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    Beyond the Con #11

    Its the beginning of August and there is a lot to talk about, amongst the smattering of Heroes (hard...

  • SMASH 2018!!

    SMASH 2018!!

    SMASH! Another year another action packed weekend from the team behind the Sydney Manga and Anime Sh...

  • Beyond the Con #10

    Beyond the Con #10

    Beyond The Con 10! Well we got there, ten glorious posts down and hopefully at least ten more to go....

  • Bethesda E3 Stream Review!

    Bethesda E3 Stream Review!

    Bethesda Softworks launched their way into E3 2018 with a bang! Being one of the biggest gaming deve...

  • Beyond the Con # 9

    Beyond the Con # 9

    Beyond The Con 9 9th of June 2018 Another fortnight or so and a bunch more news and people to thank ...

  • Beyond the Con# 8

    Beyond the Con# 8

    Beyond The Con #8 25 May 2018 Another week and a bit and a whole bunch of pop culture news and inter...

  • Beyond the Con #7

    Beyond the Con #7

    Beyond the Con #7 15th May 2018 Well its already Mid May 2018, just a few weeks away from the very m...

  • Cosplay Catch-up with Leroy, Sharingan Siren & Tarla Trent

    Cosplay Catch-up with Leroy, Sharingan Siren & Tarla Trent

    A convention or an event is not complete without the heart that brings it to life which is basically...

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 »

Suikoden is coming back, is your playstation ready?

  A cult hit in the late nineties, this Japanese RPG combined anime inspired artwork, compelling game play and the potential to harness an entire army of heroes in your battle across the map for supremacy has finally returned to gamers screens across the world and soon also here in Australia thanks to the dauntless efforts of its fans. We ... Read More »

Interview with the Rebel Legion

  In the interest of keeping up good public relations, and after the success of the interview with Draco’s “Darth Revan” from the 501st, I caught up with the other side. With me now is Max Battistella. A member of the Rebel Legion and all round “Good Guy”   Thanks for talking to me, firstly explain to our readers how ... Read More »

2014 The Beyond Cosplay Year in Review

So people, 2014 has come to a close. While we’re all excited about whats in store for us in this fabulous new year with its shiny big round numbers and promise of bigger and brighter everything it wouldn’t hurt to look back on the last twelve months and reflect on the journey so far..   Our Favourite Con! It is ... Read More »