Watch! The NY Game Awards Will Stream On Twitch!

By Harold Goldberg Once again, The New York Game Awards is proud to welcome Twitch as our Official Streaming Partner on January 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm East Coast Time. Twitch has been a loyal supporter of what we have done in the last seven years. You can watch by clicking this link. Twitch has…

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…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Looks like it’s time for me to take my leave. It certainly has been a pleasure now hasn’t it? Until we meet again… YouTube Gaming, Googles game streaming service and competitor to Twitch, launched this week. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, Samit Sarkar has you covered. Jeremy Voss gets…

Photos! New York Videogame Awards

Photographer Edward Inzauto graciously approached us after the New York Videogame Awards to say he had taken candid shots throughout the event, which reached nearly 135,000 viewers on Twitch. So here’s Mr. Inzauto’s look at the festivities at Villain in Brooklyn — everything from the show onstage to the reactions in the audience to the…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz It’s been a while, but we’re back! A quick reminder that if you missed the Awards, you can still check it out on our Twitch channel. But this is The Roundup! Jeff Bakalar and John Azzilonna review The Order: 1886. Both laud the games graphical fidelity but are dissapointed by other aspects of the…

The NY Game Awards on Twitch!

We’re so happy to announce that the New York Game Awards are sold out! (We’ve even received outlandish monetary offers for tickets. But, sorry, we can’t fit any more people into Villain in Brooklyn.) Don’t despair. You can watch the New York Game Awards on Monday, February 16th, starting at 7:30 p.m. East Coast Time…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz 6 days until the New York Videogame Awards. We’ve got an awesome venue, moonshine, the Downtown Pidgeons and us, the Critics Circle! If you haven’t bought a ticket yet, what are you waiting for?! Anthony John Agnello and Joystiq staff get together for one last Joystiq Stream. I’ll certainly miss these… Ben…

Arcade Fire #2: September 22 – 27th ||

By Kevin L. Clark Here, we spotlight the movements, mods, and works of art within gaming culture for your ultimate enjoyment. The weekly post will be your central point to see just how video games influence the world around us. Andy Baio, the visionary behind Kickstarter, XOXO, Playfic, and Supercut, launched his own project that he had been dreaming…

The Insight: Lethal League and the Watchable Game

By Harry Rabinowitz. Lethal League’s design oozes spectatability. Yes, I am aware that spectatability is not a word. But the game, more so than any other game I’ve played, seems to be designed with an audience in mind.  Similar to games like Divekick, Samurai Gunn, and Towerfall, Lethal League falls into an emerging genre I…