Mortal Kombat News


Shack's Arcade Corner: Mortal Kombat 2

By Greg Burke, Aug 09, 2017 5:20pm PDT

Greg Burke is back, and he will spare the fatality for friendship if you watch this video about Mortal Kombat II.


"Awesome! Easily my favorite fighter, Mortal Kombat II is flawless."

- valcan_s see all 13 comments

How to Unlock Everything in the Mortal Kombat X Krypt: Find every Costume, Fatality and Brutality

By Shack Staff, Apr 16, 2015 8:00am PDT

A complete guide to help you locate every inventory item, and unlock every hidden secret within Mortal Kombat X's Krypt.


Final Score: Mortal Kombat X

By Josh Hawkins, Apr 15, 2015 10:15am PDT

Is Mortal Kombat X really the greatest Mortal Kombat yet? We scour the internet for all the best reviews to help you make your decision in today's Final Skore.


Small changes that saved classic games

By Steve Watts, Sep 04, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Video games go through multiple iterations, and we never hear about most of them. When we do hear about them, though, they are absolutely bonkers.


"I think the first thing I heard about it was something about playing a cult de-programmer. "

- steauengeglase see all 4 comments

Shack Snack: May 29, 2014

By Steven Wong, May 29, 2014 6:00pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.


"the part where you say to check out the supergiant games interview should have a link in the ..."

- harold.johnson see all 3 comments

What do we want from a new Mortal Kombat?

By Robert Workman, May 29, 2014 3:00pm PDT

The new Mortal Kombat could be a huge step in the series...so we've got some ideas for it.


"Also, fix online play. It was completely broken whenever I'd try and play on PSN, even shortly ..."

- shred. see all 13 comments

Mortal Kombat Rain DLC coming July 19

By Steve Watts, Jul 12, 2011 11:30am PDT

NetherRealm Studios has released a trailer for its upcoming Mortal Kombat DLC character, Rain. Check out the video to see him killing other kombatants with water.


"Damn, I wish I could play like that. Looks cool though, I may end up having to pick up this ..."

- josexnc see all 7 comments

Mortal Kombat 'Kenshi' due July 5

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2011 10:00am PDT

NetherRealm Studios announced that the next Mortal Kombat DLC character, Kenshi, will come on July 5 for Xbox 360, and July 6 for PlayStation 3. The announcement was paired with a trailer that shows Kenshi in action.


"i was never able to logon not even once to this game's online element if i sign in to psn and ..."

- doomed see all 6 comments

Mortal Kombat DLC 'Season Pass' coming to 360

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2011 9:45am PDT

Warner Bros. and Nether Realms have announced a Mortal Kombat "Season Pass" exclusive to the Xbox 360, which will grant you all four DLC characters for $15, rather than the $20 if bought individually.


"i love how so many of you ps3 lovers talk trash about 360. I have both systems because I am a ..."

- Dark Drakonis see all 24 comments

Mortal Kombat 'Skarlet' DLC due June 21

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Mortal Kombat will be getting its Skarlet DLC on June 21 for $5, followed sometime this summer by Kenshi, Rain, and an undisclosed fourth kombatant.


"im not sure what you are asking, but i'm pretty sure the answer is NO."

- purekillforce see all 19 comments

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.


"Nice... but I can play street fighter 4 in front of my kids. I can't play this game in front of ..."

- Sxio see all 21 comments

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.


"Nope. I see an outline of the character but they're all white with text on them that says ..."

- rarshow see all 44 comments

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.


"still dumb. the ability to play the game online was purchased when the game was purchased new. ..."

- rtrson see all 15 comments

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."


"The past month has been nothing short of a total geek fest for me. Mortal Kombat captures my ..."

- tyler900 see all 10 comments

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.


"I agree. But when has "only fix things that are a problem" ever kept someone from NOT overdoing it?"

- HisDivineOrder see all 43 comments