"PAX Aus, much like the universe, expands every year. That’s science. Also like the universe, there’s way more cool stuff than any one person could see in three days." said PAX AUSTRALIA Content Manager Luke Lancaster.
"I’m incredibly proud of the show we’ve put together this year and we can’t wait to share it with the PAX community when our doors open on October 27," he said.
The convention, taking place from the 27th to 29th of October at the Melbourne Convention and
Exhibition Centre, will see attendees go hands-on with games and hardware from Nintendo, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, and other brands.
will also be able to hear from the creators of their favorite games and luminaries of geek
culture across a host of panels headlined by Rooster Teeth founder and Red vs. Blue creator Burnie Burns.
Other highlights include the Australian debut of "League
of Heels", a mainstay of
the US PAX shows where popular gaming personalities square off in a virtual pro
wrestling ring (spandex optional) and the Penny Arcade team’s live roleplaying
There will also be slate of concerts featuring musical performances from Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of a Tony Hawk Pro Skater Cover Band and MC Frontalot.
Single day badges for PAX Aus 2017 are still available for $65, while a limited number of three-day badges are still available for $165.