PAX South 2020 Celebrates the Latinx & LGBTQ Community and Developers

Gscene Editorial Team December 24, 2019

PAX South 2020 Celebrates the Latinx, LGBTQ+ Community and Diverse Developers

Diversity and inclusion in video games will be celebrated at PAX South 2020, the most attended gaming event in the southern US drawing tens of thousands of attendees, by a new initiative empowering LGBTQA+ gamers and developers.

PAX Together will offer a dedicated space for LGBTQA+ developers and other marginalized creators and advocacy groups to share their games and resources with attendees. Titles from developers like Kitfox Games, Strange Scaffold, and Rose City Games, among others, will be highlighted on the show floor.

PAX, or Penny Arcade Expo, is a festival for gamers to celebrate gaming culture. First held in Seattle in 2004, PAX doubled in size each successive year. Connecting the world’s leading game publishers with their most avid and influential fans. PAX South 2020 will host initiatives celebrating the Latinx community and a range of diverse developers at the annual celebration of gaming culture.

Elevating all creators and fans by promoting diversity and inclusion, PAX Together will offer a space for advocacy groups and marginalized game developers from a wide range of backgrounds to stand out from the crowd and share their games with attendees. Developers featured on the show floor include Kitfox Games, Strange Scaffold, Rose City Games, and more. PAX Together is supported by Houston Gaymers and Red Bull.

In another first for PAX, Latinx in Gaming will host the Latinx Lounge, an inclusive space featuring 3 days of panels (some in Spanish), workshops, tournaments, networking opportunities, and 8 showcased international games. The initiative is supported by Red Bull, Unity, Twitch, and Microsoft.

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