Category: Pax

Quantum Conundrum Review

It’s hard to not be struck with Déjà vu at the start of Quantum Conundrum. In short, it’s a science themed first person action physics puzzler not unlike the Portal franchise. In fact, Quantum Conudrum’s lead designer Kim Swift, was the co creator of Portal and involved in the making of the Left 4 Dead games at Valve. With this in mind, I want to approach this review respecting the game as a unique entity...

Kim Swift Quantum Conundrum Interview

While at PAX East, I got some face time with the very charming and creative, Kim Swift of Air Tight Games where we talked about the upcoming title: Quantum Conundrum. Kim is famous for her work on Left 4 Dead as well as being the Co-creator of Portal.

PAX East Abridged Series

A week ago I found myself standing shoulder-to-shoulder with my fellow nerds as we waited for our second performance for the night to begin. If you have never been to PAX (either East or Prime), then you are truly missing out on a phenomenal experience where you meet the thousands of best friends you never knew you had. You find yourself throwing shame away and getting lost in the thrilling excitement that flows through your...

Quantum Conundrum Preview

Fans of Portal, thirsty for a new first person puzzler this year need not fear, Quantum Conundrum by Airtight Games and Square Enix is here to fill that void (or should I say, Portal) in your heart.  You play as a quiet 12 year old boy visiting your Uncle Professor Fitz Quadwrangle, you are tasked to save your Uncle from his latest experiment gone bad using his last invention, the Interdimensional Shift Device. This glove...

Photos from PAX East 2012

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Modest Law’s PAX East’er Weekend Round Up!

 So PAX East’er weekend as come and gone and while you were out macking on chocolate eggs and jelly beans, I was out being awesome! (And by awesome, I mean nearly crippling myself with the amount of walking and driving I did this week) Through the rest of the week I‘ll go into greater detail on games I got to spend some significant time with: games like Transcript, Quantum Conundrum, Sleeping Dogs, and more! But...

That’s Right!

It’s True! Stephanie K and I will being traveling to Boston MA for this year’s PAX East on April 6th to April 8th to bring you all the cool stuff from the event. Will there be New games, News, Cosplay and a cool logo I whipped up for the occasion? You bet! All that and what will no doubt be the largest concentration of Nintendo3DS street passes the world has ever seen. so far Check back then...

PAX Prime 2010 Round up

So PAX Prime in Seattle this year is nearly over and we got a bunch of surprises this year from the show. Duke Nukem Lives Again: After much rumor and speculation, Take 2 finally confirmed that Duke Nukem is alive and well in the hands of far more financially responsible developer, Gearbox! The title was playable on the show floor and is expected to be released in 2011. Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath goes HD: The cult...

Check Out My Hardware – Pax East 2010 Coverage

Check Out My Hardware – Pax East 2010 Coverage

PAX East came and went this past weekend (March 26th – 28th)  and for those who are unaware of what exactly PAX East was, here’s an excerpt from their Wikipedia page: The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) is a semi-annual gamer festival held in Washington state, USA, and Boston, Mass., USA. PAX was created by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik, the authors of the Penny Arcade webcomic, because they wanted to attend a show that gave equal attention to console gamers, computer gamers, and tabletop gamers. [Penny Arcade Expo...