Geek Fest 2015 + Prize Announcement for Mortal Kombat X Tournament


It’s been a long road, but we are finally ready to announce the prizes for the Mortal Kombat X Tournament at Geek Fest.

As of today I can officially confirm that the following will be the prize bundles for the MKX Tournament and in so doing welcome our brand new sponsor, Cooler Master SA onboard.

1st Prize

Mortal Kombat X Special Edition (Includes Goro DLC character) for Xbox One
R500 Dark Carnival Voucher to use on to buy whatever you want.
WWE 2K15 for Xbox One
Cooler Master Sirus C Gaming Headset (For Consoles and PC’s) –

2nd Prize

Mortal Kombat X for Xbox One
R200 Dark Carnival Voucher to use on to buy whatever you want.
Cooler Master Sirus C Gaming Headset (For Consoles and PC’s) –

3rd Prize

Surprise Legacy-Gen Goodie Bag containing various Xbox 360 and PS3 games.
Cooler Master Sirus C Gaming Headset (For Consoles and PC’s) –

I can also confirm that the guys from Cooler Master SA will be on site showing off their latest tech for gaming enthuasists and will also be running a lucky draw during the tournament in which great prizes can be won!

I would like to take this opportunity to once again thank our main sponsors Ster Kinekor Entertainment/Warner Brothers for graciously facilitating the games for this tournament as well as the great prizes and promotional material for the day. As we are in a giving mood, please also note the competition we are running as a lead up to Geek Fest 2015 in which you can win either a copy of Mortal Kombat X on Xbox One or a double ticket to Geek Fest 2015. Details for that can be found at the link below:

Lastly, I would like to mention that we will be adding quite a bit to the prize bundles in the time between now and Geek Fest and that we will of course update you guys as we near the big day. Looking forward to seeing you guys at Geek Fest 2015!


GeekFest aims to wow Gauteng yet again!

GeekFest is not only a festival for Geeks by Geeks but an invitation to everyone to experience and learn about the many branches of Geek culture. The Dark Carnival, organisers of the 3rd annual GeekFest in Johannesburg, aim to introduce everyone to their inner Geek and make the Festival a fun filled day for everyone from kids to grandparents and the family pet rat. With a jam-packed schedule of activities for the day, there will be something for everyone.

A geek is not only the pimply faced pale guy playing games on his computer for 5 days straight. Geek is anyone and everyone with an interest. There are music Geeks, animal Geeks, car Geeks, fashion Geeks, travel Geeks, food Geeks, news Geeks, fitness Geeks, zombie Geeks and loads more. Geek is something to be proud of because it denotes passion. GeekFest aims to showcase this for everyone in a day to be remembered.

Says Kasia Jabrzemski from The Dark Carnival, “As a local retailer, we saw an opportunity to serve our customers and fans better by introducing the GeekFest concept to Johannesburg for the first time. This is not just a gathering of nerdy-types but a day of activity crammed with mini events for the whole family.”

The attractions on the day include a Robo War Tournament with prizes up for grabs. There will also be Live Action Role Play or LARP demo’s, Medieval Battle demo’s in full regalia and a Cosplay Competition including the pet parade. A Mortal Kombat X Tournament, proudly sponsored by Ster-Kinekor Entertainment will be taking place during the day as well. For those that are serious about their geek knowledge and gaming skills there will be a gaming tent as well as a Geek quiz. There will also be a number of local bands performing on the day. A Snow pit will also make an appearance.

Moms and dads can relax with live entertainment and refreshments in the beer garden with a supervised play area for the mini geeks. For the tough to find items, there is even a market for collectibles, food, props and accessories.

Zombie Run South Africa will host its annual 5km Zombie Run. Participants can enter as either runners or zombies.

To end off the evening, we will be hosting a Cosplay Winter Wonderland themed ball for all Cosplayers who wish to dance the night away.


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