August 30th

August 30th, 2009 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on August 30th)

I was away for the meaty-middle section of this week, travelling west to my paternal grandmother's working farm. I had thought that being away for so long I was going to miss all the good posts for This Week In Videogame Blogging; I was sorely mistaken, however, so¬†we've ended up with another lengthy round-up. First …
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August 23rd

August 23rd, 2009 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on August 23rd)

Sunday is a day for reading, catching up on blogs, and going to Fairs to celebrate all things 1950s. That last one may just be me, however. So, hey, what's Matthew Wasteland been up to this week? I'm glad you asked because he's been playing open world racing game Fuel apparently, and writing about it, …
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August 16th

August 16th, 2009 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on August 16th)

This is week 33 out of a possible 52 for the year 2009. What's the significance of week 33? Nothing, except that it means it's time for a new This Week In Videogame Blogging. Eliot Fish at his new SMH blog uncovers the surreptitious link between forthcoming Bioware game Star Wars: The Old Republic and …
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August 9th

August 9th, 2009 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on August 9th)

As if in punishment for last week’s trifling length of links, today’s This Week In Videogame Blogging is of a mammoth size. Let's see if we can get through it all without being crushed by its staggering weight. As a small incentive, there’s a link to a cool new trailer from indie-art-game maker Messhof waiting …
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Duncan Fyfe & Hit Self-Destruct, Part 3

August 7th, 2009 | Posted by Ben Abraham in Spotlight: - (Comments Off on Duncan Fyfe & Hit Self-Destruct, Part 3)

So we have reached the end of our run of focussing on the writing of Duncan Fyfe and his blog Hit Self-Destruct. I think it’s fitting that we conclude our coverage with the following two pieces, the first from Michael Abbott who has long been an advocate of Fyfe’s writing – the second from Alexander …
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When it came time to think about who or what author, writer or critic to feature in our second Spotlight feature, the decision was suddenly made for me when it came to light that Duncan Fyfe of the blog Hit Self-Destruct was calling it quits. Atypical in that it has an actual ending: how many …
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When it came time to think about which writer or critic to feature in our second Spotlight feature, the decision was suddenly made for me with the news that Duncan Fyfe, author of the blog Hit Self-Destruct, was calling it quits. Atypical in that it has an actual ending – how many blogs can you …
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August 2nd

August 2nd, 2009 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on August 2nd)

A great way to start the week is to spend some of it looking back on the previous. Time then for This Week In Videogame Blogging. Tired of the run-of-the-mill, dry, videogame criticism? Does the idea of some subversive, satirical commentary on the ‘Games as Art’ discussion by way of children’s drawings tickle your fancy? …
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