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How Seattle Became the Hollywood of Video Games

A timeline of how Microsoft, Nintendo, and a fleet of talented indie developers placed Seattle at the center of the gaming industry.

09/17/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Gaming

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.

07/01/2014 With 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

Article

Inside Gabe Newell’s Downloadable Software Empire

As Valve Software’s cofounder is inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences hall of fame, we look back at how he changed the way everyone consumes media.

01/23/2013 By Sam Machkovech

News

Last Night

03/12/2010 By Sam Machkovech

News

Still Alive

03/02/2010 By Sam Machkovech

News

NW Games Roundup

02/24/2010 By Sam Machkovech