Author Archives: Katie Williams

March 10th

March 11th, 2013 | Posted by Katie Williams in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on March 10th)

It’s been a noisy week, folks. Loud like the plaintive whirring of my PS3 as it struggles to keep up with all these games I’ve been playing (for research, I assure you). Loud like the fracas that’s been kicked up by the launches of SimCity and an Anita Sarkeesian video in the same week. Good …
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March 3rd

March 3rd, 2013 | Posted by Katie Williams in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on March 3rd)

It’s a party in here! We here at Critical Distance are filling the halls with cheerily-coloured, but still very meaningful balloons in celebration of Women’s History Month. I am Katie, here to deliver the first of March’s This Week in Videogame Blogging round-ups curated by CD’s women editors. Lots of tasty stuff here this week, …
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August 5th

August 5th, 2012 | Posted by Katie Williams in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (1 Comments)

“Hey, can you do the round-up, I’m busy,” said Kris to me this week. I was about to protest – my weekends are usually reserved for an oh-so-taxing mix of gaming and feeling sorry for myself after Friday night, you see – but then I learned just what was keeping Kris so busy. So you …
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February 12th

February 13th, 2012 | Posted by Katie Williams in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on February 12th)

Whoa, but that’s a lot of words! Our Critical Distance update is full of good stuff today, people, so let’s get right into it. Firstly, The Mary Sue’s Becky Chambers discusses what she dubs the ‘Hey Sweetheart Scenario‘, using Dragon Age as an example of a game whose NPCs treat a female player character as …
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October 30th

October 30th, 2011 | Posted by Katie Williams in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on October 30th)

Hello there! I’m Katie, and I’m doing Critical Distance duty today. We have a great selection of reads this week, so get comfortable and make yourself a cup of hot chocolate. (Hot chocolate is an excellent accompaniment to games criticism, and I should know; I’ve had three cups of it while compiling this list.) On …
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September 4th

September 4th, 2011 | Posted by Katie Williams in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on September 4th)

Hello, and welcome back to This Week in Videogame Blogging. My name’s Katie, and I’m new here – I’m very pleased to be able to bring you this week’s instalment. There’s some good stuff to get through this week! First up, we have Joel Goodwin with the final entry in his ‘Where We Came From’ series …
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