Fanboys (and girls) are a special breed in the gaming world. With their zealous enthusiasm they single-handedly have the ability to make or break games, breathe life back into flailing franchises and (if they use their powers for evil) start flame wars across the Internet. Their undying devotion for a developer, game or character has spawned web-rings, epic works of art and the desire to participate in the ultimate fan tribute – cosplay. This weekly blog highlights some of the best cosplay found around the net. These fans put their blood, sweat and tears into their work, and it shows.

I’m throwing the format out the window this week – not wanting to sit on this epic set of photos long enough to secure an interview with the folks over at Volpin Props. Being fairly connected to the Cosplay scene, I first saw pictures of these amazing BioShock costumes out of DragonCon. But the photos below, just posted this past Monday, take this amazing cosplay to a new level. After two months of negotiating with the PR reps at the Georgia Aquarium, Harrison Krix was able to bring his suit and his fiancée in for a photoshoot. Just goes to show how much a good location can add to an already fantastic costume. Check out the fruits of their labor below.

Who: The Character

Big Daddy and Little Sister from BioShock

What: The Process

Volpin Props has an extensive breakdown of the process of creating the costume, which you can read here. The Big Daddy suit is also for sale on eBay, if you have any spare cash around. 

The Gallery
Be sure to hit up Volpin Props for the full resolution images.

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