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OZ Comic Con Brisbane 2017 wrap up

Everyone loves Brisbane. that’s obvious by the 3.6% growth on average over the last 5 years. people are moving to Brisbane for the weather, work, and lifestyle. I moved here myself from Sydney to get a piece of the action. So when OZ Comic Con comes to town you know it’s going to put on a show. Beyond Cosplay went ... Read More »

Henchwench Interview

Have you ever ogled over a well known cosplayer’s work and wondered how they got to be so amazing? The weekend just gone at Oz Comic Con Brisbane and I had the privilege of hanging out with Clare from Henchwench Cosplay. We talked about early influences, passions and advice for anyone crazy enough to willingly take on this hobby… seriously ... Read More »

St Ives Medieval Faire 2017

St Ives Showground became a medieval village over the weekend, allowing people to step back in time to a very different place. Ranging over a few centuries, the St Ives Medieval Faire did not disappoint in its ability to once again enthral and capture the attention of all ages. With an opening ceremony fit for royalty, followed by an extraordinary ... Read More »

Get Your Game On IN COMFORT!

  With Gaming becoming increasingly mainstream, and with a console in almost every home in the modern world, gamers have always had one thing holding them back from endless hours of gaming, one thing stopping them from achieving that epic achievement. That one thing is their butt…. Not being able to comfortably sit for long periods of time causes gamers ... Read More »

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 »