Monday, 11 June 2012

[558] IdeasTap: How To Get Into Videogames

After BytesCorp's six-month tenure at the Woolyard in Bermondsey, I was really chuffed to finally contribute to the editorial section of arts funding/facilitating powerhouse IdeasTap. About videogames, too! Thanks to Pete Collier, Robert 'Mr BAFTA Games' Jones and David Hayward for their help with this one.

The videogame industry is no stranger to debates and discussion.

But now, snobbery and moral panic are starting to look rather outmoded, as the headline questions of old – “Are videogames art?”, “Do they rot our children’s brains?” – are being replaced with others, such as, “How will the UK support its most promising industry?” And “How can young creatives get involved in making the next generation of hit games?”

Read the full article here.

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