Play NYC 2018 Coverage Hub

Published: August 11, 2018 11:00 AM /


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Play NYC is a gaming-focused convention based in the Manhattan Borough of New York City, NY. A production of Playcrafting, the 2018 show will feature over a hundred different exhibitors showing more than 160 games—all of them playable.

TechRaptor is going to cover quite a few things coming out of this two-day convention! This page will serve as a hub to collect all of the articles that result from the show and presented in chronological order.


  • News Pieces & Catching Up
  • Hands-On Impressions
  • Interviews
  • Features

News Pieces & Catching Up

Some things can be covered quickly, and there are a few developers that we'll be seeing for the second time since last year's inaugural show. This section will contain those short-form articles.

Saturday Morning Games On Kickstarter

127 BPM – Dance Pad Racing On NYC Streets

Where Shadows Slumber – One Year Later

The Fun of Feeding Llamas With Alpaca Games at Play NYC

Show Up Late To Work In The Worst Grim Reaper

Dive, Dive! Aquamarine Comes To Kickstarter In September

Flying With Frost Lab Studios Orbit Quest

Joining the Swimsanity! with Decoy Games

Galactose: Pastries In Space Still Cooking

Treasure Adventure World Looking To The Future

Draw Your Own Destiny In A Hero’s Journey

Journey Through Evolution In Cells To Singularity

Hands-On Impressions

Everything at Play NYC is playable, and we'll certainly be trying out as many games as we can! This section is for our hands-on impressions with games straight from the show floor!

Hands On With Haiduc, A Narrative-Building Card Game

Punch Planet – Hands On With A Nostalgic Fighting Game

Adding to Your Repertoire at Play NYC

Unleash Your Wild Side In Origin Of Storms

Hands-On Ocean Cleanup In Scuba The Submersible’s Ocean Odyssey

Cede Brings Weirdly Fun Combination of Combat Farming to PC

A Venture Into the Darkened Alleys of Lamplight City

Saturday Morning Games Preview – Laser Swords & Mouthy Robots

Kingdom Bash – TechRaptor Goes Hands-On With A Four-Way Melee

In Starflower I Nuked a Planet to Save it from Wasps

Hands-On With The Delicious Delights Of Chef Umami


We'll be talking with developers during and after the show about their games and what they have coming up next; find those articles here!

Play NYC Returns With Great Games & Ambitious Goals

From Somber to Frivolous, A Look at Co-Op Card Game From Rust by Razbury Games

A Simple Chat With Simple Machine About Simple Games

Going Into the Deep End of Horror With The Deep End Games

From The Cove to Your Home: A Quick Chat with Tigertron About Jupiter & Mars

We Spoke with That Indie Studio About Mixing RPGs, Roguelikes, and a Card Game to Get The Last Hex

Rupie Sets Out To Be A Game Changer For Indie Development

Sumer Sees Success On Switch While Development Continues

ESC Games Brings Great Entertainment To Big Events


Some special pieces may come out of the show - Crowdfunding Spotlight, Bullet Points, and more! We'll put those kinds of articles here.

Crowdfunding Spotlight – Clear The Decks!

Play NYC 2018 Recap – NYC Busts Out Its Best Games

The Best of Play NYC 2018

Crowdfunding Spotlight – Hero: Tales of the Tomes

We'll be doing our best to show you the most interesting things we can find at Play NYC 2018! Be sure to follow TechRaptor on Twitter to keep up with all of the latest gaming news, reviews, and features!

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