As part of the Penny Arcade storefront, officially licensed Super Mario Bros. 3 pins are now a thing. They remind me of the glory of the Nintendo Badge Arcade on 3DS in the best/worst ways (RIP), and are currently selling at $22 a case. The full set, if you can trade for them or somehow blind box them all, includes 20 characters. Show More Summary
Gabe: I think it’s worth mentioning that Penny Arcade turned 19 years old on Saturday. All this started on November 18th 1998 which seems like ancient history at this point. I can still remember sitting in a chinese restaurant in Spokane with Kara and Jerry as he and I wrote that very first strip. Show More Summary
Gabe: I remember when I first conceived the idea of stealing the idea of pin trading from Disney. I hoped that some day it would grow beyond just our Penny Arcade characters and cover all the things we love about games and comics and nerd shit. Show More Summary
Ron Gilbert has had his fingers in quite a few adventure games over the years, including Lucas Arts' Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion, along with Hothead Games' Penny Arcade Adventures, Death Spank, and Dobule Fine Productions' The Cave. Show More Summary
Also: Performer Penny Arcade wants to add "F" to LGBTQ.
Tycho: We and Privateer Press are trying to figure out who’s from our Sponsored Stream is playing at their Lock & Load event. Right now, there’s a three way tie between myself (Menoth), Erick (Cryx), and Jamie (Cygnar, a.k.a., the Goddamn Swans). Show More Summary
Tycho: Starting at 2:00pm PDT, we’re back at it again with the second of three sponsored streams for Gigantic. I like games that can’t be easily expressed as X + Y, and I also like games that learn from their betas, and all of that stuff is happening here. Show More Summary
Penny Arcade has released the debut teaser trailer for Automata, a robot detective series based on their popular webcomic, with Hellboy's Doug Jones as the investigative automaton. More »
Penny Arcade's Seattle-based expo will kick off on September 1 and run throughout Labor Day weekend.
Tycho: Local tabletop publisher Privateer Press is sponsoring a new stream here at the office that’s gonna run for a few weeks. And it goes a little something like: I ran over most of it in this post, but I’m super excited about it because...Show More Summary
Tycho: People seem to like what we’re doing with the PAX shows. We have a lot of very unique experience bottled up here at Penny Arcade, earned over almost twenty years of planning and executing cons, and as our partner ReedPOP founds...Show More Summary
Gabe: Making a tabletop game is a lot of work you guys. Thankfully I am surrounded by some ridiculously talented folks at Lone Shark and Penny Arcade. Kiko has been working on finalizing the layout for our cards and they are looking really cool. Show More Summary
In November 2011 someone called "stepscloser" wrote a comment on the website Penny Arcade that, apparently, revealed some inside information about the sorority Phi Sigma Sigma—including their secret handshake. The sorority was upset, and lawyers representing it demanded in letters that the comment be taken down. Show More Summary
The recently-concluded Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) East event in Boston brought with it an odd, unexpected bit of theme. While there was no doubt that there were new items in attendance, there was also some unexpected touches of retro at...Show More Summary
One of the great things about the various Penny Arcade Expos are the shows’ focus on smaller games. While larger publishers certainly have a presence, independent games are the true heart of any PAX […] The post Kickstarter Games Castle Gives a Spotlight to Independent Games at PAX East appeared first on Geek.com.
With a fresh coat of white stuff on the ground, and a bevy of new games on display, the feeling is just right in jolly old New England for the annual Penny Arcade Expo East. This year, we have our young, talented writers running around...Show More Summary
The art of D&D has been a source of inspiration for gamers like Penny Arcade's Jerry Holkins for years, but that art is also a cornerstone to inspiring the writers of D&D as well. I was able to sit down with concept illustrator Shawn Wood and senior art director Richard Whitters.
Penny Arcade's PAX events have become wildly popular for computer game oficionados, but gamers focused on the tabletop experience, while they get a bit at PAX, have usually been left a little wanting. That's about to change. PAX will have a new event launching this year called PAX Unplugged. Show More Summary
Penny Arcade and ReedPOP are partnering to bring a brand-new convention to Philadelphia this November. The post PAX Launches Philadelphia-Based Tabletop Gaming Convention appeared first on CBR.com.
The Penny Arcade Expo has become the primary gaming event in the world, expanding to four separate events in two countries. Today, a fifth PAX was announced, but this one is more than a little different.