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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

4:30 PM on 03.18.2013

Retailer listing points to Mortal Kombat 9 for PC

A now-removed listing for "Mortal Kombat Game of the Year UK (PC DVD)" was spotted on Amazon (via NeoGAF) and while it could have been a simple mistake, I want to believe. I have to believe! It's worth pointing out that Eurog...

Jordan Devore

7:00 AM on 03.04.2013

Xbox Live sale day 7 is all about the fighters

Major Nelson and his crazy price-slashing antics continue as we roll into day seven of the surprisingly good Games on Demand sale. This time 'round, the focus is squarely on the fighters.  Some of the genre's biggest nam...

Brett Makedonski

2:15 PM on 02.28.2013

Mortal Kombat is the best game movie ever made, fools!

Over on The Escapist, where my weekly Jimquisition episodes are hosted, I also have another show that many of you likely don't know about. It's called Movie Defense Force, a film review show where I take movies that have bee...

Jim Sterling



The perfect Mortal Kombat movie cast, CONFIRMED photo
The perfect Mortal Kombat movie cast, CONFIRMED
by Jim Sterling

Mortal Kombat has another live-action movie in the works, and it's probably not going to be very good. That doesn't mean it has to be awful, though. The right blend of actors can turn any film, no matter how cynical, into a classic worthy of the Oscars. Yes, even a videogame movie!

As a budding Hollywood producer, I have slaved over hot data and juicy demographics with my crack team to scientifically distill a perfect Mortal Kombat movie cast -- the actors and actresses qualified above all else to bring this classic fighting game franchise to life. Including our conceptual mockups, we hope to present this to George Lucas himself, so he may give us his almighty blessing. 

Behold, the perfect Mortal Kombat movie cast!

[Original Wallpaper source for our opening Willem Dafoe mock!]

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2:15 PM on 02.18.2013

Mortal Kombat: Legacy season 2 features a Hollywood actor

Season one of the live-action Mortal Kombat: Legacy series focused on various character's back stories, and was pretty boring for the most part. With season two, the team behind the project are diving right into the Mortal K...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:00 AM on 01.18.2013

This Shao Khan figure wants to rule your toy shelf

Pop Culture Shock's latest figure is Shao Khan of the Mortal Kombat universe. The 1/4-scale figure features an extra head so you can see his ugly face, and comes with one weapon depending on which figure you want to blow way ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz