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Well, in the spirit of Halloween, I’m wearing part of my costume from this year’s party, and I also managed to put down Fantasy Life for a little while to play some Silent Hill. ‘Tis the season, after all! This leads me to ponder whether it’s better to play the classic version of a game or an HD remake… Which is the best experience to have? Make the jump to watch this week’s episode then add your own thoughts!
Well, it was slightly easygoing this week, since we’re leading up to Halloween. I’ve pretty much decided that I’m not going to bother with the big hoo-ha with Jack and everyone dressing up and stealing candy. I’m just not in the mood…
But I have decided on a costume! Though you’ll have to wait until next week to see what it is. Read on for this week’s fun!
The third gallery of cosplay photos from New York Comic Con 2014 is the first part of the “other” category. These are the costumes based on anything that’s not comics or videogames. So movies, TV, anime, cartoons, and miscellaneous. This time around there’s an extremely hot character from the anime Free!, a Slave Leia facing off against a Xenomorph, a bunch of guys literally just walking around in their underwear (seriously, they weren’t even trying to pretend it was a costume!) and… um, McThor? I guess? I’m not even sure, but it was really clever and super well-done. Check out the gallery and see!