This Week in Videogame Blogging

October 17th

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Welcome back, readers. New Keywords! This week’s guest is games academic, legal scholar, and loot box expert Leon Xiao. Check it out! This Week in Videogame Blogging is a roundup highlighting the most important critical writing on games from the past seven…

October 10th

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Welcome back, readers. Not much doing around the site to discuss this week, so we’ll get right to the heart of the matter with thirteen new cool and interesting critical works about games! This Week in Videogame Blogging is a roundup highlighting…

October 3rd

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Welcome back, readers. Hey! Connor’s back with a new TMIVGV, and this issue’s positively packed. Check it out! Elsewhere, the folks over at KRITIQAL recently wrapped an essay jam centred around forgotten games, producing a bunch of cool, offbeat, and interactive works….

September 26th

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Welcome back, readers. Videogames? Videogames. I’ve looked up from a packed-but-gratifying semester of teaching queer Twine games just long enough to put together this week’s latest issue, which features nihilism, Deltarune, story ideologies, and another out-of-context fish picture. Enjoy! This Week in…

September 19th

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Welcome back, readers. We’re running a shorter issue this week, albeit one that ended up being fairly tightly themed around history and memory, be it via how games depict history, or how they constitute it! But before that. . . . New…

September 12th

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Welcome back, readers. The past and future feature heavily in this week’s issue as writers re-evaluate prior legacies and weigh in on future trends. No major updates around the site to discuss this week, unless I’ve somehow missed something myself as I…

September 5th

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Welcome back, readers. There’s a lot of discourse this week on art–the value it creates (or doesn’t), the responsibility it bears (or doesn’t). Some of it is frankly tiring, and I don’t mean that as a value judgement. I’m grateful, however, that…

August 29th

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Welcome back, readers. Before we get going, I’d just like to bring your attention to Connor’s latest video roundup! As always, the continuing support of our readers makes this work possible. This Week in Videogame Blogging is a roundup highlighting the most…

August 22nd

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Welcome back, readers. It’s another quiet week around the site in a distinctly unquiet world. If you’ve been feeling angry and powerless watching the catastrophic conclusion of the American Empire’s twenty-year fuckup in Afghanistan, this would be a good place to lend…

August 15th

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Welcome back, readers. We return this week, as always, with another issue of timely, valuable, offbeat, fun, difficult, and important criticism. There are no major site updates to discuss this time around, but I want to extend my thanks to the readers,…