Here we are at the end of 2013, on the cusp of a new year, we at Critical Distance look back at all of the great criticism of the year. We trudged through the 1265 links we featured in the 2013 entries of TWIVGB and then checked the additional 50 recommendations you, the readers, submitted …
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December 22nd

December 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on December 22nd)

As the year draws to a close, keep your loved ones close, and your copies of Edge closer. Welcome… to This Week in Videogame Blogging New Horizons On Paste, Stephen Swift offers an interesting analysis of how Ace Attorney 5: Dual Destinies evolves the franchise for the better. Meanwhile, on PopMatters Moving Pixels, regular columnist …
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December 15th

December 15th, 2013 | Posted by Kris Ligman in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on December 15th)

Hello. Hello. It’s me again. Kris. I know it’s been a while. I assure you, longer than I intended. Rest assured I have read all your kind words, and that despite a less-than-ideal turn of events since Ben’s announcement I am doing well. I hope you, too, are doing well. I hope all of us, …
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Now Accepting Submissions for TYIVGB 2013 Edition

December 13th, 2013 | Posted by Eric Swain in Announcement: - (Comments Off on Now Accepting Submissions for TYIVGB 2013 Edition)

This may be short notice, but once again we are opening reader submissions for the annual This Year In Video Game Blogging feature. If last year is any indication this is an especially liked feature of our little year end look back that we do at Critical Distance. Oh, oh so popular. Like in previous …
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December 8th

December 7th, 2013 | Posted by Alan Williamson in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on December 8th)

*taps microphone* Is this thing on? Hello there! I am Alan Williamson, and this is This Week in Videogame Blogging! Market, Research Over at Polygon, Tracey Lien examines why games aren’t marketed at girls. It’s a well-researched piece that interviews marketing executives, early women developers like Carol Shaw and Lori Cole, and as is obligatory …
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Oct-Nov Roundup – ‘Game Changers’

December 1st, 2013 | Posted by Alan Williamson in Blogs of the Round Table: - (Comments Off on Oct-Nov Roundup – ‘Game Changers’)

Every few years, an event hits the gameosphere, forever changing the landscape. In November, we had one such event. That’s right folks: a new Mario game! Oh, and a couple of new boxes as well. Generations come and go, but the distinctions aren’t as clear as the companies selling consoles like to make out. I …
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December 1st

December 1st, 2013 | Posted by Alan Williamson in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on December 1st)

Once again, This Week in Videogame Blogging is brough to you by Zach ‘@IcePotato‘ Alexander. Thanks Zach! Also, December? Where did that come from? (Well, it followed November, I guess)

November 24th

November 24th, 2013 | Posted by Alan Williamson in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on November 24th)

This week’s This Week in Videogame Blogging is presented by Zach ‘@IcePotato‘ Alexander. Thanks a lot, Zach! Hello and welcome to another week in videogame blogging! What’s the happs this week? Zack Hiwiller googled for an old ZZT order form and mails a check to the listed address. What’s the worst that can happen? SPOILER: …
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Thank You Kris!

November 19th, 2013 | Posted by Ben Abraham in Announcement: - (14 Comments)

Hello readers, fans, and friends of Critical Distance! Back in 2009 when I started this little website, I had no idea what would happen. I thought, at best, it might become a moderately useful resource for the game blogging community. In the years since, Critical Distance has become something of an institution, part of the …
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Fellow late sleepers, is it dark out before you even start to wake up? Is the sun rising too soon on your second consecutive Pokémon X/Y all-nighter? Don’t feel S.A.D! C-D’s got your back with a hearty helping of warm, gooey, bloggy goodness: This Week in Videogame Blogging! PainStation 4 As you might have heard …
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