This Week in Videogame Blogging

April 4th

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PAX was the big thing to be at and be seen at this week, but it doesn’t seem to have slowed the critical game blogosphere. Neither has the onset of April and its attendant silly April fool’s day posts which we seem…

March 28th

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Another week, another Week In Videogame Blogging. This week, Tim Rogers published a multi-part Gonzo style documentary of GDC wherein he spends a week with Bob of ‘Bobs Game’ fame. Your mileage may vary, but there were some interesting sections and it’s…

March 21st

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Well, I’m back from my GDC sojourn and I know Eric’s kept you in good stead while I was away. What has the critical games blogosphere been writing about this week? Alec Meer writes about playing games as a lefty in ‘Southpaw…

March 13th

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As GDC wraps up and Ben heads on home, the reigns of TWIVGB will return to their rightful hands next week. Of course despite most of the big guns focus being firmly on GDC, there was still plenty to go around. But,…

March 7th

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Ben is currently away, jetlagged and getting ready for GDC. Hello, my name is Eric and I will be you waiter tonight at This Week in Video Game Blogging. Here are the specials: For starters we have a few new responses to Jesse…

February 28th

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This will be my last This Week In Videogame Blogging before jetting off to San Francisco and the Game Developers Conference. Taking my place for the next two weeks will be enthusiastic contributor Eric Swain. First up this week, Michael Clarkson makes…

February 21st

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This week, Critical Distance passed the auspicious milestone of one hundred thousand pageviews. So to that one person refreshing the page constantly for a week straight – thank you. And now, onto more serious matters, and Eric Swain has continued his tireless…

February 14th

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This week Frank Lantz was at the Art History of Games conference and he reports back to say that, ‘Doom is too Rock ‘n’ Roll to ever be confined to a museum, man’! But not in quite so many words. The AHoG…

February 7th

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Welcome to the first TWIVGB for February. At this rate, the first anniversary of TWIVGB will be upon us before we know it. This week Evan Stubbs finishes his three part series of musings on online digital distribution for games. Daniel Bullard-Bates…

January 31st

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Welcome to the Church of This Week In Videogame Blogging. I’ve prepared a special sermon once again, oh ye faithful. SnakeLinkSonic wrote last week about the connection between Star Wars and Metal Gear. You didn’t see that one coming did you? You…