Until We Get A New Bloody Roar, Ultra Street Fighter IV Animal Costumes

It's been over 11 years since we last saw Hudson Soft's bestial battler series in action, and chances of a Bloody Roar revival are incredibly slim. Thank goodness Capcom is here to provide us our anthropomorphic fighter fix with a whopping nine packs of "Wild Costumes" for Ultra Street Fighter IV. » 12/17/14 3:00pm 12/17/14 3:00pm

What Did You Dress Up As For Halloween?

Halloween has come and gone once more, leaving in its wake scary sugar crashes, horrific hangovers and countless photos commemorating how silly/scary/awesome/unfortunate we looked last night. It's time to share. » 11/01/14 2:00pm 11/01/14 2:00pm

​4 Tips for Your Last-Minute Halloween Costume


I haven't really dressed up for Halloween since I was a kid. Last year, I just grabbed my judo gi and pretended to be some kind of zombified martial artist. The year before, I wore a headcrab hat one of my roommates got me a few years back… and pretended to a headcrab zombie. You can see the trend. » 10/31/14 2:56pm 10/31/14 2:56pm

The Very Best Cosplay From New York Comic-Con 2014

New York Comic-Con cosplayers, you did a hell of a job this weekend. This convention had some seriously legendary cosplay, along with a whole lotta Saga and Guardians of the Galaxy awesomeness. Here is a collection of the best of the best cosplay that we spied at NYCC. » 10/13/14 2:43pm 10/13/14 2:43pm

The Weirdest And "Sexiest" Store-Bought Halloween Costumes For 2014

It's that time of year again — the moment when we all realize we didn't get a Halloween costume yet. And luckily, a whole industry exists to sell us ready-made versions of popular characters. Here are the weirdest, (allegedly) sexiest and most random new costumes for sale in 2014! » 10/09/14 3:50pm 10/09/14 3:50pm

Dota 2 Really Makes Me Want to Buy Stuff

I am 132 hours into Dota 2. During this time, I haven't spent a single cent on the game, but damned if it's not doing everything in its power to tempt me. » 8/19/14 4:00pm 8/19/14 4:00pm

Why Do We Care So Much About What Female Superheroes Wear, Anyway?

It's no secret that female characters are portrayed in a different way than their male counterparts are in comic art. But in a medium where superhero costumes are already so silly, why do we care so much about how our lady heroes dress? » 5/08/14 7:20pm 5/08/14 7:20pm

Easy Cosplay Ideas Using Everyday Stuff

Dressing up like characters from pop culture, while cool, looks like a ton of work. Cosplay doesn't have to be hard, though. If you're willing to have fun with it, you can make all sorts of costumes with stuff you have lying around the house. » 2/10/14 5:00pm 2/10/14 5:00pm

The Best Charizard Costume Around, Hands Down

Surely there will be some costumed pets tonight, given that it's Halloween. Many of these pets will be dressed at video game characters. But none will be as awesome as Salsa the bearded dragon here, who is dressed up as Charizard from Pokemon. » 10/31/13 10:00pm 10/31/13 10:00pm

People Magazine Thinks This Is Christina Aguilera Dressed Up As Zelda

Uhhhhhh. Oh, boy. Either People magazine got some really bad information on Christina Aguilera's Halloween costume this year, or Christina Aguilera herself doesn't know who or what Zelda is. » 11/08/12 4:00pm 11/08/12 4:00pm

Show Us Your Video Game Halloween Costumes

You've spent all year figuring out a great get-up for All Hallow's Eve and now the day is finally here. We want you to show us your Duke Nukems and your Altairs, Ezios and Connors. Head over to Kotaku's official Facebook page and post your ensembles. We'll be rounding up the best for a showcase post later today.… » 10/31/12 10:29am 10/31/12 10:29am

If You're Dressing As Mario for Halloween, You Should Make Sure You…

This is fun. ThinkGeek is selling something they call an "audio reality costume." The gist is that, with Halloween a-coming, it's one thing to dress like a favorite character or nerd icon... but how much better to sound like one, too? » 10/12/12 7:00pm 10/12/12 7:00pm

These Sexy Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC Outfits Are Completely Justifiable

Arriving next week alongside the "Sazh: Heads or Tails?" story pack, these two new outfits for Final Fantasy XIII-2 main characters Serah and Noel might seem like a pair of extravagant attempts to acquire $2.99 from players, but they make perfect sense in the grand scheme of things. » 2/21/12 9:30am 2/21/12 9:30am

You'll Be Completely Sick of Angry Birds by the Time Halloween Is Over

With a wide assortment of Angry Birds costumes and accessories available from the game's official shop this Halloween, it's unlikely we'll make it through the holiday without someone tossing a baby through the wall. » 9/30/11 2:20pm 9/30/11 2:20pm

The Best Mass Effect 2 Cosplay Meets The Best Dragon Age II Cosplay

Which is tougher, the female version of Mass Effect 2's Commander Shepard, or the female version of Dragon Age II's Hawke? When costumer extraordinaire Holly Conrad and crew take on both BioWare sequels, everybody wins. » 3/08/11 11:00am 3/08/11 11:00am

Get Ready To Play Dress-Up With Marvel Vs. Capcom 3

Now that Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds is on store shelves, Capcom can start doling out the downloadable costume packs. Check out upcoming costume changes for Captain America, Iron Man, Dante, Thor, Chris Redfield, and Ryu. » 2/15/11 11:00am 2/15/11 11:00am

Check out Tim Burton's Superman Lives disco suit in action

We've posted concept art of the absolutely fabulous costume from Tim Burton's Superman Lives, but how does the suit look on film? Like Clark Kent escaped from a Kryptonian rave. » 12/15/10 5:10pm 12/15/10 5:10pm