Whether it’s content in the game or simply the practice of business around it, sometimes games end up with hefty notoriety surrounding them as both the gaming community and/or society in general call foul on the matter.
It was on this day in 1992 that Mortal Kombat was released, not only bringing a new style of brutal fighting action to arcades, but also helping to create the perfect storm that would lead to the establishment of the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).
Each of these former bad guys has a distinct place in gaming history, let alone a memorable part in their own contained universe. These are the best bad guys turned good.
A new fan film has a group of friends pulling off their own Mortal Kombat-style Fatalities, and it's all extremely gory, which we totally love.
After revamping the horror movie scene with the likes of Saw and The Conjuring, Furious 7 director James Wan is signing on to produce a new Mortal Kombat film.
The Insert Coin documentary showcases how Midway made some of our favorite games of the '90s, including Narc, Smash TV, NBA Jam and Mortal Kombat, but it needs your help on Kickstarter to be finished.
While Mortal Kombat X has plenty of new and exciting ways to eviscerate opponents, NetherRealm Studios is possibly gearing up to bring the classic Fatalities back as DLC.
Of the over 64 characters in Mortal Kombat, they can’t all be zingers, right? Yep, in fact, there are quite a few characters in the series that are decidedly not winning any awards for design.
One way or the other, these characters set themselves apart for the foray of fierce fighters and make themselves known to us as some of the best NetherRealm Studios has to offer. These are our 10 Best Mortal Kombat Characters.
If it wasn't for a deal with a major action star falling through, NetherRealm may never have gotten toasty, and Mortal Kombat would never have been created.