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10:30 AM on 05.12.2014

The Mortal Kombat reboot will be safe from GameSpy's clutches

On May 31st, life as we know it (on the GameSpy network) will cease to exist. It will shut down a number of games, one of which was apparently Mortal Kombat, which ran on GameSpy's infrastructure. But Kombat lead Ed Boon has ...

Chris Carter

11:15 AM on 05.05.2014

Ed Boon shuts down possibility of Mortal Kombat Wii U Virtual Console releases

Were you holding out for a Mortal Kombat Wii U Virtual Console release? I hope not, because series creator Ed Boon recently took to Twitter to set the record straight. According to a response to a fan, Boon notes that there's...

Chris Carter

6:00 PM on 05.02.2014

Plenty of great games for $5 during the PlayStation Store Flash Sale

Looking for a new game to play well into the weekend while I hit up Chicago for the Queens of the Stone Age show? You are? Boy, do I have a sale for you! Hit up the PlayStation Store this weekend early for some sweet deals, i...

Brittany Vincent

8:00 PM on 02.21.2014

Kiefer Sutherland says he worked on new Mortal Kombat

This is one of those stories that you come into with a confused look on your face and leave a moment later with that exact same puzzled expression. Speaking to IGN about voicing Snake in Metal Gear Solid V -- a role he's been...

Jordan Devore

8:00 AM on 10.31.2013

Ed Boon teases Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks HD

Once upon a time, Midway Games made a Mortal Kombat themed beat 'em up called Shaolin Monks. It starred Liu Kang and Kung Lao in an epic quest to defeat Shang Tsung, featuring full co-op, RPG elements, and a story. Surprising...

Chris Carter

8:00 PM on 09.26.2013

Mortal Kombat: Legacy II is here at last

Machinima's live-action Mortal Kombat series has returned with season 2. Unlike with the first season, all ten episodes are live right now. That's pretty sweet, especially as I couldn't just stop with one episode here. The p...

Hamza CTZ Aziz





9:30 AM on 09.13.2013

Mortal Kombat: Legacy trailer teases Season 2

Remember Mortal Kombat: Legacy? That Machinima series that was pretty polarizing. Well guess what -- it's baaaaaack! Instead of taking place in the past and explaining the combatant's motivations, season 2 will instead focus...

Chris Carter

10:00 PM on 07.29.2013

A new Mortal Kombat is in development, apparently

Nothing against Injustice: Gods Among Us, but it sure would be nice to see NetherRealm Studios back on another Mortal Kombat game before long. Mortal Kombat Legacy producer Lance Sloane had this to say about the upcoming...

Jordan Devore

7:30 AM on 07.16.2013

Select Xbox 360 fighting games are on sale, post-EVO

Post-EVO depression is starting to set in, but fear not! If you want to get some practice in starting this week, you'll find a ton of Xbox Live related fighting game sales. Specifically, Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Editio...

Chris Carter



EVO 2013: Results, highlights, and all the hype photo
EVO 2013: Results, highlights, and all the hype
by Wesley Ruscher

Another year, another Evolution Championship Series under wraps. This year's premiere fighting game tournament was by far the biggest to date boasting over 3,000 participants from over 30 countries, stretching across nine of the most elite games in the genre. 

Three days of non-stop action, that began with some of the most intense semi-final matches to grace the first day of the tournament ever. There were multiple bouts, especially in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 that could have easily been grand final championship fights. It was definitely a rollercoaster ride of emotion from start to finish. 

Day three culminated in another justifiably crazy day full of upsets and memorable moments. The amount of heart on display was inspiring. Reigning champs were dethroned and new kings of the stick were crowned. 

Here are the winners and most hype moments of EVO 2013.

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7:30 PM on 06.28.2013

Who would win: Shao Kahn or M. Bison?

We're never going to get that Mortal Kombat / Street Fighter crossover, so what are we to do? Harness our "Imagination," that's what! ScrewAttack's DEATH BATTLE! pits the big bosses of the MK and SF universes against one ano...

Tony Ponce

10:30 AM on 06.03.2013

Scorpion confirmed for Injustice: Gods Among Us

First Lobo, then Batgirl, now...Mortal Kombat's Scorpion? Yep, it looks like that Lobo/Batgirl/Zod/Scorpion leak is pretty much spot-on, as Scorpion is now officially confirmed through the above video from NetherRealm Studio...

Chris Carter

10:00 PM on 05.23.2013

Two whole screenshots of Mortal Kombat on PC

It exists. Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for PC exists. To accompany the recent confirmation that this port is in production at High Voltage Software, Warner Bros. sent out two screenshots. A couple more wouldn't have hurt, ...

Jordan Devore

11:00 AM on 05.22.2013

Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition uppercuts PC this summer

[Update: Digital release confirmed to be Steam-exclusive.] Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition will be available for PC this summer, with a digital release on July 3 followed by a retail release on August 6, Warner Bros. Interacti...

Keith Swiader



Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us photo
Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us
by Allistair Pinsof

When DC Comics’ most popular heroes and villains appeared in 2008’s Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, Aquaman was nowhere to be found. Thought of as a laughing stock with a shaky history in videogames -- the less said about Battle for Atlantis, the better -- Aquaman was tossed aside. Now, Aquaman is a total badass. Injustice shows a lot has changed in the world of DC since 2008. It also shows there is a lot that can still be changed in fighting games.

For a game weighted down by genre conventions that are further imposed by fictional characters that have been around longer than most of our lifetimes, Injustice is full of the type of grand ideas we stopped seeing in fighting games since the late '90s. Whether it becomes embraced by EVO players or not, it's a nice shot in the arm for a genre that often feels niche to a fault.

Injustice is not replacing Mortal Kombat. It's building something new.

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7:00 PM on 04.02.2013

The cosplayers of Wondercon 2013

Anaheim Wondercon may already be over, but we've got some awesome cosplay pictures from this past weekend's event! Check out some of the truly epic match-ups we happened upon, including Ryu vs. Sub-Zero, Batman vs. a Giant Mech, and Legend of the Hidden Temple's Orange Iguanas taking on their deadly rivals: the Blue Barracudas. 

Vito Gesualdi