Games are part of life. People play in order to understand themselves and their environment. Since then, there is computer, it is of course used to play. It gives a new aesthetics and new forms of the game that have evolved. Video games have become an asset that enables a global networked industry gains billions in profit. But video games have long since established themselves as their own art form too. Artists use the medium to release the latter’s functionality for observation and explore the limits of the game. Game designers turn to new topics and audiences. And the major museums are discovering the computer game as a cultural asset to be collected and preserved.