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Doom: The Art of Percussive Maintenance – E3 Breakdown

Unfortunately I was only able to poke my head into the Bethesda E3 Launch briefly, but I was there long enough to catch the entirety of the Doom segment, and I’ve got this to say: When they’ve emphasized “we want this to feel like Doom” it really does seem to. Full disclosure: I haven’t played Doom since booting up Doom ... Read More »

Avengers: Age of Ultron

 Avengers: Age of Ultron Review thingy! This ‘review’ maybe a little late but hell, you try holding down a full time job, raising a child, keeping up with social media AND writing for a website! Okay so probably far too much of my time is spent playing Trivia Crack or checking Facebook but well, we’re all only human right? Anyway ... Read More »

The Empire Strikes Back…at Dreamworld?!

STORMTROOPERS WEEKEND AT DREAMWORLD 2015 By Sarah ‘Gallifreya’ Minazzo For 5 years now, one weekend in May, the 501st Legion Redback Garrison alongside their associated Star Wars cosplay fan clubs such as the Rebel Legion- Tatooine Base invade Dreamworld’s Main Street all in the name of charity, raising funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Clearly from the public attendance, this is ... Read More »

Gold Coast Supanova Wrap-up

Once again the beautiful Gold Coast gave us beautiful weather and a shining sun for the annual Gold Coast Supanova. Held at the Gold coast exhibition and convention centre it was certainly easy to access by all, including the many people making the short trip from Brisbane. With accommodation aplenty around the convention centre I found myself a cheap hotel ... Read More »

Review: Mortal Kombat X (XBox One)

Just when you thought people had stopped trying to be cool by using roman numerals in games and movies, the amazing and brilliant game developers “NetherRealm Studios” finally release Mortal Kombat X. Yes, this is actually the tenth installment of the amazing franchise that started all the way back in my childhood of 1992. With its side view layout and ... Read More »

Photography Competition Winner Sarah Taylor

by Sarah ‘Gallifreya’ Minazzo Recently, we ran a competition with our friends at Shining Starz Photography with a prize of a professional photo shoot and an interview article on the winner. Entrants had to come up with an answer to the question: With Supanova on its way to the Sunshine State, what are you doing with your cosplays to help ... Read More »

RASCAL

 The REAL Rascal Today we are talking to one of Australia’s most creative cosplayers none other than ‘Rascal’!  While she is based in the Newcastle area she is a regular at conventions all over the country and she is quickly making a name for herself as a very skilled costumer and propmaker. Predominantly cosplaying stronger female characters she is one ... Read More »

Wyrmwood – Road of the Dead

The Australian Film Industry is not dead but it might be Undead! The release of ‘Wyrmwood – Road of the dead’ in early 2015 created an unexpected whirlwind of basically monstrous proportions. Showing in over 76 cinemas all over the country, the movie bought out some of Australia’s well hidden Zombie and Post apocalyptic Connoisseurs. The three and a half ... Read More »

Button Smash 2015

The 3rd Annual Button Smash gaming convention was held this past weekend at its new venue, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. As well as holding its inaugural Cosplay Competition sponsored by Madman Entertainment, we at Beyond Cosplay were there to see it all in its gaming glory. Button Smash is still a relatively new event on the con calendar, ... Read More »

Cozziecon and Paulapalooza!

“Variable, Trisha Kerr and Mel Costello hoisting the Bat Symbol in a touching moment “ In a short period between late 2014 and early 2015 the cosplay community tragically lost two of it’s greatest cosplayers.. Justin Costello, who was a veteran in the Sydney Cosplay scene died of a heart attack on November the Twenty Third and only a few weeks ... Read More »