Grand Theft Auto graces V&A exhibition
Michael Plant is chief editor and writer of gaming ezine and blog GamesCatalyst.com, as well as editor of 'The Independent'’s games review printed in the Saturday supplement 'Information'. Established in February 2011, Games Catalyst endeavours to bring its unique brand of fact and satire to the videogaming community and, in tandem with 'The Independent', hopefully turn a few non-believers on to gaming while we’re at it.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Rockstar have announced the inclusion of their Grand Theft Auto series in the Victoria and Albert Museum’s British Design 1948–2012: Innovation in the Modern Age exhibition.
The exhibition, running now through August 12th, explores how British designers have responded to economic, political and cultural forces that have fundamentally shaped how we live today, spanning the time period from the 1948 ‘Austerity Games’ to this summer’s Olympic Games in London.
Representing each Grand Theft Auto title in the franchise and showcasing the innovation of living metropolises and open world gameplay, the exhibit features a commemorative video chronicling the history of Rockstar’s series.
For details and exhibition schedules, visit http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/exhibitions/exhibition-british-design/british-design-visitor-and-ticket-information/
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