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Cortex CoGaming Center

Cortex CoGaming Center at Fuquay Coworking | A Unique Gaming Lounge in Fuquay-Varina, NC

Holistic Gaming Center + Coworking for Video Game Developers +
Technology Learning Center + Video Gaming Lounge

About Cortex CoGaming Center

Cortex CoGaming Center is a creative and fun Collaborative Gaming Center, Video Game Technology & Development Coworking Space, and Learning Center based at Fuquay Coworking, in beautiful Fuquay-Varina, NC.

 

Through a partnership with Fuquay Coworking, Cortex CoGaming Center is able to offer our members several thousand square feet of space for family-friendly gaming (board games, card games, arcade games, video games, tournaments, etc…).  We are excited to bring a new level of family-friendly entertainment to Fuquay-Varina.

  • Board Games
  • Table-Top Adventure Games
  • Card Games
  • Kickstarter Originals
  • Vintage Table-Top Arcade Machine
  • Outdoor Gaming Area
  • Video Games
  • Console Games
  • Laptop PC Gaming (LAN)
  • Over-Sized Games
  • INGRESS Portal
  • PokemonGO PokeStop
WHAT DO WE DO?

Collaborative Gaming Center

We believe that gaming shouldn’t be done through isolation and a pair of headphones. We’re providing the Fuquay-Varina, NC community with a safe, alcohol and drug-free, and technology-focused space to play their board games, card games, table-top adventure games, video games, and other types of family-friendly activities — with other like-minded individuals and families.

 

Coworking Space for Game Developers

Cortex CoGaming Center has partnered with Fuquay Coworking to provide a 4,000 square foot creative space for video game developers to effectively focus on their efforts. Members have access to the local developer community, and will be able to contribute to the industry as a whole. Cortex CoGaming also naturally facilitates the ability to host focus-groups and Alpha/Beta testing on new products in development.

 

Learning Center

In addition to gaming, Cortex CoGaming also sponsors several local STEM-focused youth groups, such as the Fuquay-Varina LEGO Robotics Club, a local Drone Racing Club, and is also an approved Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) WAKE-LINK Partner (via Fuquay Coworking).  Through a unique partnership between the Cortex CoGaming Center and Fuquay Coworking, there is also a Monthly Open Fix-It Lab Workshop designed to assist local community members repair damaged electronics and household items, as a way to reduce landfill waste.

Visit Us

Cortex CoGaming Center (at Fuquay Coworking)
1000 N. Main Street, Suite 102
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
919.346.1735  |  [Google Maps Link]

Hours of Operation:

 

NOTE: We are currently only open certain days and hours. Please check the Cortex CoGaming Center Facebook Page for the latest open hours and schedule.

AVAILABLE GAMES
  • D&D: Wrath of Ashardalon
  • Risk Europe
  • Stratego
  • 4-Player Chess
  • Chess/Checkers
  • Monopoly (Las Vegas)
  • Rummikub
  • Decipher
  • Star Wars Battleship
  • Trivial Pursuit (20th)
  • Clue
  • The Logo Game
  • Pictionary
  • Battle of the Sexes (IQ)
  • Super Scrabble
  • Blokus
  • Dixit
  • Arcane Academy
  • World Series of Yahtzee
  • The Game of 49
  • The Worst Case Scenario
  • Munchkin
  • The Best of TV & Movies
  • Camp
  • Sorry!
  • Lattjo
  • Monopoly Classic
  • Poker + Chips
  • Cards Against Humanity
  • Cranium Dark
  • Oregon Trail: Hunt for Food
  • What Do You Meme?
  • Bunco
  • Ratuki
  • Would You Rather?
  • Uno
  • Joking Hazard
  • The Metagame
  • Unlock!
  • Chutes & Ladders
  • Guess Who?
  • Candyland
  • Penguin Bowling
  • The Game of Life (DME)
  • Sorry
  • Snap!
  • The Farming Game (Kids)
  • Memory
  • Rock’Em Sock’Em Robots
  • 4-In-A-Row
  • Planes Pop-Up Game
  • Brix
  • Basket Case
  • 1942
  • 1943 (1P)
  • 1943 (2P)
  • 1943 (Kai)
  • Amidar
  • Arkanoid
  • Bomb Jack
  • Burger Time
  • Centipede
  • Congo Pongo
  • Crush Roller
  • Dig Dug
  • Dig Dug 2
  • Donkey Kong
  • Donkey Kong Jr
  • Donkey Kong 3
  • The End
  • Frogger
  • Galaga
  • Galaga 3
  • Galaxian
  • Gyruss
  • Gun Smoke
  • Hustler
  • Jr. Pacman
  • Juno First
  • Jumping Jack
  • King and Balloon
  • Lady Bug
  • Mappy
  • Millipede
  • Moon Cresta
  • Mr. Do
  • Mr. Do’s Castle
  • Ms Pacman
  • New Rally X
  • Pacman
  • Pacman Plus
  • Pengo
  • Pheonix
  • Pinball Action
  • Pleiads
  • Pooyan
  • Scamble
  • Shao-Lin’s Road
  • Space Invaders
  • Super Breakout
  • Super Cobra
  • Super Pacman
  • Space Panic
  • Tank Battalion
  • Time Pilot
  • Qix
  • Van-Van Car
  • Xevious
  • Zaxxon
  • 3D Tic-Tac-Toe
  • Adventure
  • Adventure II
  • Air Raiders ™
  • Air·Sea Battle
  • Aquaventure
  • Armor Ambush ™
  • Asteroids
  • Astroblast ™
  • Atari Climber
  • Backgammon
  • Basketball
  • Black Jack
  • Bowling
  • Breakout
  • Canyon Bomber
  • Centipede
  • Championship Soccer
  • Chase It
  • Circus Atari
  • Combat
  • Combat Two
  • Crystal Castles
  • Dark Cavern ™ (Night Stalker)
  • Demons to Diamonds
  • Desert Falcon
  • Dodge ‘Em
  • Double Dunk
  • Escape It
  • Fatal Run
  • Flag Capture
  • Football
  • Frog Pond
  • Frogger
  • Frogs and Flies
  • Front Line
  • Fun with Numbers
  • Golf
  • Gravitar
  • H.E.R.O
  • Hangman
  • Haunted House
  • Home Run
  • Human Cannonball
  • Indy 500
  • International Soccer ™
  • Jungle Hunt
  • Kaboom!
  • Maze Craze
  • Millipede
  • Miniature Golf
  • Miss It
  • Missile Command
  • MotoRodeo
  • Night Driver
  • Off-the-Wall
  • Outlaw
  • Pitfall!
  • Polaris
  • Pong (Video Olympics)
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Radar Lock
  • Realsports Baseball
  • Realsports Basketball
  • Realsports Soccer
  • Realsports Volleyball
  • Return to Haunted House
  • River Raid
  • Saboteur
  • Save Mary
  • Sea Battle ™
  • Secret Quest
  • Shield Shifter
  • Sky Diver
  • Slot Machine
  • Slot Racers
  • Solaris
  • Space Attack™
  • Space Invaders
  • Space War
  • Sprintmaster
  • Star Ship
  • Star Strike™
  • Steeplechase
  • Stellar Track
  • Street Racer
  • Submarine Commander
  • Super Baseball
  • Super Breakout
  • Super Challenge ™ Baseball (Major League Baseball)
  • Super Challenge ™ Football (NFL Football)
  • Super Football
  • Surround
  • Sword Fight™
  • Swordquest: Earthworld
  • Swordquest: Fireworld
  • Swordquest: Waterworld
  • Tempest
  • Video Checkers
  • Video Chess
  • Video Pinball
  • Warlords
  • Wizard
  • Yars’ Return
  • Yars’ Revenge
  • Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle
  • Alien Storm
  • Altered Beast
  • Arrow Flash
  • Bonanza Bros.
  • Chakan: The Forever Man
  • Columns
  • Columns III
  • Comix Zone
  • Crack Down
  • Decap Attack
  • Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  • ESWAT: City Under Siege
  • Eternal Champions
  • Fatal Labyrinth
  • Flicky
  • Gain Ground
  • Golden Axe
  • Golden Axe II
  • Golden Axe III
  • Jewel Master
  • Kid Chameleon
  • Mortal Kombat I
  • Mortal Kombat II
  • Mortal Kombat 3
  • Phantasy Star II
  • Phantasy Star III
  • Ristar
  • Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi
  • Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
  • Sonic & Knuckles
  • Sonic 3D Blast
  • Sonic Spinball
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Sword of Vermillion
  • The Ooze
  • Vectorman
  • Vectorman 2
  • Adventure in the Park
  • Air Hockey
  • Black Sheep
  • Bomber
  • Bottle Taps Race
  • Brain Switch
  • Break a Fireline
  • Bubble Master
  • Cannon
  • Checker
  • Chess
  • Cross the Road
  • Curling 2010
  • Dominant Amber
  • Fight or Lose
  • Flash Memory
  • Hexagonos
  • Hidden Agenda
  • Hide and Seek
  • Jack’s Pea
  • Jewel Magic
  • Jura Formula
  • Lost World Sudoku
  • Mahjong Solitaire
  • Meatloaf Rotation
  • Mega Brain Switch
  • Memory
  • Mirror Mirror
  • Balls
  • Mya Master Mind
  • Naval Power
  • Panic Lift
  • Plumbing Contest
  • Skeleton Scale
  • Snake
  • Spider
  • T-Rex Memory Match
  • Wall-Breaking
  • Warehouse Keeper
  • Whack-A-Wolf
  • Yawning Triceratops
  • Final Fantasy
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Duck Hunt
  • Dragon Warrior
  • Metroid
  • Gauntlet
  • Mega Man 2
  • TMNT: The Arcade Game
  • Legend of Zelda
  • SUPER
  • Super Mario World
  • Super MarioKart
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • F-ZERO
  • Super Metroid
  • Street Fighter II
  • Super Punch-Out!!
  • Super Castlevania IV
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • Mega Man X
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Final Fantasy III
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • StarFox
  • Yoshi’s Island
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Contra III: The Alien Wars
  • Secret of Mana
  • Earth Bound
  • Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  • Bakugan
  • Ben 10 Alien Force
  • BlastWorks
  • Blazing Angels
  • Cabellas Hunting
  • Call of Duty: MW3
  • Epic Mickey
  • Guitar Hero III
  • Guitar Hero: Metallica
  • Guitar Hero: World Tour
  • Heatseeker
  • Just Dance 3
  • Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
  • LEGO Batman
  • LEGO Star Wars Complete SAGA
  • LEGO Indiana Jones
  • LEGO Rockband
  • LEGO Star Wars
  • Links Crossbow Training
  • Marble Mania
  • Mario Party 8
  • Mario Kart Wii
  • Medal of Honor: Vanguard
  • Monster Hunt Tri
  • My Sims
  • My Sims Kingdom
  • Nerf N-Strike
  • Paintball 2
  • Pikman
  • Rayman
  • Ratatouille
  • Sonic and the Secret Rings
  • Star Wars: Lightsaber Duels
  • Star Wars: Force Unleashed
  • Star Wars: Republic Heroes
  • Super Hero Squad (Marvel)
  • Tony Hawk: Shred
  • TRON Evolution: Battle Grids
  • Wall-E
  • Wii Fit
  • Wii Sports
  • Wii Winter Sports
  • WWII Aces
  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • BioShock 2
  • Dante’s Inferno: Divine Edition
  • Dragon Age: Origins
  • Dynasty Warriors 7
  • Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends
  • Fallout 3
  • Fallout: New Vegas
  • Medal of Honor: Warfighter
  • Naruto Shippuden: UNS 3
  • Star Trek
  • W2K14
  • Destiny: Taken King
  • Injustice: Ultimate Edition
  • Madden 16
  • Madden 17
  • Minecraft: Story Mode
  • NBA2K16
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division
  • Battlefield 3
  • Bioshock
  • Bioshock 2
  • Bladestorm Hundred Year War
  • BorderLands
  • Call of Duty Black Ops 2
  • Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3
  • Destiny The Taken King
  • Fable 3
  • Fallout 3
  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Injustice Gods Among Us
  • The Lord of the Rings: War in the North
  • Madden 10
  • Madden 11
  • Madden 12 (2)
  • Madden 25
  • Minecraft
  • Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition
  • NCAA Football 11
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
  • Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare
  • Red Dead Redemption
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Sonic And All Stars Racing Transformed
  • Kinect Star Wars
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
  • Titanfall
  • Wipe Out
  • W2k17

Full List Coming Soon…

  • Jenga
  • Jenga (Tetris Edition)
  • Over-Sized Jenga
  • Chess^4
  • Body Boggle
  • Catch-Phrase
  • Do You Know Me?
  • Brix
  • Pictionary
  • Snap!
  • Rock’Em Sock’Em Robots
  • Table-Top Ice Hockey
  • Taboo

*Availability and selection of games may vary. We do our best to maintain this list, however, please contact us if there are specific game(s) you’d like at the center.

MEMBERSHIPS

DAY PASS

Teen/Adult Day Pass

  • Teens 13+, and Adults
  • $15 per Day Pass

 

Child Day Pass1

  • Kids Under 13
  • Includes (1) Parent
  • $20 per Day Pass

PASSPORT CARD

Teen & Adult Passport Card

  • 5 Hour Pre-Loaded Card
  • Teens 13+, and Adults
  • $20 per Passport

 

Child Passport Card1

  • 5 Hour Pre-Loaded Card
  • Kids Under 13
  • Includes (1) Parent
  • $25 per Passport

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP

Unlimited Access

  • Teens 13+, and Adults
  • Billed Monthly
  • $50 / mo.

 

Kid’s Unlimited Access1

  • Kids under 13
  • Includes (1) Parent Membership
  • Billed Monthly
  • $70 / mo.

FAMILY MEMBERSHIP

Family Unlimited Access1

  • Up to 4 Individuals
  • Any Combination of Kids & Parents
  • Must All Be In Same Residence
  • Billed Monthly
  • $100 / mo.

1MEMBERSHIPS: Kids under 13 must be accompanied by a parent, sibling, or legal guardian (18 or older). No exceptions. 

2SPECIAL HOURS: We are currently only open on certain days and hours. Please check the Cortex CoGaming Center Facebook Page for the latest open hours and schedule.

3PRICING & BENEFITS: All posted pricing and benefits are subject to change. Please contact a Cortex CoGaming representative for the latest pricing, benefits, and amenities. Applies to all packages, passports, and memberships.

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