Tag Archives: games criticism

Framing Meaning through Play – or – Everybody’s Gone to Film School

*Minor spoilers for Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture to follow, I think.* The perfect shot is a powerful thing ­– not only in communicating pleasure and meaning to a viewer, but also in the feelings it can engender within its … Continue reading

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Fun Possibilities

When I sit down to produce a singular piece of writing, I generally do a few things to spark creativity and get the ball rolling. I generally search Google Scholar, Critical Distance and my own library for things that might … Continue reading

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Introducing the Journal of Games Criticism

I’m happy to announce that the Journal of Games Criticism‘s first issue is published at http://gamescriticism.org. Many of us here at Higher Level Gamer are editorial board members for JGC and have been working hard to release this first issue (even while … Continue reading

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