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Fan’s ‘Metroid Prime’ Costume Brings Bounty Hunter Samus Aran to Life

Brenden McCormack, a Metroid super fan who doesn’t even work at Nintendo, has produced one of the finest Samus Aran (she’s the hero in the Metroid Prime games, for the uninitiated) costumes you’ll find this side of the planet Zebes. It’s done in time for Halloween, but if you’re anything like us, you probably could see yourself wearing it any day of the year.

As noted in a Kotaku profile piece, McCormack built the stylish Samus Aran costume with assistance from his wife, Laura. By day, Brenden works at Wargaming (developers of the World of Tanks games. Now we know what he does when away from his computer.

If you would like to see full pictures of the costume, check out the original photos from their creator’s tweet. Costumes have sure come a long way from the days when we peered through tiny slits in a plastic face and hoped the rubber band wouldn’t snap and sting our ears, haven’t they? We’re guessing if Brenden crawls up to a door in his neighborhood, he’ll get all the candy…

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Jason Venter spends as much time as he can playing, writing, and talking about video games and entertainment. He often does so at HonestGamers, a niche site he founded after graduating high school in 1998. When exploring virtual worlds in games, film and literature starts to wear him out, Jason winds down by taking walks in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with his lovely wife. Meet up with him on Twitter on @jasonventer.

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