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5:00 PM on 02.16.2014

The Metal Gear series brings out the best in cosplay

First we were treated by cosplayer Kelly Jean's amazing Quiet recreation that was so good you had to do a double take to see which one was the real image. Now continuing the Metal Gear Solid V cosplay goodness is RBF, taking ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

11:30 AM on 12.30.2013

Loads of Comiket 85 cosplay galleries

There's nothing else going on this New Year's Eve eve so I thought I'd let you in on what I'm doing this morning. I've been looking at cosplay photos from this winter's otakufest, Comiket 85, which is running from D...

Dale North

1:45 PM on 11.12.2013

BlizzCon's 2013 Cosplay is in as fine a form as ever

With the end of another major convention, comes the obligatory cosplay showcase video. In true fan form, the costumes continue to amaze. Cosplay stars Jessica Nigiri, Monika Lee, and Vanessa Vancleef also make an appearance....

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Hideo Kojima asked for it and he has received photo
Hideo Kojima asked for it and he has received
by Wesley Ruscher

Back in September, Hideo Kojima tweeted that he was making Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's Quiet "more erotic" to entice cosplay. He shared designs of the character's backside and almost seemed to taunt would-be cosplayers with claims that it may be too hard to pull off

Well meet cosplayer and UK Dtoider, Kelly Jean's take on the silent, but deadly sniper. As a big fan of the Metal Gear series -- just check out her fantastic EVA cosplay -- Jean wanted to take on the challenge of recreating the accuracy of an actual video game render. 

"I only know limited amounts about Quiet, as we all do, but since I am a fan of the franchise it's going to take quite a lot to disappoint me. Though I do hope she gets some trousers, she makes me feel pretty cold," Jean said.

Shot in a studio, to get the lighting right, and with some minimal editing Jean's creation of Quiet is eerily spot on, all the way down to the exact hand placements from the MGS V still. The costume came from mostly modified combat gear and has even caught the attention of Kojima himself

With Christmas right around the corner, Jean will also be selling prints of her 'Quiet' cosplay to raise money for Special Effect. All profits will go to the charity, which specializes in bringing the joy of gaming to those with disabilities. 

"I am currently in training to be a health care assistant and care worker. The girl I'm soon to be helping out is really bright and enjoys her games, but has severe physical disabilities, so I'm really passionate about this cause," Jean said. 

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9:00 PM on 11.08.2013

Well this cosplay just won BlizzCon

So, remember that World of Warcraft episode of South Park? Well after all these years, someone did a cosplay based on the main antagonist from that episode. Simply amazing. Above photo comes curtosy of Chloe Dykstra. Here's another photo of the cosplay from GameFront.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:00 AM on 11.08.2013

A cosplay montage video unlike any other

Reader Rob, co-author of the book Cosplay Fever, sent us this cosplay video taken at London MCM Comic Con recently and it's unlike any other cosplay montage video we're used to. This video was created from 4500 still photogr...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

3:00 AM on 11.07.2013

This Last of Us cosplay is making me feel funny

Talk about Naughty Dogs, am I right?! ... I'm so sorry. Great cosplay, oh God Ahhhh [Reddit]

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:00 PM on 10.31.2013

What are you going as this Halloween?

Last year, I dressed up as Princess Peach for Halloween. I made the costume myself. I was SO. BEAUTIFUL. My brother-in-law made his own Mega Man costume, and my wife went as some dude from the Internet. They were... less beau...

Mr Andy Dixon

7:30 PM on 10.15.2013

These cosplayers are ready to kick some ass

Here's part two of our cosplay gallery from New York Comic-Con. Photographer Senen Llanos took these photos for us, and what you see in the gallery is a result of Senen emulating the film look to really make these cosplayers shine. Check out part one of our gallery here. What's your favorite outfit from the bunch?

Hamza CTZ Aziz

12:00 AM on 10.15.2013

40 minutes of the world's biggest cosplay party

Five days, three cameramen, and a ton of dancing equals Beat Down Boogie's epic 40 minutes of cosplay from Dragon Con 2013. There's been some cosplay montages from Beat Down Boogie already, but this one is the big one showcasing hundreds upon hundreds of amazing costumes. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the montage. Plus check out all the stills over on Beat Down's Facebook page.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

6:00 AM on 10.09.2013

The best cosplay from Anime Weekend Atlanta 2013

It's not a proper convention unless the crew from Beat Down Boogie is there to capture all the action. I didn't even know Anime Weekend Atlanta was a thing until this, but I'm glad I do now as there was some pretty awesome c...

Hamza CTZ Aziz





3:00 PM on 10.06.2013

This Wind Waker cosplay will blow you away

Ahoy ye scurvy dogs! Have I got a special treat for you this week. To commemorate this weekend's retail launch of the phenomenal The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, I bring to you an exclusive Tetra and Medli cosplay...

Wesley Ruscher

6:00 PM on 09.28.2013

The Force is strong with this cosplay

Knights of the Old Republic is easily one of the greatest Star Wars games ever conceived. It took all that we loved with the universe and harkened back on the classic feeling that was desperately void in the cinematic prequel...

Wesley Ruscher

9:16 AM on 09.19.2013

The booth mascots of Tokyo Game Show 2013

Being a Japanese trade show, there are plenty of mascots running around the Tokyo Game Show floor this week. We've put together a photo gallery of some of the better ones from today, the first business show day. Several are i...

Dale North

11:00 PM on 09.10.2013

The best cosplayers were at Dragon Con 2013

PAX always happens the same weekend of Dragon Con, but it's like I never missed the massive cosplay showcase thanks to the folks at Beat Down Boogie. This is just part one of many showing off the many wonderful displays of c...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

7:30 PM on 09.04.2013

Dragon Con's 2013 amazing cosplay in motion

I knew Dragon Con was going to feature the world's best cosplayers, but I still can't help but be surprised at how great all the costumes on display were. This is just going to be one of many cosplay video montages to come o...

Hamza CTZ Aziz