Check out the best cosplay from PAX East 2013!

Like any nerd convention, PAX East was chock full of con-goers dressed up as their favorite characters from all of nerd culture. From videogames to comic books to movies, every where we looked was someone sporting an awesome costume or a nifty foam sword.

Here’s some of the best costumes we saw over the whole weekend. Tell us which ones are your favorites!

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The Iron Patriot (Norman Osboure in a Stark suit from the Dark Avengers storyline) directed foot traffic through the Expo floor. Picture courtesy of Thompson Plyler.

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This Skyrim adventurer just realized her stealth skill might not be high enough to get around the Expo floor undetected.

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Who’s ready for some science with the Portal gang? Anyone? There’ll be cake.

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Bane and Catwoman – a perfect match?

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Doesn’t look like Alice is in the mood for this fairy’s shenanigans.

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A quite adorable Beauty and the Beast couple.

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A very nifty Dalek-inspired dress!

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I think this Helghast trooper was part of the security detail.

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Bioshock Infinite hadn’t even released yet and people were already cosplaying as its characters!

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Ada Wong, Leon Kennedy and Chris Redfield were armed and ready to take on any bioweapon threat.

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Metal Gear Solid 3‘s Big Boss and his trusty cardboard box.

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Judging by her stylin’ outfit, we’re pretty sure this attendee was a fan of Saint’s Row 3.

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Pit from Kid Icarus was one of the most optimistic attendees ever to attend PAX East.

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Chell from Portal was quite skeptical about the food court’s desert options.

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Best buds Sonic and Knuckles were keeping an eye out for any extra giant rings that might’ve been lying around.

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Raz from Psychonauts knows what you’re thinking before you do.

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Mortal Kombat‘s Johnny Cage and Final Fantasy VII‘s Tifa were offering free martial arts lessons.

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I tried telling this scout trooper I wasn’t the attendee he was looking for, but Miss Solo stated otherwise.

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Riven from League of Legends stood ready to take on any and all aspiring champions. Thanks to Issurru for identifying this one!

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This little sister from Bioshock was counting down the seconds before a Big Daddy came around the corner to put this splicer in his place.

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Uncharted‘s Nathan Drake was pretty sure he just saw some lost treasure on the other side of the convention hall.

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Street Fighter‘s Zangief was unaffected by the cold Boston weather.

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This Vault Dweller was well equipped for the post-apocalypse world of PAX’s tabletop gaming area.

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Wait, when did Deadpool start working for SHIELD?

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Zatanna from the Justice League was ready to impress everyone with some fancy magic tricks.

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This Scout from Team Fortress 2 felt right at home in Boston.

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Lara Croft was wishing there were more archery contests at PAX, but was hopeful that next year might have more.

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This doctor from Assassin’s Creed 2 assured us they had all the proper medical licences they needed. Thanks to kurupt87 for helping us identify this one!

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Commander Shepard was ready to deal with anyone who tried to cut in front of her in line.

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Wait, are these too Kaylee and Simon from Firefly? Now I have to go marathon the whole series again!

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Patricia Tannis from Borderlands was on the hunt for more Vault Keys.

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“Only when the previous panel has ended, do you have my permission to line… up.”

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Commander Shepard, Chandra, Mega Man, and Samus? Looks like a great action hero team to me!

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This con attendee said he was told to come to PAX when he called a Hotline in Miami. Get it?

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The crew from Wreck-It Ralph were ready to take on the classic arcade game exhibit.

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One of the explorers from [i]Journey[i]. Picture courtesy of Thompson Plyler.

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With so many ghosts around, it’s a good thing the Ghostbusters were on call. Picture courtesy of Thompson Plyler.

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Fiddlesticks from League of Legends really enjoyed spooking attendees. Picture courtesy of Thompson Plyler.

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Everyone needs to take a break during a long Journey. Picture courtesy of Thompson Plyler.

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Corvo from Dishonored decided subtlety wasn’t the best option if he was going to get any swag. Picture courtesy of Thompson Plyler.

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Lucca from Chrono Trigger liked to take things easy in between events… Picture courtesy of Thompson Plyler.

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…but she wasn’t afraid to throw down if needed. Picture courtesy of Thompson Plyler.

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Spider-Man deeply regretted updating Apple Maps on his phone – especially since he was supposed to be in New York at the time. Picture courtesy of Thompson Plyler.

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