PAX East 2011

03.15.11
Boston -- With one of the big games of 2011 set to launch on March 22 in 3D across PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Electronic Arts had Crysis 2 on hand at PAX East 2011. Running in 3D with NVIDIA technology, the game from German developer Crytek was one of the top titles at the show. While gamers were able to download the multiplayer demo for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 early, Boston attendees got 3D hands-on with the new shooter. Crysis 2 executive producer Nathan Camarillo talks about the multiplayer experience in this new game in this exclusive video interview.
03.14.11
BOSTON – THQ and Kaos Studios were on hand at PAX East to give convention attendees an early playable look at Homefront before the March 15 launch of the much-anticipated PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 title. The first-person shooter has been one of the key new franchises for THQ, which staged a rally at GDC 2011 at Yerba Buena Gardens. At last year’s E3, THQ offered free parking in a Korean-occupied lot across the street from the Staples Center. The developer talks about the new game in this exclusive video interview.
03.14.11
BOSTON – Atari was on hand at PAX East 2011 to show gamers the latest build of the new PC game, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. The Witcher was a blockbuster hit, selling more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.  Atari will release The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings across North America for PC for developer CD Projekt RED. The developer talks about the sequel in this exclusive video interview.
03.13.11
BOSTON – Epic Games and Microsoft were on hand at PAX East 2011 to allow attendees get an early taste of the new Gears of War 3 multiplayer experience. For the rest of the gamers out there who didn’t attend the convention, multiplayer beta kicks off in April. Fans can jump back in the action with Delta Squad by pre-ordering any of the three Gears of War 3 editions (Standard, Limited or Epic) at Gamestop and gain access to three weeks of multiplayer beta action on Xbox LIVE, beginning April 25. Gears of War 3 executive producer Rod Fergusson talks about the new beta in this exclusive video interview.
03.13.11
BOSTON -- Valve showed off Portal 2 to convention attendees at PAX East 2011. The game maker behind Counter-Strike, Left 4 Dead and Half-Life was on hand to unveil new opening video footage that introduced Aperture Laboratories founder Cave Johnson (voice’s by J.K. Simmons from the Spider-Man movies). The new game will launch in April for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC and Mac from Electronic Arts.
03.13.11
BOSTON – Electronic Arts was on hand at PAX East 2011 to offer convention attendees a first taste of the new Battlefield 3 game on the PC, PlayStation 3 and PC. The single-player campaign demo was shown at the booth. To encourage gamers to pick up the fall shooter, EA and developer DICE are offering a massive pre-order incentive for the game. Karl Magnus Troedsson, general manager at DICE, talks about the new shooter in this exclusive video interview.
03.12.11
BOSTON – 2K Games offered gamers the chance to get quality hands-on time with two of its biggest games of 2011. At PAX East, which is shaping up to be an E3 for the public, 2K Games had The Darkness II (Booth #950) and Duke Nukem Forever (Booth #936) on display at the convention and fully playable for a sneak peak of the two much-anticipated titles. There were also booth babes on hand.
03.12.11
BOSTON -- Wizards of the Coast today announced the Magic: The Gathering 2012 product line-up featuring the Magic: The Gathering 2012 Core Set for the paper trading card game (TCG). Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 will ship this summer on Xbox LIVE  Arcade, PC/Steam and PlayStation Network this summer. These new games were on display at PAX East in Boston this weekend.
03.12.11
BOSTON -- Ubisoft has a diverse line-up of games for PAX East in Boston. The Ubisoft booth, located at exhibit space 824, features a variety of first looks and first hands-on experiences of Ubisoft’s diverse upcoming lineup. Additionally, lots of exciting prizes will be distributed to booth visitors throughout the day.