The Art of Video Games Exhibit at the Smithsonian is Now Open through September

The Art of Video Games exhibit launched last week at the Smithsonian American Art Museum after years of hard work and preparation bringing to light the legitimacy of videos games as art into the direct view of gamers and non-gamers alike. Despite what your opinion may be of the modern entertainment medium rubbing elbows with the likes of Picasso,… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Lick this Neon Frog

Our friends at The Art of  Video Games exhibit had a big week with their opening at the Smithsonian. Elsewhere BioWare officially responded to the ME 3 ending controversy, Angry Birds went into space, and more teasing for games later in the year made us wish the summer away. At Horrible Night we were busy… Continue reading

Art of Video Games Eras 4-5 – The Horrible Show 051811

Now that we’ve been schooled by the curator Art of Video Games, Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Justin finish their analysis of the winners lists and move on to the modern eras. From the N64 to the PS3 see which selections awed us and which raised eyebrows. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Truthfully,… Continue reading

The Art of Video Games Exhibition Selection Process Underway

The Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery are taking votes on which, out of 240 games spread across almost the entire spectrum of consoles, will be featured in the exhibition The Art of Video Games from March 16 to September 30, 2012. From the website: The exhibition will feature some of the most… Continue reading