September 27th

September 27th, 2009 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on September 27th)

Quick! It's that day of the week again, which means it's time for a decidedly laissez-faire overview of the game criticism blogosphere. And don't forget: you can always send links to Critical Distance's twitter account for inclusion in TWIVGB. After last week's acclaimed critique of The Joker and ludonarrative dissonance in Batman: Arkham Asylum, Michel …
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September 20th

September 20th, 2009 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on September 20th)

By the time you're reading this we brave few involved should have recorded a new CDC podcast for your listening pleasure (in six to eight weeks’ time). Until then, how would you feel about taking a stroll about the blogosphere with This Week in Videogame Blogging? It's coming up on that time of year wherein …
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September 13th

September 13th, 2009 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on September 13th)

Ay Carumba! The east coast of Australia is suffering through an early-spring heatwave. What does this have to do with This Week In Videogame Blogging? Nothing, but I wanted readers to know the torture I endure to provide you with fresh, tasty reading for the weekend. I'm workin' up a sweat just sitting here. First …
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September 6th

September 6th, 2009 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on September 6th)

What a week it has been. From Langdell to PAX and everything in between: it's time for This Week In Videogame Blogging. Early this week David Carlton posted some thoughts about a game that has largely passed the critical blogosphere by: Puzzle Quest Galactrix. I came to the demo without ever playing the first Puzzle …
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Like the Hollywood of Who Framed Roger Rabbit, the PixelVixen707 blog is a place where the fictional and real co-exist. Rachael Webster is a native of the Domestic City; she is a character who might have once been the teenage indie-game-hipster Emily’s roommate and has now somehow found her way into the real world. Games …
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Pixel Vixen 707, Part 1

September 1st, 2009 | Posted by L.B. Jeffries in Spotlight: - (10 Comments)

When PixelVixen707 was first getting started and sending out friendly e-mails to various bloggers, in the one I received she asked me why I used a pseudonym. The inspiration mostly came from one of my favorite periods of American literature where authors using fake names played an important part in magazines and newspapers. Petroleum B. …
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