PAX Archive

  • Book Review: Pax

    Authored by Sara Pennypacker, Pax is a poignant novel about a young boy named Peter who rescues and adopts a wild fox kit (named Pax, of course), and develops a special bond of love and loyalty as the two grow together and share a similar […]

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  • PAX South 2017 Final Impressions

    PAX South has come to a close and overall the experience was nothing short of awesome. Unfortunately I was feeling under the weather and ended up leaving the show floor very early on yesterday, so I missed my chance to really dive deep into any demos […]

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  • Minit is a Lo-fi Adventure Played 60 Seconds at a Time

    What happens when you multiply Half-Minute Hero by two? You get one Minit, of course. Well not exactly. Beyond the whole limited time crunch gimmick, the two games are completely unrelated and have very different styles overeall. Minit, from Devolver Digital and an alliance of […]

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  • Blackjack Meets Street Fighter in The Card Warriors

    “Dude, I so want a mashup game of blackjack mixed with Street Fighter II.” Yeah, okay. So I’m guessing the only people who had that game idea cross their minds are the folks at Stage Clear Studios, before they went on to develop Super Blackjack […]

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  • Dark and Light Join Forces in Embers of Mirrim

    Canadian studio Creative Bytes has unveiled its new game this week for PAX South. It’s called Embers of Mirrim, and it’s a unique platformer starring a mystical creature–it’s feathered like a bird but, to my eye, also has some dragon, feline, and vulpine characteristics–capable of […]

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  • PAX South 2017 Day One Impressions

    Today was the opening day of PAX South in San Antonio, Texas. This is now my third time traveling to the great city, and I have to say that I’m blown away by how much the gaming event has grown since last year. From huge spectacle-laden […]

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  • Loot Rascals Release Date Announced

    Goofball roguelike Loot Rascals will be launching March 7th on PC and PlayStation 4, developer Hollow Ponds confirmed today. It’ll sell for $15. For those eager to get in on the fun early and help the devs fine tune the game before full release, a […]

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  • Battlesloths to Wage The Great Pizza Wars this Spring

    Move over Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. There’s now an even slower animal species on the planet with an equally insatiable and even more violent appetite for pizza! Battlesloths 2025: The Great Pizza Wars is a competitive twin-stick shooter starring gun-totting sloths in a sort of […]

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  • Watch 12 Minutes of Shadow Warrior 2 Hotness

    It’s time to hang out with your Wang out, folks! Flying Wild Hog and Devolver Digital have unleashed a little more than a dozen minutes of gameplay footage highlighting the recent showing of Shadow Warrior 2 at PAX East. This Wang is looking hot indeed. […]

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  • Fool’s Theory’s Thief-Inspired Isometric Stealth RPG Looks Sneaky Good

    Remember Seven? It’s been a while since the game was first announced last summer, but it’s finally back in the headlines this week at PAX East, and with a new subtitle, to boot. (Though there’s still nothing specific yet for release timing.) Behold Seven: The […]

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