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Cosplay Wednesday – Xenoblade Chronicles’ Sharla


The Xenoblade series is coming back in a big way with the upcoming release of Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition for the Nintendo Switch. In honor of this edition hitting this month, Gamers Heroes takes a look at a spot-on cosplay of the medic of the Colony 6 Defense Force, Sharla.

A veteran of the cosplay scene since 2004, cosplayer the-mirror-melts turned her sights to Xenoblade Chronicles’ Sharla in this stunning rendition. She made this costume for WCS Canada 2014, and her team came in second place. In order to create the flowers and other elements, she did her first foray into leatherworking. She stated that she learned a lot making this costume, and wants to apply it to future costumes.

Credit goes to Jason Chau for the photo.

You can find the-mirror-melts on DeviantArt here, on Facebook here, and on Twitter 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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