Get over here! All Geeks takes over Replay Lincoln Park Saturday April 22nd with Finish Him: An Unofficial C2E2 Mortal Kombat Fan Party, 9 pm to midnight. The party will combine Mortal Kombat 1 and 2 arcade game tournaments with a Cosplay Runway, photo wall, pop-up performances, and themed drinks! Huge prizes from geeky goods and Replay gift certificates await both arcade tournament and Cosplay Runway winners! Mortal Kombat costumes encouraged but all geeky get-ups are welcome to get down.
Finish Him follows the second day of the annual Comic Convention and Entertainment Expo known as C2E2 and celebrates Mortal Kombat, one of the most popular video game franchises of all time. Starting in 1992, Mortal Kombat spans over 20 games on multiple gaming platforms, spinning off into two feature-length movies, toys, television series, and comic books. The fan following is strong but challenge accepted.
All Geeks is an all-inclusive cosplay series of geeky events created in Chicago July 2014. Events alternate between cosplay variety shows, viewing parties, book and gaming nights. Since its inception, All Geeks has gotten bigger by the month, hosted celebrities of geek culture and toured across the country from LA to New York. Now in its second year, All Geeks continues to be an innovator in both the geek and performance community. With each event, the shows strive to celebrate source material in entertaining and welcoming ways that are for geeks, by geeks. No matter your sexual orientation, gender identity, or ethnic background, all geeks are welcome at an All Geeks party. For more info, check out AllGeeksHQ.com
Admission is free with RSVP here or costume and $5 without RSVP or costume, ages 21 and over. Finish Him: An Unofficial C2E2 Mortal Kombat Fan Party, Saturday April 22nd, 9 pm to midnight, Replay Lincoln Park, formerly Headquarters Beercade, 2833 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657. Easily accessible using CTA Brown Line, the 8 and 22 bus.