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Gaming Week in Review: Bethesda’s Creation Club is live, ‘Destiny 2’ launches with microtransactions and controversy

Bethesda’s Creation Club launches with purchasable content for “Fallout 4” and “Skyrim.” A few years back, Valve—the Seattle-based juggernaut best known for running online gaming marketplace Steam—worked with Bethesda to create a platform for game modders to sell their work. Several modders were secretly invited to create new content to …


Top 10: Things to do Memorial Day weekend if you’re trapped in Eugene

Didn’t get tickets to Sasquatch? Don’t have a big, fun camping trip planned? Don’t worry, there’s still plenty to do around Eugene this weekend.

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For ‘Skyrim’ players, it’s about the journey, not the destination

In a consumer culture that demands instant gratification before leaping to the next big thing, why is a three-month-old, single-player game still being played so much? What makes Skyrim so special?