! Please donate now to help underserved communities now! First, Naughty Dog’s game director Neil Druckmann speaks about the making of and release of The Last of Us…