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After a social media uproar, the Denmark-based Serious Games Interactive removed a “Slave Tetris” mini-game from their Playing History: Slave Trade.

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In a new monthly series, we’re highlighting a few games, apps, and interactive digital experiences recommended for the art crowd. For September, here’s a simulation of an Italian Renaissance painting guild, a Surrealist puzzler, a glitchy Pac-Man, and the most thought-provoking game on junk mail yet.

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Post image for Digital Distractions: Love, Color, and Clapping

In a new monthly series, we’re highlighting a few games, apps, and interactive digital experiences recommended for the art crowd.

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Post image for Gaming the Pop Culture Fantasy of the Vietnam War

Pop culture fetishization of war and violence of video games are explored with vivid watercolor-based animation in Eddo Stern’s Vietnam Romance, on view at Postmasters gallery in Tribeca.

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Post image for Be the Bolshevik Wedge in a Game Inspired by El Lissitzky’s 1919 Propaganda Art

In the game Lissitzky’s Revenge, you are the tiny red triangle against the mighty white circle depicted in El Lissitzky’s 1919 Suprematist poster “Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge.”

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Post image for Blast the Forces of Tradition in a Game Inspired by 20th-Century Modernism

What would a video game developed in 1923 by a bunch of angry modern artists look like?

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Post image for A Surreal Game Leaves You Stuck Inside a Train Station

In the video game Off-Peak, you’re trapped in a train station that’s a surreal concoction of New York City architecture

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I Visited the Tate (in Minecraft)

by Haniya Rae on April 16, 2015

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The widely beloved open world video game of Minecraft will now offer a new activity for its players to explore: interactive artworks presented by the Tate, the third installment of which was just released last week.

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A Bloody Video Game Ode on a Grecian Urn

by Allison Meier on February 24, 2015

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Apotheon brings the classical world of ancient Greek pottery to life as a full-length animated video game.

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Post image for 5 Trendsetting Video Games from IndieCade East

This past weekend, the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens hosted Indiecade East 2015 for its third year of independent games, talks, and community networking.

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