video games

Duluth’s First Comic-Con Draws Hundreds

DuluCon sells over 300 tickets, far more than initially expected.

DULUTH, Minn.- For the first time ever in the Northland, fans from all the far reaches of nerd-dom gathered together to share their passions at DuluCon. “People that like Star Trek, Star Wars, very specific video games. Anime, battle re–enactments,” said Joshua Effinger, DuluCon Council Member. “Engineers, artisans, people that like to make necklaces, people that like to dress up…

Tacos and Arcade Games Come to Lincoln Park with Taco Arcada

Owners of Duluth Grill Family open up fourth establishment.

DULUTH, Minn.- The expansion of the Lincoln Park Craft District is continuing with the grand opening of Taco Arcada, bringing a twist to your traditional taco restaurant. The owners of Duluth Grill, Corktown Deli and Brews, and OMC Smokehouse debuted their newest hotspot in Lincoln Park, and the place was packed. The pixelated sounds of old games and the clicking…

Super Nintendo and Sega Tournament

Locals were spending their Sunday competing for a new Nintendo Switch

SUPERIOR, Wis.- This afternoon, video game lovers competed to see who has mastered Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis Games. Local business ‘Games Then and Now’ hosted the competition with four regular rounds and a mystery round to finish it off. Games played this afternoon were Mortal Combat and Sonic the Hedgehog to just name a few. Winter time is a…

Atari Aces Attack at VIP Pizza

Superior Pizza Restaurant Hosts Atari Competition

SUPERIOR, Wis.-Joystick champions of the 80’s can now defend their titles and compete again in Superior, as an Atari Tournament was held at VIP Pizza. The tournament was organized by the video game store Games Then and Now. all ages could come and play Atari’s Asteroids, with cash prizes for the highest scorers. Organizers say those old video games just…

UMD Student Shares Love for Video Games by Creating Them

Student Creates Video Games as Art Form

  DULUTH, Minn.-A UMD student has taken his love of video games to a whole new level. Charles McGregor graduates tomorrow, but before he leaves, he offered the campus a culmination of his work in creating video games. The event , dubbed Digital Cove, showcased his work at the Tweed Museum of Art. He told us today, that video games…