Nostalgia is a funny thing. Games we remember as being ground-breaking and awesome in our youth sometimes don't hold up as well when we're older. This also makes the generations who missed the games the first time they were released wonder what the hell we were thinking claiming those titles were as awesome as we said.
It's this cold dose of reality that the Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection provides. While part of me fondly remembers pumping quarters into the cabinet at the pizzeria down the street from my house, the other part of me remembers wanting to tip over that very same machine in anger at the cheapness of it all. Join me on a trip down memory lane, won't you?