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 10:31am4/12/14 10:31am

Penny Arcade Artist: Pulling Dickwolves Merchandise 'Was a Mistake'

The long-running Dickwolves controversy involving popular web-comic and convention organizers Penny Arcade took a new turn this weekend following comments from the strip's artist, Mike Krahulik. The artist said he regretted the pulling of shirts related to the controversy, a comment that stirred strong reaction for… »9/03/13 1:30pm9/03/13 1:30pm

Now You Don't Need Friends to Play the Penny Arcade Card Game

I've been wanting to play the Penny Arcade card game from Cryptozoic Entertainment for ages. At this year's San Diego Comic-Con I spent a great deal of time wandering past the Penny Arcade booth, holding the cards in my hand or casting longing glances from afar. Had Jerry and Mike noticed me there, they might have… »12/19/12 11:30am12/19/12 11:30am

Penny Arcade Wants A Quarter Million Dollars to Start Ditching Their Site's Ads

Sorry, Magic The Gathering banner ad atop the website for the popular online comic strip, Penny Arcade, the folks behind the site would rather you weren't there. PA founders Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik started asking for $250,000 on Kickstarter today to ditch the banner ad, saying they would prefer to be paid… »7/10/12 2:45pm7/10/12 2:45pm