Video Games in the Gallery: Play Chinese Video Game Artist Feng Mengbo’s Epic Shooter at PS1 Next Month

11/23/2010 4:04 PM |

Feng Mengbo long march restart 2008

In a press release sent out today, MoMA PS1 announced that one of the Modern’s most recent acquisitions, Feng Mengbo’s room-sized video game installation “Long March: Restart” (2008, screenshot above), will be going on view/play on December 12. The side-scrolling game incorporates gameplay and design elements of the Super Mario Bros. and Street Fighter series, amongst others, with players leading a Red Army soldier on an epic journey across China, fighting political and spiritual baddies. Video game art: it’s for real.