Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PAX

Titanfall update adds menu shortcut, Private Match beta, and more

Titanfall (PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Update and PAX Panel Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new update has gone live for Titanfall. The latest patch adds several new features and tweaks, including an Xbox One Party App shortcut in the One’s menu, a beta version of Private Match, indicators on the minimap when grunts shoot, and three new scoreboard icons. The full list of changes can be found here.

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PC News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Dying Light pre-order bonus announced, Be the Zombie mode

Dying Light (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) PAX Screens - Screenshot 1

Warner Bros. announced at this year’s PAX that Techland’s upcoming zombie-themed action title Dying Light will come with a special pre-order bonus, Be the Zombie mode. The mode will allow players to take control of the undead in the game’s player-versus-player component at launch. As a bonus, gamers will get to control a special mutation known as the Night Hunter, which protects the zombie hive at night from human hunters with increased speed, a tendril for grappling, charge attacks, and long-distance attacks. Night hunters also have their own skill tree, as well as offer their own rewards and perks. New screens were also released.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

2K Games to invade PAX: Borderlands 2, The Darkness II, and Xcom

2K Games (Xcom - 360, PC, PS3) PAX Announcement - Screenshot 1

2K Games has announced their PAX Prime 2011 line-up. In addition to a playable demo of and panel on The Darkness II, there will also be a playable demo and presentation of Xcom as well as a panel and official unveiling of Borderlands 2.

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Convention, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Orcs Must Die! to be playable at PAX, plus in-game extras and more

Orcs Must Die! (360, PC) PAX Announcement - Header

Robot Entertainment has sent word that their upcoming action-strategy title Orcs Must Die! will be playable at PAX. Both the 360 and PC versions will be set up at the company’s booth, 940, for the duration of the show, from August 26 to 28. As a bonus, attendees who visit the booth and sign up for their forums will earn a Steam code for a free War Mage costume based on Penny Arcade’s Cardboard Tube Samurai character. Other goodies will also be available, including shirts, hats, buttons, and for the first 200 to try the game, a prequel comic book.

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