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  • Blog Post: Expert Editor Imagines Super Smash Bros. With Mortal Kombat's Violence

    A YouTuber going by the name Sterling recently put together an impressive (and slightly disturbing) mash-up of Super Smash Bros. and Mortal Kombat X. You can check out the video below which showcases Ganondorf kicking noses in, Little Mac punching apart rib cages, jaws, and backbones, and Captain Falcon... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Have You Played Any Last-Gen Ports Of New-Gen Games?

    Despite being well over a year into the lifespan of current-gen consoles, many ports are still releasing for the previous generation. Are you playing them? If you haven't purchased a new-gen console yet, are you waiting to play the better versions of these games? Or are the qualms of the last-gen... More
  • Blog Post: Mortal Kombat 4's Tanya Comes To Mortal Kombat X Next Week

    Tanya, who made her debut in Mortal Kombat 4, is making her way to Mortal Kombat X next week. Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon tweeted her release date . Kombat Pack owners can grab her on June 2 and she will be available widely on June 9. We were impressed with Mortal Kombat X, even without the addition... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft, GTA, And Five Nights At Freddy's Continue To Dominate Viewership Numbers On YouTube

    Just as they did the month before , Minecraft, Grand Theft Auto, and Five Nights at Freddy's were the most viewed video game franchises on YouTube in April 2015. While the top five was rounded out by familiar franchises Call of Duty and League of Legends, some new entrants made their way into the... More
  • Blog Post: Mezco Toyz Announces Sub-Zero Ice Clone Figure For Pre-Order May 12

    Mezco Toyz has announced its Summer Exclusive Sub-Zero Ice Clone from Mortal Kombat X, which will be available to pre-order on May 12. The translucent blue figure, which is 6 inches in height and features 23 points of articulation, depicts one of Sub-Zero's most dastardly moves from Mortal Kombat... More
  • Blog Post: Dudes In Hoodies Duke In Out In Real Life Mortal Kombat

    Sure, you've seen real-life versions of fighting games a hundred times, but do they every really get old? This real life Mortal Kombat video is pretty fun, even if it commits the classic Hollywood faux pas of having people play a modern game using a classic video game system. Check out this modern... More
  • Blog Post: Exclusive: Preview Of Sub-Zero’s Origin Story In Mortal Kombat X Comic

    The Mortal Kombat franchise has a surprising amount of story for a fighting game. The background of events to the Mortal Kombat X game is detailed in a recent DC Comic based on the game. Chapter 16 details the secret origin of Sub Zero. In Shawn Kittelsen's Mortal Kombat X, readers will find out... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Is Your Favorite Mortal Kombat Fatality?

    One of Mortal Kombat's iconic touchstones has been it's end of match Fatality system, where players get to dismember their opponents in some gruesome, if not hilarious, fashion. There have been a lot of Fatalities over the years, up to and including the new Mortal Kombat X ( read our review ... More
  • Blog Post: Mortal Kombat Movie Trailer Hilariously Remade In Someone's Yard

    The original Mortal Kombat film from 1995 was one of the first video game based movies, and while it definitely looks hokey these days, at the time it was one of the best video game-based movies to hit theaters. Sadly, it still is. It looks like movie focused YouTube channel CineFix took a weekend and... More
  • Blog Post: A New Sub-Zero Statue Can Be Yours For $700

    Pop Culture Shock Toys has opened up the pre-order page for its upcoming 1:3 scale Sub-Zero statue (although you can't pre-order until April 6). Standing in at 28" inches in height and weighing 25 pounds, this impressive sculpt is equipped with an LED ice ball and a removable bloody spine. Pop... More
  • Blog Post: Fans Insert The Correct Song Into Mortal Kombat X's TV Spot

    Currently, the soundtrack for the Mortal Kombat X TV spot doesn't feel quite right. Thankfully, fans have come to the rescue. You can check out the original below featuring the familiar song Chop Suey! from System of a Down, which gets the job done, but not much else. Here, you will find arguably... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Do You Think Of The Mortal Kombat Guest Characters?

    NetherRealm has always delighted fans with its brutal take on fighting games. Recently, the studio has been able to access some of film’s most violent villains, putting a Mortal Kombat spin on classic movie monsters. Freddy Krueger’s appearance in Mortal Kombat 9 tested the waters, and the... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Guest Characters Would You Like To See In Mortal Kombat X?

    There's a pretty good chance we'll see guest characters in Mortal Kombat X. Who would you like to see? Next week we will learn about another member of the Mortal Kombat X roster . It's unlikley a guest character will be revealed, but that doesn't mean we can't talk about who we would... More
  • Blog Post: Mortal Kombat X Character Reveal Coming Next Week

    Series creator Ed Boon is teasing a Mortal Kombat X character reveal for next week. Boon, who loves to tease news and reveals on Twitter, tweeted out the image you see above promising we will learn who's next in Mortal Kombat X's roster on its Twtich channel, twitch.tv/netherrealm next week.... More
  • Blog Post: Meet The Doctor That Takes Care Of Mortal Kombat Combatants

    The contestants of Mortal Kombat kick the crap out of each other…repeatedly. Actually, they eviscerate each other…repeatedly. Who do you think nurses them back to heath? The gang at The Warp Zone put together this silly video of what a day in the life at the Mortal Kombat hospital must... More
  • Blog Post: A Kandid Discussion On Mortal Kombat X

    Bryan Vore and I had the opportunity to play Mortal Kombat X against each other today, and it lived up to our expectations. With six characters and three stages available, NetherRealm’s fans have reason to be excited for the 2015 release. Bryan: Right out of the gate I had to try out the new character... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] The Mortal Kombat X Posters Are Real, Ed Boon Updates Twitter Profile Pic

    Update: Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has updated his twitter avatar to match the recently leaked Mortal Kombat logo. Ahhh.... that fits better! — Ed Boon (@noobde) May 28, 2014 The new logo differs only slightly, with a small adjustment to the dragon's eye. Boon's header image also matches... More
  • Blog Post: Mortal Kombat Creator Ed Boon's Strange Countdown Continues

    Earlier today, Ed Boon tweeted out another mysterious image that appears to be part of his continuing countdown. Hmmm... I wonder what the X stands for ? pic.twitter.com/qDq5LvK4vs — Ed Boon (@noobde) May 18, 2014 Based on Boon's previous countdown tweets , today's tweet should be about... More
  • Blog Post: Mortal Kombat 9 Escapes GameSpy Fatality

    With GameSpy Technologies (owned by Glu) going offline later this month , a number of games with large player bases have been affected. Some of those titles will be going offline forever . Some will carry on . The latest Mortal Kombat game is one of the survivors. NetherRealm founder and creative director... More
  • Blog Post: The Further Adventures Of Ed Boon’s Mystery Countdown

    Earlier in the week, we reported on Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon’s cryptic countdown to June 2 . Today is day 24 on the road to June 2 (when the countdown expires), and Boon is being pretty cagey about some news from earlier in the year. After coyly pointing out that a tweet of his was favorited... More
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