PAX East 2013: Secret Ponchos – Style Drenched Spaghetti Time

PAX East 2013: Secret Ponchos – Style Drenched Spaghetti Time

As I was wandering the show floor at this year’s PAX East (while trying desperately to avoid the dreaded PAX POX), I stumbled across Secret Ponchos, the latest title from Switchblade Monkeys. While there were hundreds of games at PAX to be played something about Secret Poncho’s raw style really drew me in. I guess I’m a sucker for a good poncho.

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PAX East 2013: Saint Row IV – Getting Super

PAX East 2013: Saint Row IV – Getting Super

I never expected to like Saints Row the 3rd as much as I did, but underneath its silly surface was an incredibly polished action experience drenched in creativity, mayhem, and fun. When we got word that Volition games was booking appointments for Saints Row 4 at this year’s PAX: East, I couldn’t wait to see what new trouble the Saints had gotten themselves into. Wow, I’m a fan of this franchise?

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PAX East 2013: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – Yo Ho Ho!

PAX East 2013: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – Yo Ho Ho!

I was ushered into a small theatre this morning, complete with four grim looking bouncers (yes really), to take a brief look at Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and walked away incredibly impressed. Ubisoft catches a lot flack for releasing Assassin’s creed (almost) annually, but I’m happy to say Assassin’s Creed IV appears to be something entirely new and innovative.

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