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Smite enters beta arena on Xbox One early next year

Hi-Rez Studios plans to kick off its closed beta for Smite on Xbox One in early 2015. The developer revealed plans for its console beta at PAX Australia, as discussed by co-founder and COO Todd Harris in a recap video found after the break. The studio intends on launching the Xbox One beta in the f...

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Star Citizen is now a first-person shooter, too

Star Citizen isn't just about spaceships anymore. At PAX Australia, developer Cloud Imperium Games showed off the extremely well-crowdfunded game's first-person shooter module, which lets players fight for glory with handheld armaments (as opposed to galactic vehicle-mounted ones). A gameplay vi...

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Take a shot at Battlecry's first three class types

In a world where gunpowder is banned, a massive sword that can transform into a shield isn't so outlandish. This gunless world hosts the team-focused, free-to-play Battlecry, which Bethesda Softworks detailed three class types for during a panel at PAX Australia. The Enforcer wields the afore...

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PAX Australia changing venues in 2014

PAX Australia will move to the larger Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in 2014, and will be held the weekend of October 31 through November 2. The inaugural show sold out during the deep winter month of July at the Melbourne Showgrounds. "Not only have [the Victorian Government] helped...

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Ye olde Dragon Age saves to affect Dragon Age: Inquisition

While not going into explicit detail about how the system will function, BioWare producer Cameron Lee did reveal during PAX Australia that saves from previous Dragon Age titles will have an effect on the world of Dragon Age: Inquisition. "It will absolutely come across," Lee said, adding that a ...

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Gearbox remaking Homeworld 1 and 2 for Windows

Gearbox announced plans at PAX Australia to warp drive HD remakes of Homeworld 1 and 2 to Windows this year, following their recent acquisition of the franchise from THQ for $1.35 million. Direct ports of the original games will also be made available on unspecified digital distribution platforms ...

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Borderlands 2 DLC and bumped level cap coming this fall

Borderlands 2 will get a new DLC pack this fall, Gearbox announced at PAX Australia. The Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2 will include the Digistruct Peak Challenge map and 11 levels. It also comes with a bumped level cap of 72, all for about $5. According to OXM, studio head Randy Pitchford...

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Colossatron: Massive World Threat coming from Halfbrick

Colossatron: Massive World Threat was just announced for iOS at PAX Australia by Halfbrick, creators of Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride and various other insanely successful and addictive mobile games. As the name might (?) suggest, Colossatron is a giant robot snake thing seemingly bent on global d...

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PAX Australia confirmed for Melbourne in 2013, 2014

PAX Australia will take place at the Melbourne Showgrounds from July 19-21, 2013. The western expansion of the show – or is it eastern? – will also be held in Melbourne the following year, but there are no specific dates for that at this time. Tickets are already available for the show o...

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PAX coming to Australia, PAX Prime extended to 4 days next year

During the Q&A session today, Penny Arcade proprietors Mike "Gabe" Krahulik and Jerry "Tycho" Holkins confirmed that PAX is indeed coming to Australia. On top of that, the duo announced that PAX Prime would last an extra day next year. And for all of you hopeful for a UK stop on the PAX tour, i...

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