Category: Pax West

Pax West 2018: Nexon Showcases MMORPG MapleStory 2, ETA Oct. 2018

MapleStory took up much of my time so many years ago, being a such a surprisingly addicting game that happened to be free-to-play. So it definitely takes me back to see MapleStory 2 having such a lively booth at Pax West 2018. After many years of MapleStory being a strong headliner for Nexon, MapleStory 2 is finally about to hit the states. Advancing past the 2D platformer model that added so much to the game’s...

ID@Xbox Pre-Pax 2018 Open House

ID@Xbox Pre-PAX Game Highlights – #PAXWest2018

It just wouldn’t be PAX West without a visit to the Microsoft Campus for their ID@Xbox Pre-PAX Open House. With more than 50 games being shown to fans ahead of PAX West, it’s always the best place for a sneak peek. From RPGs to platformers, fans were guaranteed to discover an upcoming title that fits their gaming taste. Let’s take a look at nine titles that caught my eye during the ID@Xbox Pre-PAX Open House. Supermarket...

PAX West 2017 Editor's Choice

PAX West 2017: Editor’s Choice Games – Part Two

PAX West is over now but the impression that some games left on us still remain. Today we’ll explore all the games that peeked our interest during PAX. The games aren’t in any specific order since this is a combined list from all the writers covering the show. These are the games that we kept talking about whenever anyone asked “So, what’s your favorite game at PAX?” It was extremely difficult to pick just one!...

PAX West 2017 Editor's Choice

PAX West 2017: Editor’s Choice Games – Part One

PAX West is over now but the impression that some games left on us still remain. Today we’ll explore all the games that peeked our interest during PAX. The games aren’t in any specific order since this is a combined list from all the writers covering the show. These are the games that we kept talking about whenever anyone asked “So, what’s your favorite game at PAX?” It was extremely difficult to pick just one!...

Twitch Extensions: Polling

Twitch Announces New Interactive Features for Twitch Content Creators

Prior to Pax West 2017 kicking off, Twitch hosted an event in Seattle to announce the upcoming launch of Twitch Extensions. They are a new set of tools created by Twitch’s Developer Success team that allows third-party developers to help creators customize their channel pages with interactive experiences. These extensions can be directly integrated with live video on Twitch and will grow the unique relationship between creators and their communities, leading to higher engagement and...

Pax West 2017: Logitech Showcases New LIGHTSPEED Wireless Keyboard and Mouse

LIGHTSPEED is a wireless technology created by Logitech to achieve the same level of gaming input transmission in wireless devices that you’d expect from wired ones. The goal of course is to give you gaming peripherals with no wires and, more importantly, no lag. Previous implementations of LIGHTSPEED can be found in the Logitech G903 and G703 gaming mice. At Pax West, Logitech unveiled the latest product pair to use their lag-free wireless technology. Enter...

Pax West 2017: Razer Showcases New Mouse, Laptop, and Controller

At Pax West 2017, Razer showcased all of the products they announced within the last week and change. The new Razer Basilisk mouse uses customizable and interchangeable components, allowing you to adapt it to your preferred FPS experience. The Razer Blade Pro is now offered with a new configuration allowing for a cheaper price point than the original model. Also, the Razer Wolverine Ultimate controller brings even more customizable options for use on the Xbox...

PAX West 2016: Razer Keynote Announcements

At PAX West 2016, Razer held a keynote to announce upgrades to their existing products as well as new products. Upgrades for the internals of the Razer Blade and Razer Blade Stealth were announced, keeping each laptop up to par with today’s laptop processing demands. New in their extensive gaming keyboard selection is the Razer Ornata and Razer Ornata Chroma. Also new is the product of their latest partnership with MAINGEAR in the form of...

Super Senso Pax West 2016 Interview

Pax West 2016: “Super Senso” Interview

  Super Senso is a turn-based action strategy game that pits player versus player in fast-paced matches. Played on vivid 3D battlefields to compete for rare rewards, exclusive content and global supremacy. Being developed by Turbo, Super Senso is built specifically for mobile and tablets from the ground up. This is clearly a game for fans of similar titles like Advance Wars, Final Fantasy Tactics, or XCOM. Players battle on amazing high-fidelity battle fields. It...

Stifled Pax West 2016 Interview

Pax West 2016: “Stifled” Interview

It’s been awhile since I found a game that I was genuinely afraid to try. Stifled is one of those games.  Currently being developed by Gattai Games, Stifled is “a Mic-Enabled Sound-Based Stealth Thriller, where sound is the only way you see and the enemies HEAR your fear.”† Stifled combines the sounds made by you and your in-game character to reveal the hidden game world through the use of ‘echolocation’. The more noise you and your character...

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...