PAX East kicks off in Boston

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BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – One of the largest gaming conventions in the United States has descended on Boston.

PAX East went live at 10 a.m. Friday. It is expected to draw tens of thousands of gaming fans to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center over the weekend.

The three-day convention features exhibits from the video game industry's top companies, table-top and card games, concerts and gaming panels.

This is the third year of the event which was spawned out of the Penny Arcade Expo that started in Seattle.