February 5th

I can’t think of a clever intro. It’s This Week In Video Game Blogging. The recently released Katawa Shoujo has garnered a lot of attention for how it came into existence and for it being a quality experience, something no one could…

This Year In Video Game Blogging 2011

Welcome to 2012! Here at Critical Distance, your regularly scheduled This Week In Video Game Blogging is taking a break to make way for our year-end retrospective. The editorial crew has been hard at work culling through the year’s 937 links plus…

September 25th

Welcome one and all. It is my pleasure to be your guide today around the Gallery of Vidogame Blogging and Criticism from this week.  We have a bevy of word-pieces for you, so if you’ll just follow me through the gallery… We…

August 21st

Kris was a little off last week. Apparently Ben is off gallivanting at FreePlay conference in the wiles of Melbourne, Australia with other game critics and academics. So while he’s getting panda with all them I’m taking over for a week. Speaking…

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July 3rd

This has been a big week for gaming in the U.S., with the Supreme Court ruling 7-2 to strike down the California law censoring the sale of violent video games to minors. You can read the opinions here. Michael “Brainy Gamer” Abbott…

June 5th

Seems everyone’s sick but me, so I will be taking control of Critical Distance this weekend to bring you TWIVGB. MWUHAHAHAHAHAHA. Kirk Hamilton has been on fire recently. We don’t often link to reviews, but Kirk’s piece on L.A. Noire at Kill…