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Doors Open for PAX 2008 Tomorrow

DOORS OPEN FOR PAX 2008 TOMORROW

On-site Registration Still Available!

SEATTLE – August 28, 2008 – The organizers of the fifth annual Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) today sent a reminder that this year’s gaming festival will begin later this week. PAX 2008, to be held Aug. 29-31, is expected to draw over 45,000 gamers, industry professionals and media to the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle for the 3-day gaming festival. Attendee badges may be purchased at the door at $30 for a one-day badge or $60 for all three days of the show.


Highlights of the show include:

FRIDAY

–   PAX 2008 Keynote from Ken Levine 4:30-5:30pm

–   Penny Arcade Q&A Panel #1 5:30-6:30pm

–   “Video Games and Piracy” Panel 7:30-8:30pm

–   Music Concert with The OneUps,

Freezepop and Jonathan Coulton 9:00pm-1:00am

SATURDAY

–   “Game Criticism and Old Game Journalism” Panel 1:30-2:30pm

–   Pitch Your Game Idea 5:30-6:30pm

–   Music Concert with Anamanaguchi,

The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets,

MC Frontalot and the Minibosses 9:30pm-1:30am

SUNDAY

–   Family Feud: PAX Edition! 11:00am-12:30pm

–   The Wil Wheaton Panel 11:30am-12:30pm

–   Penny Arcade Q&A Panel #2 12:30-1:30pm

–   Omegathon Final Round 5:00-6:00pm

The complete PAX 2008 schedule can be found at http://www.pennyarcadeexpo.com/PAX_2008_Schedule.pdf.

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