PAX East 2011 News


Interview: Deus Ex Human Revolution game director Jean-François Dugas

By Xav de Matos, Mar 23, 2011 3:00pm PDT

Shacknews discusses the upcoming revival of the Deus Ex franchise with Eidos Montreal game director Jean-François Dugas...


"Guys guys, I think he's trying to make a joke about in-house... just a long shot here"

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Eidos Montreal taps partner studio for PC version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution

By Xav de Matos, Mar 23, 2011 11:45am PDT

In an upcoming interview with Shacknews, Deus Ex: Human Revolution game director Jean-François Dugas clarified that the PC version of the upcoming game is not being solely developed by the team at Eidos Montreal...


"I'd say your "qualification" is horse shit. I've played it far more than you have, guaranteed. ..."

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Interview: Portal 2 project lead Joshua Weier and writer Erik Wolpaw

By Xav de Matos, Mar 21, 2011 2:00pm PDT

Shacknews talks corporate culture, the process of effective storytelling, and making changes to a a fan favorite with Portal 2 project lead Joshua Weier and writer Erik Wolpaw from Valve Software...


"If someone had told me 11 years ago that the guys who wrote Old Man Murray would be working at ..."

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Warp Preview (and video of the complete demo)

By Xav de Matos, Mar 18, 2011 2:45pm PDT

Shacknews briefly details its experience with Warp from developer Trapdoor Inc., an experience you can watch play out in full in video form...


"I was finding the art style too close to splosion man right up until that first human got ..."

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Fallen Frontier Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 17, 2011 11:15am PDT

Shacknews goes hands-on with a hidden gem from PAX East 2011: Fallen Frontier from developer Moonshot Games, a team made-up of ex-Bungie developers...


"Coming to Steam. Nice. Chair who keeps teasing how they'd love to bring Shadow Complex to iOS, ..."

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Five minutes of Fez

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 17, 2011 10:15am PDT

A full five-and-a-bit minutes of Fez are shown off in a new gameplay trailer for the charming, world-spinning, indie platformer.


"god I can't wait for this game. I played it at pax. The starting area feels pretty rich and ..."

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Mizuguchi: Child of Eden's 'Journey Project' yielded as many as five thousand submissions

By Xav de Matos, Mar 14, 2011 11:00am PDT

In September 2010, Ubisoft announced it would use user-submitted images that represented the game's theme of hope and happiness to help craft the...


"I can't even read the phrase 'Journey Project' without thinking of that series. Love it - love it."

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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet trailer shows 10 minutes of silhouetted shooter

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 14, 2011 10:15am PDT

Venture deep inside the Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet in a new ten-minute trailer for the gorgeous silhouetted shooter from PAX East.


"Don't forget, Xbox is also a DVD player and can stream video and music off our PC. Also like ..."

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Portal 2 Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 12, 2011 7:00am PST

At PAX East 2011, Valve shows off some character moments in the upcoming puzzle-adventure, Portal 2. Shacknews has the scoop, cake references no longer included...


"Agreed! I don't want spoilers.. But I will say that I'm really excited about this game! Loved ..."

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L.A. Noire Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 11, 2011 1:30pm PST

Shacknews is on the case, previewing a case in the upcoming cop-thriller L.A. Noire from developer Team Bondi. Grab your hat and polish your shield, it's time to do some detective work...


"Is this going to be like Blade Runner where the story, puzzles or sequences are mixed up each ..."

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Twisted Pixel Bringing Ms. 'Splosion Man and Unannounced Game to PAX East

By Xav de Matos, Jan 14, 2011 4:00pm PST

While it would appear that Twisted Pixel has its attention on other matters, the team took an opportunity to announce its plans for PAX East....


PAX East 2011 'Boston Indie Showcase' Now Taking Submissions

By Xav de Matos, Nov 02, 2010 8:25am PDT

If you're a Boston-area indie developer who craves the attention only a high-profile video game convention can bring, Penny Arcade has you covered....


"Man the wait for PAX East is killing me, got my tickets ordered, waiting on the BYOPC ..."

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PAX East 2011 Registration Now Open

By Xav de Matos, Sep 27, 2010 3:20pm PDT

After tearing a hole the size of a 90s video game icon into the industry at PAX Prime 2010, the team at Penny Arcade have announced registration...


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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