PAX East brings gamers to Boston

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff (left); Laurie Swope

PAX East was held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, which means that the city was flooded with gamers, anime fans, and Magic: The Gathering players throughout the weekend. The convention of gaming and celebration of “nerd hobbies” (that’s not our judgment — it’s in the PAX literature) drew thousands, including Daniel MacLeod (near right) who dressed up like Mr. T on Saturday, and New Yorker Denise Kumachan (far right), who concentrated on a video game during the Mad Catz Unveiled pre-PAX East event at Guilt on Thursday night.

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