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 ... more
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? more
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... more
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... more
A lot of people seemed to like the videogame themed Dragon Con roundups for Friday and Saturday, so here's one more from Matt Zeher that encompasses Saturday night and all day Sunday. There's some Mortal Kombat, GI Joe, and Marvel in there, as well as a few Fallout photoshoot shots.
My favorites are the Hotline Miami group cosplay, and the simple, yet fun concept of Portal Link. more
Matt Zeher is back with another killer Dragon Con cosplay roundup. This time there's a ton of pictures from Friday night that weren't in the last roundup, as well as the gigantic parade that took place Saturday morning. ... more
Wow! What a difference a day makes. Don't get me wrong, there was more than enough crazy costumes the first two days, but Saturday's display of cosplay at Dragon Con was simply breath taking.
From beginning to the day's end a... more
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... more
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 ... more
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... more
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.... more
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 Stre... more
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... more
Pro cosplayer Tasha is at it again with another mind-blowing cosplay depicting the Queen of Blades from StarCraft II. I can't imagine how much work it took to make the whole costume, let alone the process even involved in trying to put it on.
Tasha has a few more pictures of the outfit over on her Facebook. Check out our cosplay page for more amazing cosplay photos. more
Skyrim is starting to become my favorite game in terms of all the awesome cosplay that it's inspired. I was most impressed with the Dovahkiin Daedric armor cosplay, and the same goes for the Nightingale Armor created and mode... more
They must have a lot of free time over at Kojima Productions. I mean, it's not like they are busy working on new Metal Gear games or anything!
A few hours ago, Hideo Kojima tweeted this picture of former Metal Gear Rising pro... more
deviantARTist tarrer and MadeInHeaven1979 joined forces for some rad Dead Space 2 centric cosplay. tarrer brought Isaac Clarke to life with his stunningly detailed power suit, while MadeInHeaven took on the role of Ellie, eye... more
Some of the early entries in Atlus' yearly Halloween costume contest, Atlus-o-Weenie, are pretty impressive. The top prize is technically a $300 Amazon gift card, but it's obvious that the real prize here is bragging rights. ... more
It's crazy how New York Comic-Con is slowly turning into San Diego Comic-Con. Well, there's nothing in the way of sunlight or summer temperatures here (it's cold and windy), but the crowds are similar. It seems like more and ... more
On the first two press-only days of Tokyo Game Show it's all business suits and messenger bags, but when the event opens up to the public the cosplayers come out. It's funny how you'll never see them around the convention cen... more
It's been a long Labor Day weekend, but Dragon*Con 2012 has finally come to a close. This final batch of photos is the largest one yet, so take your time and enjoy the myriad costumes and celebrity appearances.
There was a pr... more
I must admit, I was worried about how many Dtoiders would actually make it into PAX Prime this year. Tickets sold out in record time, yet everything turned out alright. A bunch of you made it to our panel on Friday, and then ... more
Cruisin' Mos Espa in my DeLorean.War's over, I'm a peacetime Mandalorian.My story has stumped Star Wars historians, deep in debate, buffet plate at Bennigan's.
Just when you think Star Wars costumes have been done to death, s... more
Maybe it's just because I keep happening to stumble upon reruns of Lois & Clark lately (no, that's exactly what it is), but I've got Dean Cain on the brain. What a kwinky-dink that he just so happens to pop up in a few Dr... more
It's such a drag when two major fan conventions fall on the same dates, especially if you regularly attend both of them. While 2011's Dragon*Con had a weekend all to itself, it unfortunately wound up going head-to-head with P... more
No, that is not a Photoshop. That is King Nintendo 64. Hail to the king, baby!
During Otakon this past weekend, quite a number of attendees decided to cosplay, not as a particular anime or videogame character, but rather as a... more
The Halo Spartan cosplay was in full force thanks to the Halo 4 panel that took place earlier today. Every outfit was unique in its own way too, from the guy with the skull mask to the Jorge cosplayer from Halo: Reach wieldin... more
Comic-Con usually dominates with cosplay based on movies, TV shows, and of course, comics. The top three cosplay themes of the second day of Comic-Con seem to easily be Star Wars, Adventure Time, and surprisingly Avatar: The ... more
San Diego Comic-Con has officially started and it's already jam packed full of people. I'm truly scared just how crowded this place will be once the weekend hits. Thankfully there's already plenty of great cosplayers to make ... more
Okami? More like oh, cutey! This is the most adorable thing I've ever seen in my life. Sweet Sensation Photography and costume designer/pooch owner Volko-Dav paired up to create this photo op featuring Dante the dog in a hand... more
Brian Cargile is another talented young artist with an extreeeeemely specific area of expertise. As you can see, he specializes in masks: gas masks, goggles, full face masks, you name it. As a one-man costume design house cal... more
Every PAX we let the community wear the Mr. Destructoid helmet. This year for PAX East we've given the helmet duties to community member Jacob "N7" Harder. Jacob also happens to be a professional body builder (seriously) so w... more
Damn! Not even a week since the official ACIII reveal, and already someone has whipped up a fine-looking, game-inspired costume accessory!
Prop maker Lee "fevereon" Camara has just put the finishing touches on the new protago... more
There was a video a couple years back of a giant clown scaring the crap out of people in Oregon. It's creepy, sure, but the elongated neck and stick arms made it a bit comical as well. Now, replace the clown with this Diablo... more
The parade of hi-res orgasm fuel continues with the second day of BlizzCon 11 photos. I can't pretend that I'm all too familiar with Blizzard's repertoire, but I can appreciate like-minded geeks coming together to make any ol... more
Blizzcon kicked off on Friday, and for everyone that can't be there, enjoy these very nice pictures. There is cool cosplay, miniature Warcraft action and a three monitor set-up. There is some other stuff too, but the whole th... more
Now that it's the weekend, New York Comic-Con is at full craziness. As with any good convention, it's impossible to walk around and not run into people. It's cool and windy outside in New York, but it's blazing hot inside wit... more
Holy crap. Isn't that the cutest thing you've ever seen? She seemed like she was born to cosplay. When asked to pose, she snapped to position like she had been doing this for forever. Her owner said she's going to come back t... more
You knew it was coming! Every year, Tokyo Game Show sees a ton of cosplayers attend. As I was in the hallway where all the cosplayers were taking pictures for the very first time, I realized a couple of things. First, there a... more
Labor Day Weekend is over, as is Dragon*Con 2011. The final day brought out some of the best cosplayers of the show, such as the female Tom Servo and Crow above. Other highlights include a super-detailed Michael Bay Bumblebee... more
The masquerade ball continues with a third serving of Dragon*Con cosplay. You'll have to excuse the duplicates in today's batch, though. I don't know how they got there, but I'm too much of a bum to go through and pull 'em ou... more
Labor Day Weekend continues with Dragon*Con cosplay, day 2. On Saturday, even more not-so-familiar faces made their debut, like the amazingly crafted sackboy 9 from the film of the same name. There were also a surprising numb... more
The boys of Beat Down Boogie, masterminds behind the Modern War Gear Solid web series, are attending Dragon*Con this weekend, and they've been gracious enough to supply us with oodles of photos of the various cosplayers. In t... more
Funny enough, most of the badass cosplayers weren't even videogame related. Case in point: This Buzz Lightyear costume. What's also becoming pretty great is that videogame companies are integrating professional level cosplayi... more
PAX just gets bigger and bigger each year. We love the hell out of this show and are amazed just how grander it gets each time. This year there are two whole floors dedicated to gaming, not to mention HaloFest taking up a flo... more
We've seen some brilliant Metroid cosplay in the past, but I can safely say that the above is the most authentic translation of the characters as they appear in-game.
Animator Daniel Cattell, also known as ChozoBoy, construct... more
This weekend we poked our heads into Wizard World's Chicago Comic Convention. If you aren't familiar, Chicago ComiCon is quite a bit smaller than any of the happenings at SDCC, but definitely has its own flavor. It... more
Anyone who has ever been to a convention has seen things that don't exactly reflect well upon us as a species. That makes it all the more impressive when a few dedicated people put time and effort into a costume that just looks cool.
Here are a few pics snapped by one of our fabulous readers showcasing some of the better videogame related cosplay from San Diego Comic-Con.
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Wondercon 2011 has surprisingly been good with the cosplayers this year, and that's not even factoring Yaya Han and VampyBitMe's marvelous outfits. Of course, like any convention, there are some questionable outfits. The stan... more