Category: Pax

PAX West 2016: HyperX Showcases New Gaming Headset and Keyboard

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston, was out in force on the floor of PAX West 2016. Fans got the chance to try out HyperX goodies already out in the market as well as some new soon-to-be-released ones. On the soon-to-be-released front, HyperX showcased the HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard and HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset. Here’s what we have on each… HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard The HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Gaming...

Tumblestone rocks July!

So puzzle games have been snuggly at home in mobile apps and such, but Tumblestone brings the action-packed puzzle party back to the consoles and PC. Its gameplay is inspired by action puzzle games such as Tetris Attack and Bust-A-Move. I had the honor to try out Tumblestone during PAX Prime 2015 and the puzzle gamer in me was amazed by what I experienced. We were able to play the multiplayer portion, which got hectic real fast. It’s...

Pax Prime 2015 - Audio Playlist

Pax Prime 2015: The Developer Interview Playlist

We’ve been keeping pretty busy lately so I deeply apologize that I’ve been dragging my feet to get these Pax Prime 2015 interviews out. Pax Prime was amazing as usual and we’d love to thank all the folks that took the time to chat with us about their projects. It’s always inspiring to chat with indie developers who are just brimming with excitement to see their game in the hands of others. They love showcasing...

Pax Prime 2015: Tumblestone Developer Interview

Pax Prime never lacks in the game discovery department. Today, we share our brief interview with Ty Taylor the Game Designer working on Tumblestone during Microsoft’s ID@Xbox Pre-Pax Event. Tumblestone is an addictive puzzle game that is unlike any other. At first glance, you might feel like this is a run-of-the-mill competitive puzzle fighting game but as you play you realize that Tumblestone is drastically different.  Tumblestone goes beyond other match-3 games and actually makes the player think about...

Pax Prime 2015: A New D&D Experience in Sword Coast Legends

Interested in Dungeons & Dragons but lack the table space or committed group of friends to meet at one place at one time? If you have an Xbox One, PS4, or a capable PC, then Sword Coast Legends may just be the solution for you. We got to try it out for ourselves at Pax Prime and we liked what we saw so far. Brought to you by n-Space and Digital Extremes, Sword Coast Legends...

PAX Prime 2015: Cooler Master Shows Off MasterCase 5 & Pro 5

Time to bring out your inner builder! Cooler Master has been shelling out products to empower PC gamers and PC modding enthusiasts for quite a long time. They pumped out plenty of gamer-specific products with their CM Storm line. Now they are doubling down again on their focus to help both PC modding experts and novices alike build the PC tower of their dreams. Here at PAX Prime 2015, they are showcasing their most recent...

PAX South 2015: Homeworld Remastered Collection

There are few titles that stand out when I think back on truly memorable games.  One of those titles is Homeworld and its sequel.  First released way back in 1999, Homeworld featured true 3D navigation (X, Y and Z axis), detailed animations, unique ship types, an emotionally engaging epic story and a kick ass soundtrack.  And guess what folks?  It’s getting a re-release with improved graphics, additional lines of dialog and high resolution support.  This collection...

Pax South 2015: NAVGTR Awards Contest

Predict the Winners, Win $1000 from NAVGTR

In case you missed it, I was actually a part of the NAVGTR Nominations: Whip Caucus panel during Pax South. It was an interactive panel where I announced nominees alongside other National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers members and then joined the audience as they participated in a caucus vote. For some categories there were clear winners. However, for others, a spirited debate took place. For example, at one point there was a spirited discussion...

Pax South 2015: IndieBox

Pax South 2015: Introducing the IndieBox

In a world where it seems like there is a subscription box for everything, during Pax South we were introduced to the IndieBox. IndieBox is a subscription service that delivers collector’s edition versions of indie games to your door every month. Each IndieBox contains a high-quality indie game, retro-style box art, USB game cartridge, color manual, original soundtrack, and much much more…† Unlike the highly popular Loot Crate which delivers geeky toys and discount codes...

Pax South 2015: Adventures of Pip

Pax South 2015 Indie Game Highlight: Adventures of Pip

As you can tell, Pax South was filled with Indie darlings. Today, let us introduce you to a game we actually loved during Pax Prime but totally dropped the ball on sharing: it’s Adventures of Pip. You play as Pip, an unlikely 1-pixel hero in a 32-bit world. Given the unique ability to absorb the pixels of his defeated enemies, Pip will have to master three different forms to solve devious puzzles, defeat the Skeleton Queen’s evil minions, and rescue...

Pax South 2015: Raising Hell

Pax South 2015 Indie Game Spotlight: Raising Hell

Continuing our tour around the Pax South Expo Hall, we find ourselves playing the devil trying to get out of hell in a game called Raising Hell. Hell is freezing over and you need to get out. You play as Damian. Teleport, slice angels and demons, shoot bazookas, and generally raise hell!† In this flagship game from Mish Mash Machine, we found ourselves another addictive gem. Simply tapping on the screen you control Damian, who can...