Tagged With pax aus 2017

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Even though PAX doesn't have an official cosplay competition, or much for cosplayers at all aside from a few panels here and there, it's still a huge event that draws some of Australia's best costumes. From giant Overwatch groups to incredible Blizzard costumes, PAX has it all. Here are some of our favourite cosplay photos from across the weekend.

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Anyone who plays PUBG on the reg is bound to have a favourite strategy. Perhaps you stock up at the military base, or enjoy a good fire fight in the school. But what about Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene himself? Well, he's all about that bush.

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There's always plenty of games to see at PAX Australia - too many, really. But over the course of three days, and with the full team in tow, the Kotaku got to see some real gems from the show floor. So with the help of Jackson, Amanda, Tegan and Rae, here's what we liked from PAX this year.

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I'm not at PAX anymore, and I am sad.

I'm not at PAX for 362 days of the year, so what makes not being at PAX today a trigger for staring wistfully out the window, wishing it was a stage full of panelists talking about bad dating sims?

The answer to everything, of course, is science. And the answer to dealing with it? Also science.

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Microsoft has brought its multiplayer pirate game down to PAX this year but you won't find it on the show floor. Instead, the demos are housed in the Polly Woodside -- the actual tallship bobbing in the river next to the Melbourne Convention Center. If you want to get your hands on Sea Of Thieves, you'll have to head belowdecks...

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PAX Australia always has weird timing when it comes to AAA games -- most of the big ones are either already out (two were released today, in fact) or not coming until sometime next year. You never know what the big companies are going to bring down to the Aussie expo, and in what form. Here's what you'll find on the show floor this year.

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One of the fun elements of PAX is that it's as much about the panels as it is the games. So if you could select a group of panel to give a talk about something, who would you choose?

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A locked room, a mystery to solve, team work and a little magic. Over 80 escape rooms have popped up across Australia in recent years, so we talked to Chris Krajacic -- one of the owners and game designers at Canberra's Riddle Room -- to find out more.

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Kicking off PAX Aus 2017 will be the creator of Red vs Blue and founder of Rooster Teeth, Burnie Burns. The machinima pioneer will deliver the "Storytime" opening keynote, usually the biggest talk alongside other main attractions such as the Omegathon.