Liveblogging the Penny Arcade Expo Keynotes

I'm sitting in the cavernous main hall of the Washington State Convention waiting for Penny Arcade Expo 2008 to officially kick off with Ken Levine's keynote. Levine, compatriot and family (including in his parents) are actually sitting right next to me. They're all very nice people. Hit up the jump to follow along as… » 8/29/08 7:24pm 8/29/08 7:24pm

Play Xbox 360 Left 4 Dead at PAX, PC Version in France, Germany, UK

You've heard us ramble on » 8/12/08 2:30pm 8/12/08 2:30pm and on about how very much we love co-op cinematic survival shooter Left 4 Dead, now you'll finally get a chance to see why. Valve today announced that Left 4 Dead will be playable on the PC by the public at the upcoming Leipzig Games Convention, Festival du Jeu Video and PC Gamer Showdown.…

Penny Arcade Announces “Fatal1ty” WON'T Be at PAX

Apparently in reaction to gamer-centric convention E For All's news today that Jonathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel will be the face of their show » 8/06/08 6:00pm 8/06/08 6:00pm, Penny Arcade announced that Fatal1ty won't be the face of theirs.... or even welcome. Fantastic news! Hey, I wonder if Gabe and Tycho will let me submit a list of other people who…

Examining the Penny Arcade Expo Show Floor

As I started my prep work for coverage of this year's Penny Arcade Expo I pulled up a copy of this year's show floor: Pretty impressive stuff. It looks like nearly 80 companies will be showing at this year's show. The list ranges from such heavy weights as Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Sony, Nintendo, Activision, Ubisoft… » 8/05/08 3:00pm 8/05/08 3:00pm

Ken Levine Gets First Word At PAX 08

The Penny Arcade team, having had Texas governor Rick Perry snatched out from under them by the organizers of E3, will have to settle for Ken Levine as their Penny Arcade Expo opener. Mr. Levine apparently made a game known as "BioShock" and is rumored to be working on a sequel to something called "X-COM." I suppose… » 5/19/08 10:40pm 5/19/08 10:40pm