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 favorite 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 lineup of the game’s iconic warriors and challenge their friends in traditional 1 vs. 1 matches, or take on several new game modes.
For years, the Mortal Kombat series has captivated fans with its brutal gameplay, memorable cast, and over-the-top gore. A favorite among retro gamers, the fighting franchise has carved a legacy in the genre by distancing itself from its cartoony peers and providing darker undertones and intense violence. For some time, the series was headed in a more contemporary direction, offering 3D fighting gameplay and even mixing in with the DC Universe. Mortal Kombat, the ninth entry in the series, returns to form in an experience that's nostalgic but completely accessible to today's crowd. When the Mortal Kombat series ventured into the 3D fighting realm, a major part of what made the games so fun during their early years was lost. Granted, the games were still good, but they... Read Review