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

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.

09/06/2016 By Darren Davis

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.

08/31/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Electronic Sports

Should College Students Get a Scholarship to Play Video Games?

UW's Washington Gaming Association thinks so.

07/18/2016 By Darren Davis

Video Games

10 Seattle Spots Where You Can Avoid Pokémon Go

Gotta ditch 'em all.

07/13/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

04/08/2016 By Darren Davis

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.

11/09/2015 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

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.'

08/26/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Gaming

Inside the Seattle Indies Expo

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

07/30/2015 By Darren Davis

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.

06/16/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

06/04/2015 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

Back Fence

Can a Video Game be Real Therapy?

SinaSprite makes its case.

01/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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

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

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.

03/18/2014 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

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.

03/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

01/19/2014 By Jeremy G. Novak

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.

09/12/2013 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld Illustrations by Maré Odomo