Author Archives: Ian Miles Cheong

About Ian Miles Cheong

Ian is a freelance writer and a part time games journalist with several years of experience in the gaming industry where he served as a writer, researcher, and intelligence analyst for a major video game publisher. He enjoys good books, world politics and writing — though he spends most of his time on his Playstation 3. His favorite games include Mass Effect 2, Uncharted 2 and Deus Ex.

January 6th

January 6th, 2013 | Posted by Ian Miles Cheong in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on January 6th)

You’re reading this week’s edition of This Week in Videogame Blogging, which is kind of the whole purpose of Critical Distance. I’ll be taking over curation duties from Kris Ligman this week to bring you another fresh pile of good reads for you to peruse during your commute or from the comfort of wherever it …
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July 9th

July 9th, 2012 | Posted by Ian Miles Cheong in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on July 9th)

We’re late. We know. Needless to say, the hamsters had to work overtime to get this late edition of This Week in Videogame Blogging to the printers. If you’ll excuse our tardiness, you’re in store for a great deal of reading ahead of you, so get comfortable and press on. We’ll kick off this edition …
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October 23rd

October 23rd, 2011 | Posted by Ian Miles Cheong in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on October 23rd)

Critical Distance is an attempt to curate the best videogame articles available on the web, to give you reading material that’s well worth your time. We hope to arrest your attention with what we’ve compiled in this edition of This Week in Videogame Blogging. First up is an insightful article by Maddy Myers on The …
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October 2nd

October 2nd, 2011 | Posted by Ian Miles Cheong in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on October 2nd)

Welcome to another installment of This Week in Videogame Blogging with appearances from some of our usual suspects as well as a few newcomers. It’s been awhile since I last curated this series—since June, if you’re keeping track—so I hope you’ll enjoy what we have on show in this week’s edition. After all, it’s only …
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June 12th

June 12th, 2011 | Posted by Ian Miles Cheong in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on June 12th)

E3 2011 has come and gone. It’s been a really busy week in the game industry—not just for game developers, but for the game journalists who struggle to cover each and every facet of the big event. Personally, the entire week has had me swamped up to my elbows with writing non-stop coverage of the …
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April 24th

April 24th, 2011 | Posted by Ian Miles Cheong in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (1 Comments)

Welcome to another fine edition of This Week in Videogame Blogging, where we curate the most interesting articles in the critical blogosphere—or “ludodecahedron”, as some prefer to call it—for you to peruse and enjoy. Though whether this week’s edition is truly “fine” is something better left for you to judge, dear reader. The first article …
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December 5th

December 6th, 2010 | Posted by Ian Miles Cheong in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on December 5th)

It’s been a long and exciting year in the world of videogames. With only a few more weeks before 2010 comes to an end, we’re given a good chance to look back at the year behind us and reflect upon the titles we’ve invested in. In this week’s edition of TWIVGB, we’ll be taking a …
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November 7th

November 7th, 2010 | Posted by Ian Miles Cheong in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on November 7th)

This Week in Videogame Blogging returns with a fresh new roundup of links, featuring some of the most interesting articles about videogames that the hard-working and hard-writing blogosphere has to offer. Annie Wright of GamerMelodico writes about how she felt marginalized by Kim Pine’s ending in the Scott Pilgrim game, where the writers clearly did …
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October 10th

October 10th, 2010 | Posted by Ian Miles Cheong in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on October 10th)

This Week in Videogame Blogging returns with a fresh showcase of the best writing and criticism about videogames the internet has to offer. First on the list is a thoughtful article on the Brainy Gamer blog, where Michael Abbott writes about how games can provide meaningful narrative experiences through gameplay, rather than stories delivered through …
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September 5th

September 5th, 2010 | Posted by Ian Miles Cheong in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on September 5th)

Critical Distance is back for another installment of This Week in Videogame Blogging. I’ll be filling in for Ben with a fresh round-up of the latest and most interesting pieces of analysis and criticism from all across the gaming blogosphere. Kate Simpson at Falling Awkwardly has started a new series of articles on the metaphysics …
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