BCM215 Pitch – Learning About Games

Ever since their creation video games have had a growing cultural significance, and this was made even clearer by the World Video Game Hall of Fame, run by the National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York started inducting games in 2015 that have had a great impact on the world around them. Some of these games include Pac-man, Tetris and World of Warcraft. This hall of fame, as ABC states, shows that video games are gaining a ‘cultural legitimacy’ and that the world is shifting to the sense that these works matter enough to be remembered.

My digital artefact will look at a few video games that have been released over the past 5 or so years and discuss their cultural impact on not only online gaming, but online media and traditional media. Inspired by works like the YouTube channel Girlfriend Reviews I will be talking about these…

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