Welcome to your Sunday reservoir of interesting writing about video games. Grab your reading jacket, a cup of coffee and get ready to exercise the brain.
Battle Klaxon: The People Power Of Valkyria Chronicles Quintin Smith celebrates the humanity at the heart of SEGA's wonderful game of tactical combat.
Big Apple, 3AM: Introducing a Little Anarchy Michel McBride-Charpentier raises a great point about the stealth in Batman in terms of improvisation and intentionality.
Discount Thoughts: Touch the void Michael Clarkson scales the heights of Cursed Mountain in this terrific critical reading of the Wii-exclusive survival horror.
EDGE: Death Of The Author Clint Hocking, Chet Faliszek and Ragnar Tørnquist get together to chat about the future of narrative and story-telling in games.
Eurogamer: Off the Map Quintin Smith (again!) tours some of gaming's finest anti-levels, each designed to be as confusing, confronting and confounding as possible.