Are video games art? Why or why not?

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“Mist” by Noise

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VO Cleanup: http://www.youtube.com/user/KyleJohns…
Vaati’s “Are videogames art? /thread” – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdU8bX…

Sources:
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Rockef…
http://soundisstyle.com/2012/07/skril…
http://www.polygon.com/2013/1/10/3859…
http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills…
http://beautifultrouble.org/case/the-…
http://www.thing.net/~cocofusco/video…
http://www.esrb.org/ratings/faq.jsp

Erin Burnett Outfront Segment -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blH3Sh…
Couple in the Cage Clip -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLX2Lk…

Also Wikipedia and Morguefile. Some art made by me.

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