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It’s Official: We’re Playing With High Art

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By: Stephen Crane

Well it's finally happened. Video games have been recognized as the artistic artform some of us have been trying to say they are. While it's true there havebeen some art installations involving video games or video game-like art, the games themselves were never recognized as high art the way other forms of media like radio and television are. Fortunately that's all changed. The NEA is finally willing to call the actual games themselves a form of art. This definitely means a lot for legitimizing video games as an industry and is a very welcome recognition. (Photo: Courtesy Flickr user p*p)

Read ArtInfo’s article on it here.

About Stephen Crane

Stephen was hooked by the NES at a very young age and never looked back. He games on a daily basis and is currently trying to climb his way up the ranked ladder on League of Legends! Outside of the video game world he actually likes running and owns a rapidly growing collection of toed shoes. Stephen Crane is the owner of Armed Gamer.

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