Intern Hits Pax East: Ecstasy Ensues!

By Jeffrey Mizrahi For me, PAX East 2017 was a perfect reminder. It spoke to why I really love being around this industry. Spending three days surrounded by games, developers and fans may sound exhausting. But each second wandering and roaming the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center felt magical. I don’t often get to interact…

The Insight: First Look at SuperGiant’s Hot Pyre

A week or so ago, the New York Videogame Critics Circle sent a few of its core members to the Pax East conference in Boston. Reporter John Azzilonna and videographer Victor Kalogiannis came back with a deep story about SuperGiant Games‘ upcoming Pyre, to be released in 2017. SuperGiant’s offerings, which have won various New…

The Roundup: The Circle Speaks

By Harry Rabinowitz In this week’s roundup, we’ve got kids games, space VR games, Greek god-fighting games, Metroidvania games, and more! Craig Goldstein collects 8 kids games that are total fun for adults, especially when you get to beat your nephews. John Azzilonna and The Awaycast talk a bit of PAX East and a lot…

The Best: Journalism Panels at PAX East

by Jill Scharr We’re big fans of Penny Arcade’s PAX conventions–they’re known for being friendly, open and inclusive, with panels on diverse topics, everything from sexuality to tabletop games to games journalism.  This year, the games journalism panels themselves covered a range of topics, from freelancing to breaking into IGN. Here’s a rundown of the…