Museum Backs 9/11 Game Exhibit

Berlin, Germany's Computerspiele Museum has publicly supported the controversial art exhibit Invaders!, a Space Invaders-inspired piece that depicts a pixelated version of the World Trade Center, which is inevitably destroyed by descending aliens.

"We were conscious that, with the attack on the World Trade Center, Invaders! was revisiting an event that had occurred not too distantly in the past and that therefore represented a controversial subject," said museum curator Andreas Lange in a statement to Edge on Wednesday. His comments come just days after prematurely shutting down the exhibit at the request of the artist.

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NO_PUDding3756d ago

I support it and I think it doesn't cross any boundaries in terms of taste.

It's a statement and I think we shouldn't be that close minded.