Get ready to play this Halloween when you wear one or get together a big group to wear one of these top video game costumes! Kids and adults have been enjoying these famous looks since the video game boom began, and there are tons of possible looks you can use for Halloween costume parties, going trick-or-treating with the entire crew, fan conventions, and much more.
A lot of these video game characters have been around for a long time, so they’re very recognizable. They’re also very colorful and detailed, which helps you feel like you really are the character. They range from bright and fun to dark and nightmarish, so you’re sure to find something that fits your personality!
The allure of Minecraft is the simple, intuitive controls and design of the game, but also the fact that you can build almost anything you want! From sprawling underground mines to huge floating castles in the sky, if you dream it, you can create it! There are a bunch of great Minecraft costumes you can choose from, like the default player skins Steve or Alex. You can also suit up in the shimmering diamond armor that protects you from anything – even the hissing green Creepers!
Super Mario Bros.
As some of the original video game heroes, Super Mario Bros costumes have been a Halloween staple since the eighties. Not only can you dress up as the original jumping plumber himself, with the help of these Mario costumes, but you can also be his taller and lankier brother Luigi. The character options don’t stop there. Become the huge and monstrous villain of the series with a Bowser costume, or the damsel in distress and ruler of the Mushroom Kingdom, Princess Peach! There’s also the galactic ruler who guides Mario through the stars and you can become her with a Rosalina costume. These looks are a great way to make a fun group costume for all ages!
When Ash sets out to become a Pokemon master, he has a big journey and a lot of difficult tests ahead of him! Pokemon has become even more popular in the last few years, with the release of new versions of the classic game and viral phenomenon Pokemon GO! That means there are plenty of Pokemon costumes to choose from for your Halloween costume party or trick-or-treating, and it’s not just Ash Ketchum or his little yellow friend Pikachu! You can also be the water-blasting turtle-like Squirtle, the pokemon that can take on any element with a cute face, Eevee, the huge Charizard, who breathes fire on all his foes, or you can help Ash master all Pokemon when you dress as a Pokeball!
Five Nights at Freddy’s
A single security guard is all that stands between the unassuming public and a bevy of nightmarish robots when you pick your favorite – or a few favorites – from this collection of Five Nights at Freddy’s costumes. You’re stuck in your chair and must match wits with these murderous bots by managing your resources like doors, lights, and power, but your heart will be racing the whole time! Become the robots who have incited many a nightmares with the help of these Freddy, Chica, Bonnie, and Foxy costumes!
The Angry Birds flew through the smartphone screen and right into our hearts with fun yet aggravating gameplay, colorful characters, and even a few animated movies. All you have to do is fling the birds – and each one has different effects when they hit – at the pigs who have pignapped their eggs. You can dress up as the classic red bird, available in adult and kids sizes, a big black bomb bird, or Chuck! All of these Angry Bird costumes are wonderful outfits for kids, who will be zooming around the costume party, on the hunt for food!
Legend of Zelda
The legend of Zelda began with Link going to rescue Zelda from the evil Ganon, and nothing’s really changed about the plot since 1986! But, there have plenty of changes to the format, the puzzles, and the technology, which makes the games more and more fun to play and enjoy! Not only can you dress as the elf boy Link, the hero of time who never stops fighting against the forces of evil, but you can also get great Zelda costumes, which turn you into a princess of Hyrule! No matter which Legend of Zelda character you dress up as this Halloween, you’re bound to have an epic adventure.
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog was the first Genesis game to break the mold, and actually gave the iconic plumber a run for his money. And boy can this blue creature run with the best of them! Not only are there great Sonic looks to race after the evil Dr. Eggman, but you can also dress up as the burly brawler echidna Knuckles or Sonic’s young sidekick and helpful inventor friend, Tails the fox, who can even help Sonic soar through the air with his whirling tails or a homemade aircraft!
Master Chief is the most celebrated warrior in the human armed forces, and even the collected might of the Combine isn’t enough to stop you when you dress as the hero who will discover the secret of the Halo! Not only can adult men and women dress as Master Chief but kids can too! There are also costumes that recreate the looks of Cortana, Master Chief’s AI friend, Jerome, another Spartan fighting elsewhere, or Spartan Locke, who goes on the hunt to save Master Chief – these Halo costumes are wonderful ways to have fun for Halloween!
Get ready to duel and take down the enemy standing across from you when you wear one of the classic Mortal Kombat costumes! Scorpion is a dangerous ninja who loves to tell people to get over here. Sub-Zero is a cool ninja with a huge range of icy skills to keep his opponents stuck in place. A sexy, blue Kitana look that will have all eyes on you. And last but certainly not least, a Sonya Blade costume will turn you into a fierce warrior!
Any and all of these video game Halloween costumes will help you create a wonderful night of fun for kids and adults! They can all come together for a great group costume, even if you don’t stick to just one video game series. Whether you’re on your way to a Halloween costume party, going trick-or-treating, and much more, these looks are wonderful ways to make sure you win!