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Mortal Kombat X: news and videos


I'm not sure NetherRealm's Mortal Kombat XL PC teases are going over so well

For a good while Ed Boon has been teasing the return of Mortal Kombat X on PC, in the newly minted XL form. First he ran a poll to see if people would want to see it on PC again, then, he was not so subtly spelling it out with ana...   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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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

MK XL impressions photo
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

Alien Kombat photo
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

MKX skins photo
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

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

MKX Cyber Sub-Zero photo
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

Mortal Kombat X photo
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

Mortal Kombat X photo
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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Mortal Kombat X
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Surprise! Mortal Kombat X is getting its own Komplete Edition

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 one that already ...   read

MKX online beta photo
MKX online beta
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Sign-ups for Mortal Kombat X's enhanced online beta begin Jan. 19

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 a roll-back sy...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X
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Alien and a drunken fart man killing everything in a new Mortal Kombat X video

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 them. "Theoreti...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

This Mortal Kombat X cosplay is pretty insane

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 SLDixon. In terms...   read

MK X DLC leaked photo
MK X DLC leaked
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Mortal Kombat X season 2 DLC leaked

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), Leatherface from Texas...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat X's next batch of DLC will be revealed during The Game Awards

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 basically want...   read

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Jason terrorizes more Mortal Kombat X players today

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 people, and go ...   read

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WB wins

Broken ass PC versions didn't hurt Batman, Mortal Kombat sales

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 four months la...   read

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Mortal Kombat X
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New Mortal Kombat X patch live on PS4

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 PC and Xbox On...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

It looks like four more characters are coming to Mortal Kombat X

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 promising a reveal ...   read


Mortal Kombat X for PS3 and Xbox 360 has been canceled

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 conclusion that we c...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

Unmasked, these Mortal Kombat X characters are goofy as hell

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 as a kid. Well,...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X
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Mortal Kombat X's Tremor will be available tomorrow

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 fighter, but his var...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X
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Go variationless in Mortal Kombat X with this trick

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 found a way to e...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X
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Ever wonder who trains the Mortal Kombat X kombatants?

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 ma...   read

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ESL MKX Pro League

cR Sonic Fox wins Season 1 of the ELS MKX Pro League and 60k

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 Tanya was an unbeat...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

There are some secret brutalities hidden in the latest Mortal Kombat X patch

Hearkening back to a time when you had to figure out special moves on your own in the glow of your local arcade, the latest Mortal Kombat X patch adds some new moves but it won't hold your hand in explaining them. If you want to pull t...   read

Mortal Kombat DLC photo
Mortal Kombat DLC
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Mortal Kombat X players get free Scorpion skin, Klassic fatality pack

While you will have to pay to have Predator in Mortal Kombat X, miserly Warner Bros. is throwing some nostalgic scraps players' way. You'll be able to download the hinted-at Klassic Fatality Pack 1 for free in celebration of the sexual t-r...   read

Predator in MKX photo
Predator in MKX
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Predator drops cloak and puts up dukes tomorrow in Mortal Kombat X

Predator only hunts in tropical jungles, right? We don't need to be worried about keeping an eye out for his tell-tale shimmer anywhere else? It seems too stressful being constantly on guard against the world's finest hunter lest we become...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X
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Mortal Kombat X's Predator gets a firm release date

Although it was possible to fight the Predator in Mortal Kombat X recently, he'll be making his way officially as a combatant very soon. NetherRealm has announced that his debut will be July 7, at which point he will run you $4.99, or...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

Predator's Mortal Kombat X appearance contains an unlikely movie reference

Just this week, the Predator was unveiled by way of Mortal Kombat X's Tower Mode, where players were able to face him as a CPU opponent. People have been recording nonstop since then, trying out every single possible ability against the new...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X
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Tanya in Mortal Kombat X has my favorite Fatality yet

When Tanya joins the Mortal Kombat X cast tomorrow, I think she'll bring with her my favorite Fatality I've seen so far. It's simple, elegant in a way. You know, as elegant as you can be while creating a person-sized cavity in someone...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

Tanya will make it to Mortal Kombat X in 'early June'

Way before the game released (because that's how WB rolls), we knew the contents of the $30 Mortal Kombat X Kombat Pack. Jason Vorhees has already been released, but Tanya, who made an appearance in the game's story mode, is gearing up...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat X just got two hotfixes, another is on the way

Netherealms is chugging along at 200 miles an hour, bullet train style, with both DLC and hotfixes for all three current versions of Mortal Kombat X. After scrambling to fix the PC edition of the game, they're also moving on to specific cha...   read

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Scummy Warner Bros.

The false advertising of Mortal Kombat's Kombat Pack

Warner Bros. is notorious for its preorder, DLC, and season pass bullshit, and Mortal Kombat X's Kombat Pack is no exception. Nicolas Jones sent us a tip about how he asked WB Games Support why the Kombat Pack didn't include all the DLC for...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat X is nearly as popular as Ultra Street Fighter IV at Combo Breaker

The hyped has worked out for Mortal Kombat X it seems. It's done well both critically and commercially, and the fighting game community has taken a liking to it professionally as well. According to lead organizer Rick Thiher, Mortal Ko...   read

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Mortal Kombat X gets, uh, Brazil costume pack

Ok, look. I did pay $.99 for a PSN avatar once. An Italian-flag-colored LittleBigPlanet sackboy back in whatever World Cup when LittleBigPlanet was still a thing. Probably 2002 or something. Still! Mortal Kombat X's Ed Boon took to Twitter ...   read

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Jason's Mortal Kombat X Fatality is such classic Jason

Through decades of cinema, Jason Voorhees has been painted as a relentless killing machine. This Mortal Kombat X video which shows off the famed slasher's moveset accomplishes the exact same. The likes of Goro and Scorpion might want ...   read

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Huge Mortal Kombat X patch meant to fix PC problems deletes save data

Yesterday, NetherRealm's Ed Boon promised "huge improvements" for the PC version of Mortal Kombat X, which does not work as well as the console version. This came in the form of an extensive 15GB patch, detailed here. Unfortunately, that pa...   read

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MK X PC improvements
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NetherRealm promises 'huge improvements' for the PC port of Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat X on PC has been like an extremely tasty looking bowl of soup that is way too hot to eat. Every time I try and take a sip, I get a mouthful of scalding molten pain (laggy, unplayable matches being the metaphorical equivalent o...   read

Jason Mortal Kombat X photo
Jason Mortal Kombat X
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Jason Voorhees and the Horror Pack are out tomorrow for Mortal Kombat X

The season of DLC is upon Mortal Kombat X, less than a month after its launch. In addition to a ton of day-one DLC, the Jason Voorhees character add-on is out tomorrow for Season Pass owners, with a few confusing pricing options following ...   read

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DLC characters

Jason Voorhees will be playable in Mortal Kombat X on May 5

Instead of slashing teenagers, everyone's favorite camping buddy will now be fighting against the Mortal Kombat X krew. NetherRealm has confirmed that Jason Voorhees will join the fight on May 5, but only for those players who purchase...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X
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Ed Boon hints that Mortal Kombat X's missing story characters will be added later

While the PC version of Mortal Kombat X is still being worked on, modders are discovering playable characters that aren't in the core game outside of CPU-controlled story elements, like Baraka, Rain, and Sindel. When asked if these cha...   read

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PC Port Report: MK X

PC Port Report: Mortal Kombat X

I have never played a game that I've wanted to love so badly that seems so set and determined to antagonize me than the PC port of Mortal Kombat X. In the abstract, Mortal Kombat X is a great game. The single player content is second to non...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

Takeda gains an extra move in this Mortal Kombat X patch

I wasn't a fan of Mortal Kombat X's Takeda, both in terms of his characterization or his playstyle, but he's gaining a new move this week courtesy of the 1.02 update. It's called "Quick Kall," and with allow him to return a dropped blade wi...   read

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Mortal Kombat X's error CE-34878-0 is breaking the game on PS4, here's how to fix it

If you own a digital copy of Mortal Kombat X on PS4, you may have encountered a nasty error that goes by the name of CE-34878-0. In short, it screws with online play, and for the time being you'll have to do a little Texas two-ste...   read

Mortal Kombat X photo
Mortal Kombat X

Are klassik fatalities koming to Mortal Kombat X?

Mortal Kombat X is a game largely about violently ripping people limb from limb. There's so many ways to viciously eviscerate your enemies that the average player will have their blood-lust satiated for weeks. But what if you're not the ave...   read

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Bloodthirsty Wayne Brady
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Wayne Brady will rip out your spine in MK X

Normally a celebrity event like this Mortal Kombat X launch tournament would be the sort of thing that makes my skin crawl. A slimy affair of glad-handing B-list celebrities on the downslope of their careers trying to appear relevant mixed...   read



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