Is Heavy Rain art? Creator "honestly doesn't care"

TVGB: "Speaking at last week's Eurogamer Expo Dev Session, Cage outlined his thoughts on the subject. "My personal belief is there are two ways of thinking about games," he said. "You can think about games like toys or entertainment, where you want to spend some time having fun. That's fine and there's nothing wrong with that.""

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RememberThe3573269d ago

Now can we stop asking that damn question. Videogames are art. If the word "games" wasn't apart of it their would be no question.

Maddens Raiders3269d ago


1. the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance.

2. the class of objects subject to aesthetic criteria; works of art collectively, as paintings, sculptures, or drawings: a museum of art; an art collection.

3. a field, genre, or category of art: Dance is an art.

4. the fine arts collectively, often excluding architecture: art and architecture.

5. any field using the skills or techniques of art: advertising art; industrial art.

6. (in printed matter) illustrative or decorative material: Is there any art with the copy for this story?

7. the principles or methods governing any craft or branch of learning: the art of baking; the art of selling.

8. the craft or trade using these principles or methods.

9. skill in conducting any human activity: a master at the art of conversation.

10. a branch of learning or university study, esp. one of the fine arts or the humanities, as music, philosophy, or literature.

11. arts,
a. (used with a singular verb) the humanities: a college of arts and sciences.
b. (used with a plural verb) liberal arts.

12. skilled workmanship, execution, or agency, as distinguished from nature.

13. trickery; cunning: glib and devious art.

14. studied action; artificiality in behavior.

15. an artifice or artful device: the innumerable arts and wiles of politics.

16. Archaic. science, learning, or scholarship.

Yes I think this is art.

Maddens Raiders3269d ago (Edited 3269d ago )

person their referencing instead of saying "people", when they're obviously talking about the person right above them.

silly isn't it? 8D

(...& for the record it's not technically what is normally considered a "wall of text".)

WIIIS13269d ago

I wish people would accept that video games are loved because they're games and not because they are art, movie or anything else.

gumgum993269d ago

This isn't art. This is living.