PAX 2012 News


Loadout preview: A million possibilities

By Steve Watts, Sep 17, 2012 11:30am PDT

A hands-on look at Loadout, the modular weapon focused shooter from Edge of Reality.


"it seems like you can only have 1 weapon? railguns and shotguns only map."

- radula see all 4 comments

Firefall preview: The sprawling beta

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2012 6:00am PDT

Impressions from a guided demonstration of Firefall from lead designer Scott Youngblood of Tribes fame.


"Friends already in beta while I'm stuck waiting for my beta key can't wait for it people are ..."

- jinxx_ice see all 6 comments

XCOM: Enemy Unknown preview: Little Gray Target Practice

By Steve Watts, Sep 07, 2012 9:00am PDT

A hands-on look at XCOM: Enemy Unknown, peppered with thoughts on updating the classic from lead producer Garth DeAngelis.


"this game is going to rock, I got UFO to learn how to play and its pretty brutal .. like no ..."

- Frush81 see all 8 comments

Company of Heroes 2 preview: Cold Snap

By Steve Watts, Sep 07, 2012 8:15am PDT

A hands-on look at Company of Heroes 2, the anticipated RTS follow-up from Relic Entertainment.


"I'm not sure that, with putting flags on fuel depots in the middle of a battlefield and having ..."

- gibolas1234 see all 11 comments

Marvel Heroes closed beta starting in October

By Steve Watts, Sep 06, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Gazillion Entertainment has opened beta sign-ups for Marvel Heroes, and the closed beta is set to start on October 1.


Hitman: Absolution preview: taking a Contract

By Steve Watts, Sep 06, 2012 11:00am PDT

A hands-on preview of Hitman: Absolution's newly announced Contracts mode, with some insight from game director Tore Blystad.


"Awesome, good info, I can not wait for this game have it pre ordered already, will be the best ..."

- valcan_s see all 2 comments

Harold preview: the goofy savant

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

A hands-on look at Harold, a racing-platformer with gorgeous art design.


Interview: The Walking Dead writer on making a game with 'no good decisions'

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 11:30am PDT

We talk with Harrison G. Pink from Telltale's The Walking Dead about writing complex scenarios and balancing the myriad of possibilities.


"I've played through all 3 now, being hooked on each one. I would assume that the decisions you ..."

- DavePetro72 see all 8 comments

The Last of Us video shows off fifteen minutes of gameplay

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 11:00am PDT

Sony showed off its closed-door E3 demo to the public at PAX, and has now released the video online so everyone can watch it.


"The game looks far more interesting than most others game coming out for release over the next ..."

- dookiebot see all 11 comments

Dota 2 'The International' championship moves to PAX for 2012

By Andrew Yoon, May 10, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Apparently, "The International" is an annual affair, as Valve has announced plans for a second Dota 2 competition.


"A video game tournament at Benaroyal Hall... now I've seen everything."

- Wikus Van De Merwe see all 9 comments