PAX East 2010 News


Alleged Breach Thief Appears in Court

By Chris Faylor, May 19, 2010 3:00pm PDT

Justin May, the man accused of trying to steal a copy of Breach during PAX East 2010, had his first day in court today, pleading not guilty to the...


"They always have the Breach booths surrounded by people who either used to be in the military, ..."

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Developers Discuss Future of PC Gaming at PAX

By Chris Faylor, Apr 05, 2010 8:00pm PDT

It was a dark, albeit not that stormy, night as the "Future of PC Gaming (Yes, there is one!)" panel kicked off at PAX East around 10PM EST....


" With ballooning budgets, increasing advertising costs and more piracy for consoles as this ..."

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Monday Night Combat Preview: It's Like Team Fortress 2 and DotA Made a Baby

By Chris Faylor, Apr 02, 2010 7:00pm PDT

You wouldn't know it by looking at the game, but Monday Night Combat--a team-centr


"wow. Ok i guess if you can pull the moves off in reality you are free to make the animations. No ..."

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Report: PAX East Attendee Attempts to Steal Breach

By Brian Leahy, Mar 30, 2010 6:00pm PDT

At PAX East 2010, a man reportedly attempted to steal the code for Breach, the new multiplayer shooter from Atomic Games, which I had a chance to...


"I'd argue that physical security is a lot more important than software security. In other ..."

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PAX East Locked Down for 2011 and 2012 in Boston

By Brian Leahy, Mar 29, 2010 7:30pm PDT

This past weekend, the now-annual Penny Arcade Expo East kicked off in Boston, Massachusetts. Our own Chris Faylor was on site for the festivities,...


"I know I come to the shack for all my professional cosplay photography needs."

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Penny Arcade Adventures Series Cancelled

By Chris Faylor, Mar 29, 2010 12:00pm PDT

After two outings, the interactive adventures of Gabe and Tycho are no more, as Penny Arcade artist Mike "Gabe" Krahulik told Joystiq "there won't...


"Technically it was Tycho that discussed it being canceled so using that title would have been ..."

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APB Trailer: Cheese It! It's the Fuzz!

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 29, 2010 8:37am PDT

APB developer Realtime Worlds has released a new trailer for its Grand Theft Auto-style cops vs. robbers MMO with over six minutes of gameplay, action shots and dev chat. APB is currently in closed beta and scheduled for release on PC


"it looked great at PAX. the character customization itself is huge with seemingly unlimited ..."

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LIMBO Preview: A Profound Silence

By Chris Faylor, Mar 28, 2010 11:00am PDT

The first project out of independent developer PlayDead, LIMBO is a stylish black-and-white side-scroller that simply must be experienced....


"Such a shame Indie games isn't available for download everywhere on Xbox Live (depends on the ..."

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Crackdown 2 Multiplayer Impressions: The Orb Has Been Captured, Dropped and Captured Again

By Chris Faylor, Mar 27, 2010 4:45pm PDT

The goal of Rocket Tag, one of the two Crackdown 2 multiplayer modes availa


"Depending on where you grew up, this timeless children's game may also have been called "Kick ..."

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Red Dead Redemption Preview: 30 Minutes in Rockstar's Wild West

By Chris Faylor, Mar 27, 2010 11:45am PDT

Ever since it was first announced, I've been thinking of Red Dead Redemption as "Grand Theft Cowboy." And now


"Looks neat, I've been thinking about buying a PS3, maybe if this doesn't come to PC it will push ..."

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New Crackdown 2 Media Shows High-Flying Fun

By Brian Leahy, Mar 26, 2010 7:00pm PDT

Crackdown 2 is in full effect at PAX East 2010 and Ruffian Games and Microsoft Game


"JC2 doesn't have coop. I think it's going to impact their sales quite a bit. The game would've ..."

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Hydro Thunder Gets Full Sequel on XBLA

By Brian Leahy, Mar 26, 2010 4:20pm PDT

Kotaku reports that a full sequel to Midway's arcade classic Hydro Thunder will be coming to Xbox Live Arcade this summer from developer Vector...


"There's a pizza place down the street with a Hydro Thunder arcade cabinet, complete with ..."

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Hands-on Preview: Breach

By Brian Leahy, Mar 26, 2010 3:00pm PDT

On Monday, Atomic Games announced Breach with little to no detail. Today, they stopped holding back. The game uses technology developed for Six...


"first person till cover system. Coming to PC in a bit. developed and tested by actual specops by ..."

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Hydrophobia Now XBLA Exclusive, Gets New Media

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 26, 2010 8:50am PDT

Hydrophobia developer Dark Energy Digital has announced that its sopping action-adventure will be an Xbox Li


"Watch the trailer - she gets powers to do that!....She can control the water!. Plus you gotta ..."

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'Splosion Man Dev's 'Comic Jumper' Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 17, 2010 5:40am PDT

'Splosion Man and The Maw developer Twisted Pixel has revealed its latest


"Yea i'm kind of feeling the same... I thought Splosion man's gameplay was so original and fun ..."

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