Xbox Live's Major Nelson To Present Keynote at PAX Aus 2016

PAX Aus is hosted in Melbourne, running November 4-6.

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The director of programming for Xbox Live, Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb, will be delivering the opening keynote at PAX Aus this year.

Pictured: Xbox Live's Major Nelson deep in thought.
Pictured: Xbox Live's Major Nelson deep in thought.

Hyrb is well known for hosting the Major Nelson Radio podcast, which provides an inside look at operations in Microsoft's Xbox division, and on which he conducts interviews with guests for gaming events and launches. Hryb also posts regularly on the Major Nelson blog, which details Xbox One and Xbox 360 Deals With Gold.

PAX Aus will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. This year's show runs from November 4-6, and is organised by ReedPOP in conjunction with Penny Arcade. In 2015, the opening keynote was hosted by Warren Spector, who is perhaps best known for his work on the games Deus Ex, System Shock, Thief: Deadly Shadows, and Disney Epic Mickey. His appearance followed on from the 2014 opening keynote delivered by Bethesda vice president Pete Hindes.

GameSpot has been in attendance of every PAX Aus since the show debuted in 2013. It is the first of the PAX events to expand outside of North America. If you couldn't make it to Melbourne, check out our cosplay gallery from last year's PAX Aus.

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