Tag: Games as Literature

Blasting Words Away: Poetry as Video Game in Jim Andrews’ Arteroids

“Arteroids,” a work of electronic poetry by prominent digital author Jim Andrews, is an original fusion of media that exhibits the merits and necessity of electronically produced works. A Canadian “web artist,” Andrews is known for producing projects that utilize technology’s potential for expression and “Arteroids” is no exception.  The piece is based on the classic “Asteroids” video game created…