Just a quick shout to let everyone know that we're waiting for PAX East 2012 to start right now! Everyone's in position and ready to go, so we'll soon have some posts online about the best of gaming hardware, as always, and a few of the biggest pending PC title releases. Stay tuned for more updates via Twitter (For best consistency and constant posts) or Facebook.
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Aside from the arduous journey to reach PAX East 2012, which undoubtedly involves innumerable treacheries, like airport bathrooms and excited TSA agents -- oh, and the preparation leading up to it (we've provided a guide, here) -- PAX East requires a level of nerd-dome that has previously been considered unobtainable. Nothing quite matches the festivities of PAX and PAX East, and with PAX East 2012 coming up, we've got just the thing to keep your interest piqued: PAXtivities. Or, by their street name, community-driven events. That sounds lame (and it has big words in it, like "community") - let's go with PAXtivities. Way cooler - and simpler for pirates to say.
The GN team had an incredible time at PAX East 2011. There's nothing quite like walking around for 20 hours in a day, writing dozens of articles to keep up with new hardware and games, and then laying down in a massive auditorium to watch Paul and Storm to finish the day.
If you're planning on attending PAX East 2012 (and if you aren't, you should go sign up NOW!), here's the list of bands playing throughout the weekend, as announced by Gabe:
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