More Reviews
REVIEWS Splatoon Review
It's like Double Dare found love with a roll of sushi and made a beautiful, action-packed Wii U game.

Schrödinger’s Cat and the Review
Is this unusual science-themed game full of life or dead on arrival?
More Previews
PREVIEWS Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power Preview
The popular puzzle-platforming series moves from 2D to 3D, but will it be a flawless jump or a headlong dive into a bottomless crevasse?
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES LEGO Jurassic World
Release date: 06/12/15

Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess
Release date: 06/14/15

RIDE
Release date: 06/23/15


LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP oblivion437     In all the talk of graphical downgrades no one seems much preoccupied with 'why?'.  Why build something and then proceed to tear it down, piece by piece, in the hope that ever more diminished expectations about the final product won't be severe enough to...

DAILY MANIFESTO

PAX 2013 Might Just Be The Best PAX Ever

Posted on Wednesday, June 5 @ 16:39:49 Eastern by


In all this hooplah over E3, don't forget about PAX now. It's only 85 days away! *feints*

In the eyes of the American gaming press, PAX Prime is as much about fandom and celebrating video game culture as it is about E3 clean-up. No one ever gets to play everything that they want to at E3, despite its three-day span, which means the importance of PAX will be much greater this year than ever before. Check out their main page: All of the badges have been sold out for weeks. (I'm so glad I'm press sometimes.)

For publishers and developers, it's one of their last major efforts to showcase their games before the gaming masses and before the holiday season. Whatever Microsoft and Sony are not ready to reveal about the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 at E3 will likely be saved for PAX 2013. In kind, whatever games are not playable at E3which is a whole lot, I must emphasizehave a chance of becoming playable for the public at PAX. The same goes for the games that will be shown only behind closed doors at E3.

The fine folks at Penny Arcade have chosen, if you haven't heard already, to extend PAX Prime from three days to four. That's August 30 to September 2. Perhaps this is mere serendipity, but this is music to the ears of developers and publishers who want to grab the public's attention for as long as they can. (And hey, for the fans that means more swag and more Streetpasses.)

By the way, in Seattle it's legal to smoke marijuana now as long as it is in a private place. So if you weren't already high on video games... yeah.
 
Tags:   PAX, E3
FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.


comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution