In Orlando, Mortal Kombat’s Scorpion says fatality flap a surprise because they didn’t expect a hit

It was a pretty tight fit for Daniel Pesina.

He was playing the role of Scorpion in the legendary Mortal Kombat video game.

However, at this point, the game didn’t have the massive budget that it does today.

So Pesina had to squeeze into a child’s size costume that would become the iconic yellow garb of the undead ninja warrior.

“We bought the largest kids size because it was $10 to $15 less than the adult size,” Pesina told an audience at Free Play Florida on Saturday as part of a discussion about the game.

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Watch: Orlando indie studio shows off video game at Free Play Florida

The work of a video game developer can be time-consuming.

Especially for a studio trying to build a game as a side project.

Fortunately, these developers can show off their work and perhaps receive targeted feedback at conventions like Free Play Florida.

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Photos: At Free Play Florida, nostalgia reigns as Donkey Kong, Mario and friends visit

The arcade showcase Free Play Florida have gamers a chance to sample some classic titles.

Ms. Pac-Man, Elevator Action and dozens of pinball machines took over a ballroom at the Caribe Royale hotel in Kissimmee.

We were there early to check it out. Check out the proof below.

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