PAX East 2010 – Live Blogging (archived)

Hello! A group of us from WiiNintendo have media passes will be working really hard to bring you all the latest and greatest from all 3 days of PAX East 2010. We’ll have this Live Blog up all 3 days, so that you can get the latest news, pictures, and videos real-time. Underneath this Live Blog you’ll find full articles, high-res photos, exclusive videos, and interviews. Thanks!

You can comment directly into the live blog, if you’d to see anything or request anything just post it and we’ll try our best to make your wishes come true:

(Archived – Live Blog)

  • 12:07 AM: wilw Holy shit. Metroid Metal is playing with JoCo and Paul and Storm AT #PAX. They are called … COULTRON!
  • 11:50 PM: wilw #PAX just witnessed the greatest performance of Mister Fancypants in the entire history of life.
  • 11:32 PM: wilw RT @peterto: I don’t remember the last time I had this much fun. @wilw was right, I am at home at #pax
  • 11:30 PM: rothsothy
  • 11:30 PM: rothsothy twitpic.com – yay! @JohnathanCoulton on the main stage now! #Pax
  • 11:15 PM: wilw #PAX! There is a printing error in the program. I’m _not_ doing the Pitch Your Game panel tomorrow. I’ll be in Bandland from 11am.
  • 10:41 PM: wilw When @Paulandstorm sing “and now I’m home” at #pax, and we sing along, I get something in both my eyes.
  • 10:13 PM: wilw Trololo, #PAX <3
  • 8:57 PM: hattrick Look for my videos to be up on YouTube sometime tomorrow – www.youtube.com
  • 8:56 PM: hattrick Getting ready to head home from #PAX. Be sure to follow hey_suburbia for coverage tomorrow, as I will not be there. Can’t wait til next yr.
  • 8:17 PM: wilw #PAX! You *really* don’t want to miss the beginning of the @paulandstorm show tonight. Trust me on this, I rolled a 20 on my knowledge check
  • 7:22 PM: hattrick RT @Official_PAX: halo freeplay tourney in 307 right now!
  • 7:10 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 7:10 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 6:21 PM: wilw Achievement unlocked: played Zombie Dice with @SJGames.
  • 6:20 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 6:10 PM: hattrick Jam Room at #pax flic.kr
  • 6:10 PM: hattrick Listening to OC Remix at #pax
  • 6:05 PM: hattrick Too bad… G4tv panel was full. #pax
  • 5:46 PM: hey_suburbia PAX – Nintendo DS XL – Photo Dojo bit.ly
  • 5:31 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 5:26 PM: DarkWish Recorded quick podcast earlier. Now waiting in line to buy PAX stuff. The expo hall is closed.
  • 5:16 PM: rothsothy Left 4 Dead 2 tournament is about to start, pretty freakking EXCITED to play the upcoming DLC, The PASSING, exclusive to #PAX \:D/
  • 5:15 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 5:15 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 5:13 PM: hattrick 0327001708.jpg flic.kr
  • 5:13 PM: hattrick Just finished recording our podcast at #pax
  • 5:12 PM: hattrick Interviewing for Bit Trip Runner flic.kr
  • 4:01 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 4:00 PM: hattrick 0327001700.jpg flic.kr
  • 3:51 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 3:50 PM: hattrick 0327001647.jpg flic.kr
  • 3:06 PM: wilw Heard a girl yelling “HUNTER! HUNTER!” Looked up, expecting to see L4D cosplay. Turns out it was actually someone’s name. Only at #PAX.
  • 3:02 PM: hattrick Head is hurting. I hope this excedrin kicks in soon and allows me to continue enjoying #PAX.
  • 3:00 PM: wilw Finally eating lunch to restore HP, then playing Rock Band to restore Mana. This is a very good plan. I like it.
  • 2:38 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 2:38 PM: hey_suburbia twitpic.com – IGN after party
  • 2:25 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 2:23 PM: hattrick IGN live podcast flic.kr
  • 1:28 PM: rothsothy
  • 1:28 PM: rothsothy twitpic.com – IGN & GameSpot live podcast event at ##ax
  • 1:27 PM: DarkWish At the IGN panel with Roth, hattrick, and hey_suburbia
  • 1:24 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 1:03 PM: hattrick Hangin’ with #hey_suburbia, #DarkWish07, and #rothsothy waitin for IGN panel. #pax
  • 12:56 PM: hattrick Immerz KorFX device is pretty cool. Connects to sound to allow you to feel the game.
  • 12:55 PM: DarkWish Waiting in line for IGN panel, Roth is with us.
  • 12:46 PM: wilw
  • 12:46 PM: wilw twitpic.com – I totally got my picture taken with @wilw!
  • 12:00 PM: rothsothy My #pax livestream qik.com ~i’m at the main stage right now waiting for the @deadspace event DEADSPAC
  • 11:56 AM: hattrick Anyone want us to cover anything in particular? Reply or comment on our live blog. #pax
  • 11:53 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 11:52 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 11:48 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 11:47 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 11:46 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 11:41 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 11:40 AM: DarkWish Chillin in the media room with hattrick and hey_suburbia right now, plan to meet up with Roth later
  • 11:39 AM: DarkWish By the way, I asked four Nvidia reps about their possible involvement with the Nintendo 3DS and they all either denied it or said they didn’t know.
  • 11:36 AM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 11:22 AM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 11:14 AM: hattrick Military Madness for WiiWare flic.kr
  • 11:00 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 11:00 AM: hey_suburbia 3D Vision twitpic.com
  • 10:58 AM: hey_suburbia Checking out Nvidia’s 3D Vision and we’re probing to see if they have any connection with the Nintendo 3DS
  • 10:20 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 10:17 AM: wilw There is something poetic about playing Asteriods, while Phil Collins sings “Take Me Home”…
  • 10:14 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 10:14 AM: hey_suburbia twitpic.com – Military Madness Nectaris – wiiware
  • 10:13 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 10:13 AM: hey_suburbia twitpic.com – New Wiiware
  • 10:10 AM: wilw I totally Evil Wil Wheaton’d Paul by telling him, “Try not to sing your own song,” while playing doubles on Frogger. Tough luck, Moonpie.
  • 10:06 AM: wilw #PAX! You *must* go to Classic Console and Classic Arcade on the third floor. It is why I am late to my signing.
  • 10:02 AM: wilw
  • 10:02 AM: wilw twitpic.com – Storm gets eaten by Sinistar.
  • 9:58 AM: DarkWish hey_suburbia playing Calling for Wii by Hudson right now.
  • 9:50 AM: wilw
  • 9:50 AM: wilw twitpic.com – A dad teaches his son to play Vectrex, and I have something in my eye.
  • 9:49 AM: DarkWish I asked Hudson about the Mario Party games and they said that legally they’re not supposed to talk about it, but they have worked on the games in the past
  • 9:47 AM: hattrick Military Madness coming to WiiWare on April 12 for 1,000 Points. #pax
  • 9:46 AM: DarkWish Also, Diner Dash by Hudson releasing this Monday on WiiWare.
  • 9:45 AM: DarkWish Checking out Hudson’s booth. Looking at Military Madness for WiiWare… coming April 12th (I think) for 1000 Wii Points
  • 9:29 AM: hattrick Nintendo says they are working on connecting/transferring DSi to DSi XL but nothing yet. #pax
  • 9:28 AM: DarkWish Roth, where r u? We gotta meet up sometime.
  • 9:19 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 9:15 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 9:13 AM: hattrick just tried some photo dojo on dsi xl with @DarkWish07. #pax
  • 9:05 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 9:05 AM: hey_suburbia Darkwish DSXL, photo dojo dsiware twitpic.com
  • 8:57 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 8:39 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 8:37 AM: DarkWish Day 2 begins! I’m in the media room with hattrick and hey_suburbia right now.
  • 8:36 AM: hattrick And we have arrived at #PAX with #DarkWish07 and #hey_suburbia.
  • 1:23 AM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 1:23 AM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 1:13 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 1:09 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 1:09 AM: hey_suburbia BaseCamp twitpic.com
  • 12:21 AM: hattrick time to get some sleep b4 another full day of PAX tomorrow.
  • 11:58 PM: wilw games are important. games matter. #PAX is where we come together to celebrate that. bit.ly
  • 11:55 PM: rothsothy Qik – PAX East 2010 – @Anamaguchi announced they will be doing the music for Scott Pilgrim…. THE GAME~! #pax youtu.be
  • 11:00 PM: wilw Attention #PAX! I plan to be at my table in Bandland tomorrow from about 11am until 4pm, with a short break for lunch around 1:30.
  • 9:45 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 9:44 PM: hattrick Friday night concert at PAX flic.kr
  • 9:15 PM: rothsothy where you at @hattrick_wii? come to the concert! main hall #pax
  • 9:15 PM: hattrick yay! just caught Gyarados in Pokemon SoulSilver!
  • 8:50 PM: DarkWish Oh wait, I just realized what hattrick meant, he meant that was taken when the expo hall closed lol. Nevermind then.
  • 8:42 PM: rothsothy qik.com concert is ROCKIN~! \:D/ #pax i’ll keep livestreaming til i run outta batteries.. enjoy!
  • 8:35 PM: DarkWish Wow… no people at Nintendo booth so it’s closed? That’s lame lol. The handheld lounge and classic games lounge both sound awesome. Anyways, a status update: we’re in Delaware, stopping in Philly for dinner within the hour, and then on a fast track towards Boston.
  • 8:33 PM: hattrick Anyone want to play some classic Nintendo or some Nintendo DS/DSi? Meet me in front of the 303-305 rooms. #PAX
  • 8:29 PM: hattrick Chillin’ in the handheld lounge on the Sumo bean-bag chairs. REALLY comfortable! #PAX
  • 8:27 PM: hattrick Has anyone else had any luck getting their DS/DSi online at #PAX ?
  • 7:40 PM: wilw Hey, #PAX attendees? Thanks for being so kind and awesome to me.
  • 7:35 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 7:33 PM: hattrick Mario Kart Wii tournament flic.kr
  • 7:27 PM: hattrick playin N64 in the classic games lounge. awesome!
  • 7:16 PM: rothsothy woops scratch that. forgot i got a mario kart wii tournament. maybe in an hour or so.. #pax
  • 6:58 PM: rothsothy Concert’s about to start, livestream will start in few mins,. www.qik.com @anamaguchi @johnathancoulton @metroidmetal #pax
  • 6:41 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 6:41 PM: hattrick Nintendo booth w/o people. Closed for the day. flic.kr
  • 6:32 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 6:32 PM: hattrick Participation Ball from Medaverse Studios flic.kr
  • 6:25 PM: hattrick Hoping to get into the Mario Kart Wii tournament soon. I need to head up there, but my leg has fallen asleep. Ahh…
  • 6:21 PM: wilw RT @jimgoings: Link to CNN article about #PAX and @wilw scitech.blogs.cnn.com
  • 6:18 PM: DarkWish Awesome, thanks hattrick. I’ll be ready by then.
  • 6:16 PM: hattrick @DarkWish I should be by to get you at 8am tomorrow.
  • 6:11 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 6:11 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 6:08 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 6:07 PM: wilw Holy balls. My #PAX keynote is on CNN.com! But the quoted word “panel” should be “Pitfall!” So it’s “From Pitfall! to Portal.” #nerdsnort
  • 6:03 PM: DarkWish My roommate connected his Droid to my laptop and through tethering I am able to go on the internet on my trip! Of course… it’s only while my laptop battery lasts. Looks like you guys are having fun, can’t wait to be there tomorrow!
  • 5:52 PM: hattrick
  • 5:52 PM: hattrick mmmm… food! flic.kr
  • 5:28 PM: wilw According to Twitter and a few hundred people I talked to, my #PAX speech didn’t drag, people were just listening intently. Wow. Awesome!
  • 5:22 PM: hattrick NVidia’s 3D Vision is amazing. Works with a ton of PC games right out of the box!
  • 5:17 PM: wilw Having so much fun at #PAX! I can’t believe it’s already time for dinner.
  • 5:04 PM: hattrick
  • 5:04 PM: hattrick 0326001803.jpg flic.kr
  • 5:02 PM: hattrick had a GREAT time playing and talking with Frobot guys!
  • 4:31 PM: hattrick just played Frobot for WiiWare. kinda like battle tanks from Wii Play with puzzles.
  • 4:01 PM: hattrick
  • 4:01 PM: hattrick gttv flic.kr
  • 3:59 PM: rothsothy
  • 3:59 PM: rothsothy twitpic.com – BIT.TRIP RUNNER~!!! @bittrip \:D/
  • 3:53 PM: hattrick tried some Gravitronix for WiiWare. could b fun if i played more. entered a tourney.
  • 3:38 PM: hattrick only ds stuff at Nintendo booth.
  • 3:30 PM: hattrick just held a dsi xl. it feels really comfortable!
  • 3:15 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 3:13 PM: hattrick
  • 3:13 PM: hattrick Harmonix Rock Band room flic.kr
  • 3:00 PM: wilw …and it’s done. Wow. It’s done. I feel like it dragged a little bit in the middle, but #PAX seemed to enjoy most of it, so: YAY!
  • 2:58 PM: hattrick Keynote is over. Heading 2 main expo hall soon. #PAX
  • 2:41 PM: hey_suburbia PAX East: Hands on with Puzzle Quest 2 bit.ly
  • 2:29 PM: hattrick Will Wheaton is talking about his history with gaming and how it impacted his imagination. #PAX
  • 2:28 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 2:27 PM: hey_suburbia We have 4 different WiiNintendo members in this live feed, so you’ll see different stuff from all of us
  • 2:24 PM: hey_suburbia PAX East 2010 – Live Blogging, Keynote – www.wiinintendo.net
  • 2:22 PM: hey_suburbia Testing video upload for PAX yfrog.us
  • 2:12 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 2:12 PM: hattrick
  • 2:12 PM: hattrick Keynote at #PAX flic.kr
  • 2:03 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 2:03 PM: hey_suburbia twitpic.com -
  • 2:01 PM: hattrick PAX Keynote has begun! #PAX
  • 2:00 PM: hattrick If anyone is looking for me, I’m in the balcony stage-left corner.
  • 1:58 PM: wilw Okay, #PAX, here we go…
  • 1:57 PM: DarkWish07 Leaving my apartment, and embarking on a roadtrip to Boston in a few minutes!
  • 1:55 PM: hey_suburbia Roth, do you have a Ustream feed up?
  • 1:53 PM: hey_suburbia Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 – Wii Boxart + Fact Sheet bit.ly
  • 1:48 PM: hattrick Waiting on Keynote and trying to connect my DSi to the free wifi but no luck. #PAX
  • 1:45 PM: wilw Get ready, #PAX! It is almost time.
  • 1:35 PM: hey_suburbia Roth, looks like he is in the main theatre upper left balcony
  • 1:34 PM: rothsothy LOL where are you hattrick? the Main hall?
  • 1:31 PM: DarkWish Wow, it looks PACKED. Tomorrow is going to be awesome!
  • 1:30 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 1:30 PM: hattrick
  • 1:30 PM: hattrick Keynote flic.kr
  • 1:29 PM: rothsothy
  • 1:29 PM: rothsothy twitpic.com – Castle Crashers at the Behemoth booth! Yes, that’s the PS3 version. \:D/ #PAX
  • 1:27 PM: hattrick At the main theater waiting for the Keynote. #PAX
  • 1:19 PM: wilw #PAX! I propose #PAX as the hashtag of choice, because it uses fewer characters than #PAXEAST. Also … Keynote in 42 minutes. FORTY-TWO!
  • 1:11 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 1:11 PM: hey_suburbia twitpic.com -
  • 1:10 PM: hattrick heading inside. soooo many ppl.
  • 1:07 PM: hattrick
  • 1:07 PM: hattrick Swag! flic.kr
  • 1:07 PM: hey_suburbia Awesome, Hattrick!
  • 1:05 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 1:05 PM: hey_suburbia twitpic.com -
  • 1:05 PM: hattrick
  • 1:05 PM: hattrick I’m in! flic.kr
  • 1:05 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 1:05 PM: hey_suburbia twitpic.com -
  • 12:43 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 12:43 PM: hey_suburbia twitpic.com – Casemods
  • 12:40 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 12:40 PM: hey_suburbia WiiNintendo representing @ PAX twitpic.com
  • 12:25 PM: hattrick4nintendo
  • 12:24 PM: hattrick
  • 12:24 PM: hattrick Just arrived at #PAX flic.kr
  • 12:19 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 12:19 PM: hey_suburbia twitpic.com – Awesome Nintendo Tattoo @ PAX
  • 12:07 PM: hey_suburbia Boston Globe: Video game culture takes center stage in Boston bit.ly
  • 12:06 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 12:00 PM: hey_suburbia Real-Time PAX twit pic photos: picfog.com
  • 11:59 AM: hey_suburbia PAX East 2010 – Live Blogging, Day 1 (Friday) Doors open in 1 hour www.wiinintendo.net
  • 11:41 AM: DarkWish More from Dacvak: “Just talked to some Sega guys. Definitely no Sonic 4 here. Couldn’t squeeze out any info from them.

    Talked to Nintendo. No Galaxy 2. Pokemon, Picross 3D, Wario DIY, and Photo Dojo. “
  • 11:39 AM: DarkWish Dacvak said “Btw, I specifically looked for Galaxy 2 and Sonic 4 and didn’t see either. :(“
  • 11:39 AM: DarkWish The below pic is of Nintendo’s booth and was taken by Dacvak on NeoGAF
  • 11:38 AM: DarkWish
  • 11:07 AM: hey_suburbia 2 Hours until doors open!
  • 11:03 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 10:59 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 10:58 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 10:57 AM: hey_suburbia Rules of PAX!

    1. Drugs are bad!
    2. Don’t steal!
    3. Don’t punch or kick people!
    4. No cheating!
    5. Don’t harass anyone!
    6. Don’t spray paint or put stickers on stuff!
    7. Don’t mess with things that aren’t yours!

    Just remember Wheaton’s Law: “Don’t be a dick.”
  • 10:55 AM: hey_suburbia Playing at PAX on Saturday: Metroid Metal – Metal Theme. Listen: www.paxsite.com
  • 10:48 AM: hattrick on the bus heading to Boston for #PAX.
  • 10:44 AM: hattrick Follow the WiiNintendo team with this Twitter I sat up – twitter.com
  • 10:36 AM: hattrick RT @hey_suburbia: PAX East 2010 – Live Blogging, Day 1 (Friday) – www.wiinintendo.net
  • 10:29 AM: hey_suburbia We’ll have live Ustream videos in this Live Feed as well.
  • 10:29 AM: hey_suburbia Feel free to leave a comment if you’d like us to cover something in particular for you. You can check out the schedule here: pax.expohud.com
  • 10:27 AM: hattrick Sitting in the bus station waiting on my trip down to Boston for #PAX East.
  • 9:48 AM: hey_suburbia Enroute to PAX
  • 11:34 PM: hey_suburbia
  • 11:28 PM: hattrick-oldaccount I’m pretty much bringing all of mine. I have a lot. Pokemon SS, Brain Age 2, Picross DS, Geometry Wars: Galaxies, FIFA 08, Animal Crossing, Clubhouse Games, Spore Hero Arena, Scribblenauts, Mario Kart DS, New SMB, Bomberman Land, Uno/SkipBo, Monopoly/Boggle/Battleship/Yahtzee, Lego Indiana Jones, Super Mario 64 DS. I think that’s all that would be worth bringing.
  • 11:13 PM: DarkWish So what DS games are you guys bring5ing? I’m bringing Pokemon SoulSilver, Tetris DS, Mario Kart DS, Geometry Wars: Galaxies, Phantom Hourglass, Super Mario 64 DS, New Super Mario Bros, Metroid Prime Pinball, and Mario Party DS. Those are the only multiplayer games I have that I can think of (some have more multiplayer than others).
  • 10:49 PM: rothsothy my Friday schedule for #PAXEast pax.expohud.com #pax
  • 10:42 PM: rothsothy can’t wait to witness the awesome concert featuring @anamanaguchi @JonathanCoulton @MetroidMetal and @Protomen at #PAXEast tomorrow! <3 #pax
  • 7:41 PM: hattrick The events I am thinking about hitting at PAX East – pax.expohud.com
  • 7:19 PM: hattrick Still looking to create your schedule for PAX East? Head to their expohud – pax.expohud.com
  • 6:14 PM: DarkWish07 If you want coverage on PAX East this weekend, follow me or go to wiinintendo.net. #PAX
  • 6:06 PM: hattrick Who’s excited for PAX? Follow me for my coverage of PAX East or head over to WiiNintendo.net. #PAX
  • 1:40 PM: hattrick
  • 1:40 PM: hattrick PAX East 2010 – Logo flic.kr
  • 12:42 PM: hattrick I’ll be posting tweets to this account for PAX this weekend.
  • 12:40 PM: DarkWish And if you’re wondering about G4, looks like Adam Sessler, Morgan Webb, and Blair (don’t know last name) will be there.
  • 12:38 PM: DarkWish Geoff Keighley of GameTrailers TV is heading to PAX today, so he’ll be there by the way.
  • 12:38 PM: DarkWish Interesting… so Microsoft is having two E3 conferences, one of them specifically for Natal… that better mean they have it at PAX! I want to see what the competition is all about.
  • 10:07 AM: hattrick-oldaccount www.youtube.com
  • 10:06 AM: hattrick-oldaccount www.flickr.com
  • 9:31 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 9:26 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 9:24 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 9:18 AM: hey_suburbia
  • 9:12 AM: hey_suburbia Testing for tomorrow!

We will also try to do some podcasts as well, so stay tuned for that!

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