USG is at PAX East 2019! Panel Times, Coverage, and Where to Find Us!

USG is at PAX East 2019! Panel Times, Coverage, and Where to Find Us!

Watch Kat, Nadia, and Mike live at PAX East! And read all of our articles too.

Disclosure: USG is owned by ReedPop, which runs PAX East.

PAX East is in full swing, and USG is once again there in force! Mike, Nadia, and I will all be on panels, so you can come join us as we talk about Assassin's Creed, the Dreamcast, and more.

During our busy first day, we checked out Castle Crashers on Switch, watched the big Borderlands 3 reveal, and got the crap scared out of us by Five Nights at Freddy's VR. You can find all of our coverage so far here.

PAX East 2019

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Info on USG's panels can be found below. You can findthe entire PAX East schedule, which includes events and meetups from all of the various Gamer Network sites, right here.

USG, VG247, and YOU Play Classic Dreamcast Games [And Give Away Swag Too!]

Time: Friday at 9pm ET, Arachnid Theatre

Description: It's the 20th anniversary of the Sega Dreamcast, and USG and VG247 are celebrating by getting together and playing Crazy Taxi, Power Stone 2, and Soul Calibur! It'll be a fun hour of trying to beat high scores, battling on rapidly morphing stages, and trascending history and the world in a tale of swords and souls, eternally retold! Plus, we're inviting lucky participants from the audience to play with us, share their favorite Dreamcast memories, and get some free stuff!

Panelists: Kat Bailey [USG], Nadia Oxford [USG], Kirk McKeand [VG247]

USG Presents Hidden Blades, Hoods, and Ancient Aliens: An Assassin's Creed Chronology

Time: Saturday at 3pm ET, Dragonfly Theatre

Description: Since 2007, Ubisoft has released eleven mainline releases in the Assassin's Creed franchise. Those games have taken the series from Renaissance Italy, to Victorian London, and ancient Greece. We've jumped across the timeline of Assassin's Creed, back and forth, never settling too long in one era. And that's before you get to the novels, comics, and films. Well we're going to straighten everything out. You might know Ezio and Bayek, but do you really know Assassin's Creed?

Panelists: Mike Williams [Reviews Editor, USG], Jake Baldino [Lead Producer, Gameranx YouTube; Host, BecauseVideoGames podcast], Dylan Ilvento [Co-Founder, Ward Games]

USG Presents What Went Wrong With Fallout 76, And Can It Be Saved?

Time: Sunday at 12pm ET, Albatross Theatre

Description: Fallout 76 has been a rough time for Bethesda Game Studios. Since launch, there's been problem after problem, and an endless series of controversies. Well this panel isn't about that. You've heard about what's wrong with Fallout 76, but we're here to talk about where it works, where it falters, and how Bethesda can improve it for the better. Come and listen to us give idea that sounds easy on paper and will be much harder to implement in-game. Maybe we'll hear a few of your ideas as well!

Panelists: Mike Williams [Reviews Editor, USG], Susan Arendt [Editor in Chief,], Ethan Gach [Staff Writer, Kotaku]

In addition to the USG panels, Mike and Nadia will be teaming up with our pals at Retronauts for another panel about the "Holly-worst Moments" in games. It will be at 4pm on Friday in the Bumblebee Theatre.

PAX East runs until Sunday, March 31 in Boston. Keep an eye on USG for more coverage, as well as updated info on giveaways, meetups, and more.

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Kat Bailey

Editor in Chief

Kat Bailey is a former freelance writer and contributor to publications including 1UP, IGN, GameSpot, GamesRadar, and EGM. Her fondest memories as a journalist are at GamePro, where she hosted RolePlayer's Realm and had legal access to the term "Protip." She is USgamer's resident mecha enthusiast, Pokemon Master, and Minnesota Vikings nut (skol).

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