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Shack Reels: Jason Voorhees and the Mortal Kombat X Horror Pack skins

By Shack Staff, May 06, 2015 12:30pm PDT

The first piece of Season Pass content for Mortal Kombat X hit yesterday. Today, Shacknews is taking a closer look at Jason and the new skins for Reptile, Ermac, and Mileena.


10 Movie Characters That Should Appear in Mortal Kombat X

By Steven Wong, May 05, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Jason Voorhees his big debut on Mortal Kombat X today, but why should he have all the slaughtering fun? Here are ten characters that deserve to fight in Mortal Kombat X, or better yet, appear in a full movie-themed fighting game.


"Ok,didn't know about this and where in the hell can I play it!"

- Th3rdSun see all 30 comments

Mortal Kombat X PC patch addresses online stability and crashes [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, May 05, 2015 10:39am PDT

With today's Kombat Pack arriving, Warner Bros. and NetherRealm are hoping to alleviate some nagging issues on Mortal Kombat X's PC version with a new patch.


"That's good at least. My prediction is that they blame bad sales on piracy and possible 'a ..."

- fire00f1y see all 10 comments

Watch Jason Voorhees kill again in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

By Daniel Perez, May 04, 2015 6:47am PDT

Jason Voorhees will soon be available as a playable character in Mortal Kombat X, and today, we catch a glimpse of what he's capable of thanks to a new gameplay trailer.


"Really? I did the game and the season pass, and it was $78 with Gamers Club. How much is it for PC?"

- Head Rush see all 9 comments

Why Can't We Be Friends? Looking Back at Mortal Kombat's Friendships

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 29, 2015 11:00am PDT

Fatalities have come a long way, as indicated by the recent Mortal Kombat X. But sometimes, one longs for the old days of Mortal Kombat II and 3's Friendships. Today, Shacknews takes a look back at a time when MK wasn't quite so violent.


"seems like the perfect optional feature for DLC really. Not worth the time to get in the main ..."

- FreshwaterAU see all 20 comments

Mortal Kombat X: How to Unlock Everything in the Shrine of the Dead

By Shack Staff, Apr 28, 2015 9:30am PDT

A complete guide to every item you can unlock in the Shrine of the Dead


Mortal Kombat X welcomes Jason Voorhees on May 5

By Daniel Perez, Apr 23, 2015 2:05pm PDT

NetherRealm Studios has announced Jason Voorhees will become available in Mortal Kombat X on May 5.


"Now all we need is Freddy K back and we can have a REAL family reunion."

- rtricoche see all 11 comments

Mortal Kombat X characters will receive free costumes with each DLC patch

By Daniel Perez, Apr 21, 2015 6:40am PDT

Expect your kostume kollection to get much larger with the release of each DLC patch.


Opinion: How You're Buying Locked Up Games

By Steven Wong, Apr 17, 2015 8:00am PDT

Mortal Kombat X may be the latest perpetrator, but there is an ongoing trend where games lock away content behind a vault, where only the most dedicated players are allowed access to it. It's a annoying practice that really must stop. 


"This isn't the first case though. Sm4sh did the same thing. There is no way to obtain new custom ..."

- PaladinStrike see all 15 comments

Mortal Kombat X players figures out how to fight as Rain, Baraka, and Sindel

By Daniel Perez, Apr 17, 2015 5:00am PDT

Do you have a favorite character in Mortal Kombat X that is unplayable? Thanks to some crafty players, you can play as them using a pretty simple trick.


"I was worried the devs wouldn't listen to the fans and make these characters playable. It's a ..."

- yukichigai see all 4 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.


Shack Reels: Mortal Kombat X Goro gameplay

By Shack Staff, Apr 15, 2015 12:30pm PDT

If you picked up Mortal Kombat X before release, you have the massive Shokan warrior, Goro, at your disposal. Here's what he can do.


"Cage is the best. I've tried to put him in every fight so far, either playing as him or against ..."

- ConfusedUs see all 3 comments

Mortal Kombat X - 5 characters that missed the cut

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 15, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Now that Mortal Kombat X is out, it's time to take a look at the roster as a whole and think about the unfortunate kombatants that didn't make the cut.


"Kabal was my main, along with Kung Lao, in the last game and will be missed. Smoke and Noob ..."

- MetaSaval see all 23 comments

Opinion: Why Mortal Kombat X's microtransactions travel further down the road of laziness

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 14, 2015 8:00am PDT

There was a day when learning a Mortal Kombat Fatality was an impressive feat done through practice or through at least some sort of learning process. Mortal Kombat X's microtransactions seem to indicate that this idea is becoming more of an outdated notion and that's just s...


"it's a fatality token. who cares. if you're doing a fatality, the fight is already won"

- valael see all 26 comments

Mortal Kombat X charging for easy fatality DLC packs

By Daniel Perez, Apr 14, 2015 6:33am PDT

Those who want to perform fatalities in Mortal Kombat X with as little effort as possible may need to open their wallets to do so.


"They're going to earn thousands (WB). Lazy gamers + the need to nickel and dime all progression ..."

- Nitrium see all 47 comments