Life is Strange cosplayers rewind time as true-to-life Chloe and Max - Dexerto
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Life is Strange cosplayers rewind time as true-to-life Chloe and Max

Published: 19/May/2020 1:06

by Brent Koepp

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Two cosplayers brought DONTNOD Entertainment’s Life Is Strange to reality with their insanely accurate costumes. The duo’s photos are so mind blowing, it’s as if Chloe and Max have jumped from out of the screen.

Life Is Strange made its explosive debut in 2015 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The episodic interactive story connected with millions, as players fell in love with its story about time travel.

A cosplayer duo transformed into the game’s lead protagonists Chloe Price and Max Caulfield. Using special effects, the artists brought scenes from the title to life – and it’s one of the best game-to-life cosplays you will ever see.

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The 2015 narrative-driven game has a huge following.

Cosplayers re-create Life Is Strange

The game centers on Max who reconnects with her best friend Chloe after returning to her hometown of Arcadia Bay. The protagonist soon discovers she has the ability to rewind time, and embarks on an emotional journey to save her friend.

Artist ‘Lorien Kappa‘ posted her Life Is Strange costume and quickly went viral. The talented cosplayer pulled off the mind blowing re-creation with fellow cosplayer ‘Yarpenna.’

What could easily be mistaken for a scene out of the game, photographer ‘stygivi‘ captured the duo posing in a dining booth. Yarpenna absolutely nails Chloe’s punk attitude and attire, as she slouches into her seat.

[self] Max and Chloe at Two Whales Diner from cosplay

In another photo, the two lay across a set of train tracks – mirroring a touching moment from the episodic game. Lorien faithfully re-creates Max’s gray hoodie and pink shirt, as she lays next to her friend.

As if their depictions of the characters weren’t impressive enough, in another shot the two capture a pivotal sequence from the title. Using special effects, Lorien transforms into Max and rewinds time to stop the train hurdling towards them.

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I must admit that @stygivi did great job combining a train into this picture. I'm still not 100% convinced about its credibility buuut I can't complain 😀 I wish there were more games with such emphasis on a plot. Have you already played LiS 2? I'm still waiting for the last episode which is having its premiere in December… When it comes to non-netflix TV shows, I always wait until the whole season is released and then I watch it in a few days ? I can't imagine waiting for a new episode for a week, so a few months is definitely too long for me! ? Chloe by me ? Max by @lorienkappa #cosplay #lifeisstrange #chloe #chloecosplay #max #maxcosplay #chloeprice #life_is_strange #lifeisstrangecosplay #maxcaulfield #rachelcosplay #train #thomasthetrain

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The interactive narrative has amassed a dedicated following, as players fell in love with Max and Chloe’s emotional story. The game was so popular, it even got a prequel titled Before the Storm – which is just as much of a tearjerker as the main story.

In 2018, fans got to dive back into DONTNOD’s magical universe with the release of Life Is Strange: 2. While set in the same world, the game had a new cast of characters that fans found just as compelling as the original.

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Resident Evil Village cosplayer captivates fans as tall vampire lady Alcina Dimitrescu

Published: 24/Feb/2021 18:50

by Brent Koepp

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A Resident Evil Village cosplayer shared her mind-blowing true-to-life take on Alcina Dimitrescu. The talented artist brought the viral tall vampire lady to life with an insanely accurate costume.

Ever since her reveal in January 2021, the internet can’t get enough of the “tall vampire lady” that starred in Resident Evil Village’s trailer. Despite being the villain of the upcoming PlayStation 5 title, fans can’t get enough of the towering antagonist.

A cosplayer celebrated Alcina Dimitrescu by transforming into her with an incredibly detailed outfit. The artist’s perfect recreation is so accurate, it’s almost as if the terrifying character has walked right out of the screen and into real life.

Screenshot of Alcina Dimitrescu in Resident Evil Village trailer.
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The tall vampire has become a viral hit with fans.

Resident Evil cosplayer becomes tall vampire lady

Alcina’s explosion in popularity not only took many players by surprise, but Capcom itself was caught off guard by the internet’s obsession over the new villain. I mean, what’s not to love? The incredibly fierce antagonist has a unique design and looks badass the first time her towering height is revealed.

Prolific cosplayer Galina ‘rgtcandy‘ Zhukovskaya made waves on Instagram after sharing her faithful costume of the vampire on February 15. The artist perfectly recreated the antagonist’s iconic white silk pleated dress, as well as her signature large hat which hangs over her eyes.

Photographer Victoria ‘milliganvick‘ not only captured Galina as she posed as Dimitrescu but also helped the artist mirror Alcina’s look by meticulously applying makeup. This is easily one of the best portrayals of the tall vampire lady we have ever seen and it will be sure to capture fans’ hearts.

As if that wasn’t impressive enough, the talented duo also portrayed an iconic scene from the demo where Alcina emerges from a locked door and grabs Ethan. The 1:1 re-creation is chilling to say the least, as it brings the game to life like never before.

Resident Evil Village will make its debut on next-gen consoles and PC on May 7, 2021. The new entry in the popular survival-horror franchise will be the eighth in the series and will continue the design of 7 by using a first-person point of view.

While fans can’t seem to get enough of vampire Alcina Dimitrescu right now, it may be a different tune once the terrifying villain is chasing players down during the title’s epic story. One thing is for certain, though – the towering antagonist is already an icon in the genre.