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ARK: Survival Evolved

    A game where you can poop on command? Sign me up and take my money! ARK: Survival Evolved is a hefty open world survival game where one plays as a survivor who has landed seemingly on an island with nothing but some cloth underwear and a strange implant in their arm. No map, no compass, and no clue. ... Read More »

RETRO MOVIE REVIEW: Six String Samurai

Release Date September 18th 1998 This rollicking adventure features a surly younger version of Michael Douglas’s character from ‘Falling Down’ and a cross between the feral kid from Mad Max 2 and a young Anakin Skywalker. It was released 19 years ago this month (assuming you are reading this in September 2017) and was for or better or worse passed ... Read More »

SMASH 2017 – Wrap Up

SMASH – Sydney Manga and Anime Show – is back and it didn’t disappoint attendees: old and new. Many things to cover for a weekend involving the Maid Café, musical performers, gaming hubs – card, PC and console based – discussion panels and the all important aspect for any convention: cosplay. Especially, crowning Australia’s newest representatives for the World Cosplay ... Read More »

Doomfist – a new era of Overwatch

On the 27th July 2017, the newest character for Blizzard Entertainment’s 2016 game of the year – Overwatch was released. Affectionately named Doomfist, after his large gauntlet weapon that stuns and wreaks havoc on his opponents, he is the third hero in Overwatch lore to wield this weapon earning him the title of ‘The Successor’. In a week of playing ... Read More »

RETRO MOVIE REVIEW: Spawn (1997)

SPAWN (1997) As the beginning of a new line of articles from Beyond Cosplay, we will be delving into the realm of classic films. The films that molded us as writers and lovers of pop culture. Turned us from mere children of pure imagination into minds of making the impossible, possible. Allowing us to step into a new universe and ... Read More »

Witcher 3: game review

  The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt  is an amazing marriage of stunning graphics and an exceptional story. Originally penned by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, The Witcher Series has been brought to life in game form by CD Projekt Red. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an immersive open world experience where you play primarily as renowned badass, The Witcher: Geralt ... Read More »

Propbuilders and Costume Masters Database

Theres no shame in asking for help and none at all at paying those who provide it, here we provide a handy reference for anyone who wants to commission the best in the business! We’re keeping it mostly to Australia for now but anyone further afield that wants to be added to the database simply get in touch via our Facebook ... Read More »

Blizzard’s Overwatch World Cup Qualifiers

Australia has a fair share and passion of appreciating their sports. Be it the Summer and Winter Olympics, different rugby codes, V8 Supercars and European soccer. However, this time round, it’s the geeks who are putting their game face on for the highly-anticipated esport that has taken the gaming world by storm. The Star played host to Australia’s first eSport ... Read More »

Collectormania : Cosplay Competition 2017

Collectormania : Western Sydneys best grass roots cosplay event! :     Taking place on the 2nd of July 2017 this ‘convention’ is more like a medium sized collectibles market with an hour put aside in the middle of the day for a cosplay competition.   There are no workshops, TV stars or artists alley.  It doesnt attract anywhere the ... Read More »

Supanova Sydney 2017: Gods and Monsters

Sydney doesn’t mess around when it comes to supercons. We have Supanova, OZCC, SMASH and Ironfest, that’s at least four events with the attendance way past the thirty thousand mark by the end of the weekend. If EB Games expo comes back next year and we can somehow poach PAX from Melbourne we will have SIX of the countrys largest ... Read More »