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PAX AUS 2023: Our top 5 indie games from the weekend

PAX AUS celebrated its 10th year this weekend at the Melbourne Convention Centre. For ten years, gamers have come from all across the country to celebrate all kinds of video and tabletop gaming. A big highlight of the weekend is PAX Rising, otherwise described as a huge indie area that offers a chance to chat…

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PAX AUS 2023: We played Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name

I got the chance to try Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name later in the day, and I’m glad that I did. While it still retains much of the insanity and variety that the series has been known for so far, it also retains many of the string combat mechanics that have…

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PAX AUS 2023: We played Sonic Superstars

It wasn’t long after Super Mario Bros. Wonder, that I caught the SEGA booth and the offering to try out the upcoming Sonic Superstars. I’m certainly a fan of both the character and the broader franchise, but haven’t seen as much of this leading up to PAX AUS 2023 as I would have liked. With…

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PAX AUS 2023: We played Super Mario Bros. Wonder

While it’s always great to be at PAX AUS, some of my fondest memories of the show came from 2017. It was my first PAX AUS with The AU Review, and Super Mario Odyssey was out that weekend. While it had actually come out that Friday, the first day of the PAX AUS weekend, I…

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PAX AUS begins this week

PAX AUS starts this week! It seems like only yesterday the doors closed on the most incredible event PAX has delivered in Australia so far, so the hype for this year’s event is off the charts! Being the 10th anniversary, the celebrations have already started with a ton of things to do to make sure…

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PAX AUS confirm first round of who’s coming in 2023

PAX Aus is getting ready to celebrate ten years of events in Australia. Located in Melbourne, the three-day gaming event sees gamers swarm from all over the country to discover the best new games coming soon, discover new ones at PAX Rising with a slew of indie games with some star-studded local talent. Nintendo returns…

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PAX AUS announce the winners of the Indie showcase

PAX Australia is fast approaching, and with only a few short months to go as 2023 continues to fly past us. With that, the announcement of Indie showcase and tabletop winners have been announced, with an exciting array of stories, characters and Boba Tea. The games will be fully interactive at the event, with the…

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Bethesda is holding a free event in Melbourne, complete with Starfield and Fallout experiences and exclusive prizes

Bethesda has announced Worlds of Bethesda, a free event which will take place in Melbourne next weekend, turning the CBD into a playground filled with interactive experiences from franchises like Starfield, Redfall, The Elder Scrolls and Fallout. Taking place over the 7th and 8th of October, the same weekend as PAX Australia, also taking place…

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PAX Aus 2021

PAX Aus 2021 has been cancelled

PAX Aus 2021 will not go ahead. Show organisers made the announcement via the PAX Aus social media channels this morning. This marks the second time the ReedPop-managed convention has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. When announced earlier this year, organisers were confident it would move ahead as planned. Sadly, with Australia’s…

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PAX Online will replace Melbourne and Seattle shows for 2020

ReedPop has announced PAX Online, a web-based version of the traveling video games convention. It will take the place of both the PAX Australia and PAX West conventions for the remainder of 2020. The announcement follows yesterday’s news that PAX Aus 2020 would no proceed as planned, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. PAX Online…

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PAX Aus 2020 has been cancelled

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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The 5 best indie games we played at PAX Aus 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 2017 returns to Melbourne October 27-29

The PAX Australia gaming convention will return to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in 2017 running over the weekend of October 27-29. 

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

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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PAX Aus 2016 moves back a week, badges on sale now

It was only five weeks ago that we were all within the warm embrace of PAX Aus 2015. Badges for next year’s show have gone on sale today, along with the news that the show date will be pushed back a week so as not to conflict with the start of Melbourne’s Spring Carnival.

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PAX Aus 2016 tickets go on sale Tuesday, December 8

The PAX Australia expo will return to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre next year and early birds to ensure they get a spot starting this Tuesday. Tickets for the 2016 show go on sale 10am AEDT, December 8.

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PAX AUS 2015: Our highlights and lowlights from this year’s convention

This year’s PAX AUS convention felt like it was trading on the lessons learned from its two previous events. The problems found at the 2013 and 2014 shows were fewer, while a handful of new ones sprang up to take its place. To that end, we’ve put together a short list of what we thought…

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The PAX AUS 2015 Schedule is now live!

If you’re heading to PAX Australia 2015 in just a few weeks, you can start planning your weekend now. This year’s official schedule is now live! Lots of great stuff on this year right from the moment the doors open. Storytime with Warren Spector is going to something really special so get there early on…

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