In recent weeks, Ed Boon has been back on the countdown campaign trail steering eyes ahead to the 2014 Evo World Championships.If you've been watching @noobde, you'll have seen the numbers ticking down to Saturday Now the cat is all the way out of the bag with the announcement of a Mortal Kombat X character reveal on the official Evo stream!

The reveal will air during the Injustice: Gods Among Us finals - 12PM [PDT] on Saturday, July 12! By the look of the latest clue - we can look forward to a character who "stand[s] watch for eternity". Could this mark the return of Earthrealm's protector god Raiden? The banished Elder God Shinnok? Someone else? Join the speculation on the forums!

Injustice -- NetherRealm Studios' 2013 DC Comics fighting game -- made its Evo debut just three months after being released! KDZ proved his Superman was the greatest hero of them all -- toppling 2013 Mortal Kombat World Champion DJT (Green Lantern/Doomsday) to become the inaugural Gods Among Us World Champion! You can relive the big finish in our extensive 2013 Injustice Evo final feature.

Despite missing out on a fourth consecutive year as an official Evo World Championship tournament -- Mortal Kombat (2011) will be back! Mortal Kombat Online will provide prizes for the finalists in what is shaping up to be a compelling fourth year of Evo Kombat! [full details]