Two Tickets to CAPCOM Live Concert Sept 29th In NYC Giveaway

I am partnering with CAPCOM to give away two tickets to their Capcom Live show, coming to NYC for the first time on 9/29 at Gramercy Theatre! It’s the official Capcom concert, featuring a live rock band and orchestra performing the soundtracks from all the biggest Capcom games including Street Fighter, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Okami, Ace Attorney, Monster Hunter, and many more with a giant screen and light show. To enter the giveaway, click the link below! Giveaway ends Friday, Sept 21st. Tickets available at http://www.capcomlive.com

Two Tickets to CAPCOM Live Concert Sept 29th In NYC Giveaway
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Speak On Video Game Addiction Discussion On Games Geek Tech

I speak about the WHO recent classification of video game addiction and what that really means.

Qutee Discussion – “Video Game Addiction: Fact or Fiction?” https://www.qutee.com/q/video-game-ad…

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently added a new “Gaming Disorder” diagnosis, described as a pathological addiction to video games. Breaking things down and offering an alternative perspective, is Psychology and Data Analytics expert in eSports and video games, as well as the founder of GirlGamerVogue.com, Narz.

In this exclusive podcast interview led by GGT Founder Adesina “Desi” Sanchez, Narz explains the psychology behind video game design, how it intersects with Positive Psychology, and offers advice to those who are dealing with an overuse of video games, as well as a less pathological view of why young people are so drawn to them.

Interview page on our site w/links to resources: http://GamesGeeksTech.com/ggt-talk-in…

And bookmark their site, http://www.GamesGeeksTech.com for more inspiring and fun stories on gaming, tech and general geekery, and for their weekly podcast segment, the GGT Talk on The Grindhouse Radio which reaches 3.5-4 million listeners weekly :).

Stay in touch with them by following us @GamesGeeksTech on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & Twitch!

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Featured on Games Geek Tech Discussing Gaming Disorder

With this new “Gaming Disorder” diagnosis from the World Health Organization, I thought it was time to roll up my sleeves and get my hands dirty talking about the topic since no one seemed to be trying. Join me this week on Games Geek Tech where I offer a new perspective on video game addition using positive psychology and game design.

Tune in and listen to my 3-min break down starting around the 90-minute mark:

https://www.iheart.com/podcast/53-The-Grindhouse-Radio-27408283/episode/7-12-18-evan-ginzburg-29585514

Stay tuned for the FULL interview which will be aired here and on Games Geek Tech YouTube channel, by Thursday, July 19th.

Be sure to be a part of the intellectual conversation on video game addition on my Qutee.

PAX EAST 2018 Recap eMLS PAX Arena [IG Recap]

 

Finally got around to post some IG Stories from my trip to PAX East.

Super proud to have worked to bring to fruition eMLS!

Appearing at PAX Arena 2018 for the first time ever, eMLS is the first FIFA Tournament in history. Sponsored by SONY, Adidas,  and ATT&T, the tournament saw 30 actually teams being represented by an influencer/pro player in the scene. The tournament lasted all four days of PAX with the winner receiving a contract to represent their team in the World Championship.

I am not a good packer. LoL I pack stuff I don’t need all the time.

 

My PAX East Schedule lol

So happy giving out swag. I wish this was my job.

 

Besides working the floor, I got to see some friends and check out other booths! Twitch booth gave away expressos with their cinnamon printed logos! This year there was no live streaming component to Twitch’s booth, a first in history.

My week was a lot of work, but I was able to relax and have fun as well!

Still recovering from the week.

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New York Game Award Nominees Announced! Watch It Live Jan 24th

New York Game Award

Super excited for the New York Videogame Critics Circle’s 7th Annual New York Game Award! This year the event will be held January 4, 2018, in New York City. The event will showcase the best video games from all genres hosted by Emmy-Award winning writers from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. 

This year the New York Game Award honors Bethesda’s Todd Howard with Legend Award and build up to the winner of the Big Apple Award for Best Game of the Year! Todd Hoard is known for his work in the critically acclaimed Fallout series as well as the brilliantly raved Elder Scrolls series.

Get your tickets here! I will be present at the New York Game Award so be sure to pop by and say hello!

New York Game Awards Nominees

Big Apple Award for Best Game of the Year

Horizon Zero Dawn

NeirAutomata

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

What Remains of Edith Finch

Wolfenstein 2: New Colossus

Resident Evil 7: biohazard

Super Mario Odyssey

Player Unknown Battlegrounds

 

Central Park Children’s Zoo Award for Best Kids Game

Super Mario Odyssey

ARMS

Lego Marvel Superheroes 2

Knowledge Is Power

Sonic Mania

Pinball FX3

A-Train Award for Best Mobile Game

A Normal Lost Phone

Framed 2

Through the Ages

Bury Me, My Love

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp

HQ Trivia

Fire Emblem Heroes

 

Knickerbocker Award for Best Games Journalism

Matt Leone

Laura Hudson

Julie Muncy

Ajay Singh Chaudhary

Astrid Budgor

Gareth Damian Martin

Yussef Cole

 

Off Broadway Award for Best Indie Game

Cuphead

Walden

Beat Cop

Everything

Pyre

Torment: Tides of Numenera

What Remains of Edith Finch

Night in the Woods

 

Coney Island Dreamland Award for Best Virtual Reality Game

Resident Evil 7: biohazard

Marvel Powers United VR

Polybius

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR

Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality

Wilson’s Heart

 

Herman Melville Award for Best Writing

What Remains of Edith Finch

Night in the Woods

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Horizon Zero Dawn

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

Destiny 2

NierAutomata

 

Tin Pan Alley Award for Best Music in a Game

Pyre

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

DropMix

Super Mario Odyssey

Persona 5

Destiny 2

 

Statue of Liberty Award for Best World

Horizon Zero Dawn

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Assassin’s Creed: Origins

Rain World

Destiny 2

What Remains of Edith Finch

Cuphead

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

 

Tappan Zee Bridge Award for Best Remake

Zero Escape: The Nonary Games

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

L.A. Noire: Switch and VR

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for Switch and VR

Metroid: Samus Returns

The Walking Dead Collection

 

Great White Way Award for Best Acting in a Game 

Ashly Burch as Aloy, Horizon Zero Dawn

Valerie Rose Lohman: What Remains of Edith Finch

Claudia Black as Chloe Frazer, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Brian Bloom as B.J. Blazkowicz, Wolfenstein II: TNC

Nina Franoszek as Irene Engel, Wolfenstein 2: TNC

Melina Juergens as Senua, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

 

 

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About the New York Videogame Critics Circle

Based in New York City, the New York Videogame Critics Circle is a not-for-profit organization, stemming from the need for community in the oftentimes cut-throat world of journalism. This multicultural group is comprised of the finest videogame critics, designers, writers, reporters, bloggers and videographers in New York City. Members of the New York Videogame Critics Circle give back to their communities with programs like the DreamYard Project at DreamYard Prep School in the Bronx, NY, offering mentoring, internships, lectures, job information and college scholarships for intelligent, but underprivileged students. The organization also works with The Abrons Arts Center, part of the Henry Street Settlement. There, they hold the annual New York Game Awards, teach courses and bring games and education to community events. They also mentor seniors at O.A.T.S., Older Adult Technology Services, at their tech center in NYC.