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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
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.
Polish Cosplayer Shappi’s tribute to Valkyrie Profile is impressive at
first glance, but even more so when considering this was her first
attempt at armor and wing fabrication.
Looks can be deceiving. When it comes to “simple” or “closet cosplay,”
most assume that a single shopping excursion to a retail chain is needed. In reality, costumes that appear simple can be deceptively
Cosplayer Rachel Chambers steps into the oversized shoes of Kingdom Hearts' Sora for CosBlog #47.
Kai – Heavenly Sword’s slightly unstable support character – is quite memorable thanks to her unique look.
This week French cosplayer Light steps into the colorful ensemble of Super Street Fighter IV’s Juri Han.
This week’s CosBlog highlights one of the most impressive costuming
projects I’ve ever come across – both in scope and presentation.
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.
Brazilian cosplayer Piobaireachd deserves accolades for his hard work on this .hack// costume.
Wanting to take on a challenge grotesque in nature, this trio of
cosplayers opted to avoid common Silent Hill foes for more obscure
This CosBlog we’ve got a two-for-one – a pair of fantastic cosplayers pulling off some extremely detailed ensembles.
A simple looking costume isn’t always a simple endeavor. Tomoyo Chan found the perfect shoot for her Final Fantasy XIII tribute.