Interview: PAX's Tabletop Ambassador Krystina “Orisha” Arielle

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[...]

On "Magic: The Gathering", and the Philanthopy Thereof

Opinion: On "Magic: The Gathering" And Philanthropy 101

In Magic: The Gathering, players often are directed to make use of the best cards and the best strategies in order to gain the best outcome – that is, victory. But what if I told you that giving resources to other players could give you a victory of another sort? Welcome to Magic Philanthropy 101. Magic: […]

"Gold Express" Confirmed to Release in 2019

"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.[caption id="attachment_1081120" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Source: Dawn Studios[/caption]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[...]

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[caption id="attachment_1030090" align="aligncenter"[...]

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

Exploring the Depths in 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

Unending Waves of Enemies with 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

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

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 gamesThe project is[...]

Nintendo's Smash Bros and Splatoon 2 Tournaments will End at E3

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[...]

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is Harsh and Exacting for a Kart Racer

Activion Blizzard and Beenox's Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled  is a fancy remastered, collected edition of the original Crash Team Racing alongside Crash Nitro Kart. The AI is still punishing, the drifting mechanics are still more complicated than your average cart racer, and the maps are still brutal. That said, the graphics have been remastered, the character animations are more expressive […]

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![caption id="attachment_1009415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] //Credit: Penny Arcade/ Wizards of the Coast[/caption]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![caption[...]

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fuled Includes Remastered Courses from Crash Nitro Kart

[caption id="attachment_1009141" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit// Activision[/caption]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[...]

Game On | Oculus Quest Content Preview

Oculus Debuts new Quest and Rift S Games ahead of PAX East

To celebrate the upcoming release of the Quest and Rift S systems this spring, Oculus is kicking off a series of content previews for the Quest. The weekly #QuestCountdown will reveal new titles coming to the brand new VR gaming system. The Quest's launch titles will include intense shooters and fast-paced action games to VR sims, and […]

Patrick Rothfuss

PAX Unplugged: An Afternoon with Pat Rothfuss

[caption id="attachment_952007" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Patrick Rothfuss/Photo by Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0[/caption] 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[...]

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![caption id="attachment_951607" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Courtesy Warcradle Studios[/caption]Such majesty Such epic, brutal holiday cheer So many severed body parts.. He even comes with a lovely basket to stuff misbehaving kids[...]