TEDx Talk – Video Games: Limitless Universe for Exploring Humanity

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Video games, originally considered the playthings of the first video gamers of the 1970’s, have grown to become one of the most important art forms ever at mankind’s disposal. Chris Melissinos expands on the humanity that video games are imbued with through their creators and demonstrates how their evolution and maturation has enabled them to become a powerful medium for …

The Art of Video Games- A Conversation with Hideo Kojima

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This is a discussion/Q&A with Hideo Kojima during the opening weekend of the Art of Video Games exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Hideo Kojima is considered one of the most important and innovative video game designers of his generation. Best known for the Metal Gear series, published by Konami, Kojima introduced a new cinematic style of video game …

Playing Pong in 2100: How to Preserve Old Video Games – Part Two

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This half-day program featured two panel conversations focused on how to conserve and preserve digital media, specifically video games, in a world of constantly evolving technologies. Industry leaders J. P. Dyson, Strong Museum of Play; Chris Grant, Vox Media; Jon Gibson, iam8bit; Dave Gibson, Library of Congress; and Rachel Donahue, University of Maryland join the museum’s media specialist Michael Mansfield …

The Gamer and the Video Game

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Join The Art of Video Games curator Chris Melissinos, as he discusses this groundbreaking exhibition. Melissinos will explore the forty years of video game evolution as a new art form and describe the development of The Art of Video Games from idea to installation and beyond. 777