BlizzCon returns to Anaheim in November

Start blizzconprepping your cosplay getups — BlizzCon is a go.

Blizzard Entertainment, the developer of World of Warcraft, Diablo and StarCraft, will host fans on Nov. 7-8, offering untold swag, big name music and first looks at some of the company’s upcoming products.

Read more at Yahoo! Games

Call of Duty fans get their own convention

World of Warcraft fans have an annual get-together. So do EverQuest players, and Quake aficionados.

Now the biggest game in the industry is launching its own shindig — and you’re invited.

Call of Duty XP, a convention for fans of the wildly popular shooter series, will have its inaugural gathering this September 2 and 3 in Los Angeles. Roughly 6,000 fans are expected to pay $150 per ticket to attend the event. Tickets go on sale July 19.