PAX Aus

PAX Aus 2020 has been cancelled

June 16, 2020

We knew in our hearts there’d be no PAX Aus 2020 this year, but we dared to dream. ReedPop, the company behind the world’s biggest traveling video games convention, has announced that PAX Aus 2020 will not go ahead in October as originally planned. The cancellation is due to health concerns surrounding the ongoing Covid-19 […]

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PAX Aus 2020 returns to Melbourne October 9-11

January 29, 2020

  PAX Aus, the largest video games convention in the nation, will return to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in 2020. The convention has revealed the dates of this year’s show via its social media channels. The show will open its doors at the MCEC from October 9-11, 2020. #PAXAUS 2020 – Australia’s Biggest […]

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Playing Dungeons & Dragons at PAX Aus is great and you should do it

October 16, 2019

I’ve wanted to play a pick-up game of Dungeons & Dragons since attending the very first PAX Australia back in 2013. That inaugural year was the only time I’ve ever attended the show as a punter — by the time the show moved from Melbourne Showgrounds to Jeff’s Shed in 2014, I’d started writing here […]

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The 5 biggest games we played at PAX 2019

October 16, 2019

After a barrage of impressive indie titles, I simply had to make another top 5 to round out the rest. So without further ado, let me bring to you the top 5 overall games from the PAX Aus 2019 floor. Keep in mind, we only got to see or play brief moments of the final […]

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The 5 best indie games we played at PAX Aus 2019

October 15, 2019

PAX Rising has always satisfied my craving for new and inventive experiences, and this year is no different. So once again, I decided to roam the floor and dive into as many indie titles as I can, picking out my top 5 indie titles from PAX Aus 2019. Keep in mind, these are not reviews […]

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PAX Aus 2018: Hands on with Resident Evil 2

October 29, 2018

For those old enough to have played Resident Evil 2 the first time around (or perhaps later in one of its numerous ports), there will be a lot about Capcom’s ground-up remaster that will feel familiar. There will also be a lot that is wholly new. In updating a twenty year old game for a […]

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PAX Aus 2018: 6 Games That Shined On The Show Floor

October 29, 2018

With PAX Australia done and dusted, there comes time for introspection and assessment. Dozens of games from across the industry made appearances on the show floor, with some leaving far more of an impression than others. What follows is a run down of the best that PAX had to offer, and the games that shone […]

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PAX Aus 2018 tickets are on sale now, go get em

April 10, 2018

With only 199 days to before before the best weekend of the year, badges for PAX Aus 2018 are now on sale and early bird pricing is currently in effect.

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PAX Australia confirms October 2018 show dates

February 21, 2018

PAX Australia is returning to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in 2018. The show’s organisers have confirmed October show dates for this year’s event via the official PAX Aus Facebook and Twitter.

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Let me tell you about why I love PAX Aus

October 29, 2017

“Shit, have they capped the line?” wondered a 20-something woman in a home made Bayonetta cosplay, arriving only minutes before Saturday night’s Let’s Play Some Bad Dating Sims panel in the Galah Theatre. Her boyfriend, dressed less ambitiously in a tee and jeans, stared hopelessly at the line. “Guys!” I called excitedly from my position […]

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The PAX Aus 2017 timetable is now live, plan your weekend accordingly

October 6, 2017

It’s the most magical time of the year, and I’m not talking about Halloween. PAX Aus 2017 approaches and the full panel and event schedule has gone live this morning. Time to start planning your PAX weekend.

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PAX AUS 2016: Day Three Wrap Up

November 7, 2016

The sun has set on the third and final day of PAX Aus 2016. As the the last punters streamed of the Final Round of the Omegathon in Main Hall, there was a genuine sense of glumness mingled with satisfaction in the air. PAX is over for another year and we’re deeply bummed about that, […]

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PAX AUS 2016: Day One Wrap Up

November 4, 2016

The fourth annual PAX Australia convention got underway in Melbourne and we were there when the doors opened, ready to take it all in.

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The PAX AUS 2016 Schedule is now live. Plan your weekend accordingly.

October 19, 2016

PAX Australia 2016 has released its final schedule this morning, allowing punters to start planning their whereabouts for the massive three-day convention. Tourneys, panels, tutorials and concerts — so much to see, and only three days to see it in.

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3-Day Badges for PAX Aus have sold out

September 22, 2016

We hope you got your 3-Day Badges for PAX Aus because they have just sold out.

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