Mortal Kombat

XB360, PS3, PSVITA, PC / Fighting / Release: Apr 19, 2011 / ESRB: M

PlayStation Store offers El Shaddai demo, DLC sales

By Steve Watts, Jun 08, 2011 10:18am PDT

This week's PlayStation Store downloads include demos for El Shaddai and Dungeon Siege 3, game downloads of New Adventure Island and Soldier Blade, and discounts on Assassin's Creed titles, Bad Company 2, and Warhawk.


Mortal Kombat trailer introduces Skarlet

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2011 8:30am PDT

NetherRealm Studios released a new Mortal Kombat trailer today, this time teasing the DLC character Skarlet and showing off a few of her moves.


Mortal Kombat 'Klassic Skins' DLC due June 7

By Steve Watts, May 27, 2011 9:00am PDT

Mortal Kombat is getting a 'Klassic Skins' DLC pack, which includes the original costumes and fatalities offered as pre-order bonuses for several of the ninja-type kombatants, for $5. It's due on June 7.


Mortal Kombat 'Kombat Pass' waived on PS3 for a limited time

By Xav de Matos, May 20, 2011 7:00pm PDT

For the time being, NetherRealm Studios is waiving the required "Kombat Pass" for its new title Mortal Kombat on the PlayStation 3 as a temporary solution to the continuing PSN Store outage.


Mortal Kombat DLC due in 'the next few weeks'

By Steve Watts, May 18, 2011 8:20am PDT

Series creator Ed Boon has revealed that Mortal Kombat's Scarlet DLC will be hitting within the next few weeks, or a month at most. It will also include balance tweaks and "some free stuff."


April NPD: Mortal Kombat beats Portal 2

By Steve Watts, May 13, 2011 8:45am PDT

The NPD Group has released its retail-only April 2011 data, showing the Xbox 360 on top of hardware again, and Mortal Kombat at the top of the software pile.


Mortal Kombat gets secret balancing updates

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 20, 2011 5:30pm PDT

NetherRealm has included new technology in Mortal Kombat that allows it to secretly adjust game balancing without user-end patches.


Boon wanted 360-exclusive Mortal Kombat character

By Steve Watts, Apr 20, 2011 8:45am PDT

Mortal Kombat developer Ed Boon reveals that he wanted an Xbox 360-exclusive character in Mortal Kombat, but plans fell through for undisclosed reasons.


The video game release list of 4/18-4/24

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 16, 2011 11:00am PDT

Portal 2 and Mortal Kombat are next week's big releases, backed up by the HD Prince of Persia Trilogy, SOCOM 4, Cargo! and more.


Mortal Kombat 'King of the Hill' trailer showcases an adorable spectator mode

By Xav de Matos, Apr 14, 2011 3:30pm PDT

A new trailer that outlines the "King of the Hill" mode in the upcoming Mortal Kombat revival, as well as how spectating matches will work online.


Mortal Kombat Legacy web series launches

By Xav de Matos, Apr 12, 2011 10:00am PDT

The first episode of the Mortal Kombat web series is now available and it's worlds better than the first two feature films released in the 90s.


Rumor: Warner initiating 'Online Pass' program for core titles, beginning with Mortal Kombat

By Xav de Matos, Mar 29, 2011 6:02pm PDT

A tipster has shared an email with Shacknews stating that NetherRealm's upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot will include an one-use code to enable online...


Rumored Mortal Kombat roster and DLC characters appear

By Steve Watts, Mar 29, 2011 8:00am PDT

Reports from the weekend seem to have leaked the full Mortal Kombat roster, along with the first two DLC characters to expect from the bloody fighter.


Mortal Kombat media features new screens, a 'TV Spot' and Kratos in action

By Xav de Matos, Mar 24, 2011 3:30pm PDT

Come for the new TV Spot featuring Mortal Kombat's violent return and stay for the footage of Kratos in action...


Mortal Kombat Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 16, 2011 2:30pm PDT

We sign waivers and put our bodies (and blood) on the line to check out the latest additions to Mortal Kombat, from NetherRealm Studios...