PAX East 2011 News

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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...

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"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...

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"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...

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

- azshack see all 23 comments

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...

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

- tehwalrus see all 9 comments

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...

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

- HisDivineOrder see all 13 comments

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.

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

- DeBurgo see all 22 comments

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...

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

- NickDelios see all 11 comments

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.

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"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...

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

- Techno2000 see all 33 comments

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...

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"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....

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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....

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

- RumpleForeSkin72 see all 3 comments

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...

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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,...

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

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