PAX East
PAX East logo.jpg
Status Active
Genre Video games
Venue Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Location(s) Boston, Massachusetts
Country United States
Inaugurated August 28, 2004
Most recent PAX East 2018 (April 5 - 8)
Attendance over 80,000+ (2017)
Organized by Penny Arcade, Reed Exhibitions

PAX East is a trade fair for a released video game held annually at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany.


PAX East 2018 was held on April 5 to April 8, 2018.[1]


PAX East 2014 was held on April 11 to April 13, 2014.[4]

At Blizzard's Booth:

  • Warlords of Draenor hands-on demo featuring updated character models and the intro experience for the upcoming expansion.
  • Hands-on time with the in-development Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition, playable on PlayStation 4.
  • A chance to find out what’s in the cards for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, and play the mobile version on iPad.
  • A brand-new demo for Heroes of the Storm, featuring new Heroes playable for the first time anywhere outside of Blizzard.
  • Blizzard developers will be on-hand to chat about your favorite games.
  • Blizzard developers will also be giving a presentation at the Albatross Theatre on Friday, April 11 at 10:30 a.m. EDT titled Heroes of the Storm: The Ultimate Blizzard Mashup (streamed live on one of the official PAX Twitch channels for those not in attendance).
  • And did we mention there will be giveaways, prizes, and more? If not . . . there will be giveaways, prizes, and more!


At PAX East 2013 Blizzard announced Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, a free-to-play strategy title that is an online collectible card game.[5]


  1. ^ World of Warcraft is Headed to PAX East!. Blizzard Entertainment (2018-03-28). Retrieved on 2018-04-07.
  2. ^ Gareth 2018-04-05. Heroes of the Storm PAX 2018 reveals new hero coming. altchar.
  3. ^ Overwatch Mercy Statue Revealed at Pax East 2018. IGN (2018-04-06). Retrieved on 2018-04-08.
  4. ^ Blizzard at PAX East. Blizzard Entertainment (2014-03-17). Retrieved on 2018-04-07.
  5. ^ Blizzard announces Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, free-to-play collectible card game, Mar 22, 2013

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