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Penny Arcade Says PAX Events Will Return, If Safe To Do So
Penny Arcade updated fans today about 2021's PAX events saying they will return, but only if it is safe to do so in their respective locations For starters, PAX South in San Antonio has officially been canceled for 2021, so that event is scrapped It also appears that there's something in the works for PAX[...]
PAX Unplugged Officially Canceled, Will Return In 2021
Penny Arcade revealed today that due to the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, PAX Unplugged 2020 has been canceled Rumors had been going around on social media that the event was getting nixed after PAX West and PAX Aus moved online and became PAX Online for 2020 Because the format primarily centered around video games and[...]
Interview: PAX's Tabletop Ambassador Krystina “Orisha” Arielle
Last week, PAX revealed a set of ambassadors for their 2020 events, which included Krystina "Orisha" Arielle becoming their Tabletop Ambassador She joins Jesse Cox, Sonja Reid, Justin Wong, and Robin Hunicke as they will head to all of the PAX events this year, starting with PAX South in San Antonio this weekend We had[...]
"Gold Express" Confirmed to Release in 2019
The cyberpunk-style asymmetrical shooter, Gold Express was confirmed at Pax to release in an early access state during Fall 2019. Source: Dawn Studios Developed by indie dev, Dawn Studios, Gold Express features 4v1 multiplayer akin to Dead by Daylight A team of four players are required to work in tandem to defeat a rogue AI unit[...]
PAX South 2020 Badges Will Go On Sale Starting In August
Penny Arcade revealed the official date that badges will go on sale for PAX South 2020, including prices for all three dates happening in January The official sale date will be August 1st as they will return to the Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center from January 17th–19th As far as prices go, the three-day badges[...]
Penny Arcade's Jerry Holkins Talks PAX Unplugged 2019
Earlier today, Penny Arcade announced that PAX Unplugged's tickets were officially on sale Now, we chat with Jerry Holkins about the event We got a chance to chat briefly with Holkins about the now December tabletop convention as well as a few subjects leading up to the release of their D&D book. Jerry Holkins credit//Penny Arcade BC: Something[...]
Penny Arcade's PAX Unplugged 2019 Tickets Are Now Available
Penny Arcade has announced that tickets for their upcoming PAX Unplugged in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania have gone on sale starting today The tabletop-focused convention has been slated to run from December 6th-8th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and will be the 50th PAX event for the company Right now the prices currently have Three-Day Badges for[...]
Beyond Blue at PAX East
E-Line Media has done a fantastic job of capturing the spirit and feeling of being underwater. Unlike previous demos of the game I've played, the PAX East 2019 demo build was brighter and smoother than ever While that isn't always the case while you're diving, it does make for a far more welcoming experience for the[...]
Endless Mission at PAX East
  The Endless Mission is described by developer and publisher E-Line Media as "a community-driven creation sandbox game where you play, mashup, and mod iconic game genres in order to make your own creations and experiences to share with the world." However, that was not the version of the game I demoed at PAX East this[...]
The Best of GDC's Brazil Games Showcase
GDC and PAX East this year hosted a Brazil Games Showcase, which brought some of the best indie games from Brazil to the states in order to look for publishers, and press. Several of the showcase games were up for awards at GDC Play this year, and quite a few took home top honors I was[...]
SNK Announces Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection
During a panel at PAX East this weekend, SNK announced a new series anthology for Samurai Shodown, which will hit all modern game consoles this fall. Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection will include: Samurai Shodown I Samurai Shodown II Samurai Shodown III Samurai Shodown IV Samurai Shodown V Samurai Shodown RPG Samurai Shodown Sen Two NeoGeo games The project is being developed in collaboration with Digital Eclipse who[...]
Nintendo's Smash Bros and Splatoon 2 Tournaments will End at E3
Ultimate North American Open 2019 tournaments were crowned at PAX East this weekend. The four-player team FTWIN nabbed the final win for the Splatoon 2 final, while the three-person team of Wrath, Devonte, and Poltergust took the win in the Super Smash Bros Ultimate finals Poltergust won the final match with Yoshi. However, the North American Open tournaments are not the[...]
Bring Some Comedy Into Your D&D Game with 'Acquisitions Incorporated"
Acquisitions Incorperated has been a long running favorite at the PAX conventions, and now, players can get in on the fun! //Credit: Penny Arcade/ Wizards of the Coast This June,  Penny Arcade and Wizards of the Coast  will be releasing the Acquisitions Incorperated sourcebook, which will have a new race, spells, and a brand new adventure! //Credit: Penny Arcade/ Wizards of[...]
Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fuled Includes Remastered Courses from Crash Nitro Kart
credit// Activision At PAX East this morning, Activision Blizzard has announced that all thirteen tracks from Crash Nitro Kart have been remastered for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Which means, CTRNF will get remastered versions of all thirteen Crash Nitro Kart tracks alongside the Crash Team Racing tracks for 31 total Alongside the tracks, remastered karts, battle arenas, and battle[...]
Patrick Rothfuss
Patrick Rothfuss/Photo by Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0   Patrick Rothfuss took the stage at the Mothman Theatre during PAX Unplugged, and immediately asked attendees to lower their expectations for his panel It appears he had some trouble getting to his presentation, with an emergency alert going out and directions to NOT use the emergency exits! Despite not[...]
Adventure Zone Characters Come to Life with Hero Forge Miniatures!
Hero Forge Miniatures had something special to show off today for fans of the Adventure Zone podcast! Stop by our booth at PAX Unplugged 2018 and check out our The Adventure Zone dioramas, made with our HeroForge character maker! We love the heck out of those good good boys, & wanted to show a little scene from Murder on the[...]
PAX Unplugged: Curation and Podcasts' Effects on the Tabletop Industry
  PAX Unplugged's "State of the Game Industry" panel is always a place for interesting insights into the board and tabletop gaming industry This year's panel included Renegade Game Studios' Scott Gaeta, CEO of Wizkids Justin Ziran, Alliance Game Distributors' Vice President Mike Web, Millennium Games' Owner Travis Severence, and Mandi Hutchinson of The Dice Tower. According to the PAX[...]
New Holiday Miniatures for Wild West Exodus!
Warcradle studios is at PAX Unleashed in Philadelphia today, and they just released images of their new seasonal miniature for Wild West Exodus! It's Krampus, kids! Hooray! Courtesy Warcradle Studios Such majesty Such epic, brutal holiday cheer So many severed body parts… He even comes with a lovely basket to stuff misbehaving kids into, which should teach[...]
TMNT Hits the Tabletop with New Board Games in 2019!
"This will be the first in a series of Adventures-branded miniatures games that will bring some of the industry's most iconic properties to the tabletop, so fans will have a lot to look forward to through 2019. If you're at PAX Unplugged this year, head over to IDW's booth (#3148) to check out the game and maybe[...]
Penny Arcade Releases PAX Aus 2018 Panel Schedule
Those of you looking forward to attending PAX Aus next month, Penny Arcade has released the full panel schedule for the event The full schedule can be located here, detailing all of the events they have planned for October 26th-28th, which includes the usual awesomeness from the PA group including Acquisitions Incorporated's C-Team doing a[...]
Anthem Story and Co-Op Gameplay Details Revealed at PAX West
BioWare's highly anticipated sci-fi co-op shooter Anthem had some juicy reveals for attendees of the panel today at PAX West. Of all the details shared at the Anthem panel, perhaps the most fascinating was the new footage revealed to fans as part of the "Our World: My Story" trailer, which gives a ton of details on how[...]
PAX Australia Releases Details About 2017 Events
Earlier today, PAX Australia sent out a press release with some details about their upcoming convention happening October 27th-29th, with full details located on the PAX Aus website and PAX Guidebook app We've got the primary highlights of the release below, but the show is looking to be pretty awesome for the country. On the PAX Aus show floor, PAX[...]
Ashes of Creation
This is a new one. Ashes of Creation has released their First Day of PAX Video for the third day of PAX Yeah, it's a busy show, but, wow This is new And I'm not entirely certain why we have it, but here it is The press release reads: "Ashes of Creation is very excited to share this First[...]
Swery's The Good Life Is Debt Repayment With Cats
At PAX West, Swery, the creator of Deadly Premonition and D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die, and his merry team of mad men at White Owl, announced The Good Life, a debt repayment life simulation RPG It's part murder mystery, part life simulation where all the townspeople operate on a 24-hour life schedule, and at night, under the moonlight, they take[...]
exploding Kittens
  #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Credit: Mathias Erhart via Wikimedia Commons   Exploding Kittens has realized the best way to celebrate PAX — by trucking in actual live kittens for us all to play with[...]