August 28th

August 28th, 2011 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on August 28th)

Hello! Welcome to another episode of This Week In Videogame Blogging, it’s been a busy week for the blogosphere, which has seen some heated but reasonably productive discussion. But we’ll get to that. First, the loveliest thing I’ve read all week (indeed, the loveliest for some time longer) is ‘Games Saved My Life’ which is a …
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August 21st

August 21st, 2011 | Posted by Eric Swain in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on August 21st)

Kris was a little off last week. Apparently Ben is off gallivanting at FreePlay conference in the wiles of Melbourne, Australia with other game critics and academics. So while he’s getting panda with all them I’m taking over for a week. Speaking of which, Ben sent me a piece by Ben Eltham at Crikey.com talking …
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August 14th

August 14th, 2011 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on August 14th)

Welcome back for another edition of This Week in Videogame Blogging, your #1 source for critical and theoretical discourse on games. You can tell Bogost has finished a book, because he’s writing regularly for the net again: In his short treatise On Bullshit, the moral philosopher Harry Frankfurt gives us a useful theory of bullshit. …
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August 7th

August 7th, 2011 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on August 7th)

Hello world. It has been a strange and wonderful week, both within videogame writing and criticism and without. But we are only interested in the within because it’s time for This Week In Videogames Blogging. And here to lead the charge is an entertainingly sweary Kieron Gillen and John Walker at Rock Paper Shotgun arguing …
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