I can't believe I'm writing this: you can now download Nightmare on Elm Street's Freddy Krueger for Mortal Kombat.
The downloadable dream killer is available for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for 400 MS Points or $4.99. If you've previously purchased the "Season Pass" for Xbox 360, he's the final character in that fighter bunch. PS3 gets its own package, as well, with the $14.99 warrior Bundle that features three other characters: Kenshi, Rain, and Skarlet.
Krueger being a fighter in Mortal Kombat is probably the most ridiculous thing I can imagine, and for that very reason, I'm sold on the idea. To those who say he doesn't belong in the Mortal Kombat universe, I say stop for a moment and think about what you're saying. It's a videogame about fictional ninjas and robots and monsters that tear each other apart. It's about fun, always has been, and as far as I'm concerned, just about anything goes.
What other characters would you like to see appear in Mortal Kombat? My vote goes to a Predator.
If this teaser poster uncovered by All Day Gamer is any indication, we could be looking at a Mortal Kombat reveal in the near future. With E3 right around the corner, anything is possible, even a sequel to Gitaroo Man. Well, ...more
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 ...more
Yeah, it's technically called Mortal Kombat without the "9," but it's just easier to call it MK9 for consistency sake. Regardless, the latest Mortal Kombat game has long been anticipated for PC, and now it fina...more
Last month, some evidence was uncovered that NetherRealm's 2011 Mortal Kombat game might be coming to the PC, but as always, grains of salt were passed around. Now there is some strong evidence that the game will be comi...more
Witness another poor decision on my part. Street Fighter IV taught me not to play modern fighting games, or, at the very least, speak my opinion of them in public. Of course, that was before I was able to post to t...more
Not every winner at the most recent MLG tournament were cheaters. StarCraft II, Mortal Kombat, and SoulCalibur V all went on without a hitch during one of the most intense weekends in recent memory. Heck, it was intense ...more
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MLG Summer Championship will be live very soon with competitions for StarCraft II, Mortal Kombat, SoulCalibur V, and Leage of Legends. Here's a quick rundown of the competition times (EDT) for the weekend:...more
Today is a day to be filled with blood and ring outs. MLG's Summer Fighter Arena, containing both Mortal Kombat and SoulCalibur V, has just gone live. Watch it by heading over to the official site. This event is today on...more
This upcoming Friday, August 10th, MLG will be hosting a Summer Fighting Arena featuring both Mortal Kombat and SoulCalibur V. The fun begins at 4:00pm Eastern and goes until midnight. I know people will moan and groan b...more
Mortal Kombat came out on the PlayStation Vita at the beginning of the month. It added new mini games such as "Test Your Slice" and "Test Your Balance". They were presented through the Bonus Challenge Tower, which ended up b...more
I had to look up what Star Wars: Attack Squadrons was again, exactly, despite being the person to cover its announcement here on Destructoid. Ah, right -- the name made it sound cooler than the reality, which is: a free-to-pl...more
Even if you aren't normally one to celebrate Star Wars Day, you can benefit from May 4 with a nice Star Wars franchise weekend deal on Steam marking titles 66 percent off.
Since most of these games are budget-priced to begin ...more
That's a nice extended universe you've got there, Star Wars. It'd be a shame if it were invalidated. Actually, that's exactly what's happening. Lucasfilm announced just that today via the official Star Wars blog, where it wa...more