E3 2014 Puzzle and Adventure Games You’ll Love – and What was Missed

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 13, 2014
E3 2014 Puzzle and Adventure Games You’ll Love – and What was Missed

E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo) is the event for all electronic gaming launches on the horizon. Unlike gaming conventions like Penny Arcade Expo (PAX), E3 is locked down and restricted to industry only. It hasn’t even been a decade since a gamer outside the industry could slip in by knowing someone who knows someone at …Read more

The Big List of Anime Conventions

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on June 6, 2014
The Big List of Anime Conventions

You might have seen my list of must-see geek conventions where I selected 17 excellent events from a variety of geekdoms such as video games, anime, and sci-fi. I received great feedback from you about the list, and readers wanted to see even more options across different types of conventions all over the globe. This …Read more

If I Were Attending Comic Con, I Would…

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on July 17, 2013
If I Were Attending Comic Con, I Would…

San Diego Comic-Con is the world’s biggest pop-culture convention that I somehow miss every year. I’ll watch my friends’ feeds from the front lines and be green with envy. But if I was there, here’s what I would do. Brush up on my convention etiquette. Source: ckdecember via Deviantart Not mess with this Marine… Source: …Read more

Who Can Build the Best Garden in Bush Whacker 2?

Posted by Selena Hutchins on May 12, 2013
Who Can Build the Best Garden in Bush Whacker 2?

Being Seattle natives, spring time is a welcome respite from the rain. And what’s a better way to enjoy the sunshine than putting together the perfect garden?! The developers of Bush Whacker 2, DJ Arts, feel the same way so they’re hosting a limited time spring event and a photo contest to go with it. …Read more

Robert Tercek Presents Gaming in the Connected Age

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 20, 2011

Robert Tercek took the stage at Casual Connect this morning to share his thoughts on the state of gaming in today’s connected world. He began his presentation by pointing out that games are not needed everywhere. The over-gamification currently happening clearly is not to Robert’s liking (a theme very popular among presenters at this year’s …Read more

Casual Connect Asia Targets Singapore for 2012

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 20, 2011

Jessica Thames took the stage at Casual Connect Seattle following Torsten Reil’s keynote address and announced the latest Casual Connect conference will head to Singapore in 2012. There isn’t a lot of information available at this point in time, but we expect the Casual Games Association will be releasing details in the near future. Stay …Read more

Mom Gamers Speak Up at Casual Connect 2011

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 19, 2011

As many of you can attest to, women over 35 comprise the largest demographic of casual gamers in the world. These women aren’t just gaming on their PC or Mac at home. Many of these women are branching out to other gaming platforms including mobile, social, and browser based. Owais Farooqui led a panel of …Read more

Casual Connect 2011 Networking Events Schedule

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 18, 2011

To kick off our local coverage of Casual Connect 2011 here in Seattle, we thought we would thrown down what every attendee cares about most – the networking events! Each event offers a grand opportunity for meeting new people, connecting with key industry icons, and having a great time. Also, if you are new to …Read more

Seattle Indies Expo (SIX) Offers Free Indie Gaming Event

Posted by Conor Murphy on July 18, 2011

Seattle’s historic SODO district welcomes the Seattle Indies Expo (SIX) tonight. A FREE event for exhibitors and attendees, SIX is devoted to Seattle-based independent game developers and their current projects. SIX will take place in loft space just south of Safeco and CenturyLink Fields. If you are an independent game developer on a small budget …Read more

The 2nd Annual Big Fish Games Workshop

Posted by Conor Murphy on June 20, 2011

Have you ever wished that you could meet the developer of your favorite game, face-to-face? What about getting a sneak peek at what game they are releasing next and getting the opportunity to give them feedback? If so, then read on! On July 18th, Big Fish Games will be hosting the 2nd annual Big Fish …Read more