video games http://www.kplu.org en Seattle Retro Gaming Expo Founder Shares Picks For Vintage Games Still Worth Playing http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-retro-gaming-expo-founder-shares-picks-vintage-games-still-worth-playing <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/156320614&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nathan Martin got the collecting bug in his early </span>20s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He accumulated more than 900 retro console games and arcade games —&nbsp;the same games he’d enjoyed playing as a kid growing up in Seattle, which he calls the “the Silicon Valley of video games.” </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When he realized his collection was collecting dust on his shelves, he decided it was time to give back.</span></p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Alison Marcotte 17442 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle Retro Gaming Expo Founder Shares Picks For Vintage Games Still Worth Playing Microsoft giving Xbox 360 a makover; hundreds of new games http://www.kplu.org/post/microsoft-giving-xbox-360-makover-hundreds-new-games <p>Microsoft Corp. kicked off its Electronic Entertainment Expo presentation Monday by unveiling a new Xbox 360 with a design inspired by its upcoming next-generation Xbox One console.</p><p>Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft's vice president of marketing and strategy, says the updated Xbox 360 is "smaller, sleeker and as quiet as ever." Mehdi added it would be available beginning Monday.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 17:37:55 +0000 The Associated Press 9033 at http://www.kplu.org Amazon shareholders tell Bezos: Enough with the violent products http://www.kplu.org/post/amazon-shareholders-tell-bezos-enough-violent-products-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Once a year, Amazon shareholders have a chance to ask billionaire CEO Jeff </span>Bezos<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;anything they wish. At this year’s annual meeting, a number of them urged </span>Bezos<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to stop selling brutal video games and other products that glorify violence.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 21:39:29 +0000 Ashley Gross 8879 at http://www.kplu.org Amazon shareholders tell Bezos: Enough with the violent products