Warhammer 40K Cosplay Would Freeze For The Emperor

Space Marines might get all the video games, but in cosplay—as in life—it's the Imperial Guard (in this case the Valhallan Ice Warriors) who get the job done. Cosplay by Natalya Blinkova, photo by Kirchos, props by LARPoratory. » 3/30/15 6:10pm Yesterday 6:10pm

Iron Man's Best Friend Ultron, Chappie Cosplay and a Whole Lot of Halo

Somewhere in a What If reality, Tony Stark and the malevolent AI intent on destroying Earth in Avengers: Age of Ultron are just cool buds who sport impressive armor. » 3/30/15 12:40pm Yesterday 12:40pm

Why would someone cosplay as a zombie Stormtrooper? For the kids, of course. The folks behind Cosplay Boom talk to the person behind this gory get-up as part of a new documentary series about Star Wars fan culture. » 3/26/15 4:34pm Thursday 4:34pm

Cosplay Overruns the Streets of Osaka

Over the weekend, Osaka's geek district of Nipponbashi was closed to cars, with the main drag turned into a giant gathering of cosplayers, photographers, and fans. » 3/23/15 4:00am 3/23/15 4:00am

A Cosplayer Might Be One Of The First People On Mars

American cosplayer Maggie Duckworth has a chance at being one of the first human beings to set foot on Mars. And, when that's done, be the first human being to cosplay on Mars. » 3/16/15 6:00pm 3/16/15 6:00pm

In Portland, Cosplayers Fit Right In


It makes sense that the guy who played a Real Nerd Guy on Portlandia is into cosplay. But he isn't the only one. Apparently, people love dressing up as nerd icons out there. » 3/16/15 1:51pm 3/16/15 1:51pm

The Secret Behind Terrific Cosplay: Big Arms

This is Yasemin Arslan—who does not have big arms—doing a hell of a job cosplaying as Overwatch's Tracer. You may notice, though, that she's kinda floating in the air. Like magic. How'd she pull this off? » 3/15/15 5:53pm 3/15/15 5:53pm

Not All Great Cosplay Comes From Characters You Know

Kill la Kill's Scissor Blade, In The Flesh

Halo Multiplayer Works in the Real World at Least

At this year's PAX East, there's no problem at all with getting a bunch of Spartans together to have a good time. Maybe it'll happen on the Xbox One eventually. » 3/06/15 7:57pm 3/06/15 7:57pm

How To Dress Like A Pokémon (Without Using Pyjamas)

Faust & Company specialise in masks, especially ones made out of neoprene, one of cosplay's best friends. This one is called "Dragon Skull", but that's just for copyright reasons: it's really just a nice and adult way for you to dress like a Pokémon. » 3/05/15 7:30pm 3/05/15 7:30pm

Terrific Femshep Cosplay

Freya Willia is Commander Shepard in this getup. It's not just a fantastic suit of armour, with some great detail all around, but some awesome weapons as well, including two firearms designed by Volpin Props. » 3/02/15 7:48pm 3/02/15 7:48pm