Exhibition On now until Sunday, 24 February 2019

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt

Explore the design and culture of contemporary videogames

Superb…a force for change ★★★★★

The Guardian

  • On now until Sunday, 24 February 2019

  • Room 39 and the North Court

  • £18.00

    Concessions apply.
    Advance booking is recommended.

    This exhibition includes content that may not be suitable for younger audiences. Some installations contain flashing lights.

This exhibition provides a unique insight into the design process behind a selection of groundbreaking contemporary videogames. Design work, including concept art and prototypes, feature alongside large-scale immersive installations and interactives.

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Exhibition Highlights

Game screenshot, how do you Do it?, 2014. Freeman, Butler, Kittaka, Coss.

League of Legends, Worlds 2017. Riot Games.

Kentucky Route Zero. Courtesy of Cardboard Computer

Character sketch, The Last of Us ™ © 2013, 2014, Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC. The Last of Us is a trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC. Created and developed by Naughty Dog LLC.

Blue Sky Concept, The Last of Us ™ © 2013, 2014 Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC. The Last of Us is a trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC. Created and developed by Naughty Dog LLC.

Screenshot, Journey ™ © 2012, 2014 Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC. Journey is a trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC. Developed by Thatgamecompany.

Character sketches, Journey ™ © 2012, 2014 Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC. Journey is a trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC. Developed by Thatgamecompany.

Splatoon © 2015 Nintendo

Le Blanc Seing, 1965 by Rene Magritte. Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington

No Man's Sky - ™/© 2016 Hello Games Ltd. Developed by Hello Games Ltd. All rights reserved

Arcade Backpack, UCLA Game Lab (Photo by Robin Baumgarten)

Vox the Dog + Overwatch by Blizzard Entertainment. Image courtesy of Taylor Creighton

Winterfell, Westeroscraft. © Minecraft

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Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt book

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt book

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Fellow Travellers limited edition print, Journey, 2012 by Thatgamecompany

Fellow Travellers limited edition print, Journey, 2012 by Thatgamecompany

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How the World Ends by Sean Mort - signed print

How the World Ends by Sean Mort - signed print

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Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt

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