Video Games Live 2015 Malaysia – GAME ON!
15 June 2015 – VGL MY 2015 organisers 11to11 Events launched their regional cosplay competition with a bang featuring a new team of cosplayers for the event, dawning new characters for this 2nd press conference. This PC also featured a cosplay runway show case which you can check out in the you tube video below courtesy of our friends at PC.com
The 11pass11.com ticketing system also when online on this very date & fans have been very anxious for this day to come. In the past 2 weeks I have seen FB news feeds about friends & fans coming together to make group purchases to take advantage of the early bird discounts. It’s looking very exciting!! Fellow readers, this #VGLKLGameOn cosplay photo contest is open to all video game cosplays from every platform – console, PC, handheld, android, iOS etc. And the invitation is to ALL COSPLAYERS from around the region: Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea and of Malaysia. So if you cosplay video game characters…
RM 10,000 (Malaysia Ringgit) worth of prizes to be won! So with great pleasure, we at Cosplay-Fun Malaysia are looking forward to see our cosplays from the communities in the Asia region!! AGAIN, a shout out to the cosplayers in MALAYSIA, SINGAPORE, THAILAND, INDONESIA, BRUNEI, PHILIPPINES, HONG KONG, TAIWAN, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA… Please show us your best cosplay photos!! 😀 15 June Cosplay Team
Jerry Strife as Snow Villiers from Final Fantasy XIII Lightning Returns
Rei Akira Strife as Lightning from Final Fantasy XIII Lightning Returns
Chiaki Chen as Tifa Lockhart from Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
Taka as Sice from Final Fantasy Type-0
Shaunie Misaki as Lyralei the Windranger from DotA2
Micho Teh as Lina the Slayer from DotA2
Hui Min as Lanaya the Templar Assassin (Deadly Nightshade) from DotA2
Sky Fara as Sora from Kingdom Hearts 3D
Yuan Cross as Riku from Kingdom Hearts 3D
Ayrica as Elizabeth DeWitt from Bioshock Infinite
The Captain as Captain America from Avengers: Age of Ultron
Here is our photo coverage of the event: CPF Facebook Album
Here is the official press release from the event:
Video Games Live 2015 Brings the Largest Regional Cosplay Competition to Town
Kuala Lumpur, June 15, 2015 – The much anticipated Video Games Live (“VGL”) 2015 Malaysia (“VGL 2015 Malaysia”), organized by 11To11 Events Sdn. Bhd (“11To11 Events”) announced today in a press conference that it will be organizing the biggest regional cosplay competition, VGLKLGAMEON, where cosplay enthusiasts battle it out for a shot at seizing the winner’s title of ‘The Region’s Top Cosplayer” and becoming the face of VGL 2015 Malaysia.
As VGL 2015 Malaysia celebrates the music and fashion of a new era in video entertainment, and brings costume play creativity to a greater height, cosplay enthusiasts from ten countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines, South Korea and Japan, are invited to participate in this regional cosplay competition and showcase their fashion, attitude and art skills by dressing up as their alter egos to the likes of their favorite video game characters such as League of Legends, Resident Evil, Assassin’s Creed, Final Fantasy, Zelda and many more.
Participants are required to register on the contest microsite at www.11pass11.com/GameOn and submit pictures of themselves donning their unique cosplay costumes. The submissions will be judged by the organiser’s panel of judges as forty finalists are selected for the first selection round.
The second selection round will see twenty winners walk away with prizes worth up to RM10,000 with the top 3 taking home cash. The twenty finalists will also be walking the red carpet with their winning costumes as they arrive on the concert day August 29.
“The cosplay phenomenon is fast becoming a mainstream culture, and the crowd gets bigger every year, all around the world. And even though our local cosplay scene is still mostly viewed as a niche hobby, Malaysians are starting to hop on the bandwagon and the cosplay scene continues to thrive. Which is why we are super excited to bring this amazing regional cosplay competition, not only to the cosplay enthusiasts, but also to the music and gaming community,” said Leslie Jeyam, Director of 11To11 Events at the press conference.
“The whole idea of costume play or cosplay, is that it serves as a creative outlet – it is not merely costuming, but a very unique form of performance art. It is most widely associated with comic books, anime and video games. It has become such a massive subculture within the mainstream world at this point that is essentially synonymous with the idea of a convention or a gathering of individuals who share the same cosplay interest. And that’s what VGL is all about – the celebration of the world of gaming and music.”
The press conference also saw an exclusive sneak preview of a mini cosplay fashion show, where some of the most well-known video game and pop-culture characters are brought to live by talented cosplayers in full costumes.
For more information about VGL 2015 Malaysia and the cosplay competition, kindly visit www.11pass11.com or call +603-6411 6796.
About 11To11 Events Sdn Bhd, 11Pass11.com
11To11 Events Sdn Bhd is a boutique promotional agency with expertise in corporate events, concerts, conferences, customer relationship management, brand identity, productions, experiential marketing, digital ampliﬁcation, system designs and administration.
11Pass11 is a ticketing platform with sophisticated software, yet an easy-to-use computer system catered for not just the entertainment industry, but any industries with ticketing needs. Connecting ticket buyers and sellers, 11Pass11’s ticketing system is currently catered for events ranging from concerts, sports, and theatres in Malaysia, South East Asia and greater Asia. More than a ticketing system, 11Pass11 is a commercially viable tool for promoting events and conducting e-commerce transactions.
About Video Games Live, VGL
VGL is a concert series created and produced by video game music composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall. After three years of planning, VGL made its debut in 2005 at the world famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles with the LA Philharmonic. Over 11,000 people attended the concert, which made it the biggest video game concert in the world.
VGL quickly became a much anticipated musical event and conducted its ﬁrst world tour in 2006 with eleven shows. The 2015 season began in January and already had eighteen sell-out shows in Canada, the United States, Germany, Ireland, Scotland and Austria collectively.
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