99 Free Games from 2009

December 24th, 2009 | Posted by Christopher Hyde in Uncategorized - (26 Comments)

[Editors Note: ‘AAA’ games are big, long, and not worth the money – so says Christopher Hyde in this lengthy critique of the mainstream commercial games industry. In one sense, it’s a very practical demonstration of the wealth of excellent games being produced outside the realm of ‘AAA’ games. It’s also an exhaustingly long list of …
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December Supplemental

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

Due to holidays, travel and work commitments, I haven’t been present for much of the online goings-on of the past week or so. In lieu of a proper TWIVGB last week, here’s a mid-week supplemental edition with the caveat that I haven’t read or even necessarily checked to see that they’re all in English. We …
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December 13th

December 13th, 2009 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (2 Comments)

So called ‘real life’ reasserts it’s dominance again this week, forcing my hand into writing TWIVGB a little earlier than I usually do. Apologies if I miss anything particularly noteworthy from the week, and you can always get in touch to let me know about the more egregious omissions. Reader and contributor Eric Swain does …
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December 6th

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

Time again for another instalment of This Week In Videogame Blogging – but first a quick preface. I want to apologise to all the people who have emailed links over the past few months with and suggestions to pieces of critical writing. Most of the time I haven’t responded, but I do get them and …
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Ten Years of Penny Arcade

December 4th, 2009 | Posted by L.B. Jeffries in Spotlight: - (12 Comments)

Compiling a tribute compilation of the past ten years of Penny Arcade is not an exact science. My first impulse was to organize everything by chronological order, but because so many of the comics are topical that format rapidly falls apart. How many people are still going to get a Tribes gag? What about the …
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