April 14th

It’s time to pay our dues. Pull up a chair, dig out last year’s receipts, and bust out the reading glasses. It’s This Week in Videogame Blogging! SHOOTY McGUNPANTS At Unwinnable, Brendan Keogh sits down with the Konrad to his Walker and…

April 7th

Oh my glob, you guys. This is only going to be, like, the biggest This Week in Videogame Blogging ever. Aren’t you so totally floored? BIOSHOCK INFINITE (General content warning: most of these involve some manner of spoilers.) This game came out…

March 31st…????

It happens sometimes. With Mattie Brice, Katie Williams and yours truly all tied up at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, and with Eric Swain busy working on those podcasts, things just fall through the cracks. In honor of Critical Distance’s…

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March 17th

Welcome to another sunny Sunday filled with top-tier criticism and commentary from the world of gaming! Contrary to previous reports, I, your senior editor, will be taking the reins again this week, while Mattie Brice rounds off the last two weekends of…

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Women’s History Month

With the increased visibility of women’s issues and subjects of representation in games, it should come as no surprise that more and more people –from publications on down to individual writers– are stepping forward to join the discussion. Last year’s #1reasonwhy moment…

February 24th

In the year 2148, commenters on Brainy Gamer discovered the remains of an ancient spacefaring civilization. In the decades that followed, these mysterious artifacts revealed startling new blog topics, enabling travel to new critical heights. The basis for this incredible technology was…

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February 10th

Sorry, what’s that? It’s time for This Week in Videogame Blogging already? You mean, only the best and most interesting games criticism, analysis and commentary on the web? Well all right then– let’s get started. AROUND THE WORLD We start rather unassumingly…

January 27th

It’s Sunday! Let’s jam with some This Week in Videogame Blogging! IT’S THE ECONOMY On Tech Crunch, Tadhg Kelly has an interesting article on the inward-facing practices of “casual” games, and how their approach –focusing on metrics– is actually very familiar to…

January 20th

If I had to describe Critical Distance with the title of a game, it’d be Infinite Undiscovery. Except I heard that game wasn’t too good. Oh well. Moving on: its’ time once again for This Week in Videogame Blogging, the web’s premier…

January 13th

Hello C-D readers, this is your Captain speaking. I am back in the chair as is right and proper with the universe and we are ready to engage. Let’s get This Week in Videogame Blogging going! #1Reason Kim Swift, a developer who…