Marvel's Avengers, Doom Abiding will be playable at PAX Australia (updated)

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Update, October 9: Microsoft has accepted that Minecraft Dungeons will be playable at its PAX Australia booth. Added amateur accessible at Microsoft's berth accommodate Ninja Theory's multiplayer airing Bleeding Edge, as able-bodied as already-released titles like Apparatus 5 and Plants vs Zombies: Action for Neighborville.

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If you're branch to PAX Australia in Melbourne abutting weekend, there's a boundless bulk of being to do. We angled up some interesting panels and presentations beforehand in the week, but if you're agog to get hands-on with accessible blockbuster games, it's account alive what will absolutely be there advanced of time. You'll appetite to strategise adjoin queues, and accept me: there will be queues. It's a amateur convention, you see.

The acceptable account is that big name amateur are absolutely abounding on this year's exhibit floor. Marvel's Avengers will be playable at the PlayStation berth (presumably on PS4), and you can comedy a body of Doom Eternal at the AMD stand. Meanwhile, Ubisoft's angle will accept a playable body of Watch Dogs Legion, as able-bodied as Apparition Recon Breakpoint.

Koch Media will accept abundance of pre-release builds: anchored at berth #1200, they'll accept Biomutant, Desperados II, Darksiders Genesis, Destroy All Humans! and Grid. Over at the Alienware booth, you'll be able to get hands-on with Sniper Apparition Warrior Contracts.

You'll apparently be arena it on a Nintendo Switch, but if you're agog for avant-garde admission to Hollow Knight: Silksong, it'll be at the Nintendo booth.

Finally, Final Fantasy VII: Accommodate will be playable at the PlayStation booth, admitting whether that will end up absolution for PC or not is still a amount up for debate. I've beatific out a few emails querying what will be hands-on at the convention – I'll add them to this adventure already I've heard back.

The absolute highlight of PAX's exhibit attic is consistently PAX Uprising, which will accept assorted dozens of indie amateur on display. Here's a baby sample of what was on action in 2017.

Shaun Prescott

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