Gamers love their events and expos, and when it comes to fan appreciation and participation nothing can top PAX. Fans on the east coast haven’t had that much time to show off their dedication with PAX East still a relatively new invention, but PAX East 2012 proved once again that a love of games and their heroes knows no boundaries. Our away team has already reported back with some of PAX East 2012’s highlights, and more preview and demo impression will be on their way soon. In the meantime we thought we’d show the less-informed some of the supreme instances of cosplay that these kind of events bring out.

From fans that put E3 booth babes to shame, to incredible game displays that any gamer would give an arm and a leg to see adorning their living rooms, PAX East has it all. More FemSheps than be counted, Rana McAnear (the physical model for Mass Effect 3‘s Samara) actually dressed as her respective Asari Justicar, and the always eye-catching Jessica Nigri as Lollipop Chainsaw‘s scantily-clad heroine are just a few of the sights that were on hand.

Without further ado, here’s just a taste of the PAX East 2012 that was:

What do you think of these (mostly) fan-made costumes? Any that you would have bought on sight, or is this just motivation for you to step up your game for next Halloween?

Stay tuned to Game Rant for our thoughts on everything PAX East 2012, and which games managed to secure their place atop our most desired releases of 2012.