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Take a stroll through NYC in Crysis 3

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....

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NYC's oldest arcade re-opened as 'a cross between a Dave & Busters and a Chuck E. Cheese'

When Chinatown Fair suddenly closed early last year, the prospects for a re-opening were slim. A variety of owners of the arcade weren't able to agree to a lease negotiation with the property's owner, and the doors to Chinatown Fair in its original form closed for good in late February 2011. This p...

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'Indie-core' collective funding retro action-RPG on Kickstarter

Legend of the Time Star has all the potential to be a brand new nostalgia bomb whose inherent paradox rips a hole in the thinly woven fabric of space and time itself, but only if we allow it to. We think that sounds like a pretty cool thing we'd like to witness, but in the end it's up to the larger ...

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'5th Avenue Frogger' is exactly what it sounds like (incredible, that is)

Tyler DeAngelo is a problem solver. He sees Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, what with its rampant traffic and potential life-ending danger, and he turns peril into a game. Well ... not quite. He's taken a virtual approach to crossing said road, revamping the classic gameplay of Frogger with real-time dat...

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Jordan Mechner speaking at NYU Game Center next week

Would you like to hear the (honestly) thrilling story of Prince of Persia data transfer firsthand? Jordan Mechner is speaking at NYU as part of its Game Center lecture series on Thursday, April 26. Officially, the talk will cover "his work, provide insights into his creative process, and share stor...

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Indie Game: The Movie heads to NYC on May 17

We've already seen the maximum thrills version of Indie Game: The Movie. Next month, you'll get a chance to sit down and soak in the more serious, real-life version of the film -- if you live in or around New York, that is. On May 17, Indie Game: The Movie will have two screenings in New York City:...

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Report: NYC arcade Chinatown Fair reopening

Kurt Vincent was shooting around the location of the old, defunct Chinatown Fair arcade this week, for his movie about the downfall of that beloved game center, when he discovered that it was actually not as dead as it seemed. Awkward! Vincent posted on his blog that he'd heard rumors of the Fair b...

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Skylanders creative lead eying Wii U's NFC for the future; mobile game explained

"Giants is the idea for the future," Toys for Bob CEO and development lead Paul Reiche III told me during an interview this morning, just ahead of this weekend's Toy Fair 2012. His company's latest project, Skylanders, is up for an award at the big show, not to mention an award or two at DICE 2012 ...

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New York Videogame Critics Circle announces first annual awards show

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 ...

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PSA: Vita meetups begin next week

We don't want you to miss your date with the PlayStation Vita, after it's gone to all the trouble of prettying up, polishing its screen and ... all right, this is getting creepy quick. We'll cut to the chase: the Vita "Social Club" events begin next Tuesday, January 17 in Chicago, Miami and NYC....

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