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Nov 30
Museum of Modern Art launches video game collectionThe Museum of Modern Art in New York appears to have settled the discussion about whether or not video games should be considered “art.”
This week, MoMA announced it has acquired a selection of 14 video games, the first batch in a permanent collection the museum hopes to grow to more than 40, which will go on display in its Philip Johnson Galleries beginning in March, 2013.
MoMA’s video game collection includes a range of titles from pioneering arcade classics right up to popular games for the current generation of home consoles.
The original 14 games to be added to MoMA’s collection are: Pac-Man (1980), Tetris (1984), Another World (1991), Myst (1993), SimCity 2000 (1994), vib-ribbon (1999), The Sims (2000), Katamari Damacy (2004), EVE Online (2003), Dwarf Fortress (2006), Portal (2007), flOw (2006), Passage (2008), Canabalt (2009).

Museum of Modern Art launches video game collection
The Museum of Modern Art in New York appears to have settled the discussion about whether or not video games should be considered “art.”

This week, MoMA announced it has acquired a selection of 14 video games, the first batch in a permanent collection the museum hopes to grow to more than 40, which will go on display in its Philip Johnson Galleries beginning in March, 2013.

MoMA’s video game collection includes a range of titles from pioneering arcade classics right up to popular games for the current generation of home consoles.

The original 14 games to be added to MoMA’s collection are: Pac-Man (1980), Tetris (1984), Another World (1991), Myst (1993), SimCity 2000 (1994), vib-ribbon (1999), The Sims (2000), Katamari Damacy (2004), EVE Online (2003), Dwarf Fortress (2006), Portal (2007), flOw (2006), Passage (2008), Canabalt (2009).


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