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Bringing Other Worlds to Life: The Best Video Game Cosplay

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With such rich tapestries to draw from, video games provide cosplayers with incredible creative opportunities. We’ve compiled a massive collection of cosplay inspired by video game characters to celebrate the dedication and passion of these fans, with costumes that runs the gamut from the truly iconic to the downright obscure. Some of these costumes are simple and clean; others are dazzlingly complex; but each cosplayer brings a personal touch to these memorable heroes, villains, and side-characters. These are the best video game cosplays.

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Fantastic Five: Video Games That Deserve Comics

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Hello again and welcome to another episode of Fantastic Fives, the show where we tell you the irrefutably correct five answers to a particular topic in comics, and you tell us how wrong we are in the comments! This week we’re looking at five video games that deserve their own comics.

There’s a lot of overlap between fans of comics and fans of video games. And there have been some great and some not so great video games based on comics and comic characters. So why aren’t there more comics based on video games?

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Corey Lewis Celebrates ‘Metroid’ With New ‘Arem’ One-Shot [Interview]

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Between Sharknife, Seedless and a host of other comics, artist Corey Lewis has expressed his love for a multitude of his favorite music, anime, manga, tokusatsu shows and -- perhaps especially -- video games. This coming weekend at Emerald City Comicon 2014, Lewis will take his affection for a specific gaming icon to the next level with the release of Arem, a one-shot comic that serves as something of a loveletter to the Metroid series of video games starring the cosmic armored bounty hunter Samus Aran. Read our interview with Lewis to get the full skinny on his new fan jam, plus a first-look at its opening pages, after the cut.

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Toy Fair 2014: Good Smile Company Reveals ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Figma, ‘Windwaker’ Nendoroid And Huge ‘Attack On Titan’ Statue

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Considering how impressive its Figma and Nendoroid action figures have been over the past several years, I was surprised to hear that Toy Fair 2014 was Good Smile Company's first year at the show with a proper booth. The booth certainly didn't show the toymaker's freshman status, and was full of recent hits like GSC's popular Samus from Metroid Figma and Sonic the Hedgehog Nendoroid, plus a few all new reveals. Get a load of Ghost in the Shell's Major Motoko Kusanagi Figma, The Legend of Zelda: The Windwaker Link Nendoroid, a massive titan statue from Attack on Titan, and more after the jump.

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Link Ink: ‘Ranma 1/2′ Returns, IM3’s First Deleted Scene And Animated ‘Metroid’

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Hit the jump for a look at Wednesday's links.

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Link Ink: Anthony Bourdain On ‘Archer,’ Custom TMNT Kirby And Nedroid’s Sketchbook

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Animation: It looks like chef, TV host, novelist and comic book writer Anthony Bourdain will be appearing on an upcoming episode of Archer.

Digital: Anthony Clark has released a pay-what-you-want digital sketchbook PDF, which includes 101 pages of Nedroid-y goodness...

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Parting Shot: ‘The Legend of Zelda,’ ‘Mega Man’ and ‘Metroid’ as Japanese Woodblock Prints

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The influence of Japanese culture on classic 1980s Nintendo games isn't always overt -- especially considering how localized box art and other modifications colored consumer's earliest experiences with many titles...

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Link Ink: New ‘Phoenix Wright’ Movie Photos, Frazetta-Style Mickey Mouse and Marvel Guitars

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Movies: Eiga's got scads of new stills from Capcom's Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, directed by Takashi Miike and opening in Japan on February 11.

Photos: In Brussels, Hergé's Tintin and his buds are simply all over the place.

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Link Ink: Daniel Clowes Covers The New Yorker, Sleeved Superhero Blankets and Sci-Fi Eateries

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Art: Daniel Clowes comments on the changing shape of book stores on a new cover for The New Yorker.

Eats: Blastr has a list of sci-fi restaurants currently in operation. Sadly, none of them are in my neighborhood -- but they may be in yours...

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Chris Furniss Spends Quality Time With Samus Aran and Other Gaming Greats [Art]

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Have you ever wondered what Samus Aran's day-to-day life is like when she's not rolling up into a ball and blowing up floating jellyfish aliens? Chris Furniss obviously does. In fact, he began a series of pieces called 31 Days of Zero Suit Samus, and last we looked, he was already on day number 23...

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