You can festoon your apartment with all the dollar-store cobwebbing you want, but it's atmosphere that'll make or break a good Halloween party. Over-the-top decor and a spot-on music playlists are, obviously, crucial. But we'd argue a few carefully chosen background visuals go a long way. After all, nothing makes a better conversation piece than an out-of-context, deeply WTF-inducing video clip caught out of the corner of your eye.
Halloween could be classed as the nation's most geek-friendly holiday, since it's the one day a year when you can cosplay without being judged. So, first things first: let's talk costumes.
SEGA has provided a detailed guide on how to cosplay Bayonetta; it's a bit early since the game hasn't come out yet, but prospective Bayonettas will appreciate the high-res pics they've provided of the costume's details.
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