Yesterday, it was announced that David Jaffe, of Twisted Metal and God of War fame, will kick off three days of demos, speakers, competitions and concerts by some of the biggest names in gaming for this year’s PAX Prime.
The panel discussions at the festival will take attendees through an exploration of the good, the bad and the quirky aspects of gamer culture guided by some of the biggest names in gaming.
Fans will also see some of the hottest new games from more than a hundred exhibitors including video game companies like 2K Games, Activision, BioWare, Capcom, NCsoft and Turbine as well as table top/CCG power houses such as Wizards of the Coast and Privateer Press. Microsoft is hosting Halo Fest — the largest and most expansive live Halo experience anyone has ever seen — at the third floor annex of the Washington State Conference Center.
Also returning to PAX Prime are the ever popular nightly concerts. The full list of acts this year includes some of the hottest acts in the geek culture music scene including:
• Jonathan Coulton
• MC Frontalot
• Metroid Metal
• Paul and Storm
• Supercommuter (first PAX Prime appearance)
• The Video Game Orchestra (first PAX Prime appearance)
PAX Prime is scheduled to happen at the Seattle Convention Center on August 26 – 28, 2011. Unfortunately if you haven’t gotten yours already, passes are completely sold out.