Indie Dev Cancels PAX East Booth Over Security Concerns

Giant Spacekat, developers of space adventure game Revolution 60, announced this week they cancelled PAX East booth space due to safety concerns. The studio has since spoken with PAX organizers and responded to criticism over the fact that its head of development, Brianna Wu, still deciding to attend PAX East and… » 2/20/15 4:30pm 2/20/15 4:30pm

Was PAX East's Diversity Lounge A Success? I Asked People Who Went

Ubiquitous webcomic Penny Arcade's taken some rather poor stances on diversity in the past, leading some people (myself included) to avoid PAX altogether for the time being. However, PA is at least attempting to clean up its act, starting with a "Diversity Lounge" that debuted at PAX East. But did it help? Or did it… » 4/21/14 6:29pm 4/21/14 6:29pm

Why I Didn't Attend PAX This Weekend

PAX is a behemoth. A monolith. It's nearly outgrown the ubiquitous webcomic that spawned it. It's an incredibly popular event, where tens of thousands of video game fans come together to celebrate their favorite pastime. But I think the convention still has a lot more growing to do, and in some ways is growing in the… » 4/12/14 10:31am 4/12/14 10:31am

Lots Of Horrible Things Are Out To Get You In The Evil Within

With PAX East just days away, Bethesda has given us all a fresh dose of things to be terrified of with a new gameplay trailer for The Evil Within, the upcoming survival horror game being made by one of the great minds behind Resident Evil. The game launches August 26 in North America and August 29 in Europe for the… » 4/09/14 10:12am 4/09/14 10:12am