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Game Devs Respond to Trump: Games Can Be Art

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWZtbfBGjIg President Donald Trump showed a reel of video game violence last week during a meeting with the game industry as part of an attempt to find solutions to gun violence. And this week, the game industry has responded with an 88-second reel — the same length as Trump’s video — showing the beauty of […]
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The State of Games at MoMA 4 Years Later

Figuring out how to collect videogames has presented a unique set of challenges for MoMA’s curators. Since videogames are relatively new as a form of art and design—and since rigorous academic debate about the dangers of games are still ongoing—curators of videogames have to be extra careful about what games they decide to add to […]
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When Video-Game Worlds End

  Whether it’s the final horror of The Matrix Online or the somber last acts in ToonTown Online, it isn’t hard to see how the end of an MMO constitutes an apocalypse of the first and second kind (i.e. “the end” and that which resembles the end). From the perspective of the characters who inhabit […]
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J.J. Abrams and Donald Mustard Announce New Video Game Partnership #SPYJINX

  Bad Robot + ChAIR + J.J. Abrams = #SpyJinx? Zomfg. Good#rekt, indeed. J.J. Abrams and Donald Mustard speak with Geoff Keighley about their unique collaboration on a new game project from Bad Robot and ChAIR, entitled SPYJINX. ➜ http://www.SPYJINX.com Fans can visit the official website at www.SPYJINX.com to register for VIP access to the […]
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UK Video Games Sector: A Blueprint for Growth

The UK Video Games Sector: a blueprint for growth, tracks the rise of the UK games industry since the 1980s. It demonstrates the fast-evolving business models and the innovation used in by games businesses that have helped the UK become one of the most successful games exporters in the world. The report also identifies a […]