The Insight: UFC 3 – The Ultimate Fighting Simulator?

By Shane Ferguson While it has a few issues, UFC 3 is undoubtedly the ultimate fighting simulator of this generation thus far. On the PlayStation 4, its graphical and technical prowess make it a must-have for any UFC mega fan – or casual fan. Skin textures, stadiums and lighting look fantastic, even real at times. The expansive roster…

The Roundup: The Circle & Beyond

by Lucy Ungaro Hi again, Circle members and followers. This past week, I promised myself I wouldn’t go crazy on the Steam summer sale, which is hilarious. One of my best purchases was a game that’s meant to teach Japanese–want to bet on whether I’ll learn anything? I’ll get back to you.  Street Fighter fans, Chelsea Stark has…

What The Games World Can Learn From The Whitney Museum

by Harold Goldberg Today heralds the opening of one of the world’s great museums, the Whitney Museum of American Art‘s new home in downtown Manhattan. I attended the museum’s inaugural press event, roaming its wondrous halls and nooks and crannies for hours. It was all so glorious, I couldn’t help but feel I present was…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz This week, Nintendo has decided to raid our Roundup. Phantom Dust, Final Fantasy Type-0, and TouchTone are also along for the ride. Nintendo announced its foray into the world of mobile gaming last week. Chelsea Stark analyzes what that means for Nintendo and for consumers. For some history behind Nintendo’s decision, Ben Gilbert charts…

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 Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Did you really think we were done talking about 2014 just because it’s 2015?! How very wrong you were. This week, Members go all in with their Games of 2014 lists. Stu Horvath, Jeremy Voss, Jill Scharr, and Team Unwinnable pick their favorite games of 2014. Sara Clemens picks her top 5…

ARCADE FIRE #9: November 17 – November 22nd

By Harry Rabinowitz Here, we spotlight the movements, mods, and works of art within gaming culture for your ultimate enjoyment. The weekly post is your central point to see just how video games influence the world around us. With the reveal of the long-awaited Super Smash Bros. for Wii U opening cinematic, Ron Duwell begs…