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PAX Prime 12 is now totally, utterly, completely sold out


May 04
If you were planning on making the trek to Mecca Seattle this August to attend the PAX Prime expo and haven't yet picked up a pass for the show, you may want to look into some alternate vacation plans. Just over a week after ... read

It's difficult to believe that it has been nearly four years since the last game in the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness series released. Many were heartbroken to hear that the original plan of four episodes would be cut... read feature

Ocean Marketing's PR goof becomes Internet sensation


Dec 28
In the hours following Ocean Marketing's public shaming, the unprofessional exploits of Paul Christoforo have become the latest Internet fascination -- so much so that even insurance company Geico has gotten in on the fun.&nb... read

Penny Arcade recently published a chain of emails between one of its readers and Ocean Marketing, a company responsible for a range of third party peripherals. The customer, known as Dave, pre-ordered a pair of PS3 controller... read feature

Penny Arcade is making a Skyward Sword comic


Nov 15
If you visited Penny Arcade today, you would have learned that the boys were tapped by Nintendo to do a special five-page Skyward Sword comic. I've enjoyed Mike Krahulik's artwork as it developed over the years, and I am real... read

Mega64 teaches you how to be a badass


Nov 07
Ubisoft once again tapped the Mega64 crew for a commercial deal, this time for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. I was a little taken aback by how straight the boys were playing this particular video. Didn't seem to have that ol' Mega64 je ne sais quoi. Then I got to the 1:15 mark and was like, "Oh, okay, there we go!" Mega64: GHOST RECON FUTURE SOLDIER Commercial [YouTube] read

Pictures of the crazy PAX show floor


Aug 26
The show floor at PAX is absolutely nuts, just like it always is. It's crowded, flashy, fun and sometimes kind of smelly. Still, we're having a great time here.  Luckily they gave us media members time to run around the ... read

Penny Arcade game series back from dead


Aug 26
Some years ago now, Penny Arcade decided to put their piles of smug money where their snarky mouths were and produce a series of episodic role-playing games in a Lovecraft-meets-noir-detective setting. After two episodes... read

As a wise man once said, "You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em." Okay, that was actually Kenny Rogers’ "The Gambler," but it works in regards to Telltale Games’ newest title, Poker Night at the ... read feature


Telltale Games has announced what it's calling "the Citizen Kane of poker games," and it might be right -- Poker Night at The Inventory sounds like the best thing ever. The game will star Penny Arcade's Tycho, Max of Sam &... read feature

PAX 10: The day before gallery


Sep 03
The 2010 Penny Arcade Expo has not started yet, but we're all here anyway. Nothing happened today, but we thought we'd share a gallery of pictures taken of nothing happening anyway. Anyway. Here's us running around Seattle, and then later at Gameworks. Excuse the drunk faces and inappropriate poses. More tomorrow. Also, Chad called my flower photography "fu*kin' gay." read

Hudson's Lost in Shadow partners with Child's Play


Aug 30
Wanna feel good about yourself? Head on over to Hudson's Lost in Shadow page on Facebook and "like" it. Why would that make you feel good? Hudson is donating 10 cents for every new "like" they get on this page to the Child's ... read

Telltale teases something, awesomeness almost guaranteed


Aug 28
If you've been a fan of almost anything Telltale Games has ever done (and really you should be) then the teaser trailer above is going to get you pretty darn randy in your nether reasons. The teaser is short and sweet, bu... read

PAX East 10: Penny Arcade Adventures series is finished


Mar 26
Well, there's a bit of a bummer for the first full day of PAX East 10. Penny Arcade's Mike Krahulik has confirmed that Penny Arcade Adventures, the episodic RPG starring Tycho and Gabe, has been discontinued as developer Hoth... read

'Frelevant' to your interests: Penny Arcade launches PATV


Dec 29
Not content with dominating videogame-related web comics and then "reality tv" with Penny Arcade: The Series, the folks at Penny Arcade have launched PATV. Yes, as in "Penny Arcade Television," just in case you're having trou... read

Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin: Penny Arcade Expo 2009


Nov 06
Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin' is Destructoid's surreal comedy series about videogames and gamer culture. It's pretty good. At this year's Penny Arcade Expo, Ash and I had a panel, and that was fun. During the panel, we got Rey Gut... read

Here are your 2009 PAX Omeganauts


Aug 07
PAX has revealed the 20 randomly selected contestants for the Omegathon competition. Over the course of PAX 09, the contestants will be battling it out in six games: ROUND 1: Mario Kart ® WiiROUND 2: Bookworm ® Advent... read

Penny Arcade's Cardboard Tube Samurai a playable in Tekken 6


Jun 20
The Twitter feed tekkenbob, the official feed for Tekken 6, dropped an interesting twitpic today. Along with a tweet mentioning that he "got a sneak peek at something I can't talk about yet" was the above picture. W... read

Penny Arcade scholarship open for 2009-2010


May 06
The generous folks at Penny Arcade have just announced that their scholarship is now open and accepting applications for the 2009-2010 academic year. The Penny Arcade Scholarship was established in 2007 to give a $10,000 rewa... read

Child's Play CD 2008: great music for a cause


Dec 15
The Child's Play charity was created by Penny Arcade founders Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins back in 2003 to combat the negative stereotypes assigned to gamers by the media. Their goal, aside from combating these stereotypes... read

Gabe and Tycho will appear at New York Comic Con as guests of honor


Dec 11
New York Comic Con is already the place to be if you have the hots for toys and comics -- but what about games? This year not only will feature Penny Arcade celebs Gabe and Tycho as the featured guests of honor, but also is b... read

Get your Child's Play charity auction dinner tickets before December 5th


Dec 02
It's almost that time again. The Child's Play charity hosts a swank auction and dinner event this time of year every year to raise money for the chilluns. The whole thing goes down this year on December 9th at the Washington ... read

When Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness Episode One was released, I eagerly gobbled it right up. It was brash, absurd and hilarious, exactly the sort of lampooning that I feel many RPGs which tak... read feature

Penny Arcade Adventures Episode Two dated for October 29th


Oct 22
I quite enjoyed the first installment in the Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness series, my only beef being that it wasn't long enough (but good episodic content never feels long enough). PSN owne... read

Penny Arcade's Prince of Persia comic launches today, a total tease


Oct 15
An online Prince of Persia comic, drawn by the good folks over at Penny Arcade, has gone live today. The Web-based, 32-page comic book will be updated with new pages daily, leading up to the game's December 2 release. At it s... read

Penny Arcade Episode 2 has gone gold


Oct 02
[video]105968:456[/video]Awesomesode indeed!Hothead games has announced that the Windows, Mac and Linux versions of Penny Arcade: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness Episode 2 has gone gold. No release date has been revea... read

Penny Arcade Adventures Episode 2 coming soon, have some new screens


Sep 01
The boys at Penny Arcade know how to capture both our hearts and our expendable income. After hosting the best open-to-the-public gaming event on the West Coast, it seems a perfect time to showcase some screens from the next ... read

PAX 08: Jerry and Mike class up their hustle


Aug 29
[video]101722:256[/video]If you did not attend PAX or the opening keynote last year, you may have heard word of how Penny Arcade rock stars Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik came out on stage -- to the tune of a little song you... read

PAX schedule is up and Destructoid is on it


Aug 12
The 2008 Penny Arcade Expo is still a couple of weeks away, but it seems that this event is all anyone can talk about here lately. And who can blame them? It's going to be an exciting event, packed with nerdity, Ghostbusters,... read

PAX 08: This is the map of the floor, plan accordingly


Jul 29
It's with squeals of delight that I present to you the floor plan for this year's Penny Arcade Expo, set to take place August 29 through August 31. Go look at the calendar ... that's soon! Looking at the map, I have to wonder... read

Comic-Con 08: Liveblogging the Penny Arcade panel


Jul 25
It's all said and done, but you can check out the archived logs after the jump. A few photos from the conference and a snapshot of the exclusive Comic-Con poster are also attached.If you missed it, I'd like to announce that t... read

Penny Arcade Adventures coming to PSN


Jul 23
I loved Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness so much that as soon as I finished it, I promptly went back to the title screen and started a second playthrough with hardly a second thought. The type ... read






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