Category Archives: PAX 2011
Fri, Sep 02, 2011 | 20:33 BST
At PAX 2011, Nathan Grayson clasped eager hands with Mass Effect 3 and then had to be dragged away – despite detecting more than a nod to that other third-person space marine epic.
Thu, Sep 01, 2011 | 07:26 BST
PAX business head Robert Khoo has told Neowin that this year’s PAX Prime saw 70,000 attendees pass through its doors over the past weekend. The crowd numbers for the Seattle event are the biggest it has ever seen in its two formats, Prime and East. A third event is being planned in an undisclosed location, organisers Penny Arcade has said.
Thu, Sep 01, 2011 | 07:20 BST
David Jaffe lit a fire under the audience at PAX 2011, foregrounding mechanics over narrative drive. Nathan Grayson sat the God of War creator down and fanned the flames.
Thu, Sep 01, 2011 | 02:01 BST
A New Game Plus option will allow fans to make use of the full arsenal of Batman: Arkham City’s gadgets on second playthrough – but that doesn’t make things easier.
Wed, Aug 31, 2011 | 07:38 BST
GameSpot’s gone live with the full PAX keynote of Eat, Sleep, Play boss David Jaffe. You may have seen the keynote without any swearing in the shorts on Monday, but this one fucking does. And everyone knows that swearing is the best fucking thing in the world. Go watch it after the fucking break. Expect an interview from us with Jaffe tomorrow.
Tue, Aug 30, 2011 | 17:26 BST
Gearbox’s Randy Pitchford said during a community panel at PAX Prime that the firm would “soon,” start talking about creating a new Duke Nukem game, but for now the firm wants to focus on releasing DLC.
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | 09:42 BST
BioWare announced at PAX this past weekend that starting September 2 – that’s this coming Friday – it’ll be kicking off the closed beta weekends for Star Wars: The Old Republic.
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | 08:24 BST
A lot of news came out of this weekend, largely thanks to PAX. Get your fill of soundbites within.
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | 07:59 BST
Gearbox has upped the scale for Borderlands 2, as it takes players players out of the desert and into other locales.
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | 07:57 BST
D’Toid‘s filmed five minutes of Lollipop Chainsaw being played off-screen at PAX Prime over the weekend. It looks a bit bonkers, if not a bit like No More Heroes with a pop feel to it. Not much else you can add to that other than the video is below the break. The Grasshopper title, the company’s first big western release since Shadows of the Damed, releases in 2012 for PS3 and 360 from Warner.
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | 18:31 BST
Despite whacky spin-off Furious 4 being announced at E3 in June, Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford has confirmed that a second Brothers in Arms title, based on series lead character Sgt Matt Baker, is in development at the studio. Nothing else was discussed on the new title at the company’s PAX panel other than it was just merely in development, though.
Brothers in Arms: Furious 4 launches in 2012 for PS3, 360 and PC. Thanks, Joystiq.
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | 01:30 BST
To encourage co-operative play, ArenaNet has implemented a matching system to bring high-level characters in line with their beginner friends.
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | 01:38 BST
An upcoming patch for the 2009 breakout hit Borderlands was announced during Gearbox’s PAX panel.
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | 18:30 BST
A new, concept-art led trailer of Halo 4 aired at the culmination of a PAX HaloFest panel based on the anticipated shooter, as well as dropping heavy details on the new trilogy. Video and screencaps inside.
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 | 21:24 BST
During gamescom, folks who stopped by the EA booth had the chance to see a live demonstration of the Eternity Vault, one of the high-level Operations in Star Wars: The Old Republic. In it, Imperial forces are sent to investigate an ancient prison that is believed to hold a powerful and deadly threat to the Empire. A video of this is posted below, featuring director Dallas Dickinson walking the viewer through the opening minutes of the operation. SWTOR is slated for the end of the year, and beta weekends start next month. Watch the video below.
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 | 18:48 BST
Turbine has released screenshots and a developer diary for its Lord of the Rings Online expansion, Rise of Isengard, which is scheduled for release on September 27.
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 | 18:48 BST
Minecraft’s next update is in the works, and a few early details on it have been posted online from PAX Prime, which is going on this weekend in Seattle.
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 | 16:53 BST
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 | 16:16 BST
Bioware has released a PAX video for Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes, its free-to-play competitive PvP arena combat game announced at gamescom.
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 | 14:55 BST
Bethesda’s Todd Howard has explained what the Skyrim development team did to make the Xbox 360 version of The Elder Scrolls V look better on the console than previous titles from the firm.