April 25th

April 25th, 2010 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on April 25th)

Welcome to another hefty instalment of This Week in Videogame Blogging. First up, Daniel Floyd, he of the funny voice filter, presents part 8 of his video lecture series on games. This one is about ‘Video Games and Moral Choices’ apparently and was co-written with game designer James Portnow. Simon Cottee played a game of …
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At the 2010 D.I.C.E. Summit, Jesse Schell gave a talk entitled ‘Design outside the Box’ that set the gaming blog world on fire.  Now that the pace of resulting conversation has slowed, we’d like to take the time to gather links to some of the resulting discussion. But, before doing so, the primary source material: The …
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April 18th

April 18th, 2010 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on April 18th)

Today’s This Week in Videogame Blogging contains slightly less than the usual crop of links to the best videogame criticism and writing of the week. I think it’s partly because we’ve reached the first real lull of the year in terms of releases. We’ve met and written about the onslaught of Bayonetta/Bad Company 2/ Bioshock …
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Extra! Extra! Read the late edition of eminently readable links known as TWIVGB. This week Michael Abbott reveals the secret of Pokémon’s success – and you’ll never guess – it’s chocolate ice cream. That’s what he’s saying here, right? The latest Pokémon comes with chocolate ice cream. Misanthropic Gamer also wrote about ‘Pokey Men’ but …
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PAX was the big thing to be at and be seen at this week, but it doesn’t seem to have slowed the critical game blogosphere. Neither has the onset of April and its attendant silly April fool’s day posts which we seem to have avoided – we present you with only the best pieces of …
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