The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Happy Gamescom, everyone! 2016 is looking to be a good year for game releases. Dan Ackerman gives his impressions of the the new Gamescom Intel CPU chips, codenamed Skylake. Matt Gerardi breaks down all the new Microsoft games shown this week at Gamescom, including Crackdown 3, Scalebound, and Quantum Break. Remember how…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Have you heard about our upcoming community event? It’ll be here in New York City at Barcade! Check it out on Facebook. Evan Narcisse and Tina Amini discuss the Batmobile, Batman, and Arkham Knight in a couch discussion. Matt Gerardi has been playing Spectra, a runner with simple gameplay but an evolving soundtrack…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz With the storm known as E3 now over, the Circle eases back into the daily routine. Mostly with Batman… Ebenezer Samuel reviews Batman: Arkham Knight. And he has a beef to pick with the developer’s use of the Batmobile this time around. If you are on PC, you may have noticed Arkham…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz With E3 looming, Circle members are prepping for the monstrously busy week to come. Good luck to everybody on the team! Anthony John Agnello sat down to play Fortnite, the new team based, fort-building, online experience from Epic Games. Ben Gilbert argues that, amidst Sony and Microsoft’s battle for VR dominance, Sony is…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz You’re a kid now, you’re a squid now… Jason Cipriano reviews Splatoon, Nintendo’s fresh, ink/squid based take on the third person shooter genre. Chris Plante is joined by Griffin McElroy to explain E3, its history, and its place in the 2015 gaming landscape. Anthony John Agnello talks song licensing, away-time, and Rock…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz An excellent Roundup this week from the hardworking folks of the Circle. Cheers! Ben Gilbert gives us a break down of the current VR landscape, discussing Google Cardboard, Gear VR, Morpheus, Oculus, and Vive. Ebenezer Samuel reviews Swords & Soldiers II, the simple, colorful, 2D, real-time strategy title for Wii U. In her…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz Like many others, I am both enthralled and enraged by From Software’s latest title Bloodborne. If, like me, you don’t own a PS4, I recommend going to a friend’s place and having a sleepover (remember those?). If you’re tired of hearing about Bloodborne, I’ve also got this week’s Roundup for you!   Ebenezer Samuel reviews…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz In this week’s roundup, we’ve got kids games, space VR games, Greek god-fighting games, Metroidvania games, and more! Craig Goldstein collects 8 kids games that are total fun for adults, especially when you get to beat your nephews. John Azzilonna and The Awaycast talk a bit of PAX East and a lot…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz It’s a bit snowy outside, isn’t it? Hope my fellow east coast residence are coping well. I can tell you one thing though, bad weather never stopped our members! Ben Gilbert discusses HoloLens, Microsoft’s newly unveiled “mixed” reality” headset, and what it means for the virtual reality marketplace. Chris Plante looks at how…