Space Weekend

Sat & Sun, July 13 & 14 | 10am-6pm One giant leap for mankind and computers! Explore the world of space technology and gaming as we present our new Apollo exhibit alongside tons of space-related software. From games like Computer Space and Spacewar! to machines like the IBM 7090 and IBM 360/91, you’ll have a […]
Jul 9, 2019

Atari Weekend

Sat & Sun, July 6 & 7 | 10am-6pm Have you played Atari today?! Come play your favorite retro games as we celebrate this legendary behemoth. From arcade cabinets and computers to consoles and ROM cartridges, explore all the one-of-a-kind Atari experiences Living Computers has to offer. All Ages, Included with Admission ($18)
Jul 3, 2019
The International 2014, the fourth annual eSports "Dota 2" championship tournament hosted by Valve Corporation at KeyArena. (Photo by Dota 2 The International via Flickr)

International esports tournament leaves Seattle for Canada

Valve attributed the relocation to Vancouver, B.C. to KeyArena renovations, but last year recurring issues with participant visas spurred rumors that the tournament would leave Seattle.
May 2, 2018
Sun as Taiga Aisaka from a light novel series Toradora!. (Photo courtesy of Martina Sun)

Cosplay: fans find a common culture through costume

The community of cosplay, influenced anime, sci-fi and fantasy, is where many who feel like outsiders find a home.
May 4, 2015
The International 2012 at Benaroya Hall. By DarthBotto, via Wikimedia Commons.

International gamers to battle for $1.4m prize at Benaroya Hall

You might see an unexpected crowd at Benaroya Hall over the next few days. Professional video gamers from all over the world will be there competing for the top prize of $1.4 million.*
Aug 8, 2013

UW students represent at worldwide video game olympics in Vegas

Most Seattleites look forward to spending their summer in the sun. But for a few UW students, being holed up in front of a video game is not just a waste of good weather — it’s a quest for ultimate glory in the world’s largest video game tournament. 
Jul 17, 2013