Even though 2012 marked the second annual EB Expo, it actually held the first ever EBX Awards – here are the winners as voted by the attendees of EB Expo (with the exception of the Media Selection). It also held the second annual Cosplay Evolved competition.
The first annual EBX Award winners are:
Best Non-Game Booth: Parrot AR Drone 2.0
Best Game Publisher Booth: Warner Bros. Games
Best EB Live Presentations: Ubisoft
Game Of Show (Media Selection): Injustice Gods Among Us
Game Of Show (Public Selection): Assassins Creed 3
This was the next level of Cosplay, featuring 8 finalists who had to submit a Youtube video for pre-selection. On the stage itself, they screened the video followed by a skit and then the best bit for last, posing.
Plantman from Megaman
My personal favourite and an obvious audience favourite – this costume took 4-5 months to create with the canon actually made out of camping mats.
Clayton Carmine from Gears of War
Flemeth from Dragon Age 2
The armour is made out of foam, while the costume features real leather it took about one and a half months to create.
Here are the other finalists for the Cosplay Evolved Competition…
Zombie from The Walking Dead
Deadpool from Marvel Comics
Drake and Elena from Uncharted featuring Nurse Joker from The Dark Knight
Zelda from Legend of Zelda
The 2013 EB Expo will be held October 4-6 at Sydney Olympic Park - see you there!
Here are the prizes:
Winner - $3,000 Gift Voucher
Runner Up - $500 Gift Voucher
Second Runner Up - $250 Gift Voucher
All other finalists - $100 Gift Voucher
I attended the EB Expo as a media guest