GAME ON 2.0 RETURNS TO MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
GAME ON BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND WITH 20 NEW GAMES
Game On is back by popular demand! The Museum of Science and Industry will open Game On 2.0: The History, Culture and Future of Video Games on Feb. 3. This exhibit features 20 new playable games including arcade classic Centipede; Pro Evolution Soccer 5; Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 3; Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire; and Project Gotham Racing, which is playable on the Xbox 360.
With more than 100 games for guests to play, this interactive exhibit explores the 40-year history of computer gaming and its impact on contemporary culture. It follows the transformation of gaming technology, profiles the creative geniuses that led the gaming revolution and tells the incredible story of how video games are developed. Artifacts?including early arcade games, prototypes and artwork?are featured prominently, including Spacewar!, the first refrigerator-sized video game built in 1962. Game On 2.0 creates an amazing experience for everyone, from hardcore gamers to interested novices.
Game On 2.0 was developed by Barbican Art Gallery, London in collaboration with the National Museums of Scotland. The exhibit is sponsored by Comcast.
WHEN: Feb. 3 ? April 30, 2006
WHERE: Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
57th and Lake Shore Drive
COST: This exhibit is not included in the Museum?s general admission and requires a $5 ticket and specified entry time. Groups of 20 or more are eligible for a discount when they book in advance. Please note that general admission has increased in 2006 to: $11 for adults; $9.50 for seniors and $7 for children 3-11.
www.msichicago.org or 773.684.1414
Added by pcimedia on January 27, 2006