September 2021

Hello readers, In September, Grace Lee dropped an interesting piece titled What Isn’t a Video Essay? considering the notion of boundaries and semantics when it comes to format/genre/categorisation, which while not strictly about videogames (hence my shoehorning it into this bit of…

August 2021

Hello readers, Welcome to a rather delayed August vod roundup. It’s still a bit frosty here on the deep southern side of the planet, but it was a warm month for videogame video discourse, so I took my sweet time sifting through…

July 2021

Hello there, readers. Yes, I’ve returned to bring you a fresh collection of videos about videogames for the twenty-second month in a row. I hope you’re well! The weather here is fine. It’s true that I’ve been eggbeater kicking in the seas…

June 2021

Welcome back, readers. Hello from Australia, where most of the country is back in lockdown. How are the rest of you doing? Something about a deadly heat dome? Apparently the Olympics are on? Okay. This Month In Videogame Vlogging highlights the most…

May 2021

Welcome back, readers. Gosh, this is a very late video-content roundup. It’s been one of those months. Sometimes these things get away from you (in this case ‘things’ meaning ‘watching vods about videogames’, and ‘you’ meaning ‘me’). My apologies. Hopefully this has…

April 2021

Welcome back, readers. April was a relatively quiet month for critical videos, which was frankly relieving after the madness of March. Still, there’s a lot here that I’m pleased to share with you. My boundless thanks, as always, for your many submissions…

March 2021

Welcome back, readers. I hope this finds you well. Here’s a grouping of resources for supporting protests against racist police violence. Happy twelfth birthday to Critical Distance for earlier this month. March brought us more excellent and creative videos, many of them…

February 2021

Welcome again, readers. On this edge of the world we’re entering the last warm days before torpor. My houseplant collection seems to be growing at an alarming rate, beyond my input or intention. Also, there were many fine video essays to watch…

January 2021

Welcome back, readers. I hope this roundup finds you well, wherever you are. This Month In Videogame Vlogging is a roundup featuring the best videogame criticism to be made using a video format from the previous calendar month.   Plague Time To…

December 2020

Hello again, Readers. Well, here it is, the twelfth and final TMIVGV for 2020. This December was typically light in terms of concentrated critical content, given all the end of year retrospectives that had to be made, holidays taken etc – but…