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25 Video Game Character Costumes to Wear in 2018

25 Video Game Character Costumes to Wear in 2018

It's dangerous to go alone, take this! These video game costumes are are just what you need on your quest for the perfect video game cosplay or Halloween costume. We have taken a selection of the 25 most iconic video game characters and compiled a handy list of costumes and accessories to help give you some great video game costume ideas! However, we will be avoiding sports video games and TV and movie-based video games as those characters easily fall into other categories. Do you have a favorite video game? Is your favorite video game character on this list? Is the cake really a lie? Check out this list and you can see how your classic video game costume ideas compare with...

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Seas the Day (Get It?) with These Mermaid Costumes

Mermaid Halloween Costume Guide

Mermaids. We’ve seen them portrayed in pop culture in a multitude of ways. Some mermaids sing, dance, and fall in love with some hunky guy on land. Some mermaids use their beauty to seduce trashy men before dragging them down into the sea for a midnight snack. Some mermaids live a life humans dream of, laying out on rocks all day, basking in the sun. If you’re someone who has always wondered what it would be like to have fins for legs and vibrant red hair that perfectly flows and waves through the water, you’ve come to the right place. Your friends might be doing their mermaid costume DIY style, but we’d like to help you out by saving you time without sacrificing quality. We have costumes, we have wigs, we have accessories, we have everything you need to make your mermaid costume dreams come true. Are you as excited as we are for your transformation? If so, keep on reading!

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The Evolution of Thor [Infographic]

The Evolution of Thor

Marvel superhero Thor debuted in 1962, primarily the work of artist Jack Kirby, editor Stan Lee, and scripter (and Lee’s brother) Larry Lieber. While the original costume that they designed (blue armor, red cape, and silver winged helmet) is considered a classic at this point, it’s certainly not the only one Thor has worn over the past 55 years. In this infographic, we show how Thor’s appearance has evolved through many comic trends, while often calling back to archetypal features like his cape or winged helmet. We’ll also take a look at some other characters who were worthy of wielding Mjolnir, whether they were called by the name “Thor” (like Jane Foster) or simply gained his powers (Beta Ray Bill and Throg). So let’s cross the Bifrost Bridge into Asgard and see how Thor has evolved!

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Harry Potter Cocktails: Drinks to Bewitch Your Palate

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Gather ‘round, cocktail-loving cronies! We want to tell the tale of how we met Madam Cadora, the wizarding world’s most famous bartender, during a recent visit to The Three Broomsticks pub and inn. Known for serving drinks to some of the most famous and infamous witches and wizards, Madam Cadora spilled the divination tea and revealed some savory secrets about her famous past patrons.

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HalloweenCostumes.com Presents: The Descendants Costumes

Ever since its premiere in the summer of 2015, The Descendants has been well on its way to becoming a Disney Channel classic. This is no surprise, considering it was directed by Kenny Ortega, who is known for directing other classics such as Hocus Pocus and High School Musical. With the release of The Descendants 2 this last summer, this Halloween is the perfect time to dress up with a friend or family member as your favorite villain/conflicted villain child duo.

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Stephen King's Adaptations [Infographic]

There's no question that Stephen King is the one of the most prominent, influential horror authors ever. Since selling his first short story in 1967, Stephen King has been a publishing machine over the past 50 years. He's penned more than 50 novels and more than 200 short stories, with plenty of other written work in between. Over the years, King has even built his own fictional universe in connecting the worlds described in his work, many of them to The Dark Tower series along with several other characters and locations that either appear or are referenced in other stories.

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