Originally Posted by Div
i always thought Myst had cool artwork. theres some japanese games with really impressive art too, although i think alot of japanese art has become an unintentional parody of itself lately (ie: shit like Bayonetta)
It's not so much whether games are visual art, I think it's inarguable that they are. It's whether, taken as a whole, a video game can be considered a work of art, just like whether a film or opera or whatever can.
Spoiler alert: they can.