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PAX West 2022 returns to Seattle in September for a masked and vaccinated event

PAX West will return again: ReedPop announced that it will once again host an in-person convention in Seattle this year. The event runs September...

PAX West returns to its in-person format this fall

As much of the United States returns to normal after a year of social distancing and virtual events, the organizers of PAX West have...

PAX hopes to return in 2021 with a full slate of conventions

While it certainly wasn't the greatest tragedy of 2020, the cancelation of numerous game trade shows and conventions was felt among fans who enjoyed...

MMO Business Roundup: PAX Online, PAX Aus, games for ADHD, Epic’s $17B valuation

Welcome back to another quick roundup of video games business and industry news that bumps into our little old MMO genre over here. PAX: PAX...

PAX West 2020 is still tentatively on amid COVID-19 while GameStop re-opens

Just yesterday on the podcast we were saying that there was no way PAX West was going to happen this year, at least not in...

Elder Scrolls Online is previewing the Dragonhold DLC at this month’s PAX West

With the Scalebreaker DLC out the door earlier this month, Elder Scrolls Online's vaunted "Year of the Dragon" has just one more big update...

Guild Wars 2 is plotting a big living world announcement during PAX on August 30

If you've been keeping a finger on the pulse of the Guild Wars 2 community the last month or so, you know there's been...

PAX West 2018: The PWE gauntlet of Neverwinter and Torchlight

If you had told me five years ago that Perfect World Entertainment would not only own but make many of the games that they...

PAX West 2018: Every mobile game should play like Elder Scrolls Blades

I don't usually report on mobile games, but I do play quite a few of them. Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, Mario Run, and...

PAX West 2018: How to win and lose at Dauntless

People actually lined up for Dauntless at PAX West 2018. I don't know if it was the placement of the booth, if people liked...

The Soapbox: I have a bad feeling about Anthem

As I watched Nick Tarabay stand on stage hype up the audience in the Main Theater for PAX West 2018, I thought it was...

PAX West 2018: First impressions of PWE’s Remnant From the Ashes

Traditionally, massively multiplayer games do not have a large presence on the expo floor for PAX, but many studios had large booths with loud...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 185: PAX West crud

Larry, Justin, and Bree talk PAX West, Elder Scrolls Online, Rend, Dauntless, Torchlight Frontiers, Blades, Neverwinter, Anthem, Star Citizen, Runes of Magic, Wizard101, FFXIV, PlanetSide 2, SWTOR, WoW, and Star Wars Galaxies, with a mailbag email on how MMOs can facilitate roleplaying.

PAX West 2018: Survival MMO Rend’s surprising art, Dorito map, faction PvP, and inbound PvE

If this PAX West 2018 was about one thing, it was about proving me wrong. I jumped into the Rend interview expecting a specific type...

PAX West 2018: Anthem shuns content paywalls, lockboxes while embracing ‘reactive storytelling’

More information from BioWare's Anthem presentation at PAX West this weekend has continued to roll out, bolstering the gorgeous trailer and potentially worrisome story-related...

PAX West 2018: Getting my feet wet in Elder Scrolls Online’s Murkmire

I should preface this article with two things: I got to spend maybe 15 minutes in Murkmire while in a crowded, loud room at...
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PAX West 2018: Anthem’s trailer touts ‘real-time storytelling’ content

BioWare published a new trailer for Anthem at PAX West today, this one focused on the game world and just what you'll be doing...

PAX West 2018: Elder Scrolls Online’s Murkmire arrives on the PTS September 17

At its PAX West presentation last night, ZeniMax showed attendees an overview of content coming in Elder Scrolls Online's upcoming Murkmire DLC, which will...

PAX West 2018: World of Warcraft’s Ion Hazzikostas shares his game development journey

World of Warcraft's head guru helped to kick off PAX West this weekend with an hour-long keynote address. Ion Hazzikostas entertained the crowd with his...
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PAX West 2018: Diablo III shows that it can be Nintendo Hard

With Diablo III coming to the Nintendo Switch and "multiple projects" for the franchise currently in development at Blizzard, this game might be making...