The Maw Devours PAX 10 Audience Choice Award

The results of the inauguaral PAX 10 indie games showcase are in and the audience has spoken. 10 games won spots on display at the 2008 Penny Arcade Expo, where convention goers were asked to cast secret ballots selecting their favorite of the lot, and Twisted Pixel's XBLA action platformer The Maw came out on top. … » 9/23/08 1:20pm 9/23/08 1:20pm

Send Us Your Penny Pics, Win a PAX Schwag Bag

Don't forget: You still have time to enter our contest to win the bag of schwag we collected at this year's Penny Arcade Expo. To enter you just need to send in a picture of your game-themed penny creation. It can be characters scenes, or even a lovely load screen, like the one from Braid pictures above. Make sure to… » 9/22/08 11:00am 9/22/08 11:00am

Win our Penny Arcade Expo Swag For Pennies A Day

Those of you who have been around on the site for awhile know that I am a cruel craftsman of contests. I like to include site scouring scavenger hunts, math problems, arcane historic knowledge in my quests for free swag. But I'm also in the midst of planning trips to New York and Tokyo over the next few weeks, so I… » 9/18/08 3:00pm 9/18/08 3:00pm

PAX Ghostbusters Lanyards Were Ghosts Of The Past

We were as puzzled as anyone as to why Penny Arcade Expo attendees were being given lanyards advertising the currently in limbo Ghostbusters: The Game. » 9/05/08 12:20pm 9/05/08 12:20pm Who would go to all the trouble of getting so many promotional items made up for a game that has no publisher? People from the past, that's who. According to Penny…

A Sea of Pip Boys Rock Out to April Wine

Penny Arcade Expo 2008 has officially wrapped up, but as always it went out with a bang. At the final round of the Omeganauts, (which was played on"Vs. Excitebike" for the Famicom Disk System) a group of gamers rocked out in unison to "Just Between You and Me" by April Wine and "The Final Countdown" by Europe with a… » 9/01/08 1:00pm 9/01/08 1:00pm

Bethesda Donating Amazing Fallout 3 Airstream to Child's Play

Remember that amazing Fallout 3 Airstream » 9/01/08 12:00am 9/01/08 12:00am that I just won't shut up about? The one that was parked dead-center in the middle of Bethesda's Fallout 3 booth? As I mentioned earlier, the Airstream was completely gutted and refitted with a wonderful blending of 50s and Fallout 3 era knick knacks. The center piece to the…

Tristan and the Frag Dolls Play Raving Rabbids TV Party

Raving Rabbids TV Party is, apparently, crack for kids. How do i know? Tristan was so mesmerized by the game that he pushed through a crowd of onlookers to play the game on the Ubisoft stage. He even risked certain exposure to Frag Dolls-based cooties to get some ass-time with the Balance Board driven game. The… » 8/31/08 10:03pm 8/31/08 10:03pm

Kicking Zombie Ass In 360 Left 4 Dead, Why No PS3 Version

One of my most anticipated games for this year is Left 4 Dead, Valve's Zombie Apocalypse game » 8/31/08 1:30pm 8/31/08 1:30pm that's all about cooperative play. The thing is I haven't been able to try, and until this week no one has, is the Xbox 360 version of the game. I was worried that a Valve game built to be a PC experience would lose some of…