I'm pretty sure the perennial "Are games art?" conversation hit its peak back in 2007 when a million angry gamers struck back at Roger Ebert's assertion that the answer was... well, no, but Super Mario Bros. creator Shigeru Miyamoto just threw a little more gas on the fire with his public comment that "I have never said that video games [are an] art."
Because the world needs yet another voice weighing in on this question, I've written a piece on Miyamoto's quote over at Artinfo.
Check it out here. It's a-me!