Gaming festival PAX comes to Asia Pacific in 2013

Gaming festival PAX comes to Asia Pacific in 2013

The largest gaming consumer expo in North America will be heading to the Asia Pacific region in 2013, making its debut in Melbourne Australia. PAX is the ultimate gaming festival, providing fans of video games, computer games, and table top games a chance to come together and celebrate all things gaming.

PAX AUS 2013 Poster

PAX (Penny Arcade Expo) will not just give Australians, but all gamers within the Asia Pacific region, the chance to play some of the latest and upcoming games, participate in tournaments and competitions, check out international geek musicians, and listen to industry expert panels.

Started by Penny Arcade on the west coast of the United States in 2004 and nearly doubling in size each successive year, PAX expanded to the East Coast in 2010 providing North America with the two largest consumer gaming events, ever. PAX is a festival celebrating games culture, connecting the world’s leading game publishers with their most avid fans while providing an inclusive community environment.

PAX Australia will combine the exciting program from the international shows with local content and community events, and will be held in Melbourne from 19-21 July, 2013.

For further information visit or follow PAX Australia updates via official Twitter and Facebook.

About Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade ( is a web comic focused on video games and video game culture, written by Jerry Holkins and illustrated by Mike Krahulik. With over 3.5 million readers, it is the most popular and longest running gaming web comic online. Penny Arcade is also responsible for the Child’s Play Charity, the Penny Arcade gaming expos (PAX) in Seattle and Boston, multiple videogames based on the brand, and multiple online video series.

About PAX

PAX or Penny Arcade Expo ( is a festival for gamers to celebrate gaming culture. First held in Seattle in 2004, PAX has nearly doubled in size each successive year, with PAX Prime 2012 selling out of tickets in a matter of days. Connecting the world’s leading game publishers with their most avid and influential fans, PAX expanded with a second show in Boston in 2010 and is now the largest & second largest gaming show in the U.S.