This Week in Videogame Blogging

January 24th

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It’s a long way to Tipperary, it’s a long way to go. Mercifully closer is This Week in Videogame Blogging, which just happens to be right here. Jenn Frank of Infinite Lives writes one of the best explications of the importance of…

January 17th

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Let us ponder together the mysteries of the week in videogame blogging, but first something I missed reading last week. And it’s Ian Bogost writing about the potential for fruitful exploration of classic consoles and expired platforms by developing new titles for…

January 10th

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And we’re back, with the first instalment of This Week In Videogame Blogging for 2010. Straight to it as there’s a lot to get through, having been off-air for some time, and quite a bit of it has been sent in by…

December Supplemental

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Due to holidays, travel and work commitments, I haven’t been present for much of the online goings-on of the past week or so. In lieu of a proper TWIVGB last week, here’s a mid-week supplemental edition with the caveat that I haven’t…

December 13th

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So called ‘real life’ reasserts it’s dominance again this week, forcing my hand into writing TWIVGB a little earlier than I usually do. Apologies if I miss anything particularly noteworthy from the week, and you can always get in touch to let…

December 6th

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Time again for another instalment of This Week In Videogame Blogging – but first a quick preface. I want to apologise to all the people who have emailed links over the past few months with and suggestions to pieces of critical writing….

November 29th

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What with new games to play, steam sales to snap up bargains from, and the never-ending deluge of solid games criticism it’s been a tough week to stay on top of it all. As always, please consider sending links to the Critical…

November 22

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In the middle of the torrent of newly released games, Andrew Smale, aka gatmog, writes instead about the six-month old game Prototype in a post titled, “Prototype: With Great Power Comes No Responsibility”. His thesis – that “Prototype is advertised as a…

November 15th

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Every week these posts seem to get longer and longer, so I’m going to endeavour to limit the links contained in This Week In Videogame Blogging to truly “the best of the best of the best, sir!” I hope it’s of some…

November 8th

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This Week In Videogame Blogging would like to acknowledge the useful contribution of everyone who’s been sending links to the critical distance twitter account. It’s been very helpful so please keep ‘em coming! By the time I’d written last weeks post, a…