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4:00 PM on 08.29.2013

How to survive PAX

[Pictured: a poor soul who barely made it out alive, holding the avatars of those who couldn't make it at all.] PAX is wonderful. But it's also a downright daunting experience for newcomers and veterans alike. I don't know a ...

Mr Andy Dixon

2:30 PM on 08.26.2013

Ubisoft bringing six games and new competition to PAX

PAX Prime is just a mere four days away. Where has the time gone? As people flock to the Emerald City by the tens of thousands, companies are revealing their plans for the convention. Today, Ubisoft announced that it's showca...

Brett Makedonski

11:30 AM on 08.15.2013

PAX Prime's Indie MEGABOOTH will have more than 80 games

The Indie MEGABOOTH just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Topping PAX Prime 2012's 30 games and PAX East 2013's 62 games, the booth at PAX Prime 2013 will feature at least 84 different titles from more than 60 studios and wi...

Darren Nakamura

10:00 PM on 07.22.2013

Are you going to PAX Prime 2013? Let us know!

It's that time again! At the end of every summer, we Dtoiders trek up to Seattle for the greatest gathering of gamers in the industry: PAX Prime! As usual, the Destructoid crew will be out in full force again this year, repre...

Mr Andy Dixon

4:30 PM on 05.29.2013

Ubisoft's E3 plans include South Park: The Stick of Truth

At the beginning of the month, Ubisoft came out and said that it hadn't forgotten about South Park: The Stick of Truth, despite very little promotion after acquiring the game in the THQ fire-sale. That apparently still holds...

Brett Makedonski

4:00 PM on 03.22.2013

Here are Destructoid's PAX East 2013 plans!

[Update: The community photo is now on Saturday at 2 PM, not 1 PM! Tell your friends!] PAX East 2013 is next Friday HAPPENING RIGHT NOW! And just like we do every year, the Dtoid community will be out in full force, meeting u...

Mr Andy Dixon

4:15 PM on 03.14.2013

Contest: Win a last-minute PAX East badge from Paradox!

[Update: Winners are ME4Twaffle, Will, and The Steamdriven, and runners-up were shadow1w2 and Kickass667!] In honor of their new 2.5D action-movie-inspired sidescrolling multiplayer extravaganza The Showdown Effect (which we ...

Mr Andy Dixon

10:00 AM on 03.02.2013

Are you going to PAX East? Let us know!

[Update: PAX East is in three weeks! If you haven't joined our Google Group or added your name to the list below, let us know ASAP!] Holy crap! PAX East is just around the corner! Every year, Dtoiders from around the globe ma...

Mr Andy Dixon

10:00 AM on 02.23.2013

Otakon coming to Las Vegas in 2014

PAX is awesome and E3 is a spectacle, but for those that find themselves smitten by Japanese culture few conventions rival Baltimore's very own Otakon. One of the largest and longest-running anime expos in the United States, ...

Kyle MacGregor

4:15 PM on 02.20.2013

Nintendo added as an exhibitor for gamescom 2013

After sitting out 2012, event organizers have announced that Nintendo will be returning to gamescom in 2013. The Germany-based convention is the largest in the world, with more than 275,000 visitors and 600 exhibitors in 2012...

Brett Makedonski

9:30 PM on 02.04.2013

EVE Fanfest has a trailer and tickets for sale

Tickets are now available for CCP's Fanfest, a celebration of all things EVE Online. This year, we can expect a lot of the coverage to be focused on the integration of Dust  514, since it's now an official part of the E...

Joshua Derocher

9:00 AM on 01.04.2013

The Mega Manathon is running at MAGFest right now

MAGFest is a convention of many awesome things, and this year, they've combined two of my favorite things ever: Mega Man, and Child's Play. The fine folks at Half Empty Energy Tank are now running a 72-hour Mega Man charity m...

Chris Carter

5:00 PM on 09.02.2012

GaymerCon fully funded for August 2013 in San Francisco

This weekend the buena gente behind GaymerCon announced that they were successful in obtaining the funding to provide a safe space for LGBTQ folks to hangout and share their love of games. After bringing in nearly four times ...

Kyle MacGregor

10:00 AM on 08.06.2012

Gaymercon beats funding goal in five days

While there are still those who wonder what the point of Gaymercon is, people with money have demonstrated that it is, at least, important to them. The gay-friendly convention has surpassed its funding within five days, with ...

Jim Sterling

11:00 PM on 08.02.2012

GaymerCon is videogames gone totally gay -- awesome!

Last night, Kickstarter got a little more gay. Matt Conn and the organizers of GaymerCon, the first gaming convention with a focus on the LGBTQ community, started their crowdfunding drive with a goal of $25,000. One day ...

Sophie Prell

7:00 PM on 11.03.2011

PAX East Registration is open, go buy your ticket

PAX East 2012 registration has opened as of today, November 3, so you may want to grab up a pass before they sell out. The expo will be happening April 6th-8th in Boston with one day passes going for $35 and three day passes ...

Victoria Medina