Wondering what’s cooking for this year’s Penny Arcade Expo? Among other details, the PAX organizers have announced that 2K’s Ken Levine will be keynoting this event. The rest of the details are available in the full article.
All set to go to this year’s Penny Arcade Expo? While PAX 10 certainly tips its hat to the free-thinking indie game devs out there, don’t think for a moment that it’s forgotten about the mainstream community. The organizers have announced new details regarding this year’s keynote speaker, Omegathon event, and musical lineup.
First off, we’re letting the readers know that Pax 2008 has successfully signed on Ken Levine as its keynote speaker. Levine is the current president and creative director of 2K Boston, a dev studio best known for creating the BioShock FPS for the Xbox 360 and Windows PC platforms.
Making a comeback this year is PAX’s much-awaited Omegathon event. Twenty pre-registrants will be randomly chosen as square off against each other in tabletop and video games. The winners of this event will receive two tickets for this year’s Tokyo Game Show (October 11 to 12), US$ 5000 in spending money, and a new home theater system. The event’s organizers have also announced PAX 2008’s planned selection of musical guests:
This year’s PAX event will run from Aug. 29-31, an will e taking place in Seattle’s Washington State Trade and Convention Center. That’s the latest info we’ve got regarding this upcoming event – visit us again as we run into more details in the near future.