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New York's Museum of Modern Art is hosting a video game exhibit beginning in March 2013 with installments of 14 initial games, featuring Pac-Man, Tetris, Myst, Katamari Damacy, Dwarf Fortress, Portal and Canabalt, among others.MoMA eventually wants to incorporate 40 games into the show, with a wish...

November 29th 2012 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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This clip from Crysis 3 starts with a stealthy stroll through a lush, dilapidated New York City and expands into all-out conflict. This is why we don't venture in Central Park at night.

November 14th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo showed dozens of games during E3 2012, and gave attendees a second hands-on with near-final Wii U hardware. We covered the company extensively, but we couldn't resist an invitation to get a quiet, private demonstration of the console during a New York City event this week.What's more, Nint...

June 27th 2012 at 10:50am 0 Comments
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Sony's got a pretty swanky skyscraper in Manhattan. That skyscraper, however, may not feature Sony's logo much longer – not to mention the employees it houses – as the private-equity firm Blackstone Group for the potential sale of the 55th and Madison-based, 37-story building.Said talks...

June 13th 2012 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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It's no secret that Max Payne leaves his New Yorker past behind in Max Payne 3 as he heads for Brazil, but perhaps you didn't realize that chunks of the game will explore Max's history in the Big Apple. That history, unsurprisingly, involves leaping through the air while firing two handguns.

March 19th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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You'd have to be a fus-ro-dummy to think that Skyrim would be through with receiving accolades. At last night's New York Video Game Critics Circle Awards, the Bethesda Game Studios-developed RPG took home yet one more, earning the "Big Apple Award for Best Game" as decided by a cabal of NY-based ga...

February 3rd 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Look, we're gonna be upfront about this, we're a little biased -- okay, I'm a little biased -- toward any news involving the New York Game Critics Circle (I'm the standing member for Joystiq), but we're putting together an awards show and it's gonna be totally boss. On February 2, a gaggle of us...

January 13th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments