Nerd culture is a vibrant tapestry of events, releases, and milestones that have shaped the entertainment landscape. From iconic movies to groundbreaking games and significant literary contributions, this article takes a trip down memory lane to explore the notable nerd culture events that occurred on November 13th in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.
In 2007, Assassin’s Creed released on consoles. This game lets you experience the memories of a 12th century assassin named Altaïr, who fights against the Templars and their control over powerful artifacts called Pieces of Eden.
Nerdy Fact: The franchise started by accident, as it was originally meant to be a Prince of Persia game called Prince of Persia: Assassin.
IT’S A-ME! IN A-3D!
In 2011, Super Mario 3D Land released on the 3DS. This platform game combines elements from both 2D and 3D Mario games, and introduces new power-ups and gameplay mechanics.
Nerdy Fact: Super Mario 3D Land was a major contributor to a rescue project for the 3DS, which had a poor launch in 2011. The game was one of the first to showcase the system’s glasses-free stereoscopic 3D feature, and it boosted the sales of the console along with Mario Kart 7.