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Cosplayers To Invade Eurogamer Expo 2013

Eurogamer to accomodate growing number of attending cosplayers with panels, prizes, and patch-ups!

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This weekend sees one of Europe's biggest video game expos hit London, UK. Having sold out quicker than ever before, and now expecting 70,000 visitors, this year the expo is taking great lengths to accommodate the increasing amount of cosplayers that attend.

Panels

There will be a dedicated stage for cosplayers, with panels and talks about everything from creating your own prosthetics, advance sewing techniques, prop-making, and make-up tips. There will also be a whole host of award-winning cosplayers attending including:

  • Chiquaitita
  • Karen Dawson
  • Dragonfly
  • Frederica La Noir
  • Emily Inferni
  • Kelly Jean
  • Sketch Mc-Draw
  • Stacey Rebecca
  • Laura Sindall
  • Tigerlilly
Prizes

The expo will also be holding their biggest cosplay competition ever on Saturday September 28th, "The Eurogamer Cosplay Championship". As well as "Best Individual" prizes, there will also be a "Best Group" prize, and even "Best Skit"! Rules for the championships can be found on the Eurogamer website, and entrants must send a complete entry form to cosplay@eurogamer.net.

There will also be separate competitions held everyday, including a special Nintendo competition held on Sunday 29th September.

Patch-Ups

There will be plenty of other events and features for cosplayers, including a place where you can get a last-minute fix to your costume. There will also be dedicated cosplay stalls, a "Beat the Clock" cosplay event, and a cosplay photo booth.

Eurogamer Expo 2013 will take place in London, UK between September 26th - 29th 2013. Tickets are now sold out.

Photo inset: Cosplayers at Eurogramer Expo 2012. Courtesy of Dean Feltimo.

Originally Published Sep. 23rd 2013

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Comments
  • 55
    Rothalack 11 months ago
    Staff Editor
    I'm afraid to play this video while I'm at work. hmmmmm
  • 41
    Destrolyn.Bechgeddig 11 months ago
    Featured Columnist
    It's totally SFW, trust me. There's also two Deadpools, and an adorable Luke Skywalker (I want him as a pet).
  • 55
    Rothalack 11 months ago
    Staff Editor
    It seems they were more tasteful compared too... let's say... Anime Con haha.