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Dragon Con Cosplay day one


I am a Dragon*Con virgin no more
Aug 31
// Wesley Ruscher
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 ...

This Killer is Dead cosplay sure is mondo

Aug 27 // Wesley Ruscher
Tifa Lockheart - Final Fantasy VII [Katyuska MoonFox]Photo by: John Pryke  Raiden - Metal Gear Rising [Andrew's Progress on Cool Stuff and Cosplay] Photo by: BlizzardTerrak  Coco Bandicoot - Crash Bandicoot 2 [Ryoko-demon]Photo by: Kifir Garrus Vakarian - Mass Effect [pink-fishy]Photo by: Shazzsteel  Navi - The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time [Eve Beauregard Costumes]Photo by: WhatABigCamera Xiahou Ba - Dynasty Warriors 7 [maysatria]Photo by: NA  Lightning - Final Fantasy XIII [xwickedgames]Photo by: Belziir Photography Juri Han - Street Fighter IV [Taorich]Photo by: Svetlana Nekrasova  Scarlett - Killer is Dead [kasane]Photo by: ZAN
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I'm off to Dragoncon!
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...

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Try not to get lost with this radiant Navi cosplay


Hey! Listen!
Aug 19
// Wesley Ruscher
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 ...
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The marvelous cosplay of Otakon 2013


So many great costumes!
Aug 17
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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.
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Heroes of Cosplay debuts on SyFy Channel tonight


Cosplays imagined greater
Aug 13
// Wesley Ruscher
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 ...
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See Elizabeth's new duds in Bioshock's Burial at Sea


Are you enraptured by Elizabeth's bioshocking new look?
Aug 10
// Steven Hansen
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....
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Celebrate YouTube's Geek Week with a cosplay music video


That suit must get itchy
Aug 09
// Abel Girmay
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.

These Tales inspired cosplays will soothe your soul

Aug 06 // Wesley Ruscher
Tales of Xillia: Jude Mathis [Yuzu] Elise Lutus [MangaFreak150] Tales of Graces: Sophie [Lumis-Mirage] Malik Caesar [Saiaphi] Pascal [r-lowen] Tales of Vesperia: Yuri Lowell [~bai917] Flynn Scifo [mrdustinn] Tales of the Abyss: Luke fon Fabre [EliotCosplay] & Tear Grants [Ferny-Cosplay] Natalia Luzu Kimlasca-Lanvaldear [Lust-ik] Tales of Symphonia: Colette Brunel [Orga-Kuttie-Tarka] Sheena Fujibayashi [SutekiGo] & Zelos Wilder [KitsuneFaerie] Lloyd Irving [ShamanRenji] Tales of Destiny: Stahn Aileron [regzo]
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A collection of heroes from past to present
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 cosp...

A Kingdom Under Fire cosplay that will blow your mind

Jul 31 // Wesley Ruscher
Princess Zelda - The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess [laahmichelle] Nilin - Remember Me [aicosu] Steel Armor Warrior - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim [CpCody] Sakura - Street Fighter IV [Nadyasonika] Ryu - Street Fighter [charisma3an] Tifa Lockheart - Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII [Narga-Lifestream] Alice - American McGee's Alice [Dantelian] Elyuin - Age of Storm: Kingdom Under Fire Online [Tasha Cosplay]
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You would have to be half mad to dream these up
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...

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Great cosplay at San Diego Comic-Con 2013


Dressed to impress
Jul 21
// Dale North
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...
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The impressive cosplay of London Comic-Con 2013


There's even celebrities!
Jul 18
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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]
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Let's take a look at all the cosplay from Anime Expo 2013


So many cosplayers
Jul 09
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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...

Contest: Win Rocky movie swag and MS Points from Dtoid!

Jul 02 // Mr Andy Dixon
To enter, you need to take a picture of yourself in your best Rocky pose and post it in the comments below. At the end of the contest, I'll choose from among all the entries and assign the prizes below: 1st Prize Real-life "Rocky and Butkus" t-shirt Set of four POP! Movie vinyl figurines (Rocky, Clubber, Apollo, and Drago) Rocky: The Undisputed Collection Blu-ray box set 3200 MS Points card 2nd Prize Real-life "Italian Stallion" Rocky t-shirt Rocky: The Undisputed Collection Blu-ray box set 2400 MS Points card 3rd Prize Rocky: The Undisputed Collection Blu-ray box set 1600 MS Points card You have until this Friday, July 5 at 11:59 PM Pacific to enter, and the contest is open to anyone with a US mailing address. Limit one entry per person. Good luck, and have fun!
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Up for grabs are the Rocky collection on Blu-ray, t-shirts, figurines, and more
[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 fav...

Contest: Win 3200 MS Points, Star Trek swag, and more!

Jun 05 // Mr Andy Dixon
To win one of the ten prizes below, you need to write a Star Trek-themed poem in the comments. Haiku, limerick, sonnet -- whatever's clever. Here's one I just came up with: Captain Kirk, Mr Spock and UhuraBeamed down to the planet CenturaRed Shirt Rico was scaredHis life wouldn't be sparedWhen Kirk said it was an aventura (Finally putting that creative writing degree to good use!) The best poem (based on my judgement) wins the grand prize below, second and third best will take home those respective prizes, and seven runners-up will win Microsoft Points cards worth $5. You have until this Friday, June 7 at 11:59 PM Pacific to enter, and the contest is open to US residents only. Good luck! Here are the prizes: Grand Prize Choice of a Rubies Star Trek TNG officer costume (Command, Science, or Operations) Star Trek TNG Official Soundtrack (Provided by La La Land Records*) Star Trek TNG Season 1 Blu-ray Collection 3200 MS Point Card $25 Star Trek Into Darkness Fandago Gift Card 2nd Prize Star Trek TNG Official Soundtrack (Provided by La La Land Records*) 2400 MS Point Card $25 Star Trek Into Darkness Fandago Gift Card 3rd Prize Star Trek TNG Official Soundtrack (Provided by La La Land Records*) 1600 MS Point Card $25 Star Trek Into Darkness Fandago Gift Card 7 runners-up $5 MS Point Card *The Star Trek The Next Generation soundtrack prizes are courtesy of La-La Land Records. Visit them at www.lalalandrecords.com.
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Celebrate the launch of Star Trek: The Next Generation Avatar items on Xbox Live
[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...

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QWOP guy is back with a vengeance


QWOP YEAH
Jun 01
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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.
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Borderlands 2 cosplayers unite for this rad music video


Nerd culture filmed at its finest
May 31
// Abel Girmay
Like every meeting of the nerd minds, you can expect a healthy amount of awesome cosplay, and the London Comic Con is no exception. Not satisfied with a mere gallery, the folks behind the YouTube channel sneakyzebra made two...
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Witness the cosplay of Animazement 2013


BeatDownBoogie's latest montage
May 30
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
BeatDownBoogie went to Animazement 2013 and did what they do best. The cosplay montage video is just over nine minutes filled with a ton of cosplayers repping games like Borderlands 2, Zelda, Final Fantasy, and more. You can check out still images of a lot of these cosplayers over on Beat Down Boogie's Facebook page, plus see a bunch of others over on Japanator in not one, but two galleries!
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Rad Halo musical cover features a lot of Spartans


Music and cosplay come together!
May 22
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Remember that wonderful Zelda violin cover? With cosplay and everything? Well Lindsey Stirling is back, this time doing a cover of the Halo theme while an all out Spartan war is happening around her. It's a pretty good cover, and I love how the 405th Halo cosplayers are just battling it out.
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StarCraft II

StarCraft II Kerrigan cosplay is out of this world


For the swarm!
Apr 04
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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.
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A montage of Katsucon's videogame and anime cosplay


That Avatar outfit was pretty badass
Feb 23
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Our friends over at Beat Down Boogie did what they do best and filmed cosplayers showing off their outfits over at Katsuco 2013. Team Fortress 2, Mass Effect, Devil May Cry, Borderlands 2, Final Fantasy, Zelda, and plenty more all get some costume loving here.
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Skyrim's Nightingale armor looks great in real life


Cosplay all the things!
Feb 06
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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...
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Get yourself randy with these Sly Cooper furries


Celebrate Sly Cooper's new release by having a very special release of your own
Feb 05
// Allistair Pinsof
As a long time series fan, I'm excited for Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time's release today. So, I'm celebrating in the only way I know how: by posting random NSFW images of Sly Cooper, of course!
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Paper Gear Rising

The world's cheapest Metal Gear Rising cosplay


More like "Paper Gear Rising"
Jan 28
// Tony Ponce
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...
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Skyrim

Feast your eyes on this amazingly detailed Skyrim armor


So good you'd think it's a screenshot from the actual game
Jan 18
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
deviantART user Chris "Zerios88" Wolvie states on his page that he's a "little noob cosplayer." Sir, I beg to differ. Chris custom made his own Dovahkiin Daedric armor from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and it's just stunning. ...
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Pimpkachu

This Pikachu-themed pimp outfit is pretty darn incredible


Also known as "Pimpkachu"
Jan 16
// Jordan Devore
The facial expression of this man simultaneously dressed as a pimp and Pikachu says it all, until you notice the woman on the left of the photograph. Oh, but just wait -- if you go look at the full image, you'll then see that...
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Dead Space cosplay brings Isaac and Ellie to life


I still freak out at the eye "mini-game"
Jan 10
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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...
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Jessica Nigri

Jessica Nigri becomes an Assassin with her latest cosplay


Tomahawks!
Jan 06
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
I love cosplay. A lot. It's always a blast seeing people go all out to dress up as characters they love and strut their stuff at conventions like Dragon*Con, PAX, Comic-Con, and way more. One of my favorite cosplayers to foll...
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Watch this amazing FemShep cosplay come to life


Save us, Commander Shepard!
Jan 04
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Project Cosplay is a pretty great YouTube series that showcases cosplayers creating their outfits. This latest episode features Crystal Graziano who presents one of the best looking female Shepard outfits I've seen to date. ...
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Cosplayer becomes the official face of BioShock Infinite


Elizabeth is real
Dec 03
// Dale North
Remember this incredible cosplay photograph? Cosplayer Anna Moleva (a.k.a. Ormeli) does such a good job of being BioShock Infinite's Elizabeth that Irrational Games has put her on the payroll. Anna now works to brin...
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20 minutes of the world's most amazing cosplay gathering


Dragon*Con 2012 cosplay video from Beat Down Boogie
Nov 03
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Dragon*Con is one of the better places to go for some of the best cosplay action around. You got a small preview of this year's costumes thanks to the photos provided to us by Beat Down Boogie, plus their six minute video lo...

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