The PAX Prime 2014 wiki last edited by Marino on 08/12/14 07:52PM View full history


PAX Prime 2014 will be the second Penny Arcade Expo to span four days, rather than the normal three. It will take from August 29th to September 1st, 2014 and will once again be held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.

The PAX Prime 2014 Storytime Session (keynote) speaker is Gearbox's Chief Creative Champion, Mikey Neumann.

Registration & Attendance

PAX Prime 2014 badges went on sale on May 28, 2014 around 10:10 AM PDT and were entirely sold out in a little over an hour making it the fastest sell out in PAX's ten year history.

  • 4-Day ($110 US) - Sold out in ~10 minutes.
  • Friday ($35 US) - Sold out in ~40 minutes.
  • Saturday ($35 US) - Sold out in ~30 minutes.
  • Sunday ($35 US) - Sold out in ~40 minutes.
  • Monday ($35 US) - Sold out in ~75 minutes.

The PAX 10

A panel of 50 industry experts rated dozens of submissions to narrow it down to just ten. To be eligible for entry, games cannot have outside funding, cannot be mods of existing games, and must be in at least beta form. Previous games featured in The PAX 10 include Ridiculous Fishing, Rogue Legacy, Bastion, Audiosurf, Johann Sebastian Joust, Machinarium, Fez, and The Maw.

The Omegathon

The Omegathon is an annual tournament held at PAX that pits 20 randomly selected attendees in a three day marathon of games that span the spectrum of the gaming universe. After each round, some participants are eliminated. Each year, the final game is held secret until moments before the final two Omeganauts enter battle.

The Music

Friday Night

  • Triforce Quartet
  • The Doubleclicks
  • Paul & Storm

Sunday Night

  • MC Frontalot
  • Bit Brigade
  • 7bit Hero

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