Mortal Kombat

  • Mortal Kombat: Kollection ships: Three games for $30

    So, who still likes Mortal Kombat? Bless your heart, then, for a new three-game collection has shipped to stores nationwide. It’s called Mortal Kombat: Kollection, and it includes 2004’s Mortal Kombat: Deception, 2005’s Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks and 2006’s Mortal Kombat: Armageddon. It’s for the PS2, as you can plainly see right there. In truth, none of these… Read More

  • Flash: Mortal Kombat 9 will be bloody, violent

    The fine gents over at Kotaku spoke to Ed Boon, the Godfather of the Mortal Kombat series, who says that the next game in the series, Mortal Kombat 9, will be bloodier, more violent, and more Mortal Kombat than ever before. In other words, it’s the Mortal Kombat you fell in love with, all those years ago. Can we all agree that MKII was the bestt? It all sorta fell apart from there… Read More

  • Mortal Kombat versus DC Universe trailer A few months ago, it was percolating around the net that the upcoming Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe would have “little to no blood and no fatalities.” I can’t speak to the lack of fatalities based on the above trailer, but it does appear that there’s a fair amount of bloodletting. via Read More

  • Video: Sub-Zero vs Batman

    What do you guys think? Hit or miss? Check here for more details. Thanks for sending this in, Scott. Read More

  • Mortal Kombat vs. DC has no blood or fatalities, to be renamed Playskool Kombat

    Apparently the latest entry in the venerable Mortal Kombat series will feature “little to no blood” and no fatalities, according to one of the developers. Now, I understand they don’t want you punching Batman so hard he explodes, but in that case why did they put Batman in a Mortal Kombat game? Why not Street Fighter vs. DC? That seems a bit more appropriate. Well, since… Read More

  • What is Midway up to?

    Remember last month I informed you all that a new “Mortal Kombat” title was coming? Well, I think something big is going to be announced on April 17th a 3PM EST. Why? Because Midway has registered noob dot com and I’m led to believe that something MK-ish will come of it. Why else would the dragon be the dot? Read More

  • Midway reveals new Mortal Kombat is on the way

    Capcom is set to release Street Fighter IV soon, but does anyone remember another arcade fighter from the same era? “Get over here!” Ring any bells? Well, Midway has revealed that a new Mortal Kombat title is coming this year! I remember playing on the PC and it was darn fun. I pwnd everyone with Sub-Zero and had many a flawless victory. Details are extremely limited on this one… Read More

  • "Mortal Kombat" teens fatality 7-year-old

    Two Colorado teens have been charged in the murder of a 7-year-old girl. According to a witness, Lamar Roberts, 17, and Heather Trujillo, 16, were reportedly imitating moves from “Mortal Kombat” on the victim. The teens were babysitting the child, Trujillo’s half-sister Zoe, while her mother was at work. Zoe is said to have told the teens to stop before losing consciousness… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: Franchise Favorites

    It’s easy with games to complain that there are few original ideas; everything just seems to be a rehash of the same old titles we’ve been playing for years. But then sometimes an old game re-envisioned for a new platform is more original than anything else out there. And sometimes a retelling of an old classic seems more innovative than everything else we’re seeing. While… Read More

  • How To Pull Off Mortal Kombat Fatalities With the Wii Controller: Funsies

    There’s a veritable dearth of gaming news here today—let’s fix that. Mortal Kombat Armageddon just came out for the Nintendo Wii. The Wii controller (are we no longer allowed to say “Wiimote”?) is used to pull off all the special moves, fatalities included. Midway just published the full list of all the jukes and jives you need to do to lop off your… Read More

  • Game Content Under the Microscope: ESRB Ratings

    This week we’re examining the issues of video game violence and content in a multi-part series of interviews with industry insiders. And this is a tricky subject, because what might offend one individual won’t cause another to even blink. Content that might be fine for one gamer may truly disturb another. This is where the ratings were suppose to clear things up. Today, all major… Read More