May 30th

May 30th, 2010 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on May 30th)

First up, a quick pair of posts from the tail end of the week-before-last: Remember the new series from the LittleBoBeep blog “How Board Games Explain Everything”? Well between writing last week’s post and its publication the author Julian followed up with a sequel on Jacques Derrida and Poststructuralism as explained through (board) games. And …
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May 23rd

May 23rd, 2010 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on May 23rd)

This week was the twentieth week of the year, and what pray tell has the critical videogame blogosophere been talking about? At the Ada Play blog Emily Bembenck writes about ‘social games and the pastoral’ which is an interesting aspect present in many social games. In the US where agriculture as a profession has fallen …
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May 16th

May 16th, 2010 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on May 16th)

Another week, another fresh crop of some of the best videogame blogging the web has to offer. Game Locker on YouTube brings a new instalment of his ‘Games Worth Remembering’ series, finishing up the two-part analysis of Ico and Shadow of the Colossus he started a few weeks ago. Michael Abbott at The Brainy Gamer …
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May 9th

May 9th, 2010 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on May 9th)

Despite packing up and moving all my possessions to a new house, This Week In Videogame Blogging is here with some of the best blogging about games from the week leading up to May 9th. Chris Dahlen this week sends us a link to The Onion AV Club’s ‘Sawbuck Gamer’ group scattershot coverage of any …
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May 2nd

May 2nd, 2010 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on May 2nd)

This Week in Videogame Blogging we take a trip around the critical games blogosphere to pick up some of the most interesting reading from the past week. We start our journey with Eric Swain’s comprehensive and ongoing efforts to collate the majority of responses to Roger Ebert’s “Games Aren’t Art” prognostication from a few weeks …
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