Mortal Kombat co-creator and character designer John Tobias has produced a rare new rendering -- and it can be yours to own! The one of a kind Sonya Blade will be signed by Tobias and the model who brought her to life, Kerri Hoskins, with proceeds contributing to the Raiden Science Foundation. Read on for details:
Mortal Kombat 11 created some of the most impressive character graphics in series history, utilizing state of the art scanning technology to capture live-action likenesses as familiar as Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and Peter Weller. The process recalls earlier digitization methods -- and apparently that fact hasn't escaped NetherRealm Studios! Read on for details:
Back in April Mortal Kombat 3 marked the 25th anniversary of its original arcade release, but you can hardly tell any time has passed at all in a new photo shared by Kerri Ann Hoskins! The klassic digitized actress donned her original Sonya Blade costume to mark the milestone. Take a look:
1995 was a massive time for the Mortal Kombat franchise. Dubbed the "year we make contact', '95 saw the much anticipated release of Mortal Kombat 3 as well as the Mortal Kombat movie! Both items were of feature at the Williams ACME event, which has recently resurfaced online thanks to an archival video by John Vogel! Check it out:
Kombat Kon is returning for a second big year later this month - September 23rd! The premier kombat konvention is presented by Galloping Ghost Arcade and promises a kavalcade of klassic kombat guests, signings, kosplay, and fan experiences!
Retro documentary Insert Coin: Inside Midway's 90s Revolution has mere days to reach a final Kickstarter target of $75,000!
The project was recently featured on Mortal Kombat Online, and in the short time since, has added even more incredible incentives to reward backers who help the time warped tale become a reality!
In 2009, Midway Games filed for bankruptcy. "11" was to be the final chapter for a developer whose reign in the American video games market lasted twenty-one years. Throughout this time, there were many spectacular successes, and that's what former Midway Developer Joshua Tsui hopes to revisit with his film: Insert Coin!
If it isn't already: Chicago's Galloping Ghost Arcade is on the fast track to becoming a mecca to Mortal Kombat fans!
Its proximity to the traditional base of operations for today's NetherRealm Studios makes it a natural home away from home for the klassic fighting series. GGA boasts a comprehensive working collection of now klassic Mortal Kombat arcade cabinets. Go there on the right day, and you might even come across some of the klassic faces who made them happen!
Last weekend (June 28), the arcade hosted Shang Tsung's Fight Night IV -- a live event that brought together a rogues gallery reunion of actors who appeared in the original digitized games!
The event was open to the public for a marathon 11AM to 2AM session at only the standard admission charge! It was a historic gathering for the cast -- some of whom didn't even appear together in the same game(s)! Continuity wouldn't get in the way of fans taking the opportunity to get autographs, photographs and a rare opportunity to mingle with the fighting game icons!