Category Archive: Videogames

Forget whether it’s art, I don’t even know what Jonathan Jones thinks a game is

Brief background: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York has acquired some videogames for its permanent collection. Jonathan Jones then wrote a response blog for The Guardian saying that videogames aren’t… Continue reading

Thoughts on Dear Esther

I am: yet what I am none cares or knows, My friends forsake me like a memory lost; I am the self-consumer of my woes, They rise and vanish in oblivious host, Like… Continue reading

The Ink Spots – Fallout 3

You might recognise this from Fallout 3 – it’s ‘I Don’t Want To Set The World On Fire’ by The Ink Spots. For me, hearing it was one of those gaming moments when… Continue reading

Can videogames be art?

Are videogames art? An art historian and gamer grapples with the issue of the day!

The Importance of having Tentacles

Some beautiful Flickr images of jellyfish