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PAX events will host “Diversity Lounge” spaces

Penny Arcade Expo events will in future include a space called the Roll for Diversity Hub and Lounge, designed as “a resource for PAX Attendees to find information related to issues surrounding women, LGBTQ, people of colour, disabled people, and mental health issues in gaming”.

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  • PAX Australia 2014 dated, moving to Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

    PAX Australia 2014 will run October 31 through November 2, and will remain in Melbourne, although in the larger venue.

  • Penny Arcade's On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4 teaser trailer teases

    Penny Arcade’s On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4 has a new teaser trailer available. The Zeboyd Games episode will launch on PC and Xbox Live Indie Games this spring for 400 MS Points, and you can watch the trailer below. Thanks, Joystiq.

  • Penny Arcade's On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4 is less linear, has more strategy options

    Zeboyd Games has said Penny Arcade’s On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 4 will be less linear with more secrets and “secondary routes to the main dungeons,” said the firm’s Robert Boyd in an interview conducted with IGN. Boyd said a number of “adjustments, both small and not so small,” have also been made so […]

  • PAX Australia issues new round of ticketing

    PAX Australia has expanded its capacity in response to popular demand, securing a new exhibition space and issuing more tickets. Although individual day passes were still available, Saturday was completely sold out, making it difficult for those hoping to attend the whole show to grab tickets. The new Saturday passes are already running low so […]

  • PAX Australia 2013 social sites open

    Keen on checking out PAX Australia when Penny Arcade’s famous expo heads down under next year? Organisers have set up a Facebook and Twitter page to help hopeful attendees track updates. Details like date, venue and even host city are still to be announced – hell, PAX Australia was announced just a few weeks ago […]

  • PAX 2013 to last an extra day, event heading to Australia

    PAX is coming to Australia next year, Penny Arcade’s Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins confirmed today. It was also announced PAX Prime would last for four days instead of three next year. The Penny Arcade fellas are also considering a UK event as well, but there is nothing to announce on that end at present. […]

  • Free DLC for Penny Arcade Adventures 3 due during PAX

    Expect an expansion for Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 3 around the end of next month.

  • Penny Arcade considering third PAX in Austin

    During a panel at San Diego Comic Con, as reported by Gamespot, Penny Arcade’s Mike “Gabe” Krahulik told the audience that the company is “aggressively exploring a third PAX” close to Austin, Texas. Austin already hosts a number of gaming events and is something of a development hotseat; a local event would join PAX Prime […]

  • Penny Arcade seeks crowdfunding to go ad free

    Gaming culture webcomic Penny Arcade has launched a Kickstarter with no tangible rewards, instead giving readers the opportunity to pay to keep advertising off the site.

  • Penny Arcade Adventures 3 delayed

    The PC version of Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 3 is due on July 25 – not July 10 as previously reported, apparently – but the Xbox Live Indie Games launch has been pushed back. Write Jerry “Tycho” Holkins confirmed the game failed community peer review due to a crash error […]

  • PAX Prime registration open next week

    With PAX East done and dusted, Penny Arcade has announced the first details of PAX Prime ahead of this year’s Seattle event. The Washington State Convention Center is playing host again, but some events will be spread across nearby venues – the Annex, Paramount, Seattle Sheraton and Grand Hyatt, for example. Registration opened temporarily, but […]

  • Less than 1,000 PAX East badges remain for April 7

    PAX East organizers have tweeted that there are less than 1,000 badges available for Saturday, so if you are planning on attending, you need to hurry up and get your badge. PAX East runs April 6-8 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Last year, 69,500 people attended the weekend event, which this year happens, […]

  • PAX East stays in Boston until 2023 under new deal

    Penny Arcade and MCCA (Massachusetts Convention Center Authority) have announced PAX East will stay at the MCC for the next ten years up until 2023. The new deal will mean the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI) will get $325,000 each year the convention is held as part of the new deal to promote the industry’s […]

  • Ex-Ars Technica editor joins Penny Arcade

    Ars Technica gaming editor Ben Kuchera has bid farewell to the site in favour of a new role at Penny Arcade. Although details are yet to be locked down, it appears the site, which harbours a solid community and runs Child’s Play in addition to the eponymous comic, will soon play host to a games […]

  • Avenger creators donate $10,000 to Child's Play

    N-Control, creators of the Avenger, an external adapter which houses an Xbox 360 controller boatsing the ability to improve reaction time and more fluid movements, has donated $10,000 to Child’s Play, and has pledged to donate $50,000 worth of Avenger accessories should the charity “find a need for it” and plans to continue donating to […]

  • Child's Play raised over $3.5 million in 2011

    Penny Arcade’s Child’s Play charity raised a record-breaking $3,512,345 over 2011. Project manager Jamie Dillon praised the efforts of independent fundraising initiatives for the scheme’s annual growth; the charity recently passed a $10 million milestone. Child’s Play provides games and toys to hospitalised kids, which studies have linked with increased recovery rates. Well done to […]

  • Child's Play hits $1.5 million in donations for 2011

    Child’s Play has hit reached $1.5 million in donations for this year, the charity has said, with an aim to hit $2 million by the end of the year still on. The group, formed by Penny Arcade, has made $10 million since it was created in 2003. The main aim of the charity has been […]

  • Tuesday Shorts: Penny Arcade, UC3, King Arthur II, Teen brains on games

    Below you will find a list of newsworthy snippets for your brain, including information on: Uncharted 3 skins, a curfew for online gaming, an MMO about The Mummy, and more.

  • Wednesday Shorts II: Tales of Xillia, Spiral Knights, Cthulhu, LBP2, Persona 3

    I am running out of quirky, esoteric ways to insert an off the wall header image in these shorts posts, so, today I have included one I took of a Hummingbird Moth visiting my batch of flowers on the deck.  Shorts are below.

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