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Video Games

A 1994 Video Game Classic, Reborn in Portland

Night Dive Studios has raised more than $1 million to remake the cult classic System Shock from the ground up.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/19/2016

BEER ME

Deschutes Brewery Created a Virtual Reality Marketing Campaign

It's like Johnny Mnemonic except in Bend.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/15/2016

Get Out

Move Over, Fitbit: There’s a New Player in Town

Why Pokémon Go is being billed as the new fitness app you (and your kids) need to try.

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 07/14/2016

VIDEO GAMES

Everybody's Doing Pokémon GO Stories and Here's Ours

Deal with it.

  • By Michelle Porter
  • Published 07/13/2016

LEVEL UP

Ground Kontrol vs. Quarterworld: Which Portland Arcade Reigns Supreme?

Two arcades that are also bars? Adulthood is no longer mandatory.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/12/2016

VIDEO GAMES

Central Oregon, Now Infested with Hordes of Video Game Zombies

A Bend-based game studio imagines a fate worse than gentrification.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/14/2016

NEWS

BREAKING NEWS: Ground Kontrol Arcade Announces Major Downtown Expansion

The arcade and lounge will double in size, taking over the former Backspace Cafe and adding a custom bar.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/17/2016

TECH

App Developer Panic Switches Gears with Video Game "Firewatch," a Mystery Set in the Remote Wilderness

Dropping today, the game places you in a fire lookout with nothing but a radio and your wits.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 02/09/2016

LONG STORY SHORT

Will Lewis Leads a New Generation of Gamers

With the Portland Indie Game Squad and Pixel Arts Game Education, a new community is born.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 01/25/2016

VIDEOGAMES

Is this How Portland Will Look After the Apocalypse?

An new Fallout video game expansion offers a chilling look at Portland landmarks.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/04/2015

MUSICAL NOTES

Oregon Symphony Brings Video Game Music to the Schnitz

The Oregon Symphony plays music from the Legend of Zelda, Elder Scrolls, and Halo on March 6 as part of a bid to reach beyond the classical community.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 03/05/2015

VIDEO GAMES

A Portland-Perth Collaboration Yields New Space Game

Retro adventure game Space Age was four years and two continents in the making.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/26/2015

VIDEO GAMES

Party Like It's 1848—The Original Oregon Trail Game is Back

We tick off the 5 things we can’t wait to revisit on the newly re-released computer classic

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 01/08/2015

VIDEO GAMES

Zombies in Space: Daniel Wilson’s Killer Sci-Fi Game App

The best-selling local author's new game about surviving virus-infected zombies in space uses voice recognition. It’s called 'Mayday: Deep Space' and it’s out today.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/07/2015

GAME CHANGER

How to Design a Video Game...Without Shooting!

Chances are, you haven’t played a video game like Firewatch.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/10/2014

BIG IDEAS

Q/A with Grand Theft Auto's War Correspondent

A Portland film editor transmits violent, chaotic, poignant images from inside a video game

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/06/2014

VIDEO GAMES

The Thermals Release a Video Game

You read that right: the local punk rockers have released a Nintendo-era game complete with swords, wings, and ghouls.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 12/13/2013

DESIGN

Q&A with Rand Miller, Designer of Digital Worlds

The Spokane-based creator of classic adventure videogames Myst and Riven talks about his company’s return to the genre.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/12/2013

GAMING

Fullbright Aims to Change the Video Game

Portland-based video game designer Steve Gaynor shares the story behind The Fullbright Company's artistically ambitious 'Gone Home'.

  • By Shane Danaher
  • Published 03/22/2013

Mudroom

Do You Want to Play a Game?

Portland techie Andy Baio resurrects Interactive Fiction at Playfic.com.

  • By Will Lambeth
  • Published 06/15/2012
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