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The Gaming Life

The Sound and the Fury: PAX West 2016 Recap

Blockbuster titles, homespun indie projects, and a new type of digital celebrity round out another year for one of the nation's biggest video game conventions.

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 09/06/2016

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Rori “CauthonLuck” Bryant-Raible

The local professional video game player looks to continue his team's unexpected 'Heroes of the Storm' success at PAX.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/31/2016

Electronic Sports

Should College Students Get a Scholarship to Play Video Games?

UW's Washington Gaming Association thinks so.

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 07/18/2016

Video Games

10 Seattle Spots Where You Can Avoid Pokémon Go

Gotta ditch 'em all.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 07/13/2016

The E-Sporting Life

Heroes of the Dorm Is the March Madness of Video Games

Blizzard's college e-sports tournament ends this weekend in Seattle, with one team walking away with free tuition.

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 04/08/2016

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: 'Master of None' and 'Fallout 4'

In case you need any entertainment to binge on this week.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 11/09/2015

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.

  • By Ryan Russell and Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/01/2015

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Ty Taylor

The indie video game designer behind 'The Bridge' discusses the PAX 10 and his new title 'Tumblestone.'

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/26/2015


Inside the Seattle Indies Expo

In the shadow of PAX Prime, the Seattle Indies Expo is a rallying cry for local independent game developers.

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 07/30/2015

Video Games

Shelby Earl Becomes the Rock Star of 'Rock Band' at E3

The local singer-songwriter shreds on a plastic guitar in Rock Band 4's debut trailer.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/16/2015

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: June 2015

Carla Körbes takes her final bow with PNB, EMP showcases the animation legacy of Looney Tunes’ Chuck Jones, and Seattle Symphony plays Fantasia.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/04/2015


Indie Game Revolution Captures the Bliss of Gaming

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

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 01/20/2015

Back Fence

Can a Video Game be Real Therapy?

SinaSprite makes its case.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 01/05/2015

Video Games

A Day at PAX 2014

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

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/02/2014


DOTA 2 Takes Over KeyArena

The world’s biggest video game competition will play out over four days at a sold-out KeyArena this July.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 07/01/2014

Video Games

'Infamous: Second Son' Brings Seattle to the PlayStation 4

Bellevue's Sucker Punch studio recreates their familiar surrounding for the new superhero game.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 03/18/2014

Annotated Space

Seattle Is Infamous in PlayStation 4’s New Hit Game

Take an in-depth look at how Bellevue’s Sucker Punch Productions made the Emerald City the star of Infamous: Second Son.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 03/01/2014

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Events Jan 20–26

Two deserved musical residencies, an old-school video game tournament, and a complete cover of one of the most classic albums: the best ways to spend your week without spending much.

  • By Jeremy G. Novak
  • Published 01/19/2014

Video Game Culture

I Don't Feel Safe Here: A Comic About PAX

When we sent local comic artist Maré Odomo to PAX, controversy overshadowed the video games.

  • By Maré Odomo and Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/12/2013

Visual Art

Press Start for Video Game Art

Just in time for PAX, Mario meets Master Chief (and a host of other gaming characters) at Ltd. Art Gallery.

  • By Angela Qian
  • Published 08/27/2013
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