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Mortal Kombat X controllers from PDP are lopsided, not final

Gaming accessory manufacturer PDP is working on new gamepads designed specifically for Mortal Kombat X, and the company showed off designs for Xbox One and PS4 at GameStop Expo last week. Iron Galaxy Community Manager Alex Jebailey snapped some…
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Mortal Kombat X to revive long-missing ‘ality

If there’s been a murder-shaped hole in your heart since the heady days of Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, your bloodlust may soon be sated. Series co-creator Ed Boon revealed at Gamescom this week that a lost Fatality type from earlier Mortal Kombat games…
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This is what makes the snapping bone sound in Mortal Kombat X

That juicy explosion of a crushed skull in Mortal Kombat X is actually the sound of a watermelon splattering on a layer of plastic in NetherRealm’s foley studio. The remaining bone snaps, cranium hits and squishy organ sounds are mostly made with…
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‘Ello, baby: Kano confirmed to be in upcoming fighter Mortal Kombat X

NetherRealm Studios has recently revealed a new gameplay trailer for Mortal Kombat X, featuring series favorite Kano. The trailer showcases his various play styles, which include “Cutthroat,” “Cybernetic,” and “Commando.” Take a look as Kano battles the new character, D’Vorah, with narration by creative director Ed Boon (those wings and bugs really creep me out).

That X-ray move would realistically leave D’Vorah dead on the floor, but screw realism; this is MORTAL KOMBAT! Mortal Kombat X is due out in 2015 for the Xbox One, 360, PS3, PS4, and PC. More info on the title can be found right here.


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Kano Returns In New Mortal Kombat X Trailer

A leaked video earlier today let the cat out of the bag regarding Kano’s moves, but Warner Bros. let us know that the video was not the final version. Warner Bros has now provided the final and complete HD version of that video, which helps to show off Kano’s brutal combat options.

In the video, we learn about Kano’s return to the upcoming Mortal Kombat X, and his three distinct combat variations: cutthroat, cybernetic, and commando. In a fight against new combatant D’vorah, each of the three variations offers new moves for the player. Cutthroat focuses on knife attacks and powerful slashing and throwing attacks. The Cybernetic variation focuses on long range and defense, with eye beam and grenade assaults taking center stage. The Commando build focuses on grappling skills and counters. 

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For more on the characters of Mortal Kombat X, check out a similar trailer for Raiden released earlier this month. 

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Mortal Kombat X will feature at least one ‘guest’ character

Teasing NetherRealm’s DLC plans for Mortal Kombat X, series co-creator Ed Boon revealed that the upcoming fighter will likely feature at least one “guest” character from an outside franchise.

“I think there’s a novelty to having a downloaded guest…
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Wassapugeddaw! Raiden revealed for Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat series creator Ed Boon had a special treat for fans at this year’s EVO event; the return of Raiden in Mortal Kombat X. According to an interview between Boon and IGN, the infamous thunder god will be screaming gibberish at his opponents…
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Raiden Confirmed For Mortal Kombat X [Trailer Added]

Revealed during EVO 2014 following the Injustice: Gods Among Us championships, Raiden will be making an appearance in Mortal Kombat X.

IGN spoke with Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon about Raiden's return, revealing that he will have three different variations: Displacer, Storm Lord, and the tentatively titled Thunder God Raiden. Displacer leverages his teleportation ability. Storm Lord allows him to throw out lightning bombs that will create a tether of electricity between them. Finally, Thunder God Raiden focuses on delivering big damage attacks.

You can check out the trailer below, which was recorded directly from the EVO 2014 Twitch stream, so apologies for some of the strange audio.

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[Via: IGN, Kotaku]

 

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It's hardly a surprise to see Raiden make a return for Mortal Kombat X, but it's nice to see him confirmed.

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Warner Bros. Interactive announces next bloody brawler, Mortal Kombat X

Warner Bros. Interactive has announced NetherRealm Studios’ next Mortal Kombat title, Mortal Kombat X. Mortal Kombat X is scheduled to release in 2015 for the PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, and PS4. The game will have its first public unveiling at Los Angeles’ E3 2014 in a few days.

Scorpion is ready to cut some fools down

Martin Tremblay, President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, shared these words about the upcoming fighter:

“Mortal Kombat is our acclaimed, world-renowned franchise and we are now advancing the fighting genre with Mortal Kombat X. NetherRealm Studios is best in class at delivering games fans love and they are taking their iconic brand to the next level with Mortal Kombat X.”

Ed Boon, Creative Director at NetherRealm Studios and whose name has been synonymous with Mortal Kombat since its inception, proclaimed:

“Mortal Kombat has always been about over-the-top, visceral fighting and with Mortal Kombat X we wanted to utilise the power of new-gen consoles to give players our most intense game yet. The team has worked hard to make sure Mortal Kombat X delivers everything fans expect along with new characters, new game modes and an all new graphics engine.”

Mortal Kombat X is already touting a new fully-connected experience that launches gamers into a persistent online contest where every fight matters in a global battle for bragging rights. For the first time in Mortal Kombat’s history, players will be able to choose between multiple variations of each kombatant that impacts their fighting style and strategy. New kharacters will join returning favorites like Scorpion and Sub-Zero in the battle between good, evil, and decent attire for the female fighters.

Check out a (quite brutal) trailer below, featuring an original track by Rostrum/Atlantic recording artist Wiz Khalifa titled “Can’t Be Stopped.”


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‘Mortal Kombat X’ listed by Amazon UK

Amazon’s UK storefront has posted listings of a “Mortal Kombat X” for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC platforms. The listings are void of description and imagery, but list Warner Bros. Interactive as publisher, and estimate a release date of…
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