Categorized game list for your educational viewing that can help start the discussion on video games as art.
Minecraft (PC/Mac/Mobile, Purchase)
That infamous game about collaborative building.
Dwarf Fortress (PC/Mac/Linux, Free)
Endless Forest (PC, Free)
A game about a deer exploring a wild forest with other deers.
Journey (PS3, Purchase)
A game with abstract storytelling.
That Dragon, Cancer (Ouya/PC/MAC, Purchase)
Judith (PC/MAC/Linux, Free)
A dark tale.
Facade (PC/MAC, Free)
Making good and bad conversation.
Puzzle Exploration Games
Windosill (Browser/PC/Mac, Purchase)
Playful game of curiosity.
Cloud (PC, Free)
Proteus (PC, Purchase)
“A game of audio-visual exploration and discovery…”
Rez (Dreamcast/PS2/Xbox360, Purchase)
Darfur is Dying
Indie Art Games
Safety Instructions and other games by Pipin Barr (Browser, Free)
Arctic Acre and other games by Jason Nelson (Browser, Free)
Today I Die, I wish I were the moon
Cinematic Art/Adventure Games
Papo y yo
Shadow of the Colossus
Zen Bound 2, ipad
Sword and Sorcery
Let’s Create Pottery!