Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Injustice 2! Final Fantasy XV’s Noctis in Tekken 7! Fighting games have a history of enhancing their rosters with guest characters from comics, cartoons, movies and unrelated video games. Here are some of our favorites.
Admire the craftsmanship but try not to watch too closely.
Titles like Puyo Puyo Tetris and Street Fighter X Tekken prove that bringing two successful franchises together can yield a match made in heaven. But every now and then two brazenly different intellectual properties form an unholy union that manages to get things right.
Sub-Zero, master of the Lin Kuei, joins the Injustice 2 roster today as the first Mortal Kombat guest character. With the Red Hood showing up last month, the only DLC character from the first “fighter pack” is Starfire. That’s called saving the best for last.
No one makes fighting action figures quite like Storm Collectibles. From real life warriors like Bruce Lee and Muhammad Ali to a pair of video game’s most famous martial artists, Storm’s kung fu is incredibly strong.
Remember that Predator movie that came out of Ghana’s Kumawood scene a few years back? Now there’s a flick based on Mortal Kombat.
At the start of this year, Warner Bros and NetherRealm abandoned the PC version of Mortal Kombat X, a port that wasn’t super hot to begin with. While the console versions would continue to receive updates and DLC, PC players were left with the one thing worse than pulverized ribs or a spine used as a jump rope: a…
EVO 2016 is almost over, fighting game fans, but a lot can happen in the final moments, like a pixel-sliver win or tournament finals for Mortal Kombat X, Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, Guild Gear Xrd: Revelator, Super Smash Bros. Melee and Street Fighter V.
Popular porn destination YouPorn has an eSports team. Team YP, as they’re known, appeared in a burst of promotional confetti, then promptly disappeared for months. Later, however, they returned with new teams focused on new games. Now that, too, is in jeopardy.
Mortal Kombat’s got ninjas of all different colors. Yellow-clad Scorpion is hot like fire and green-skinned Reptile spits acid at fools. Sub-Zero may wield cryokinetic power but he’s not the coolest martial artist in the fighting game series. That title goes to Rain, because he was created as an homage to Prince.
Youtube’s Deathmule squeezes just a little under three hours of brutal murder from Mortal Kombat’s 24 year history, from 1992's arcade debut to the latest update to Mortal Kombat X.
Fighting game enthusiasts have been going over Mortal Kombat X with a fine-toothed comb ever since the game’s first iteration almost a year ago. Tons of secrets and easter eggs have been discovered but fresh ones keep popping up. It’s been one big gory treasure hunt.
Today, Bo Rai Cho isn’t the only drunken master in Earthrealm. Everybody in Mortal Kombat X will be throwing back green beers and feeling a little bit luckier this March 17th.
There I was, wrapping up a match in Mortal Kombat X and trying to remember the inputs for a finishing move so I could pull off a spectacular win. Then, suddenly, my opponent died in a totally egregious way that I wasn’t expecting! This sudden Brutality reminded me that I’ve always loved Mortal Kombat’s bloody…
This week saw the release of Kombat Pack 2 for the console versions of Mortal Kombat X, which adds Leatherface, Bo Rai Cho, Alien and Tri-Borg. The standalone pack costs $20 but you can try the new characters for free for the next few days.
Hate his crotch punch all you want but Mortal Kombat’s douchiest martial artist has a gift for jawing at his opponents. The zingers he throws at Mortal Kombat X’s newest characters are some of the best yet.
My first thought after seeing a person sawed in half from skull to waist should not be “That’s it?” Way to desensitize me to violence, Mortal Kombat X.
One of the new characters coming to Mortal Kombat X is an amalgam of three man-machine characters from the fighting game franchise’s history. But it turns out that there’s another robot ninja lurking inside that chassis. One who makes things a whole lot cooler.