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About The CosBlog
Fanboys and fangirls are a special breed in the gaming
world. Armed with 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. Undying
devotion to a character, game or developer has spawned fansites, wikis, epic
works of art, and the desire to participate in the ultimate fan tribute –
cosplay. This weekly blog highlights some of the best gaming related costumes
found around the net. These fans put their blood, sweat and tears into their
work, and it shows.
Not familiar with Cosplay? Learn the basics in our introductory
San Diego Comic Con is an entirely different experience when viewed through the eyes of a cosplayer. Read on to find out why.
While the iconic look of Tomb Raider’s protagonist is oft-imitated, it
takes more than short shorts and a pair of pistols to pull off a
successful Lara Croft.
[Genuine enthusiasm] I’m fairly certain my jaw hit the floor when I first saw Lindze as Miranda Lawson. Tough brunettes hold a special place in my heart, and the brash and bada** Mass Effect bombshell is near the top of my favorites list.
While Jill Valentine may be better known for her S.T.A.R.S uniform or
tube-top ensemble, Jill’s battle suit debut in Resident Evil 5 made
quite an impression.
Cosplayer NealBomBad's astounding Cecil armor showcases an extremely interesting construction technique - 3D printing.
In the world of BioShock costumes, Big Daddy(s) often steal the show. This isn’t the case with Monika Lee’s impressively executed Little Sister cosplay, complete with distressed duds, eeiry eyes, and an LED lit ADAM syringe. Check out her fantastic craftsmanship below.
This week’s CosBlog highlights one of the most impressive costuming
projects I’ve ever come across – both in scope and presentation.
Final Fantasy’s Lightning Farron returned looking much fiercer in
XIII-2. Cosplayer Eclair specializes in costumes of the pink-haired
protagonist, and captured her new armored look to perfection.
Cosplayer Orochi X has already graced the blog once for his phenomenal Siegfried Schtauffen ensemble. I couldn’t pass the opportunity to feature him again once I set eyes on his newest project – Final Fantasy summon Bahamut.