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PAX Aus 2023 Announces Storytime Speaker and Special Guests

PAX Aus 2023 is gearing up for a monumental milestone as it prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary with a star-studded lineup of speakers, special guests, and content.

This year’s event promises an unforgettable experience for gamers and fans, with a lineup that showcases the industry’s finest talents.

Erika Ishii Kickstarts Pax Aus 2023

Erika Ishii, a renowned actor and voice-over artist, will take the stage as the opening Storytime speaker. Ishii’s impressive portfolio spans across video games like Cyberpunk 2077, Apex Legends, Destiny 2 and Warzone. She’s also a familiar face on the RPG show Dimension 20 and a co-creator of the narrative-play podcast, Worlds Beyond Number.

Erika’s Storytime session is scheduled to begin on Friday, October 6th, at 12:00 pm in the main theatre.

Behind The Scenes of Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical

Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical was first announced during the 2019 PAX Storytime keynote by Creative Director, David Gaider. Flash forward to now, Stray Gods was released earlier this month to a very positive reception from both critics and players alike.

PAX Aus 2023 will host a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the secrets, stories, music, and myths that have shaped the successful game.

Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical - In-game Screenshot
Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical – In-game Screenshot

Additional Exciting Highlights at PAX Aus 2023

There are plenty more guests confirmed for PAX Aus 2023; here are some of the standout attractions that await at this year’s event:

  • Voice actors Ben Prendergast (Apex Legends, God of War: Ragnarok) and Jenny Yokobori (Genshin Impact, Street Fighter 6) are to appear at PAX Aus 2023.
  • Jenny Yokobori, known for energetic roles in animated series and games, will make an appearance.
  • The Consouls, the renowned Sydney ensemble, to perform live jazz video game music on Friday night.
  • Mr. John Robinson brings his enigmatic creation, The Dark Room, to PAX Aus.
  • Back Pocket Twitch gaming variety show to host interactive experience in Quokka Theatre.
  • Stephanie “Hex” Bendixsen and Gus “Goose” Ronald to lead engaging Back Pocket session.
  • Devolver Digital’s exclusive showcase of the upcoming game, Plucky Squire, presented by Jonathan Biddle.
  • Halfbrick, creators of Fruit Ninja, and the Zelda Universe fan community will make appearances.
  • Renowned Games Master, Robert Hartly, and the TOS Girls female streamers group to enhance the event.

PAX Aus 2023 guarantees an abundance of meet-and-greet opportunities, but tickets are almost sold out. Make sure you get in quickly to secure your tickets and experience all the activities the event has to offer. PAX Aus 2023 takes place October 6-8 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.