Exhibition Opening on Saturday, 8 September 2018

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt

Explore the design and culture of contemporary videogames

  • Opening on Saturday, 8 September 2018

  • 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.

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.

Exhibition Highlights

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 Games Lab (Photo by Robin Baumgarten)

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

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

League of Legends, Worlds 2017. Riot Games.

Winterfell, Westeroscraft. © Minecraft

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