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At PAX08, we were able to catch up with NCsoft's Dane Caruthers, the Associate Producer for Tabula Rasa, for a quick interview. While the TR booth was busy and Caruthers was swamped with showing attendees all about the sci-fi MMO, he was kind enough to answer a few questions.With Deployment 12 now...

September 4th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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During our time at PAX08 this year, we got together with Jon Radoff, Founder and CEO of GamerDNA, a company that focuses on the community aspect of today's online games. Radoff was kind enough to give us an overview of what the company is about and how it pertains to the ever-growing MMO market. Ori...

September 4th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week during PAX 2008, we sat down with Hothead COO and Penny Arcade Adventures Producer Joel DeYoung as he guided us through Episode 2 and improvements to the engine. The gist of it is: if you liked Episode 1, you'll like Episode 2 that much more. Here's the rundown from our talks: Highli...

September 4th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Click for all our Fallout 3 coverage var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/One_hour_with_the_full_version_of_Fallout_3'; We were given one hour with Fallout 3 at this year's PAX, and we don't mean some pared down, nerfed, demo-ized level; this was the full version. Not only that, but the...

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Click to see the top 15 cosplayers Of the 100 or so cosplayers we saw (and snapped pictures of) at PAX 2008, we've whittled down the gallery to our favorite 15 costumes. Now we want to know who you thought was the best cosplayer:%Poll-19062%%Gallery-31132%

September 4th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Final Fantasy Tactics meets X-Com in a Miyazaki-esque, Advance Wars universe. With watercolors. That's what you get when you play Sega's upcoming strategy RPG, Valkyria Chronicles. The PS3 exclusive is already out in Japan but will be heading West before the end of the year and, from what we saw of...

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Twin Skies is a brand new MMO still in development from Meteor Games, which is fronted by two of the co-founders of the wildly-successful Neopets. Despite the fact that Twin Skies is still in its early stages, their presence at PAX08 seemed to be well-received by gamers. This was the first public s...

September 3rd 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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So, if and when it's actually released, it looks like "Halo Mythic" (whatever it is) might actually add more than "0.1 bettar" to Halo 3. A sneaky spy at PAX caught a few pictures of 30 new achievements, reportedly part of Mythic, that would add a whopping 750 gamerpoints to the game. The pics and...

September 3rd 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Felicia Day at the Jonathan Coulton concert During PAX 2008 we had a chance to sit down (on very comfortable bean bags, mind you) and talk with Felicia Day, producer and star of The Guild and star of Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. Day also sang "Still Alive" with Jonathan Coulton the first night of...

September 3rd 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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We've just watched the first, straight-from-PAX video of upcoming PSN title Savage Moon (don't worry, we've put it after the break for you) and it looks (as Sony said it would) like a sophisticated tower defense game, albeit a really attractive one. We do have one quibble we feel compelled to pass...

September 3rd 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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The lucky attendees of Penny Arcade Expo 2008 were able to get their hands on the upcoming PSN game Savage Moon before anyone else. We described the game as "Starship Troopers meets PixelJunk Monsters" at Leipzig -- and it looks like our description was spot-on. Check out the first (off-screen) gam...

September 3rd 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Massively's sister site Big Download has a very special podcast with Jeff Hickman, Paul Barnett and Josh Drescher from Warhammer Online. Of course, you probably don't need us to tell you that these fellows made for a very interesting podcast, but what you do need to know is that this edition of the...

September 3rd 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments