Inside The Mummies Exhibit At AMNH: Great, But Needs Games

By Harold Goldberg Recently, I attended a press preview of “The Mummies,” a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History that will linger here in New York City until next January. The exhibit travels to AMNH courtesy of Chicago’s Field Museum, so the new presentation is stunning in its depth of history, archaeology…

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 Celebrations all around to you, your family and friends! With plenty of Yuletide carols and Hanukkah songs being sung, we wanted to bring the best and brightest from our esteemed Circle members! Polygon’s Besties, Griffin McElroy, Russ Frushtick, Chris Plante, and Justin McElroy, reunite for one last podcast. This time they talk…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Read about last week’s gaming happenings from the best in the East! Russ Frushtick makes his debut on The New York Times with his piece on the 10 player arcade game Killer Queen. Over on Kotaku, Evan Narcisse gave his review of the completely over the top action-spectacle Bayonetta 2. Ebenezer Samuel reviewed…

The Moment: Assassin’s Creed III

By Victor Kalogiannis The Colonies before the states were united, before there were states, is a world full of secrets, violence and paranoia. Tensions are high, frustration and confusion are palpable, and trust is comes uneasily at best. Armed with urgent information about the British pulling out of Philadelphia and marching for New York, Connor, the…