April 17th

Welcome back, readers. First things first, thank you this week to everyone who circulated our Patreon Update or became a backer! We’ve seen a boost in support that has helped pull us out of immediate peril, and we’re incredibly grateful for that….

Critical Distance Patreon Update

Hello readers! First, and I don’t say this often enough, I’d like to thank everybody here–readers, supporters, folks who point us in the direction of articles, who hang out on our Discord–everyone, for sticking with us over the last 13 years and…

April 10th

Welcome back, readers. Let’s get right into it, shall we? We’ve read a bunch of cool stuff this week and I’m looking forward to sharing it! This Week in Videogame Blogging is a roundup highlighting the most important critical writing on games…

April 3rd

Welcome back, readers. It’s taken me until the wee hours of the morning local time to do so, but we’re here with the latest crit, and we’re calling it Sunday gods darn it! Around the site, Connor’s latest TMIVGV is live and…

March 28th

Welcome back, readers, and thanks for your patience as I took a little extra time to prepare this week’s issue. While I’ve got you, we just recently celebrated a book launch for Sickness, Systems, Solidarity, a free anthology bringing together 35 pieces…

March 20th

Welcome back, readers. There’s another large Ukraine charity bundle running since last we published, this time running through Humble Bundle. Check it out! This Week in Videogame Blogging is a roundup highlighting the most important critical writing on games from the past…

March 13th

Welcome back, readers. There a few things I’d like to give mention to this week before starting. First, I’d like to highlight two charity bundles on Itch right now. It’s likely you’ve already seen this one bringing together an enourmous number of…

March 6th

Welcome back, readers. Apologies in advance–there is some material I didn’t read this week, which I promise is on my list for next. A lot of people went long this week! Elden Ring looms large in my reading this week, even in…

February 27th

Welcome back, readers. You probably don’t need me to tell you that it hasn’t been a great week for a lot of people on several different fronts. Before we get on with our usual curation business, consider starting your reading week here…

February 20th

Welcome back, readers. Connor’s latest video roundup is live for your viewing pleasure, and there’s something slightly fishy afoot. I feel like the last TMIVG was, like, a week ago, which I can only assume speaks to my, shall we say, interprative…