With a little over two weeks to go before PAX East takes over Boston, the night life is already lining up to be spectacular. Here is just a taste of some of the sponsored events going on. BIG thanks to Krissta over at the PAX forums for compiling the list below.
3/31/12 EDIT: ADDED MORE PARTIES
Harmonix and The Brattle – Scott Pilgrim vs The World 6:00 pm (The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge MA 02138) tickets $6.75–$9.75
Harmonix and The Brattle – Rock Band Night 9:00 pm (The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge MA 02138) A combo ticket for ROCK BAND NIGHT & SCOTT PILGRIM together is $15 gen pub / $13 members & students. Admission to RBN only $7. No passes.
World of Tanks One Year Anniversary Party (21+, OPEN BAR) 9:00 pm – 2:00 am (Rumor/Venu, 100 Warrenton Street, Boston, MA 02116)
#VS – The PAX East 2012 Party & Mixer (RSVP via FB invite or bring a flyer from PAX) 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm (McFadden’s Boston, 148 State Street, Boston, MA 02109)
Square Enix: HITMAN: ABSOLUTION and Sleeping Dogs themed event (21+ and PAX badge required) Unknown time and unknown specific location (Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA)
NAMCO BANDAI Games Presents ShiftyLook x Destructoid Party at PAX East (all ages, RSVP via Facebook invite) 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm (Commonwealth Ballroom, Westin Boston Waterfront)
Gamers Gone Wild (21+) 8:00 pm – 2:00 am (Felt, 533 Washington St, Boston) Cover: $5 with PAX badge, $15 without PAX badge
GLBTQA Gamer Meetup (all ages!) 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Bocoup, 355 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210)
Hawken PAX Party 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Jillian’s Boston) SOLD OUT!!! INVITE ONLY
Epic Games Cosplay Meetup 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm (booth #1123 on the Expo floor)
Sanshee: Boston Tee Party (21+) 8:00 PM – 2:00 AM (Vintage Lounge, 72 Broad Street, Boston, MA) INVITATION OR PAX BADGE REQUIRED
Extra Credits (all ages featuring James Portnow, $5 cover charge) 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (Atlantic Beer Garden, 146 Northern Avenue Boston, MA 02210)
Gay Gamer Meetup at Fritz (not sure about ages, call Fritz if interested to be sure!) 9:00 pm – ??? (Fritz, 26 Chandler St., Boston, MA)
XMG Ghostbusters Party (21+) 9:30 pm – 1:30 am (MJ O’Connor’s, 27 Columbus Ave., Boston, MA) “Swing by our booth (#134) and grab a wrist-band to get in since there’s a limited space.”
PAX East 2012 Cosplay Meet-up unknown times & unknown location. Wear your Bioshock or Bioshock: Infinite-themed costume on the floor on Saturday and hope that someone from Irrational thinks you look awesome to get an invite!
Curse PAX East Party (18+, open bar for those who are 21+) 8:00 pm – 2:00 am, RSVP link
Turbine Player Party (21+, invite only) 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm (Jillian’s Boston, directly across the street from Historic Fenway Park) Follow the directions on the webpage and hope you get picked!
Boston Barcraft, a gathering to watch the finals of IPL4! 2:30 pm – 11:30 pm @ (Good Life Bar 28 Kingston Street, Boston, MA 02111) Special guests such as Day , JP, inControl and Clutch
We will update this so stay tuned for more info as well as coverage from some of these events during the weekend.