Wed Jan 12, 2011, 10:47 am
AMAZING REVIEW OF VIDEO GAMES LIVE IN MINNEAPOLIS WITH THE MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA!
Are Video Games Art?
by Tad Simons
"Video Games Live, which made an appearance at Orchestra Hall last Friday night, is a technically impressive, frequently hilarious, ultimately mind-bending event in which the Minnesota Orchestra plays the music of various popular video games while a carnival of gaming nostalgia, inside jokes, video projectors, and a full-blown rock concert swirl around it. The result is an energetic din of old and new technologies..."
"VGL is a hybrid form of entertainment that perfectly captures the cultural ambivalence of the early 21st century."
READ FULL REVIEW HERE: http://blogs.mspmag.com/themorningafter/2011/01/are-video-games-art.html