The Omegathon has become an annual tradition at PAX
, and this year was no different. A gaming challenge that runs the gamut from the old school to tabletop gaming, the Omegathon truly tests the mettle of its participants. Another aspect that has become a tradition is the top secret final round of the Omegathon. Gamers have come to expect challenges of the old school variety, as previous Omegathons concluded with PONG
(ask your parents). This year, however, was different. This
year, the final round of the Omegathon was Halo 3
. Yeah, you read that right. The top two Omeganauts, Accelon and MNC Dover, competed in new Halo 3
and Guardian) and were able to test out new weapons and items like the firebomb, flamethrower
, and flashbang. Head over to Joystiq
for the full rundown.