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Cosplay Wednesday – Alien’s Ellen Ripley


Players will once again take on the xenomorphs with the upcoming release of Aliens: Fireteam Elite. In honor of this shooter, Gamers Heroes takes a look at a cosplay that dates all the way back to 1979.

Invested in the world of cosplay since 2008, came designer and prop maker ver1sa turned her sights to Alien’s Ellen Ripley with her tribute. She’s certainly got the weaponry for the job, along with the kitty to match.

Alien Ellen Ripley Cosplay

Credit goes to kmitenkova for the photos.

For those who’d like a behind the scenes look at how this photo shoot came to be, you can watch the video below:

Alien (1979) – Ellen Ripley cosplay [Backstage]

You can find ver1sa on DeviantArt here, on Facebook here, and on Instagram here.

Do you enjoy a bit of gaming cosplay? Or maybe you’re passionate enough to do it full time. Drop me a line at casey@gamersheroes.com and we’ll feature some of your cosplay.

Casey Scheld

Casey Scheld has more than 15 years of experience in the gaming industry as a community manager, social media director, event specialist, and (of course) gaming editor. He has previously worked with gaming start-ups like Raptr, publishers like Konami, and roller derby girls at PAX West (check out Jam City Rollergirls)! Gamers Heroes is a passion project for him, giving him a chance to tap into the underground side of gaming. He is all too eager to give these lesser-known heroes of the indie space the attention they so rightly deserve, seeking out the next gem and sharing it with the world. Previously making appearances at events like CES, GDC, and (the late) E3, he is all too happy to seek out the next big thing. For those that want to talk shop, send over a tip, or get an easy win in a fighting game of their choosing, be sure to check out his social media channels below.

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