PAX Aus 2024: Cult of the Lamb dev Julian Wilton to open show

Julian Wilton, Creative Director of Massive Monster, is the Storytime Speaker for PAX Aus 2024.
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Massive Monster Creative Director Julian Wilton will officially open PAX Aus 2024, with a Storytime Speaker panel set for 11 October 2024. Wilton has enjoyed significant success with the Massive Monster team over the last two years, thanks to the virality of Cult of the Lamb – an award-winning game that became a runaway hit within Australia, and overseas.

Over the last few years, Wilton has aided production on over fifty games, and has helped to carve a path for local Australian game developers. He should have plenty of stories to tell at PAX Aus 2024. More to the point, it’s great to see an Australian game developer in this position.

Typically, PAX Aus Storytime Speaker slots have been reserved for international guests, with last year’s show opened by voice actor and content creator Erika Ishii, and the prior show opening with a talk from games industry veteran and head of PlayStation indies, Shuhei Yoshida.

Wilton’s spot as Storytime Speaker is an indication of how far Massive Monster has grown over the last few years, and the importance of Cult of the Lamb to Australia’s games industry.

Read: Cult of the Lamb wins GamesHub’s Game of the Year 2022

PAX Aus 2024: Confirmed Guest Speakers

In addition to Julian Wilton, the PAX Aus 2024 team have also confirmed a range of other speakers for the show. So far, that list includes Mark Meer, best known for voicing male Commander Shepard in Mass Effect, and John Robertson of The Dark Room.

More guest speakers and exhibitors will be confirmed for PAX Aus 2024 closer to the show, but for now, there’s already plenty on the menu to tempt attendees.

For those keen to tune into Julian Wilton’s opening panel, the Storytime Speaker session for PAX Aus 2024 kicks off at 12:00 pm on 11 October 2024, and it will be held in the main PAX theatre.

PAX Aus 2024 takes place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) in Melbourne, Australia from 11-13 October 2024.

Leah J. Williams is a gaming and entertainment journalist who's spent years writing about the games industry, her love for The Sims 2 on Nintendo DS and every piece of weird history she knows. You can find her tweeting @legenette most days.