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Thursday, September 8 2011

Telling Hamlet What to Do: Video Games, Art, and Cultural Hierarchies

Games have not stumbled upon a new way of creating and interacting with art, they have rediscovered an older system.


Monday, August 29 2011

‘League of Legends’ Is “Just a Game”

For all the articles discussing what the relationship between player and game is or how a title uses a certain trope, there are few essays about “just games.” If there’s a modern instance of “just a game,” it’s League of Legends.


Monday, August 22 2011

Why Video Games Might Not Be Art

Roger Ebert might have a point when he claims that 'games can never be art'. At least, Aristotle and T.S. Eliot would have agreed.


Thursday, August 28 2008

Braid

The organic, malleable gameplay that Braid offers is refreshing in the context of a game that superficially looks to be a platformer.


Sunday, August 17 2008

Randy Balma: Municipal Abortionist

The concept of video game design and architecture has been expressed by several academics and yet within it there doesn't seem to be much room for Randy Balma: Municipal Abortionist.


Tuesday, March 11 2008

game, game, game, and again game

game, game, game, and again game isn't so much a game trying to be art as it is a work of art borrowing from games.


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