Lego Trafficking at Pike Place Market and Other Odd Seattle News

A Nobel Prize medal is auctioned off, while the Xbox mini fridge and signs declaring the end of the internet highlight a weird past few months.

02/23/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

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This Month in Seattle Tech: Xbox Turns a Mini Fridge Meme into Reality

The Facebook Papers, Amazon's autonomous Zoox cars, and a new VC for women-led startups round out Seattle's October tech news.

10/29/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

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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


How E.T. Almost Killed the Video Game Industry

A new documentary available on Xbox Live tells the whole sordid tale.

11/19/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Tech Talk

Microsoft’s Xbox 180

How the company pulled off an uncharacteristic reversal after alienating hardcore gamers with weirdly restrictive features on its new gaming console.

11/01/2013 By Sam Machkovech

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Microsoft Unveils Xbox One

The new video gaming console arrives later this year.

05/20/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld


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


17 Habits of Highly Successful Companies

Stats from our top 25 companies

12/19/2012 By Allison Williams


Remember The iPhone?

04/08/2010 By Sam Machkovech


NW Games Roundup

02/24/2010 By Sam Machkovech