Season 1:  Episode #2: PAX East Preview

 

PAX East Preview episode.  Lots to talk about.  We preview the PAX East Show.  We'll cover the Indie Computer Games, Music Acts, Exhibitors (both who's coming and who's NOT), and schedule of events.  We'll also go over some helpful hints when attending PAX.

We had so much information to discuss that we had to break this up into two podcasts.  The first of which you can listen to now!

 


Below is a summary of the topics covered and some supporting links:

 

Indie Games

There are 6 games profiled in the Indie Showcase.  They are:

In addition to the Indie Showcase, there are about 56 other distinct areas in the Megabooth!

 

Musical Performances

Friday Night Set:

  • Bit Brigade
  • Metroid Metal
  • Anamanaguchi

Saturday Night Set:

  • The Doubleclicks
  • MC Frontalot
  • VGO

 

Exhibitors

Several companies that have exhibited in the past at PAX East but won't have an exhibit this year include: Nintendo, Sony, EA Games, Capcom, Sega, Warner Brothers Interactive, Deep Silver, PopCap, Mad Cats, Twisted Pixel, Perfect World, CCP Games, Creative Labs, Asus, and MOGA.

Those that are attending include:

  • Bethesda
  • Blizzard
  • Microsoft
  • Oculus Rift
  • NC Soft
  • Wizards of the Coast
  • Square Enix
  • Turbine
  • 2K Games/Firaxis
  • Telltale
  • Ubisoft
  • Paradox
  • Supergiant
  • Uber Entertainment

 

We will continue our PAX East preview in Episode #3 of the Tilted Vortex Podcast.