“Art Games and Breakout: New Media Meets the American Arcade” by Holmes

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    Art Games and Breakout: New Media Meets the American Arcade



    This paper explores how the interactive paradigms and interface designs of arcade classics like Breakout and Pong have been incorporated into contemporary art games and offer new possibilities for political and cultural critique.


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