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In Pictures: PAX Australia 2017, Day One

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    This year's PAX Australia kicked off the three-day marathon of games, tech and pop culture in style. There was a lot to play, and plenty more to see. Here's a glimpse.

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    The Twitch community showed up in force for this year's PAX Australia.

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    As did SBS' Michael Hing, who shoutcasted League of Legends matches throughout the day at Lenovo's booth.

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    Destiny 2 didn't just bring cosplayers to this year's PAX Australia...

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    ...they also brought dogs!

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    Nvidia gave PAX Australia attendees a chance to test drive the newly-announced GTX 1070 Ti.

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    Even Age of Empire made an appearance at this year's PAX Australia

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    In 2017, VR is everywhere at PAX Australia

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    Lenovo's booth saw them show off the new Star Wars Jedi Challenges augmented reality experience, due to arrive next month at an RRP of $399.

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    The package - which comes with a VR headset, sensor and lightsaber periperal - promises to pull Star Wars fans closer to The Force than ever before.

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    Huawei also took PAX Australia as an opportunity to show off their new AI-powered Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro smartphones.

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    Even Melbourne's own Dumb Ways To Die had a presence.

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    Detroit: Become Human had a unique, Blade Runner-inspired proposition for PAX attendees.

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    You might have played Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, but have you played it on Samsung's new 49-inch QLED monitor?

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    Assassins Creed: Origins is out in retail today but it still made an appearance on the show floor.

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    God of War fans could also get a sneak-peek at the new game

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    If eSports are your thing, then the ESL Stage was the place to be.

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    Hearthstone hasn't got anything on this guy

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    Projection's booth replicated the game's unique look in a cardboard form

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