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PAX East Is Going To Sell Out
Posted by News Fetcher on January 20 '10 at 11:30 AM
By Tycho from Penny Arcade:
Part of the reason we opened the Eastern Front of this convention was to relieve some of the pressure on the PAX Prime, but the show has its own momentum, and it's barrelling toward Bostom with full force. What this means is that if you want to attend PAX East at the end of March, you should preregister now. We're already looking into an expanded venue for next year - we saw at a couple solid candidates when we were out there originally, so that's already being managed. In the meantime, though, yes. You want to preregister. That ...

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Sandbox D&D
Posted by News Fetcher on January 20 '10 at 11:00 AM
By Gabe from Penny Arcade:
I mentioned a while ago that I was pushing my D&D game into a new direction, that being more of a sandbox style adventure. I also said I'd answer your questions about it and now that I've got three games under my belt I feel like I can do that. Q. Are you running the game completely sandbox, just making things up as you go along, or do you have some kind of plan with regards to what kinds of encounters the players might face, what the next hexes out might look like, and so on? A. I got this ...

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De La Musique
Posted by News Fetcher on January 20 '10 at 12:30 AM
By Tycho from Penny Arcade:
The Rock Band Network - a vector for gameplay authorship that recalibrates the rhythm title as a democratic platform - is imminent, if not available at this very moment. The idea behind it is fairly substantial, particularly on consoles, where as a rule user generated content is either impossible, thoroughly circumscribed, or considered a breach of the user agreement. There are exceptions, certainly. Well, maybe there are exception. I like it because it's a good, smart thing to do - but I want to know if this is something that will matter for musicians. And when I say "matter," I'm ...

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De La Musique
Posted by News Fetcher on January 20 '10 at 12:30 AM
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Fundamental Assertions
Posted by News Fetcher on January 18 '10 at 12:30 AM
By Tycho from Penny Arcade:
It falls to us to explain some pretty elemental shit on occasion, a task I relish. The version I gave my own son was (for lack of a better term) rendered at a substantially higher resolution. I have been trying to discern exactly why I have warmed so to my Avatar on the 360, why I like him and want the best for him. Something Avatars have over their Home counterparts is that they exist as a part of the base experience - I don't need to "go" somewhere to see it. This means that items purchased for them fall ...

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Fundamental Assertions
Posted by News Fetcher on January 18 '10 at 12:15 AM
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We Accepted Ads For White Knight Chronicles
Posted by News Fetcher on January 15 '10 at 03:15 PM
By Tycho from Penny Arcade:
It came out quite a while ago in Japan, and feels a little dated as a consequence, but this videoexpresses a few of the ideas that put it over the top. (CW)TB

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Moby Dick!
Posted by News Fetcher on January 15 '10 at 10:45 AM
By Gabe from Penny Arcade:
My twitter is going crazy with requests for a larger version of today's comic. How can I deny the twitterverse? Click on the thumbnail for a big ass version. Episode 6 of Penny Arcade: The series is live now. This is the second part of our big Child's Play episode. For those of you who can't make it to the charity dinner, this is your chance to see just how rad it is. -Gabe out

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A Trend We Wholly Endorse
Posted by News Fetcher on January 15 '10 at 12:30 AM
By Tycho from Penny Arcade:
We had originally read that a new printing of Dante's Inferno was a "novelization," which implies that the game had been turned into a novel, which is untrue: the truth is actually much weirder. Tie-ins (particularly for Visceral Games, whose Dead Space could be considered a broad-spectrum new media template) would be utterly normal, dog-bites-man stuff, with a pH of seven exactly. What they are actually doing is reprinting the seven century old poem, appending game assets, and then sheathing the whole thing in game-specific branding. Maybe it isn't entirely forthright, putting a crusader badass the cover of your medieval ...

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A Trend We Wholly Endorse
Posted by News Fetcher on January 15 '10 at 12:30 AM
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Bayonetta Contest, AGAIN
Posted by News Fetcher on January 13 '10 at 02:15 PM
By Tycho from Penny Arcade:
(I wanted to get this in front of you again, in case you were a recent convert to the game. We've had a great response so far, but I want to make sure that all of Kiko's awesome shirts find a good home.) I used to love looking in game magazines for those photos people used to send in, pictures of the screen itself or the player in front of the screen, showing off a newly minted high score in the way our primitive forebears might have displayed some horned carcass. Of course, such images may be altered now: it ...

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PAX 2009 DVD Set
Posted by News Fetcher on January 13 '10 at 11:45 AM
By Gabe from Penny Arcade:
I'm pleased to announce that the PAX 2009 DVD set is now available and more importantly, it's fucking awesome. It is so awesome in fact that this will likely be the last PAX DVD we make. This 6 disk set encompasses the PAX experience so completely and so well that there is simply no reason to make any more. You should hit the sotre link for a more complete breakdown of what's on these disks, but here is a quick look: - $39.99 - 6 discs - Done by the same crew (2 player productions) that is doing Penny Arcade: ...

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PA is Hiring
Posted by News Fetcher on January 13 '10 at 11:45 AM
By Gabe from Penny Arcade:
I mentioned Monday that we are looking to hire a designer here at PA but I neglected to mention that you only have until Sunday the 17th to get your resume in. You can find all the details about the job right here. We are looking for someone with crazy design skills who doesn't mind working in a wretched hive of scum and villainy. -Gabe out

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A Comprehensive Education
Posted by News Fetcher on January 13 '10 at 02:15 AM
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A Comprehensive Education
Posted by News Fetcher on January 13 '10 at 12:15 AM
By Tycho from Penny Arcade:
My cohort's education is always foremost in my mind, but in the past I've typically resorted to misdirections that (once discovered) set the project back substantially. This time - and I recognize that this is strange - I am actually taking his predilections into account. Before, I would have flopped a book like The Fifth Head of Cerberus onto his Intuos and said "eat this, dog." I'm taking a different tack now, a breadcrumb trail, so that his mind is starving at the end of each book, and into that ravenous mind I will continuously heap works of burning fire ...

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His Most Recent Superpower
Posted by News Fetcher on January 11 '10 at 11:45 AM
By Tycho from Penny Arcade:
Bayonetta's shape - I almost hesitate to call this impossible contraption a "body" - is striking. I don't mean that as a euphemism for appealing. I mean that the ideas which inform it actually pound the mind, repeatedly, like a truncheon. Even though the comic deals specifically with boobs, boobs which have earned their WTF from Juggs University, her silhouette (as a general construction) is too thoughtful to be dismissed as mere titillation. Things in this game tend to happen very quickly, as you might have seen, but if you're paying attention there something to meditate on in virtually every ...

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PA is Hiring
Posted by News Fetcher on January 11 '10 at 11:00 AM
By Gabe from Penny Arcade:
The stars have aligned once again my friends. Penny Arcade is hiring and this time we need an artist! You can find the job listing and all the details right here. The basic idea is that we need another designer to work under Kiko. Check out the job listing and see if you have the necessary skills. You might also take a look at episode 3 of the PATV series to see if our office environment is the sort of place you'd like to work. -Gabe out

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His Most Recent Superpower
Posted by News Fetcher on January 11 '10 at 09:45 AM
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1 vs. 100
Posted by News Fetcher on January 08 '10 at 02:30 PM
By Gabe from Penny Arcade:
Tycho and I have been invited back to Xbox Live's 1 vs.100 .We'll be guests on tonight's live show. The show starts at 7:00pm Pacific time and you can get more details here. Tune in...or log on, or whatever tonight! -Gabe out

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Bayonetta Contest (Repost)
Posted by News Fetcher on January 08 '10 at 01:00 PM
By Tycho from Penny Arcade:
I used to love looking in game magazines for those photos people used to send in, pictures of the screen itself or the player in front of the screen, showing off a newly minted high score in the way our primitive forebears might have displayed some horned carcass. Of course, such images may be altered now: it is a grotesque fact of the modern world that we literally cannot believe our eyes. We can retain the elegance and beauty of the old ritual, though, by verifying the truth of it via Achievements and Trophies. The contest is thus: upon defeating ...

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