PAX West 2019 Archives

We Get "Freshly Frosted" During ID @ Xbox At PAX West
Wrapping up our belated remainder of PAX West 2019 coverage, I wanted to go back to a game we saw during the ID @ Xbox event with Freshly Frosted For the most part, when you visit this event every year, you see a mix of what's on the way for Xbox and indie games that[...]
Drunkenly Adventurous! We Tried "Epic Tavern" At PAX West 2019
One of the last games we checked out at PAX West 2019 this year was a title already on the market but was featured on the 6th floor called Epic Tavern The game centers around you, so to speak, as you run a tavern where adventurers all show up at and eventually form teams from[...]
10-4 Captain! We Tried Out "Radio Commander" At PAX West 2019
One of the last games we got to play at PAX West 2019 came to us in the Polish games area as we tried out Radio Commander Developed by Serious Sim and to be published by Games Operators and PlayWay S.A., this simulator throws you into a command role during the Vietnam War. Credit: Games Operators You[...]
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Still roaming through the Polish games area of PAX West 2019, we came across Wanderlust Travel Stories from Different Tales and Walkabout This was an interesting little game to run into as it doesn't necessarily focus on any kind of specific achievement system, more on what you get out of it The game takes you[...]
We Tried "Solasta: Crown Of The Magister" At PAX West 2019
One of the last games we played during PAX west 2019 was Solasta: Crown Of The Magister from indie studio Tactical Adventures The is a tactical strategy game with a slice of adventure in it as you will be making decisions for a four-person party You'll come to locations and talk to the locals about[...]
Rooftop Brawling: We Played " Super Crush KO" At PAX West
Sometimes you just need a good brawler game, and I think I found a great indie game at PAX West 2019 with Super Crush KO The game doesn't have a ton of story to it, which is okay, it doesn't really need much rhyme or reason to go beat people up Short version: an AI[...]
Three Of Me Doing Battle In "Quantum League" At PAX West
One of the best times we had to play a game on the last day of PAX West 2019 was when we ran into Nimble Giant Entertainment to play Quantum League This thing basically has minor esports written all over it as you can compete as a 1-v-1 or 2-v-2 match where time and decision[...]
An MMO With A Heart: We Tried "Destiny’s Sword" At PAX West
On the last day of PAX West 2019, we made our way over to 2Dogs Games to check out their latest MMO project, Destiny's Sword The game itself is your standard MMO fare, where you play as a soldier running a squad fighting a war on an alien planet You'll head out, take on missions,[...]
Crime In A Future Time: We Played "Gamedec" At PAX West
While roaming through the Poland games section of PAX West 2019, we sat down with Anshar Studio to check out their next title, Gamedec The game was announced back at Gamescom 2019, showing that you play as a detective in the future where people basically live in online games And because of that, all the[...]
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During the last day of PAX West 2019, we stopped by EXOR Studios' booth to check out their new incoming game called The Riftbreaker This is a real-time strategy game with a couple of nuances to it that make it feel more original than the rest This may sound a bit familiar to you, but[...]
Pink Hero? We Previewed "Whipseey And The Lost Atlas" At PAX West
Sometimes you walk past a game and think "haven't I see this before?" That's what I thought seeing Whipseey And The Lost Atlas at PAX West 2019 Developed by Daniel A Ramirez and published by Blowfish Studios, you play as a pink guy who runs around on platforming stages killing enemies and collecting stuff along[...]
Looking Over The Console Edition Of "Frostpunk" At PAX West 2019
During my final day at PAX West 2019, I got to go hang out with 11 Bit Studios and discuss the console version of Frostpunk on the way While they showed us plenty from the game, the primary focus for us was checking out to see what differences there were between the PC version and[...]
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One of the other games we got to see from PQube at PAX West 2019 was a cool dating simulator we enjoyed called Arcade Spirits The premise behind this one is that somewhere in the future year of 20XX, you find yourself working at an arcade You have a mix of hot employees and people[...]
Checking Out "World Of Horror" & "N1RV Ann-A" At PAX West 2019
At PAX West 2019, we had a chance to go visit with Ysbryd Games for an hour and refresh ourselves with two games: World Of Horror and N1RV Ann-A Now normally we would give each one a proper self-contained article except for one catch: we've seen both these games already at the past two PAX[...]
TinyBuild Games Takes Over TV With "Not For Broadcast" At PAX West
We had a moment to visit with tinyBuild Games at PAX West 2019, and while they had a lot to show, we checked out one game in Not For Broadcast The game works a little like Five Nights At Freddy's, but without the horror element You are the master control room operator of a local[...]
Headup Games Brought "Everreach: Project Eden" To PAX West 2019
We had a chance to quickly visit with our friends at Headup Games during PAX West 2019 as we got to play a little of Everreach: Project Eden Developed by Elder Games, this is an action RPG that was giving us some serious Halo vibes the minute we sat down and played it The game[...]
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The other fresh title we got to try out from Another Indie during PAX West 2019 was a retro-looking game called Elden: Path Of The Forgotten This is a midevil RPG with some kind of religious roots tied to it There is no spoken story, no dialog, no real text screens to follow This is[...]
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Another Indie brought their booth to PAX West 2019, and with it, several games to try out We saw most of what they had so we focused on the new, like Simulacra 2 Developed by Kaigan Games, the sequel lets you choose between being a police detective or an investigative reporter, where you will dig[...]
Merge Games Showed Off "Sparklite" During PAX West 2019
During PAX West 2019 we had a chance to visit with Merge Games and check out a couple of their games, the first one being Sparklite The game puts you in the shoes of a redheaded mechanic who crashed her ship and is now trying to find a way off the world she's on which[...]
We Explore A Little Bit More Of "Young Souls" At PAX West
At PAX West 2019, we saw a lot more The game has you as two siblings who have been trained to fight evil as they go to save someone near and dear to them who was taken away That's the story we got on the surface clear back in March This time around we were[...]
Cranking It Out: We Tried PlayDate At PAX West 2019
An appointment at PAX West 2019 that kind of came out of the blue was when we got a chance to play with the new PlayDate handheld console from Panic Inc Ever since the tiny crank-based system was introduced a few months ago, we've been curious what exactly we'd get as far as games We[...]
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One of the surprise appointments I was able to book for PAX West 2019 came in the form of meeting with Google Stadia reps and playing on the platform During the meeting, I had a chance to sit down and play a couple of games on the system as we tried out DOOM Eternal and[...]
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It isn't too often we get a game at a convention like PAX West 2019 that messes with our vision, but Superliminal managed to pull that off a tiny bit Created by Pillow Case Games, this is a first-person puzzle game that got a little bit of early buzz from the trailer you see below,[...]
We Played "The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance Tactics" At PAX West
One of the absolute surprise joys we got at PAX West 2019 was having En Masse Entertainment bring The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance Tactics When this game came onto our radar along with the Netflix series, I was ecstatic Not just the fact that a game was being made off of a Jim Henson[...]
The Purrrrfect Shooter: We Are The "Cat Lady" At PAX West 2019
VIZ Media and Rose City Games brought with them the most adorable twin-stick shooter to PAX West 2019 in the form of Cat Lady This is one of those games that the minute you see it, you either fall in love or thinks it's ridiculous We went with the former back when the game was[...]