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The formation of the ESRB makes for a cool story

Gaming, as it is today, is fairly open to creative ideas. There are no real limits on the stuff people can make and that is good. No one benefits from media that censors important subjects, even if gaming tends to muck up the subject materi...   read


$10 Mortal Kombat X Premium, 12 Steam games for $4 at Bundle Stars

With recent news that PC gamers will finally get Mortal Kombat X's Kombat Pack 2 on October 4, it's time for a discount on the game itself. Mortal Kombat X Premium Edition just had a price haircut on Steam from $49.99 to $39.99 list price. ...   read


So, Mortal Kombat XL is heading to PC

WB Games has been giving players the run around with PC support as of late, but it looks like there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Mortal Kombat XL has now been confirmed for PC release, or at least Kombat Pack 2 is heading ...   read


Mortal Kombat XL PC beta going on right now

Ed Boon had a lot of Mortal Kombat fans in a frenzy with this morning's tweet of a possible PC launch for Mortal Kombat XL. Now, out of nowhere, an open beta for the game's multiplayer has launched on Steam. To download the beta, just ...   read

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EVO 2016
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It's EVO 2016 weekend! Let's watch some fighting games

Gosh, it's already here. It's EVO 2016 weekend! The celebrated fighting game tournament began earlier today in Las Vegas, and I've been struggling all morning to tear myself away from watching Smash Bros. on the main stream. Let's get righ...   read

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Ed Boon

Ed Boon wants to make a fighting game featuring all horror icons

Speaking to Game Informer, NetherRealm's Ed Boon seems up for a horror fighting game based on all of the recent inclusions over the years of horror icons in Mortal Kombat games. It's an idea he's been visiting "frequently," and "one da...   read

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Injustice: Gods Among Us

Which DC heroes and villains do you want in Injustice 2?

French site is reporting that Mortal Kombat developer NetherRealm is working on a follow-up to DC fighter Injustice: Gods Among Us, likely to be announced at E3. While it kind of strikes an odd timing -- the previous game came o...   read

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MKXL patch

Mortal Kombat XL patch takes a crowbar to the DLC characters

A fresh patch went live for MKXL today and it was a bloodbath. As foretold in my prophetic impressions piece at the beginning of the month, the day of reckoning has come for the DLC characters introduced in Kombat Pack 2. While th...   read

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Mortal Kombat

Would you spend a whole paycheck on a Mortal Kombat statue?

You're going to need quite a bit of expendable income to get in on this statue. Pop Culture Shock has announced a 28-inch Reptile collectible that will only clock in at 350 units. It's also $750. But you know what? Mortal Kombat has su...   read

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Blind Kombat
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Blind Mortal Kombat player demonstrates how important accessibility is

Ross Minor is blind, but that doesn't stop him from kicking ass in Mortal Kombat X as demonstrated. In the video above, Minor walks us through his thought process and how he manages to play without sight by utilizing sound effects. Im...   read


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Input lag comparison
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Interesting look at input lag in fighting games

Frames count. Microsecond delays between the push of a button and when that action is carried out can make or break a fighting game. After all, if you can't trust the game to respond when you need it to, what's the point? It can take a high...   read

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MK XL impressions

Mortal Kombat XL provides a strong reason to come back to the arena

Don't write a hot take about SFV... Don't write a hot take about SFV... Don't write a hot take about SFV... Mortal Kombat XL should make Street Fighter V ashamed of itself. Dammit.   read

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Alien Kombat
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All the cool stuff Alien can do in Mortal Kombat X

When Alien eventually comes to Mortal Kombat X, it won't necessarily be the exact Alien we've come to know and love. It's a species cross-bred with Baraka, meaning that it's different. It's more upright and bipedal, and it has blades on it...   read

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MK XL patch

Mortal Kombat XL patch up on PS4 and Xbox One

The compatibility patch for MKX's XL expansion is live on both PS4 and Xbox One. Even for users who haven't purchased MK XL, the patch has a few goodies. Chief among them is a new stage (or rather a new version of an old stage), The Pit. Fi...   read

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MKX skins

Free medieval skins for MKX players on March 1

I bet the Venn diagram for folks who dig on MKX and also love gruesome medieval stuff is damn near a solid circle. So plenty of people are probably going to be happy that a free pack of medieval themed skins for Kung Jin, Ferra/Torr, and my...   read

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NetherRealm Studios

More Xenomorph info is coming soon for Mortal Kombat X

The Mortal Kombat X Season Pass Season 2 is on the way (not for PC though, haha), and NetherRealm Studios is set to share more info on the Xenomorph in the near future. On February 25 at 5PM ET, to be exact, when the developer wil...   read

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MK secret menus

Secret menus found in arcade versions of Mortal Kombat 1, 2, and 3

The Mortal Kombat series has a rich tradition of Easter eggs and secrets. From actual hidden content like Reptile to urban legends and intentional pranks like “Kano Transformations” in MK2, fans have spent years wringi...   read

MKX Bo' Rai Cho photo
MKX Bo' Rai Cho
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Watch Bo' Rai Cho fart on people in MKX

Ugh, I just don't like Bo' Rai Cho. I've been playing a lot of MKX lately and I'm actually pretty excited for Kombat Pack 2 and the MK XL update. The other characters in the pack look great, reports out of the improved online beta sound ama...   read

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MKX horror

Horror movie characters I want to see in MKX

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 a huge horror g...   read

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EVO 2016

EVO 2016's lineup includes Street Fighter V and Pokken

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 folks down in La...   read

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Fighting game stories

Do you care about the story in fighting games?

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 had since time im...   read

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MKX Cyber Sub-Zero
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Cyber Sub-Zero sneaks into MKX as Triborg's fourth variation

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 seemed a tad too #...   read

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News roundup

The past week in gaming news: Jonathan Blow drowns the world in his piss

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 trend in these ...   read

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Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat X rewards players who waited it out

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 ...   read

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Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat X on PC won't receive new content, support looks to be discontinued

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 designation for PC. As i...   read

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