From thrilling tabletop showdowns to heart-pounding video game adventures, and even spine-chilling jump scares, this year’s event promises an unforgettable experience for gamers of all kinds. Explore a world where legends come to life, and the gaming community unites in Melbourne.
Nintendo is returning to the PAX expo floor, featuring the highly anticipated Super Mario Bros. Wonder game for fans to play before its official release on October 20th. In addition to this gaming experience, attendees can shop in-person at the Nintendo booth, which includes the My Nintendo Store offering merchandise for sale. More details about playable titles and available merchandise will be announced soon. For information about Nintendo’s tournament in PAX Arena, you can refer to our previous article.
SEGA, a revered name in the world of gaming, is gearing up for a prominent presence at this year’s PAX Aus. Their booth is bound to be a hot spot, where attendees can immerse themselves in exciting gaming experiences. Notable titles on display will include the highly-anticipated Sonic Superstars and Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name. Be sure not to miss out on the action at the SEGA booth!
Five Nights at Freddy’s
October wouldn’t be complete without a good jump scare, and PAX Aus has you covered! Prepare for an adrenaline rush as Five Nights at Freddy’s brings the eerie world of Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza to life. Freddy and his animatronic crew are eagerly waiting to meet you, and the challenge is on to see if you can survive five terrifying nights in their presence. Will you make it out in one piece?
Tabletop enthusiasts, get ready for an epic lineup at PAX Aus! For the very first time in Australia, the highly-anticipated Star Wars™: Unlimited will be available for demos. But that’s not all; two giants of the tabletop world, Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering, will be gracing PAX Aus with their presence.
For those curious about Dungeons & Dragons, there will be friendly Dungeon Masters ready to guide you on an adventurous quest. Once you’re hooked, the D&D Superstore will have everything you need, from sourcebooks to minis and collectibles.
Magic: The Gathering fans, both veterans and newcomers, can immerse themselves in the enchanting world of Eldraine. This unique twist on the beloved game features fantastical creatures and settings.
Trading Cards & Boardgames
Dragon Ball Z and One Piece will be showcasing their games and hosting tournaments at the event. Compete for glory in the Dragon Ball Super Regionals and One Piece Card Game Tournament, and grab a free demo deck while supplies last. Additionally, don’t miss the chance to try your hand at the new Dragon Ball Super Fusion World card game.
PAX Aus will also feature Vanguard, Weiss Schwarz, Shadowverse, and the Final Fantasy Trading Card Game. Asmodee, renowned for games like Exploding Kittens, CATAN, Ticket to Ride, and Dobble/Spot It, will be bringing their latest and greatest offerings to the event.
PAX Aus 2023 takes place October 6-8 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. For more information and badges, visit the official website or follow PAX Aus 2023 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Discord.