This Week in Videogame Blogging

March 29th

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Welcome back, readers. Hope everyone’s keeping safe. I’m spending a lot of time indoors out of necessity right now. I mean, as a Ph.D candidate studying games that may be a fairly unremarkable statement even in perfectly ordinary tines, but I’m at…

March 22nd

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Before I get going, I just want to stop and give a big shout-out to Connor, who has been working to deliver thorough and really valuable roundups on games crit on the video side of things on a monthly basis. The latest…

March 15th

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Welcome back readers. If you missed it earlier this week, we announced our Blogger of the Year for 2019, so check that out if you haven’t already! Meanwhile, there’s a good chance you’re spending more time indoors this week. It seems doomsday…

March 8th

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Happy International Women’s Day, readers. Oh, and welcome back. 🙂 Some news on the docket: this Wednesday (March 11) we’ll be announcing our 2019 Blogger of the Year–the writer we feel has made the most important contribution to critical games writing over…

March 1st

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Welcome back, readers. Lots of outstanding writing this week. I’m at a loss for the attendant clever metacommentary to string it all together this week, so just read on and see for yourself! Keep reading and playing widely. This Week in Videogame…

February 23rd

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Welcome back, readers. I speak sometimes of the overarching themes and narratives that pull together each week’s selections over and above the explicitly delineated categories I come up with here. This week that theme might be games of the 2000s, which by…

February 16th

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Welcome back, readers. First off, new TMIVGV! Keep sending Connor your video recommendations as we continue our work rounding up cool, interesting, and noteworthy crit across media. This Week in Videogame Blogging is a roundup highlighting the most important critical writing on…

February 9th

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Welcome back readers. A non-negligible part of that work that goes into producing these weekly roundups is organizing the week’s selections by theme–studying each article and understanding the ways in which it rhymes with some of the others. As an organizing structure,…

February 2nd

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Welcome back, readers. I find myself at a mild loss for witty introductions this week, but that’s okay, because quality critical games writing never sleeps and there’s plenty of great stuff to be had this week. So just know that I’m glad…

January 26th

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Welcome back, readers. Maybe I’m just particularly tired and vulnerable this weekend from the perpetual hustle of academic life, but a lot of this week’s selections really hit home for me. I’ve said similar things before, but I am routinely humbled in…