Tomorrow at Galloping Ghost Arcade (GGA)
in the Chicago suburb of Brookfield, IL
there will a fun filled day for Mortal Kombat fans. As usual there will be Mortal Kombat Tournaments but there will also be some Mortal Kombat Celebrity guests.
Throughout the day six of the original actors from the first three Mortal Kombat games will be making an appearance. The actors appearing are Carlos Pesina
(Raiden and current Animation Art Lead at NetherRealm Studios
), his brother Daniel Pesina
(Johnny Cage & MK1-2 Ninjas), John Parrish
(Jax), Tony Marquez
(Kung Lao), Phillip Ahn M.D.
(Shang Tsung in MK2) and Richard Divizio
(Kano, Quan Chi, Kabal and Baraka). They will be signing autographs and posing for photos. So be sure to bring your MK collectibles and cameras, there are typically headshots available as well for autographs!
The game tournaments will be held for the original trilogy of Mortal Kombat 1
, Mortal Kombat 2
and Ultimate MK3
along with 2011's Mortal Kombat
reboot in GGA's custom cabinets. The tournaments will be in a double elimination format and best 2 out of 3, so everyone has a fair chance of winning. There will also be prizes for each of the tournament winners.
The event starts at 1pm Central Time
and runs all night. For more details on how to attend the event, be sure to check out the Facebook Event Invite
for instructions and further details. Also be sure to like the Galloping Ghost Arcade Facebook Page
But there is also good news for those who are not in Chicago. The event will be streamed
on GGA's Twitch Channel
. They said not only will the tournaments be streamed but some of the special guests will be on the stream as well.
Those who happen to attend, we hope to hear from you in our comments on how you felt the event went.