November 7th

Welcome back, readers. Today we bring you, as always, a varied and veritable selection of cool and interesting critical writings on games. And thank you–I do not say this quite often enough I think–for your continued interest, readership, and support in this…

October 31st

Happy Halloween, readers. I find myself coming up short for stunning witicisms to introduce this issue with. Instead, from the bottom of my ((un)dead) heart, I hope you have the opportunity to gather with some friends, wear a ridiculous onesie if that’s…

October 24th

Welcome back, readers. New TMIVGV this week! Check out some of the goodest and coolest video crit to come out in the last while, courtesy of, as always, Connor. This Week in Videogame Blogging is a roundup highlighting the most important critical…

October 17th

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…