Itching to go to your next convention? Eager to meet up with other fans and discuss the latest episode of your favorite anime? Squeal over movie props and re-enact Firefly scenes? Each season, Nerdy But Flirty is releasing a geek calendar with lists of awesome conventions! This fall’s lineup is full of amazing events, game releases, and even some console releases.
Pokémon X & Y were released. It’s the first 3D installment in the Pokémon series, with an entirely new region and many new Pokémon!
New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting pop culture convention. With a show floor boasting the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, toys, movies, and television, it’s sure to be great. NYCC also features professional hours, bringing together major players in the entertainment industry, some of whom will be at panels and autograph sessions to give fans a chance to interact.
GeekGirlCon held in Seattle is a celebration of geek women in comedy, music, education, gaming, comics, and more! With a wealth of programming including, but not limited to, a panel moderated by Nerdy But Flirty’s own Sarah the Rebel, it’s sure to be a great time.
The anticipated sixth installment in the Assassin’s Creed series is released. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag centers around an Abstergo Industries research analyst exploring the story of Edward Kenway, the pirate ancestor of Desmond Miles. In addition, a Japanese manga adaptation of the game is being written and released by Shueisha’s Jump magazine.
Halloween! Dust off your convention cosplays, it’s another chance to let them shine.
Geek Media Expo Vol. 5 is a conference about pop culture, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. GMX’s programming focuses mainly on channels – analog gaming, film, Whedon, gadget, design, digital gaming, and many more with specific panels, workshops, and events for each channel. In addition, GMX hosts cosplay contests and a Geek Girls fun run as well as supporting a different charity each year.
Comikaze is Los Angeles’s biggest pop culture convention. Focusing on comics, anime, gaming, fantasy and sci-fi, it offers a wealth of guest speakers, panels, and even Stan Lee!
Marie Curie, one of the most influential women in science, was born on this day in 1867.
Blizzcon is an event hosted by Blizzard entertainment to celebrate Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo. Blizzcon also offers a variety of panels with game developments, and gaming tournaments.
PlayStation 4 is released.
World of Warcraft was first released on this day in 2004. Geek marriages were put to the test (and just as many were formed!).
Xbox One is released.
Linus Torvalds’s birthday! The creator of the Linux kernel, he has made some impressive changes to the way computers are used today – and Steam has become Linux-friendly!