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July 14th

I should probably start this off with a corny allusion to Pacific Rim, or the EVO tournament, or the Steam summer sale currently ruining everyone’s wallet. I ran through a bunch of permutations. But cheekiness just don’t seem like it should be…

July 7th

This is the longest I’ve gone without playing Animal Crossing in weeks and reader, it’s approaching actual physical pain now. This game ought to be a controlled substance. But enough about me. Let’s get you your weekly hit before the itching and…

June 30th

Get ready for the jingle-jangle of This Week in Videogame Blogging, the Internet’s top shelf stock of videogame criticism, analysis, deep reads, cultural critique, and more. TEXTUAL READINGS Who doesn’t love a good textual analysis? They may be out of vogue among…

June 23rd

Hello, Mayor Reader! In Critical-Distance Land, it’s Sunday, June 23rd, 2013, and the current time is 3:35 a.m.. Well then, shall we get started? Yes, let’s. I need help first… >This Week in Videogame Blogging! Wonderful. Let me get you set up!…

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June 2nd

What a week. I’d make a joke about secretly being cast as the Twelfth Doctor, but I imagine that would get me angry letters in my inbox. Let’s stick to what we know, shall we? And what we know is the very…

May 26th

A short and sweet week for fans of excellent writing on games and culture. Let’s not waste time! It’s This Week in Videogame Blogging! AH, MEMORIES On Kambyero, Joseph Berida takes us through a retrospective on idiosyncratic JRPG outlier Vagrant Story. On…

May 19th

Welcome to another exciting Sunday filled with the best and brightest of videogames journalism, criticism and commentary! We’re a little late, so let’s not dally a second more. It’s This Week in Videogame Blogging! HOW WE PLAY John Brindle, the most British…

May 12th

Helloooo, Critical Distance readers! Are you excited? I’m so excited! And I just can’t hide it! It’s This Week in Videogame Blogging! FORGET IT, JAKE, IT’S THE GAME INDUSTRY Doing our part to keep this one alive, here’s John Walker’s piece from…

April 21st

Hungry for some tasty Sunday reading? Look no further. It’s This Week in Videogame Blogging, the web’s best source for prime cuts of games criticism, analysis and commentary! INFINITE BIOSHOCKS Set an afternoon aside for this one. Tim Rogers has finally finished…