Video Games Are Art: End of Debate

Video Games Are Art: End of Debate

Who says that video games aren’t art? Critics like Roger Ebert and others who are typically uninformed or ill-disposed towards the medium. Thankfully, the good folks at CNN.com recently gave us the chance to tell the other side of the “gaming as artwork” debate. While we could rehash our arguments (and the same tired old rhetoric that’s fueled the discussion for years), or wax philosophical on whether or not a video game can make you cry (of course they can… ever gotten 40 hours into a Final Fantasy to have your saved game deleted?), we’ll spare you the monologue. Instead, we invite you to check out the full article to see why video games qualify as art, and it’s high time we finally laid the issue to rest. Now, off to consider whether or not TiK ToK qualifies as “music” in the technical sense of the word…

About Scott Steinberg
Scott Steinberg is CEO of strategic consulting and product testing firm TechSavvy Global, and a noted keynote speaker and business expert. Hailed as a top tech expert and parenting guru by critics from USA Today to NPR, he’s also an on-air analyst for ABC, CBS and CNN.

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