With Mortal Kombat X absent from this year's San Diego Comic Con, many fans have queried us about which event would bring the next big reveal. You asked - Creaitve Director Ed Boon has answered:

If you don't speak Boon, those conveniently capitalized letters spell out: Gamescom -- the annual gaming trade fair held in Germany! This year's Gamescom takes place a little over two weeks from now: August 14-17.

Update (Aug. 10): Over the weekend, Dark Overlord Ed Boon confirmed a video update to go with the German show. With the presence of klassic kombatant Kano in the latest issue of GamePro Germany [full story] - a Kano trailer may be next.

The trip to Cologne has become a calendar standard for NetherRealm Studios. Mortal Kombat Online was with you in 2010, when Kitana and Cyrax were character reveals for Mortal Kombat (2011)! In 2012, Catwoman was unveiled for Injustice: Gods Among Us. [Related Article: Gamescom: Ed Boon Talks Injustice & Fighting Game Community]

Raiden was the first solo character revealed since the launch at E3, filling the July order for new info! Will Gamescom deliver us our next Mortal Kombat X fighter unveiling? Register to share your speculation on the forum!