Video Games

Get Ready for the New Nintendo Switch Console

Nintendo's portable next generation console arrives in March 2017.

10/20/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Video Games

10 Seattle Spots Where You Can Avoid Pokémon Go

Gotta ditch 'em all.

07/13/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Explainer

The End of the Mariners' Nintendo Era

After 26 years Nintendo of America is selling the Mariners. Under CEO Hiroshi Yamauchi the Japanese video game company oversaw some big ups (‘95 Never Forget) and some much bigger downs (basically all of the ‘00s). Let’s look back.

06/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Celebrity Puns

Plus, Abe Vigoda, 'Great Detective Pikachu,' and Tancred.

02/01/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Game On

The Sights of PAX Prime 2015

From cosplayers to convention center–destroying monsters, there was plenty to see at the annual gaming expo.

09/01/2015 Photography by Ryan Russell Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Tom Hanks, Super Mario, and Daniel Bryan

Distract yourself with expedited cinematic journeys, bluegrass, hip-hop, video game memories, and pro wrestling.

03/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Museums

Indie Game Revolution Captures the Bliss of Gaming

EMP's exploration of independent video game creators gets it right.

01/20/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Video Games

A Day at PAX 2014

A photo recap from a day spent at Seattle's prime gaming convention

09/02/2014 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Exhibit

The Smithsonian's Art of Video Games, Now at EMP

Explore 40 years of pixelated playable art, from Mario to Mass Effect.

02/14/2013 By Cassandra Callan

News

NW Games Roundup

02/24/2010 By Sam Machkovech

News

More Doom

01/26/2010 By Sam Machkovech