November 15th

November 15th, 2015 | Posted by John Kilhefner in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on November 15th)

There wasn’t a whole lot whirring out of the videogame criticism engine this week, but don’t call it getting by on scraps, these delectable morsels are more than satisfying enough. Contents within presented without filler. Welcome to┬áThis Week in Videogame Blogging! Rise (and fall) of the Tomb Raider Carolyn Petit reviews Rise of the Tomb …
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September 13th

September 13th, 2015 | Posted by Eric Swain in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on September 13th)

Shake off the rust and welcome one and all to another edition of This Week In Video Game Blogging! Masculinity In continuation to the previous pieces of Hot Ryu, Mattie Brice looks at what the simple addition of a beard says about us when compared with the correct cultural context of masculinity projection, in this …
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May 24th

May 24th, 2015 | Posted by Eric Swain in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on May 24th)

I haven’t done this in a while, so excuse me while I shake some of the rust off. Welcome to another round of This Week In Video Game Blogging! The Look Back Starting off today we take a look into the past. Richard Moss wrote a feature at Polygon on the very first First Person …
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November 30th

November 30th, 2014 | Posted by Eric Swain in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on November 30th)

Hope for all our US readers you had a lovely, stuffing Turkey Day and didn’t spawn too many family brawls. For everyone else, happy weekend. Welcome to This Week In Video Game Blogging! Bioshock and Beyond Earth Bioshock is back in the critical eye. Anthony Burch at his blog No Wrong Way to Play decides …
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November 9th

November 9th, 2014 | Posted by Eric Swain in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on November 9th)

How are you all this fine, crisp, chilly autumn day? And you in the southern hemisphere can keep your bragging to yourself, thank you very much. Eric here to take you on another journey through This Week In Video Game Blogging! Bayonetta 2 Bayonetta 2 continues to stir up conversation both as a sexual entity …
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The Game Developers Conference is over and Kris will be back in the saddle next weekend. Hello to any new potential readers we may have picked up over the last week. Let’s get This Week In Video Game Blogging started. Critical Proximity While the inaugural meet up of game critics and writers was last weekend, …
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January 12th

January 13th, 2014 | Posted by Eric Swain in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on January 12th)

After taking a break from the year end specials, we at Critical Distance are back. I, Eric Swain, will be stepping in as your curator this week to present a double sized This Week In Video Game Blogging. Connect the Dots Eric Swain GMing style of Shadowrun Return at PopMatters. Also at PopMatters, G Christopher …
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November 10th

November 10th, 2013 | Posted by Eric Swain in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (Comments Off on November 10th)

It’s getting rather dark and rather chilly around here. Another week, another list of links for This Week In Video Game Blogging. Video Games Both Great and Small Horror month continues a little past October with Zachary McAnally looking at Slender: The Arrival‘s horror design and Soha El-Saaawi explaining the journey of Year Walk. Emanuel …
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October 27th

October 27th, 2013 | Posted by Eric Swain in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (1 Comments)

Your resident librarian of games criticism is back in the seat again. We have a wonderfully diverse collection on the recommends shelf of This Week In Video Game Blogging. Grand Theft Auto V Grand Theft Auto is a very popular subject as of late. We decided just to put them out on the front shelf; …
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September 1st

September 1st, 2013 | Posted by Eric Swain in This Week in Videogame Blogging: - (1 Comments)

Sunday afternoons are made for being lazy. Just stretch out, scratch the nearest cat tummy and watch the dust particles float on by. But there are still posts to read and link lists to curate. So on with This Week in Videogame Blogging. Gone Home and Papers, Please Because two great tastes go together. Kate …
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