Ready up your weapons, because everyone in this installment of the Greatest Game Cosplay Ever (This Week), is armed to the teeth and ready for battle. Whether they're wielding guns, blades, forces of nature or even their own feminine charms, these cosplayers are ready to duke it out. Shots like these that showcase the tough nature of a character really bring costumes to life and make you feel as if a showdown is about to happen at any time. Peep the gallery below to see the fantastic shots.

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All shots were taken by the talented Darshelle Stevens and Mike Rollerson Photography. Click their links to see more of their work and to become a fan.

Phaira as Catherine (Catherine)

Mike Rollerson Photography

Noa as BlackRock Shooter

Mike Rollerson Photography

Jennie Lynn Muller as Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)

Mike Rollerson Photography

WindOfTheStars Cosplay as Lilith (Borderlands 2)

Mike Rollerson Photography

Flying Octophant as Juliet Starling (Lollipop Chainsaw)

Mike Rollerson Photography

Hectec Design as NCR Ranger (Fallout: New Vegas)

Mike Rollerson Photography

Olivier Lebourg as Mickey/Wolverine

Mike Rollerson Photography

Amie Lynn as Berserker Yuna (Final Fantasy X-2)

Mike Rollerson Photography

Yaya Han as Skrull Storm

Darshelle Stevens

 Lyz Brickley Cosplay as Jinx (League of Legends)

Darshelle Stevens