Last weekend at PAX East, I scoured the show floor for indie game demos great and small. I previously played Omensight, Spearhead Games’ time travel murder mystery, and chatted with the developer last Friday. Here are five more games I can’t wait to play in their entirety.
Cosplayers of League of Legends’ Kindred (Lamb on the left, Wolf on the right) make their slow, spooky way across a skywalk at PAX East 2018.
Earlier this week, Chasm, the years-in-development action-adventure platformer inspired by games like Super Castlevania IV, finally got a release window of summer 2018. Below got similar news last month when its developers announced that the long-awaited roguelike would be out before the end of the year. It’s been a…
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds stations dominate the Xbox booth at PAX East. Behind that, the PlayStation booth opted to front-load Detroit: Become Human, with a couple of setups for upcoming titles like Soulcalibur VI and Yakuza 6 buried in the middle rows. Nintendo’s big draw is the Wolfenstein II Switch port demo.
The most topiary-packed booth at PAX East hosts Deathgarden, Behavior Interactive’s newly announced multiplayer action blood sport game. The greenery of this garden is not alive. It never was. Plasticgarden.
At last weekend’s PAX East, Kotaku’s Patricia Hernandez and I had the chance to check out a ton of games in various stages of development. Several showed promise and we’re excited to follow them as they move closer to release.
Game designer Johnny Galvatron first doodled the monsters of The Artful Escape of Francis Vendetti in his student math book, years ago. “I wasn’t a great math student,” he said, delightfully pointing out The Artful Escape ’s space whale and “suborbital jellyfish.”
We’re at PAX East—well, some of us and a lot of you! Kotaku reporters are in Boston to play some video games. Bonus points if you can find Waldo in this shot.
In 2015 Cartoon Network Games and developer Grumpyface Studios released Steven Universe: Attack the Light, one of the best mobile role-playing games ever. This summer they’re back and on game consoles with Steven Universe: Save the Light.
Flinthook, a beautiful and fast-paced action game built around a grappling hook, was my favorite game at PAX East last week. It only took a few moments before I was whipping around the room and collecting treasure. There’s no release date or platforms yet, but I’m already anxious.
Blizzard’s cross-promotion between Overwatch and Uber for PAX East ran into problems last night, when Soldier: 76's Ford F650 Supertruck took out the side of a passenger vehicle. Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford was on the scene.
As spotted at PAX East in Boston. These guys said they just did the E.T. outfit at New York Comic-Con but decided to double the awfulness for this show.
Walk around a PAX convention and you’ll see more than just video games: you’ll see tons of bonding. Cosplayers gather together for pictures, developers visit each other’s booths, and, sometimes, even new love blooms.
Do attractive female fighting game characters in skimpy outfits bother you? Then meet Killer Instinct's latest combatant, Hisako. You'll like her. She'll break your bones from the inside.
This weekend at PAX East in Boston, convention goers can visit a Monster Hunter caravan… or at least, a pretty decent recreation.
If there's a new trailer for Gigantic, I'm compelled to watch the whole thing from start to finish.
Big news for Hearthstone fans out of PAX East already! The card game's getting a new adventure in April called Blackrock Mountain, and it's got five wings, 17 bosses, and 31 cards.
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…
It's easy to get freaked out on a solo trip through barren wilderness, especially when your job is waiting for it to catch on fire. Here's our first look at Firewatch in action.