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user-inactivated  ·  3706 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Smithsonian calls video games art, adds two to permanent collection

I've heard the 'cut scenes are art' argument, for GTA and others -- maybe, but is that proof that video games are art or that you can embed little movies into video games?

Never seen the specific bit about the riots, I've only played GTA like four times.

I know that art is in the eye of the beholder (within reason), so why do I have the kneejerk reaction that some video games are art and some aren't, which I don't have with music/paintings/etc?