November 27th

November 27th, 2011 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on November 27th)

Never fear! This Week in Videogame Blogging is here! Let’s kick off this Sunday with a quick jaunt back to a piece we unfortunately overlooked from October, where SpecsandHeadphones turns those specs on the characterization of several women characters in videogames–that is, not their appearances, but what is actually written into their backstories, revealed through …
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November 20th

November 20th, 2011 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on November 20th)

Do you believe in life after Ben Abraham? I hope you do, because it’s time for This Week in Videogame Blogging! As Ben wrote earlier in the week, I have taken on his role as the new senior editor of TWIVGB. Let’s all give Ben another hearty round of thanks for the 2.5 years he’s …
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An Announcement

November 18th, 2011 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on An Announcement)

Hello dearly devoted readers! I’ve taken the almost unprecedented step of posting a non-TWIVGB post to let you know about some changes that are happening here at Critical Distance. There’s one main thing to appraise you of, and that is that I am handing over weekly TWIVGB duties to the extremely talented and accomplished Kris …
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November 13th

November 13th, 2011 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on November 13th)

A Nordic tundra. A distant figure is spotted running with great haste, all arms flailing and apparently trying to shout over the sound of the howling wind. As the figure approaches you make out “The dragon is coming! The dragon is coming!” As the figure approaches you see it is none other than your trusty …
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November 6th

November 6th, 2011 | Posted by Ben Abraham in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on November 6th)

Hello loyal readers, welcome to another This Week In Videogame Blogging!  Let’s jump right into another digest of the week’s best offerings from around the blogosphere: Straight from the New Yorker’s Culture Desk we have Chris Suellentrop’s piece on ‘The Video Game Art of Fumito Ueda’. It’s a little bit purple in places (what writing …
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