This Week in Videogame Blogging

February 28th

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Take your time before rushing ahead: it’s this week in videogame blogging! Superhot The release of Superhot has many reviewers drawing comparisons with action movies, not simply because of its violent content which directly draws on hit films, but because of the…

February 21st

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Sorry for the delay getting this week’s TWIVGB roundup to you. We had to squash some metaphorical and literal bugs in the critical curation machine. Now there’s bug juice everywhere. Simulated wandering We begin with two articles on my favourite topic: ambling around aimlessly in…

February 14th

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Hark! Is that Cupid in the distance, arrow at the ready to spread love to the Critical Distance readership? Nah, sorry. It’s just me again, dishing out a special Valentine’s Day edition of This Week in Videogame Blogging! Baby, You Set My…

February 7th

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The games blogs are coming in two by two this week. With great discussions of friendships, dualities and Street Fighter II, it felt fitting to arrange everything in pairs. We’re going head-to-head on discursive battlefields from psychology to politics. Power We’ll start…

January 31st

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This is my first post as the new Senior Curator! It’s been an absolute delight to start the role on such a strong week. While a lot of the active discussion has been about The Witness, I’m going to start this roundup…

January 24th

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I could say this on a lot of Sundays but I’m going to say it on this one: I’m flabbergasted by the quality of writing featured in This Week in Videogame Blogging! Let’s dispense with the pleasantries and hop right to it!…

January 17th

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What’s up, Critical Distancers? DJ Melissa here, spinning the sickest new written beats in the gameosphere in This Week in Videogame Blogging! That Dragon, Cancer and Its Emotional Impact That Dragon, Cancer, an interactive look into a couple’s experience with their son’s…

January 10th

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The turn of the calendar brings with it a new, shiny coat of life. New year, new goals, and new writers to Critical Distance! As one of these new writers, it’s my job to ferry my dear readers into the new year’s…

December 20th

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Seasonal greetings, dear reader! It is my pleasure to welcome you to today’s game crit round up, the last of your regularly scheduled program before we close out the year with a series of delicious treats. So have a seat, have a…

December 13th

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I’m awake at a most unusual hour, chillstep flowing through my YouTubes and coffee flowing through my brain tubes. That can only mean one thing: I’m on deck for This Week in Videogame Blogging! Body Counting Kiva Bay explains the importance of seeing…