Here's just a taste of what's in store from this week's cosplay roundup here on Kotaku:

A badass Scorpion from Mortal Kombat. Some Star Ocean cosplay. Also something from Dynasty Warriors. A Dead or Alive lady who looks part-screenshot. Valkyria Chronicles, Zelda and World of Warcraft. Oh, and a Xenosaga bikini shoot.


In addition to those you'll find an Alice, more Mortal Kombat, Final Fantasy and a rather...unique reinterpretation of the American War of Independence. In which the British, thanks to their Lancer Assault Rifles, gain the upper hand.

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Fancy Pants is a look at the world of cosplay (costume play), where people dress up as their favorite video game characters. Sometimes it works! Sometimes it...yeah.

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