If they're gonna do it, do it right
When NetherRealm announced it was going to put Freddy Krueger in Mortal Kombat, I thought it was a cheap cash in. And, as much as I hate to admit it, I also thought it was the coolest thing ever. I don't consider myself ...
In the middle of a Twitch stream for Redbull's eSports channel, the Evolution Championship Series (call it EVO if you want to make friends) co-founder Joey Cuellar announced the lineup for this year's event.
Here's what the f...
Talk, talk, punch, punch
As Steven reported yesterday, Yoshinori Ono and the team at Capcom are taking the story mode of Street Fighter V seriously. Sure, they'll have the usual arcade mode intro/wrap-up for every character like Street Fighter has ha...
Triborg looking cool
I never understood the popularity of Mortal Kombat's cyber-ninjas. I mean, you'd think if anyone could appreciate a pack of robots in a fighting game it would be me, but Cyrax, Sektor and the rest of the metal gang always see...
Also included: Kirby's penis
Another week, another wave of gaming news that’s almost impossible to keep up with!
Last week we had dog poo, this week we have Jonathan Blow’s wee. I kind of hope that bodily waste doesn’t become a running ...
Get both Kombat Packs for cheap-ish
It's been a few months now since the second Kombat Pack for Mortal Kombat X was revealed, and while we've known which characters will appear in the DLC pack since last month, today Warner Bros. finally told us how much we'll have to pay to get our hands on them.
[Mortal Kombat voice] Get outta here
It seems as if Warner Bros. and NetherRealm have executed a Fatality on the PC version of Mortal Kombat X. Eagle-eyed Internet sleuths have noticed that trailers for the upcoming add-on characters haven't included a designati...
In a totally "unexpected" turn of events, Mortal Kombat X is getting a GOTY edition of sorts. It's called Mortal Kombat XL, and it's packaged with the core game, as well as both Kombat Packs -- that includes the first on...
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[The horizon is bright for fighting games, so I thought I'd have Virtua Kazama take the stage and talk about some of the biggest fighting games coming to 2016 for a new year of salt. But a quickie note, Kazama had a lapse in ...
I'll still blame the lag
NetherRealm is taking another stab at Mortal Kombat X's online performance. After listening to player feedback, the team is changing the way the game works online, switching from a “dynamic input latency model” to...
Both silent and deadly
Few video game trailers are as effective and efficient as the Mortal Kombat X new character videos. They show the fighters, one at a time, destroying the opposition as you could theoretically do if you were controlling ...
My picks bring all the boys to the yard
Hello everybody! Your (not so) favorite, foul-mouthed, perverted, shit-posting Community Manager here. 2015 was a helluva year for games. All bullshit aside, we are starting to see some truly amazing games come out. When I wa...
I mean, you've seen the rest
It's like the middle of January and you've read about five thousand GOTY lists at this point, so let's get to brass tacks. There were some great games released last year, but which ones were the best?
I have no idea.
I don't do cosplay updates often, but when I do, it's because I'm pretty jazzed about the amount of effort that went into it. That's the case for this Kotal Khan (Mortal Kombat X) cosplay by Yeliz, with photography done by SL...
Alien vs Predator, Leatherface, Jason...
Whoops, somebody goofed and released the trailer for Mortal Kombat X's second season of DLC a little bit early. The four-pack will include the Xenomorph from Aliens (so you can finally have that Predator dream match), Leather...
DLC Gremlins: The New Batch
The Game Awards will air on December 3, and with it, a few reveals from some major studios. One such reveal involves WB's Mortal Kombat X, which already has new confirmed DLC, as told by a tweet from Ed Boon.
I mean, everyone...
Remember, remember July 15-17
Surprise, surprise, fighting game tournament EVO is coming back next year. Here's how EVO 2015 wrapped up. It was fun times, even for a casual. A new Street Fighter V character got announced, a guy got up in euphoric victory before his match was over and lost, and they even played Catherine, the surest way into my heart.
EVO returns to Las Vegas with EVO 2016 July 15-17.
Some of them will be teens
Like a mall Santa without any other prospects, Jason Voorhees lives for one time of year. (Or maybe he's dead? I don't know.) Regardless, Halloween is kind of Jason's bread and butter because then he can show up, scare some ...
Arkham Knight, MKX do 5 million
Both Mortal Kombat and Batman: Arkham Knight launched with busted, largely inoperable PC versions. In the case of Batman, it was so extreme that the game was delisted for sale on Steam and is still being patched and worked on...
PC and Xbox One roll out date still TBC
A new Mortal Kombat X patch is now live on PlayStation 4.
A tweet from director Ed Boon, which linked to a patch information page on the WB site, didn't offer any further information on when the update would be rolling out on...
Mortal Kombat X might be canceled on PS3 and Xbox 360, but that isn't stopping NetherRealm from developing more DLC!
Ed Boon sent out a tweet yesterday indicating that there will be four more characters coming, ominously prom...
All that DLC you'll miss out on
Warner Bros. has finally officially canceled Mortal Kombat X for PS3 and Xbox 360 after delays and months of silence.
"After months of development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has come to the regrettable concl...
Part of the magic of old school Mortal Kombat characters was hidden behind the mask. Although the maskless Sub-Zero rendition was one of my all-time favorites, I distinctly remember him being "uncool" after the mask came off ...
We're half way through 2015 already
We’re now half-way through 2015. As time marches ever onward, quicker and quicker towards the screaming oblivion that is our graves, we shall hear that bell will soon ring and we will be taken into the void by the reape...
Watch his gameplay trailer now
If you sprang for the expensive Kombat Pack Season Pass, you'll be able to pick up Tremor in Mortal Kombat X tomorrow. If not, he'll be available to the public piecemeal on July 28. As expected he's an earth-based fight...
Street Fighter, Marvel, Melee, and more
The final day of Evolution 2015 has concluded, and we are left with a slew of new champions.
There were upsets and heart-breakers, but most importantly hundreds of hours of the highest-level fighting games. Games featured today were Ultra Street Fighter IV, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Mortal Kombat X, and Guilty Gear: Xrd -SIGN-.
Assuming it's funded on Kickstarter
"The one consistent theme throughout all of them was that they loved to party."
With that, I'm down to watch Insert Coin, a documentary about Midway (Smash TV, NBA Jam, Robotron 2084) during its prime. Producer Josh Tsui, the...
It's pretty easy
One of the coolest parts of Mortal Kombat X is how each character has three variations, which drastically change up how they react and adds movesets to your core abilities. However, community member NightmareSteam has f...
Mortal Kombat's official community landing page has unveiled a new video series, which aims to explain how the fighters get so fit. This is probably one of the dumbest things I've seen all year, but it has a "so bad it's good" vibe that made me chuckle a few times.
Today marked the end of Season 1 of the ESL MKX Pro League with cR Sonic Fox taking the belt and a massive $60k grand prize purse after a dominant performance as Kitana in the finals. After hearing so much about how Tany...