If you haven't been lucky enough to attend E3, San Diego Comic Con, Penny Arcade Expo, or the other shows that have hosted Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, we have good news. We're excited to announce that you can get hands-on with it in a playable demo that's dropping TODAY.
If you want to change, forgive yourself. Don't be ashamed.
Mike Krahulik, aka “Gabe” of Penny Arcade, has posted a new year’s resolution on the site, talking of some of the things he’s learned about himself in the last year amid various controversies he’s been instrumental in creating, and what he sees as the things he needs to start doing to become a better person. […]
Gabe: Every year since 2007 Penny Arcade has given away a $10,000 scholarship to a student looking to positively influence the gaming industry. It could be through game design, writing, art, business, science or anything else that could have an impact on games and gamers. Show More Summary
Tycho: I feel like Humble Bundling is completely normalized as cultural practice by now, but just in case: the idea of a Humble Bundle, at root, is that it’s a fleeting, Pay What You Want store. If what you Want to Pay isn’t anything, that’s utterly legit - but if you pay above a certain amount, you get more shit. Show More Summary
COME SEE THE PAX MUSEUM OF DIVERSITY! BOGGLE at people's use of ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY! Ask whatever questions you’d like of a REAL LIVE GENDER NONCONFORMIST! Read more
PAX is a place where "computer geeks" and "sci-fi nerds" don't have to feel marginalized. That's the theory anyway. As hard as the management at Penny Arcade may say they're working to make everyone feel included, comments from founding...Show More Summary
In today's edition of Missing The Point, Penny Arcade, a large gaming company that has previously dredged up controversy for making rape jokes, is trying to be diverse by offering diversity lounges at its Seattle, Boston, and Melbourne expos. Read more...
The organisers of the Penny Arcade Expos will next year be introducing "Diversity Hubs" in an attempt to be more inclusive to attendees. Read more...
Quingo, the game that combines bingo with trivia and lets users earn money for their favorite causes just by playing, has received two new updates. It now features Penny Arcade’s Child’s Play charity as an organization that players can choose to support in the game. Show More Summary
Gabe: I’m still trying to take care of all my Christmas shopping and you might be in the same boat. If you are looking to the Penny Arcade store for your Christmas gift needs I should point out that today is the cut off day for items shipped first class international to arrive before the 25th. Show More Summary
Tycho: The 18th of last month was Penny Arcade’s 15th Anniversary. There was never a lot of time to think about what we wanted Penny Arcade to be like. It’s like us, I guess, by default; sort of a mess. We just tried to make the best decisions we could, any time a decision was called for. Show More Summary
Happy Thursday. I'm always surprised when Penny Arcade's comic & blog post manage to dovetail with what we're talking about, but I suppose I shouldn't be, since they're often reacting to the same news that we are. If you're new...
Gabe: It’s Cyber Monday! We’ve speculated that tomorrow could be Tech Tuesday followed by Web-sday, Internet Thursday and Wi-Friday. Perhaps you came to Penny Arcade today looking for some Cyber deals? Well we have them! We are running a big sale on all of our First Party stuff. Show More Summary
Tech jobs are often hard, thankless, and generally unpleasant—but rarely do you see a company tell you, straight up, it's going to be miserable. The next systems admin for geeky web comic Penny Arcade certainly has their work cut out of them. Read more...
"We’re terrible at work-life balance."
Display Title: Theater Review: A Pair of Dark Queens in The Mutilated Short Teaser Title: Theater Review: A Pair of Dark Queens in The Mutilated Tennessee Williams' darkly funny play gets a boost from Mink Stole and Penny Arcade Photo Caption: Mink Stole and Penny Arcade. read more
Display Title: Penny Arcade on Aging Whores, Warhol & Boobs Short Teaser Title: Must-See: Penny Arcade & Mink Stole in The Mutilated The legendary Downtown actress stars with Mink Stole in Tennessee Williams' The Mutilated read more
If you could mate John Waters with Charles Ludlam, the offspring might be Mink Stole and Penny Arcade, lead performers in a new production of Tennessee Williams' "The Mutilated." First seen in 1966 as a one-acter on Broadway, coupled...Show More Summary
Gabe: It’s hard to believe but this month (November 18th specifically) marks Penny Arcade’s 15 year anniversary. We honestly had no idea what we were doing when we started. Certainly we didn’t intend for it to become what it has. When...Show More Summary