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  • 12Sep

    PAX 2009 pulls in 60,750 attendees

    Penny Arcade Expo’s Robert Khoo has announced the final numbers at PAX 2009 and it’s pretty large. PAX tickets sold out early and in the end, 60,750 people attended. Hopefully a very small portion of those took home a swag that no one wanted, swine flu. Because it sold out this year, if you are anticipating attending PAX East in March 2010, you may want to consider getting your tickets now.

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  • 12Sep

    Penny Arcade Expo 2009 Overview

    The Great! There are rumors of this year’s PAX reaching 60,000+ nerds and nerdettes in attendance this year, which is a far cry from the 3,300 at the first PAX. Bethesda has a new game coming out! To anyone who showed up last year, you’ll remember the gigantic spectacle that was Fallout 3. Unfortunately, Brink is still far from release so there wasn’t anything near that grand this year (maybe next year?). Although a word for developers: if you want people to see your game and be interested in it, don’t surround the demo area in frosted glass that people are unable to look through. Bioshock had it’s own little stage area set up… These clues must mean something, but my PAX Pox-riddled brain can’t seem to put the pieces together. However, anyone who has followed the Bioshock 2 story thus far will truly appreciate what they’ve done here. The

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  • 12Sep

    Pirates of the Caribbean 4 Titled

    Announced yesterday at the D23 Expo, Pirates of the Caribbean 4 now has a movie title: On Stranger Tides. On Stranger Tides is due for release in Summer of 2011.

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  • 12Sep

    Taking off the Gloves: Apple takes on the DS and PSP

    Portable gaming units have become almost a norm with games. Almost every gamer has one, or at least every mother out with thier childern on a day trip does. They can be found everywhere. Where ever there can be a moment of downtown, you can be sure that a DS or PSP is close by. With that being said, systems that have been your only option for portiable gaming for a number of gaming generations has cornered the market. That was until the Ipod Touch and Iphone came along. During Apple’s press release on Thrusday Sept 10th, they let the world know their stance on the portable gaming industry. That stance being, Apple will be the next best thing. By showing numbers on the quantity of games that each portable unit had: PSP’s 607 games, DS’ 3,680 and then iPod touch’s 21,178, before the broke a infortiave video presentation. (You

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