Are Video Games Art?
I’m pretty sure we’ve both experienced some thought about the relation between art and video games. I have always thought of games as an art form. Not because of the beautiful aesthetics of a game, but because of the immersive gameplay. I thought that art was considered anything that leads to an emotional or passionate response, and I always felt that way about games. What about you?
In this video, I ask you one question: Are Video Games Art? I go through both arguments so you can piece together your own opinion.
After watching the video, fill out this poll: http://goo.gl/argm3Y
We’ll discuss the results next week.
Games Now Legally Considered an Art Form (in the USA). In The Escapist. Retrieved September 30, 2014, from http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/109835-Games-Now-Legally-Considered-an-Art-Form-in-the-USA
Video Games Can Never Be Art. In Roger Ebert Journal. Retrieved September 30, 2014, from http://www.rogerebert.com/rogers-journal/video-games-can-never-be-art
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