An official reminder had been sent out by the Penny Arcade Expo folks letting us all know that ‘pre-registration’ will end this Thursday. So make sure to get yourself all registered nice and tidy. They are expecting at least 45,000 people, making this the biggest PAX yet.

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Official Release:
The organizers of the fifth annual Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) today issued a reminder that July 31 is the last chance to pre-register for the gaming festival at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center in Seattle Aug. 29-31. Based on current pre-registration numbers, attendance is expected to break 45,000, guaranteeing a packed house for this year’s PAX.

The keynote speaker for 2008, respected screenwriter and developer Ken Levine, will kick off the festivities, including gamer-themed music concerts, an Exhibition Hall crammed full with over 70 companies, console and PC tournaments, the Omegathon competition and a wide variety of industry panels. Significant panels and presentations will include:
– History of Harmonix: THE ROCKENING
– How to Make the World Notice Your Video Game Blog
– The Mega64 ‘Panel! At The Expo’
– The Power of Gaming Communities
– GamerDad’s ‘Gaming With Children’


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