I occasionally blog at Stanford's How They Got Game project website (link), some recent posts are:

An Abundance of Avalon-Hill

Box Art Aesthetics: Board Games

Hardware Delivery

I also recently wrote an article on digital geographies (which isn't out yet):

Exploring the Hidden in Digital Games, in Bittanti, Matteo, Lowood, Henry and Devarco, Bonnie, "Ludic Cartographies. Digital Travels, Space and Maps ", Aosta: Fabbrica Arte, 2010.