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  • Telltale announces mega super-duper crossover… Poker game

    Crazy. Wacky. Zany. Wild. Hilarious. Unpredictable. All of these words can be used to describe gaming hall-of-famers like Tycho, Strongbad, Sam & Max, and TF2′s Heavy. The game of Poker, though? Well, let’s just say we can personally vouch for the fact that World Series of Poker matches on ESPN are a fantastic sleep aid.

  • Telltale teases crossover of Sam & Max, Penny Arcade, Strongbad, and… Team Fortress?

    So a homicidal rabbit, a dog detective, two people who may eventually attain sainthood while writing about “dickwolves” on the side, a luchador who reads emails for a living, and – for some reason – Team Fortress 2′s Heavy walk into a bar…

  • PAX East staying in Boston for three more years

    Reed Exhibitions, the event organizer for PAX East, has signed an agreement with the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority for the annual event to be held in Boston for the next three years.

  • Time’s 100 Most Influential People poll shows Penny Arcade topping Obama

    Time Magazine’s asked readers to vote once again on the 100 Most Influential People in the World, and guess what? Penny Arcade’s Gabe and Tycho are above President Barack Obama on the list.

  • Penny Arcade confirms end of Adventures series

    Penny Arcade co-founder Mike Krahulik has said there will be no more games in the Penny Arcade Adventures series.

  • Penny Arcade goodies are now on XBL for your Avatar

    Penny Arcade Avatar clothing is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace for 80 MS Points ($1) each. There’s shirts representing Gabe and Tycho, and then there’s the Wombat and Hadouken. Cool stuff. Thanks, Joystiq.

  • Namco Bandai and Penny Arcade announce webcomic for Tekken 6

    Namco Bandai and Penny Arcade are teaming up to bring you a new webcomic based on Tekken 6. The limited series is a six-parter focusing on the mysterious past of Roger who was created using Kangaroo DNA. At least we assume it’s Roger because that’s how his creation was explained in Tekken 2. Who knows […]

  • PAX organizers release full list of exhibitors

    Penny Arcade Expo goes off on September 4 and lasts until September 6, and today organizers released an updated list of exhibitors attending. So far, 90 different exhibitors will be on hand and include such grand events as Bioware’s first public showing of Star Wars: The Old Republic, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed II and Splinter Cell: […]

  • Penny Arcade Adventures: Ep. One getting half-off treament on XBL

    Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness: Episode One will get a price reduction on Xbox Live tomorrow. Instead of 1,600 MS Points ($19.99), you’ll only have to hand over 800 ($9.99). Pretty cheap, if you’ve been sitting on the fence.

  • Penny Arcade Expo 2009 gets dated, registration open

    Penny Arcade Expo dates for 2009 have been announced and pre-registration opened. PAX 2009 will take place September 4-6 at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center in Seattle. It’s going to be massive this year, so get involved now. “Every year, we essentially double our attendance, but let me say right now that’s not […]

  • Penny Arcade surveys 40,000 gamers on net speed and console ownership

    Penny Arcade’s surveyed 38,350 readers on their gaming preferences, which has to be the largest sample of its type. Like, ever. It’s well worth a nose. The average age of those questioned is 26, and 94 percent of them are male. They’re not too keen on PS3 either, apparently. Console Ownership: PC: 86.3% Xbox 360: […]

  • Penny Arcade’s annual Child’s Play charity comes to a close, demolishes records

    Penny Arcade’s Child’s Play charity – which sees gamers of all walks of life and stations of play donate cash to sick children in hospitals – recently wrapped up its 08/09 campaign. The final tally? Excuse us for a moment as we shove aside a few words to make space for this gargantuan number. $1,434,377. […]

  • PAX organizers not afraid of new E3, say ESA approaching it from “wrong angle”

    Before yesterday’s announcement of the new E3, many considered Penny Arcade Expo to be “the new E3.” So, now that the industry’s best-known conference has popped a few pills and stormed out of the ICU, is PAX feeling the heat? Nope. Not even a bit. “I … can’t imagine it stealing any of our thunder,” […]

  • PAX 2008 already bigger than last year’s show

    According to this Gamespot report, PAX 2008 pre-registration for PAX 2008 has already supposed that total attendance of last year’s show. The event, which takes place on August 29-31 in Seattle, has beaten last year’s figure of 39,000 with two weeks to go. Join the crowds. It’s supposed to be a great show. See on […]

  • East coast PAX announced for 2010

    This, ESA, is how you do a games show. Penny Arcade’s announced an East Coast version of PAX, scheduled to happen for the first time in 2010. Said Tycho: People sometimes call PAX “The New E3,” but that never sat right. It’s better to say that PAX is everything E3 isn’t. We made it the […]

  • PAX announces attendees, looks cool

    We so want to go to PAX 2008. The Penny Arcade showed announced its list of attending companies today, and it’s looking good. The show itself is taking place from August 29-31 at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center in Seattle. After the link.

  • Penny Arcade launches digital download service

    Penny Arcade’s launched Greenhouse, a digital distribution service aimed at indie developers, ahead of the launch of its own adventure game. “The Greenhouse is a new distribution platform operated by Greenhouse Interactive, dedicated to supporting independent game development worldwide,” said blurb on the site. “We help indie developers get their games into the hands of […]

  • Penny Arcade offers $10,000 scholarship

    If you’re an American student and you’re looking to get into the games industry, Penny Arcade could be the saviour your finances are looking for. The site’s offering a single $10,000 scholarship to help you on your way. Take a look at this. Applications need to be submitted before April 30.