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Blaze Trails Through the West With This ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ Banuk Aloy Cosplay

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Feb 2 2024

We’re all getting antsy for Horizon Forbidden West‘s Steam release, so let’s indulge in some cosplay!

Horizon Zero Dawn‘s heroine, Aloy, is one of the most recognizable viral video game characters of the last decade. With its haunting storyline, Zero Dawn captured gamers’ imaginations. With Forbidden West, the universe expanded, and humanity’s hidden underbelly began to be revealed.

As we wait for the third installment (or for a Steam release so we can play Forbidden West on PC), we’re whetting our whistle on a gorgeous Banuk Aloy cosplay from the legendary cosplayer Kamui.

As Aloy travels to the Frozen Wilds, she encounters the hardened, nomadic Banuk people. Fierce warriors, talented artists, and storytellers alike, the Banuk are reserved people who cherish vivid colors. Aloy earns her status in their tribe—and its garb. As she traveled into the north, travel into the world of Kamui Cosplay’s Banuk Trailblazer Aloy!


Into the Frozen Wilds

Banuk Aloy concept art Courtesy of Guerrilla Games
Courtesy of Guerrilla Games

Banuk Trailblazer Aloy cosplay with permission from Kamui

“Survival requires perfection.” – Aloy
Banuk cosplay with permission from Kamui

“The strength to stand alone, Aloy, is the strength to make a stand. To serve a purpose greater than yourself. That is the lesson you must learn.” – Rost
Aloy cosplay with permission from Kamui

~Join us next week for more cosplay coverage~

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Author: Jennifer Larsen
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