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Sebastian Sluga

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Video games = art?!?

should video games be considered a form of Art, not just an example of design? If you cant think of an example of Games as Art, then what would that look like? Who is doing it right? What is keeping it from achieving Art?

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    Jun 2 2013: Anna Anthropy presents a compelling contribution to this discussion in her book, 'Rise of the Videogame Zinesters'. This text champions video games as an expressive medium, and conveys the importance of games being developed by a wider demographic, so as to contribute more human perspectives than simply that of the desire to 'shoot aliens in the face'.

    Ian Bogost also offers a great insight into the idea of whether or not video games can be classed as works of art in his book, 'How to Do Things with Videogames'.

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