The newest chapter of the iconic fight franchise marks a triumphant return to the series' mature presentation and a reinvention of its classic 2D fighting mechanic. Driven by an all new graphics engine, the fan favourite Fatality is back and presented in more gory detail than ever before. In addition, Mortal Kombat introduces a number of new game-play features including tag team and the deepest story mode of any fighting game. Players can choose from an extensive line up of the game's iconic warriors and challenge their friends in traditional 1 vs. 1 matches, or take on several new game modes.
If you're like me and were born into the '80s and grew up in the '90s, there was no forbidden fruit in the world of gaming more tantalising than the gleefully gruesome Mortal Kombat series. I was never really allowed to play the game as a child, you know, with the responsible parenting thing that more gamer parents should look into, but I always found a way to get my spine ripping fix in the arcades or at a friend's house. Read More.
Previews and Features
Most twenty-something gamers will tell you the same thing: They grew up with Mortal Kombat. I know I sure did. From the original bloodless version on the SNES, to the fast paced sequel that sucked up all my quarters as a kid, to the weird third instalment, MK was all the rage in the early to late nineties. Read More.
If you still haven't picked up the excellent new Mortal Kombat game, you may want to wait for the bundle that was just announced.
Called Mortal Kombat: Komplete Edition, the title will come with the 2011 game, all 4 DLC characters, three classic fatalities, 15 classic skins, the digital music version of Mortal Kombat: Songs Inspired by the Warriors and a downloadable version of the original Mortal Kombat movie. Read More.
The best fighting gamers are being decided this weekend. From around the world, players have fought long and hard to make it to the EVO 2011 World Finals.
The action started this morning and will go on through the weekend and will also be streamed live for all to see. Read More.
The fourth downloadable kombatant has been revealed and he is the stuff of nightmares.
Revealed at this year's San Deigo Comic Con, NetherRealm Studios unvealed that the mysterious fighter is none other than the master of nightmares Freddy Krueger. Read More.
If you're like many of the staffers here at GE, you embraced the news of the return of online services for the PlayStation Network. However, the PlayStation store remains MIA, which means that many new games still can't be played online until the security issues with the store get sorted out, which could be as much for another two weeks. Read More.
Warner Bros. Interactive has just announced that gamers looking forward to the newest version of Mortal Kombat can expect a demo to be released March 8th.
The demo will include four players: Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Mileena and Johnny Cage as well as two different stages for you to battle your opponents on. Read More.
Warner Brothers Interactive has recently announced that the upcoming Mortal Kombat, a reboot of the classic franchise, has been refused classification by the Australian Classification Board. This basically means that the game cannot be legally sold by stores, clearly quite a problem for those gamers down under hoping to get their hands on the upcoming NetherRealm Studios release. Read More.