This Week in Videogame Blogging

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…

January 19th

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Welcome back readers. New monthly vlog roundup! Go on and check it out; I’ll wait here. This Week in Videogame Blogging is a roundup highlighting the most important critical writing on games from the past seven days. Towards a Better Industry for…

January 12th

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Welcome back readers. Okay, I’ve finally seen the Star War, and if nothing else, I can finally go back to doing this job without holding my breath every time I click on an article with a lightsaber in the image preview. Let…

January 5th

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Welcome back, readers, and welcome to a new year and a new decade. Things feel a little bleak right now, I know, but let’s do what we can to make the best of things, shall we? (Update Jan 6 2020: I have…

December 22nd

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Welcome back readers. No, I haven’t seen Star Wars yet, and yes, you are very, very welcome for the time I put in this week reading major pop-culture outlets for quality games writing while dodging spoilers left and right. Nobody’s allowed to…

December 15th

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Welcome back, readers. While things were a bit forward-looking last week, this time retrospectives are the name of the game, with many authors looking back on games, practices, and critiques of the past. Speaking of retrospectives, don’t forget that we are receiving…