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Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2014 Review

PRGE Living Room

Since the Portland Retro Gaming Expo started back in 2009, the event has steadily grown over the years. While the official attendance numbers have not yet been released, it’s safe to say that the 2014 show was the most successful to date. Continue reading

October 19, 2014 Posted by | News | , , | Leave a comment

The 100 Greatest Console Video Games 1977-1987 Book Review

The 100 Greatest Console Video Games 1977-1987 Book

Longtime gamers will jump for joy over “The 100 Greatest Console Video Games 1977-1987.” Continue reading

October 15, 2014 Posted by | Book review | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2013 Review

Star Wars and Demolition Man Pinball Machines

In the modern gaming world, it’s all about big named developers, yearly sports game updates, fast paced first person shooters, and hotly anticipated sequels (“Grand Theft Auto 5” is a prime example). Back in the old days of gaming, however, it was more about accessible but challenging games, unique characters and ideas that you’d only find in video games and creative game mechanics. It’s no wonder then that many gamers still find themselves returning to the games they grew up with. Thankfully, this niche group of retro gamers has a place (or mecha if you will) to attend in Portland. That place? The yearly Portland Retro Gaming Expo. Continue reading

October 6, 2013 Posted by | News | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment