Elsewhere: “A Video Game Manifesto: Final Fantasy XIII As A Prototype” on Ruelle Electrique


The Ruelle recently posted a new article of mine in which I tackle the question of whether video games currently are or can even become art, a response to a really insightful (but ultimately wrong) essay by Roger Ebert on his blog. I argue that it is understandably debatable whether video games can be considered art as they currently stand, but that there is no question that they can indeed reach the level of what may be considered art. Let it be said that Ebert is a legend in my book, someone I have always deeply admired for his intellectually satisfying and enjoyable reviews, as well as his savage wit; however with all due respect, I cannot disagree with him more when it comes to video games.

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