Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Monday, Dec. 31, 2012

Astoria

Museum explores video game frontier in Astoria

Entering the new exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria is like warping into another dimension in time and space. A dark room on the third floor glimmers with arcade games and large projection screens, but they aren’t just there to behold. “Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off” celebrates the 50 years that have passed since the creation of Spacewar!, the first digital video game, following a timeline of 21 classic games that patrons are able to actively take on. Comment.

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