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6:00 PM on 08.31.2013

The Dragon Con Borderlands photoshoot is off the chain

Wesley shared his top notch cosplay pictures earlier today, but compliments of Matt Zeher, we have some more pictures that simply must be seen. Among the highlights are a Marvel and DC photoshoot with special guest George Per...

Chris Carter





8:00 AM on 08.31.2013

Dragon Con Cosplay day one

Well after a day that came and went like a blur, I still can't get over some of the astounding cosplays I witnessed during the first full day of madness at Dragon*Con 2013. It's really quite amazing how the downtown scene of ...

Wesley Ruscher



This Killer is Dead cosplay sure is mondo photo
This Killer is Dead cosplay sure is mondo
by Wesley Ruscher

If there was ever an upcoming week for epic cosplay it would be this week. PAX Prime in Seattle and, from what I'm told, the mecca of all cosplay destinations Dragoncon in Atlanta are sure to provide some amazing displays for weeks to come.

With that said, I'll be ditching the Dtoid family this week (going to miss one wild party for sure) as I brave a trip to Atlanta to witness (and capture with my new camera) some hopefully insanely brilliant cosplay. 

Enjoy this week's gallery. There are some fantastic cosplays old and new, a little Killer is Dead action, and even one our own Jim Sterling could get behind. 

Remember, if you have any spectacular cosplays you'd like to show off here make sure to send them in to tips@destructoid.com.

Until next time!

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7:00 AM on 08.19.2013

Try not to get lost with this radiant Navi cosplay

If it's one character from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time that could use some positive love, it's Link's faithful fairy companion Navi. Thanks to Australian cosplayer Eve Beauregard, the often parodied little blue ball ...

Wesley Ruscher

3:00 AM on 08.17.2013

The marvelous cosplay of Otakon 2013

The BeatDownBoogie crew went to Otakon 2013 and did what they do best. Cosplay montage! There was a ton of amazing cosplay going on, and I really can't decide which one was my favorite. I do like how Castle Crashers cosplay still happens to this day. Part one above, and part two below. Enjoy! And check out some still photos over on Japanator.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

3:30 PM on 08.13.2013

Heroes of Cosplay debuts on SyFy Channel tonight

Premiering tonight on SyFy is a new reality show based around the ever growing world of cosplay titled Heroes of Cosplay. The show will delve into the lives of nine cosplayers, of varying levels, as they go through the ...

Wesley Ruscher

4:00 AM on 08.10.2013

See Elizabeth's new duds in Bioshock's Burial at Sea

We recently got word that the next DLC for Bioshock Infinite would be the two-part Burial at Sea, which brings Booker and Elizabeth to Rapture on the eve of its downfall. Also, it's film noir as heck. Chinatown with splicers....

Steven Hansen

4:00 AM on 08.09.2013

Celebrate YouTube's Geek Week with a cosplay music video

It's Geek Week on Youtube, and among those partaking in the festivities is Sneaky Zebra. You might know them from us posting almost every single cosplay video they put out, and for good reason. For Geek Week, they're bringing another look at some of the better cosplayers of San Diego Comic-Con. Special mention goes to the Iron Man-Deadpool crossover.

Abel Girmay



These Tales inspired cosplays will soothe your soul photo
These Tales inspired cosplays will soothe your soul
by Wesley Ruscher

It only took two years for the thirteenth flagship title in the Tales series to reach western shores, but now that Tales of Xillia has finally arrived what better way to celebrate than with a collection of some fantastic cosplay traversing the series' lineage. 

From the PlayStation classic Tales of Destiny, to the soon to be remastered Tales of Symphonia, all the way to the present with Tales of Xillia; there definitely is no shortage of breathtaking cosplays to admire. To narrow it down we've limited this week's entries to a few characters from the most prominent games in the series. Even this was near impossible.

So let us know below which one is your favorite. And as always, if you have any spectacular cosplays you'd like to show off here, send them in to tips@destructoid.com.

Until next time!

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A Kingdom Under Fire cosplay that will blow your mind photo
A Kingdom Under Fire cosplay that will blow your mind
by Wesley Ruscher

Welcome to our new regular column showcasing some of the world's most amazing videogame and other geek centric cosplays (costume play).

To kick it off, we're going mostly old-school with a stunning Princess Zelda, feisty Street Fighters, a serene Tifa Lockheart, and a downright disturbing Alice. Not to keep it completely retro though, we also have a look at one of my favorite new characters of this generation: a brilliant Nilin worth remembering from Capcom's sci-fi thriller Remember Me.

Perhaps the most elaborate cosplay of the week goes to a character from a MMO I've never even heard of based on the Kingdom Under Fire universe. The armor work and intricate detail on each sword for Age of Storms' Elyuin is utterly ridiculous. Follow this link for in-game footage of the actual character to see just how accurate the cosplay is.

Also if you have any spectacular cosplays you'd like to show off here, send them in to tips@destructoid.com

Until next time!

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2:30 AM on 07.21.2013

Great cosplay at San Diego Comic-Con 2013

San Diego Comic-Con never fails to impress when it comes to cosplay. Thursday and Friday were a bit limited when it came to costume variety, but today was a different story. In fact, the only thing stopping nearly endless cos...

Dale North

1:00 AM on 07.18.2013

The impressive cosplay of London Comic-Con 2013

San Diego Comic-Con is happening this week! So to celebrate here's a montage of cosplayers and even celebrities rocking it at London Comic-Con. Okay, I would have posted this regardless of SDCC happening right now. Expect way more cosplay goodness as the week goes by. [Via The Awesomer]

Hamza CTZ Aziz





6:00 AM on 07.09.2013

Let's take a look at all the cosplay from Anime Expo 2013

Anime Expo 2013 went down this past weekend, and you know what that means right? Cosplay video montage time! KBLnoodles has released three montages so far, all showcasing some awesome cosplay from novices and pros alike. I j...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Contest: Win Rocky movie swag and MS Points from Dtoid! photo
Contest: Win Rocky movie swag and MS Points from Dtoid!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest over! Winners are Marche100, MJMyLover, and Michael Peditto!]

Our friends at Flashman Studios and MGM recently unveiled a collection of clothes and items in the Xbox Avatar Marketplace based on everyone's favorite Italian Stallion, Rocky Balboa. To mark the occasion, they've given us a ton of Rocky swag to hand out to lucky Dtoid readers!

Included in the prize packs are Rocky: The Undisputed Collection on Blu-ray (consisting of all six Rocky movies), real-life t-shirts, vinyl figurines, Microsoft Points cards, and more. Hit the jump for details on how you can win!

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Contest: Win 3200 MS Points, Star Trek swag, and more! photo
Contest: Win 3200 MS Points, Star Trek swag, and more!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest over! Winners are ZeroForte, Pixielated, dunnace, A Char, WSwan, Swishiee, DrippingSins, Shawn Kelfonne, Char Aznable, and Matt Evans.]

Our friends at Flashman Studios recently unveiled an awesome new line of clothing, costumes, and accessories for your Xbox Live Avatars. (If you're into that sort of thing. Which I am. So shut up.) The new set lets you dress up as your favorite Star Trek: The Next Generation character, be it a Klingon, a member of the Borg Collective, a fateful Red Shirt, and more! (Did I mention OMG Geordi's visor?!)

To mark the occasion, they've given Destructoid a ton of Star Trek-themed swag to hand out to lucky readers! Included in the prize packs are some real-life Star Trek costumes, Season 1 of TNG on Blu-ray, the TNG soundtrack, Microsoft Points, and more! Hit the jump for all the details, and instructions on how you can win!

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1:00 AM on 06.01.2013

QWOP guy is back with a vengeance

Remember last year when a guy dressed up as the QWOP guy? Well he did it again at this year's Anime North, going to the extreme with his QWOPing.

Hamza CTZ Aziz