Apparently, film critic Roger Ebert does not think video games qualify as art and PZ Myers agrees:
Video games will become art when replaying the performance becomes something we find interesting, when the execution of those tools generates something splendid and lasting. It just doesn’t now, though. If you want to see something really boring, watch someone else playing a video game. Then imagine recording that game, and wanting to go back and watch the replay again sometime.
Someone needs to tell Ebert and Myers things have changed a bit since their last experience with Space Invaders.