- Mortal Kombat
- Mortal Kombat X
- Sub Genre:
- One on One
- Release Date (US):
- April 19th, 2011
- Release Date (UK):
- April 19th, 2011
- Online Players:
- NetherRealm Studios
- Warner Bros. Interactive
- M [Mature]
- PSU Rank:
- 0 of 1167 Games
- PSU Rank on PS3:
- 0 of 0 Games
- Additional Information:
- Also available on Xbox 360.
About Mortal Kombat
After centuries of Mortal Kombat, Emperor Shao Kahn has finally defeated Raiden and his allies. Faced with extinction, Raiden has one last chance to save Earthrealm. To undo the Emperor's victory, he must strike Shao Kahn where he is vulnerable...the Past. Driven by an all new graphics engine, the fan favorite series is back and presented in more gory detail than ever before. Mortal Kombat introduces a number of game-play features including tag team and the deepest story mode of any fighting game. Players can choose from an extensive lineup of the game's iconic warriors and challenge their friends in traditional 1 vs. 1 matches, or take on several new game modes.
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Mortal Kombat is one of the most enjoyable fighters on the market and a perfect throwback to the arcade glory days. With an extensive story mode, challenge tower, and massive online potential, MK is a bloody good time.
- A perfect throwback to the arcade days in both style and gameplay
- Tons of single and multiplayer content
- A proper challenge for hardcore fans
- Super meter and x-ray attacks need adjusting
- The boss battles haven't evolved like the rest of the game
- The unskippable cut scenes
For those of us who grew up when a handful of quarters provided an afternoon of entertainment in the local arcade, Mortal Kombat is likely responsible for our developing arthritis and our oblivious reactions to anything remotely gory. The game caused quite a stir in the media when it was first released in the early 90s for its graphic fatalities and general over-the-top violence. Like many of its contemporaries however, the se...
Mortal Kombat News
The producer behind the forthcoming Mortal Kombat Legacy has seemingly confirmed that a new Mortal Kombat video game is in development. While the title has yet to be officially announced, Lance Sloane indicated the beat-‘em-up would be released to coincide with Legacy. No platforms have bee...
The Australian release date for Mortal Kombat: Komplete Collection has been bumped to May 1. As previously reported on PSU.com, the bloody brawler was originally scheduled to ship Down Under on May 29. However, CVG reports the game will now appear a lot earlier than expected. It’ll set y...
Australia will finally see the long-awaited release of Mortal Kombat on May 29, Warner Bros. has confirmed. The bloody beat-‘em-up was initially refused classification in the region following its launch in 2011, due to its copious bloodshed and violence. However back then Australia&rsqu...
Australia’s new R18+ classification has facilitated the long-awaited release of Mortal Kombat in the region, Warner Bros has confirmed. The bloody beat-‘em-up was released back in 2011 though Aussies gamers missed out as the country’s original ratings system denied the game a re...
Mortal Kombat big cheese Ed Boon has revealed that the next entry in the venerable beat-‘em-up series must bring plenty of new ideas to the table. Speaking with CVG, Boon, co-creator of the series alongside John Tobias, suggested that simply adding new characters to the roster of the next g...
Mortal Kombat head honcho Ed Boon has said that developer NetherRealm is eager have a pop at making ‘different types of games’ beyond the venerable bloody beat-‘em-up franchise. Last year’s eponymous MK reboot was a hit with critics and punters lapped it up, with the game...
NetherRealm Studios, the developer behind this year’s excellent Mortal Kombat reboot, has announced it’s taking a break from the bloody beat-‘em-up franchise. Speaking to GameSpot, Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon said that the studio will instead work on “a different pro...
Warner looks set to give Mortal Kombat the re-release treatment early next year, if a listing by the BBFC is anything to go by. The U.K. ratings body has slapped an 18 certificate on the Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition, though doesn’t go into any further details on the game. However, you can p...
Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon has teased that developer NetherRealm Studios has an “unexpected surprise” in the pipeline. Boon took to Twitter to drop the news, which simply said: "Unexpected surprise from NetherRealm Studios coming.......?" Apparently, whatever the studio...
Mortal Kombat has flogged three million copies globally since its launch in April 2011, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced. According to the publisher, this makes the bloody brawler the highest-selling beat-em-up released this year. Warner’s Martin Tremblay ...
Mortal Kombat Features
Ah, Mortal Kombat’s Scorpion — yellow-clad nutter or misunderstood anti-hero? That is the question. Regardless, our morally ambiguous, spear-shooting warrior of darkness has spawned one of the most iconic catchphrases in gaming history — his throaty “Get over here!” ...
Last week, PSU participated in a conference call with the Mortal Kombat team from NetherRealm Studios. Since then, we've provided you with a deluge of MK news and details, but to celebrate today's release of Mortal Kombat we've decided to post the conversation — excuse me, we mean the 'konv...