Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Game On - Video Game Exhibition starts tomorrow

The Museu da Imagem e do Som (MIS) presents an interactive exhibition entitled Game On. For the first time in Brazil, the event explores the history, culture and future of the videgames.

Created in the UK, the exhibition transforms the space into an experimental, interactive and dynamic area. The public can play over than 120 titles, including: Penny Arcade, Pinball, Pachinko, Space Wars, Computer Space and also contemporary games like: Halo 3, Wii Sports Resort and Rock Band.

One of the highlights is the space devoted to the video games beggining, such as: Arcade games (like Pac-Man, Defender and Donkey Kong) and other old consoles since the year 1972.
  • The exhibition is organized into 11 sections such as:
  • Kids (with a selection of favorite games of children);
  • Video Game's Soundtracks;
  • New Trends;
  • Game around the world;
  • Multiplayer games, where several individuals can play at the same time;
  • Remarkable characters, such as: Super Mario, Sonic, among others.
What else?
The programming of the Game On will offer a series of lectures and discussions with experts of the gaming industry in the UK and Brazil, which will address issues such as: routing, design and character animation, soundtrack and artificial intelligence.

The meetings, which are supported by the British Council, will be open to the public by prior registration (limited places). The program hasn't been disclosed yet.

What: Game On Exhibition
Where: Avenida Europa, 158
When: November 10th to January 8th. Tuesday to Friday, from 12 pm till 8 pm. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, from 11 am till 9 pm.
Price: R$ 10. Students pay half price.

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