PAX West 2017 – Booth 1501

We’ve got less than a month to go before we’re back in Seattle, Washington for Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) West! As usual, this will be our biggest show of the year because we’re bringing tons of arcade cabinets and merch to our booth (#1501).

Here’s what we’re currently bringing with us and what you can do at our booth:

Arcade


Our circle of trust at PAX West 2016


 
It wouldn’t be a Behemoth booth without our custom-built arcade cabinets! We’ll have our circle of trust with the Pit People single player experience on 12 stations, plus an area with the following arcade cabinets: new Pit People PVP arcade cabinets where players can battle 1v1, Pit People co-op experience, BattleBlock Theater, Castle Crashers Remastered, Back Off Barbarian, and Alien Hominid HD. Try out all of our games on these arcade cabinets for freeee!!!

For those die-hard Pit People fans out there, we’re also going to have a special station or two with the Update 5 build that isn’t currently out yet. If you want to come try out permadeath or see the new leveling changes, we’ll have it on Day 1 and possibly a few other days as well. Just ask our staff about it when you get to our booth! (Secret code is “Infinite Wisdom“)

Tournaments



Sharpen your Pit People PVP skills now because we’ll be doing 1v1 matches on our arcade cabinets at PAX West!

More details on the tournament prizes and format to come.

Official Merch



Our Gift Shop will offer much merch this year. We’ve got all new Pit People plushies that have never been to PAX West before, a PAX West 2017 exclusive tee, and we’ll be bringing 12 Chonku Chonku machines!

Get them quick before we run out!


 
The machines will have blind-box capsules filled with your choice of Castle Crashers knights mini-figurines, Pins (Series 4, Series 5, Series 6, or Series 8 pins), and all-new Patches (3 random patches in each capsule).

There will also be several other t-shirt designs, keychains, hats, and posters available for purchase. We’ll have a separate merchandise post as PAX West gets closer!

Freebies



Who doesn’t like free stuff? For attendees who brave the lines at PAX West, we’ll be giving out a free lanyard at each of our game demo stations. We also have a Behemoth Baggu bag that comes free with a Pit People plush bundle (or $10 if you just want the bag). We also have our classic Behemoth drawstrings bag free with any purchase!

Pit People VO Spotlight: Monica Franco

Through mutual friends I’ve come to know Monica and her voice work. The vocal roles I needed filled weren’t the same sort of flavor as what others usually request of her. We had her working remotely for this one, so I’d give my rundown of what these characters are like and then wait for the magic! Monica nailed it on her first attempt.


The Gorgons are confident ladies who follow Greek mythology pretty closely. The Pit People Gorgons are a little confident, a little alluring, and a little mysterious. I think Monica nailed the vibe I was looking for which was potentially one of the most difficult roles on Pit People.

Monica also voiced Pandora, who is Pipistrella’s sibling. Pandora isn’t phased too much by most things, and might fit description of a tomboy overall. She wields a mace, along with her tiny tiara over partially combed hair.

(See the introduction of the full Pit People VO Cast in “The Voices of Pit People)

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Power-up! Inside Video Games with The Behemoth

Two of our games are currently exhibiting in the Fleet Science Center as part of the traveling Game Masters exhibition. Since the Fleet is in San Diego, we’ve been working with them to do events while the exhibition is in town.

Our team with Andrea Decker from the Fleet Science Center


Yesterday, we went to the Fleet Science Center to kick off their first talk in their series: Power-Up! Inside Video Games. Big thanks to Andrea Decker, from the Fleet, for working with us to put this together in their huge IMAX theater!

(See all photos from our visit to the Fleet on July 27th)

Here’s a quick recap of what we saw and what we did during our latest visit to the Fleet:
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