PAX East has been officially canceled this morning, with Penny Arcade announcing that PAX Online will happen instead. However, the company that runs the conventions is still looking towards hosting PAX in person this year, starting with West in September.
The folks at MMO Central have been busy at PAX East, interviewing the developers of The Lord of the Rings Online, Standing Stone Games.
Yesterday, Square Enix released a 10-minute long YouTube retrospective ahead of PAX's Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers panel. The new video dives into the creation of Shadowbringers from the developers themselves.
Electronic Arts is the latest company to pull their attendance at a major gaming conference, this time the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco next month. This is due to fears over the spread of the coronavirus.
In a update on Lodestone today, Square Enix announced that they would be cancelling the attendance of staff going to the Penny Arcade Expo in Boston next week due to fears over the coronavirus.
In a post on the PlayStation blog, Sony announced it has cancelled its plans to attend the upcoming Penny Arcade Expo (PAX East) in Boston next weekend. Citing concerns over the coronavirus, Sony will no longer be showcasing its upcoming titles at the convention.