Wonderful. I complain regularly here that there's not enough quality male cosplay, and what do I get this week for my troubles? Vega. And not just Vega. An awesome Vega.

He is, of course, joined by a score of other great cosplay artists in our weekly round-up, featuring characters from franchises as diverse as Dynasty Warriors, Metal Gear Solid, Castlevania and Minecraft.

To see the larger pics in all their glory (or so you can save them as wallpaper), right-click on the "expand" icon on the main image above and select "open in new tab".

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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