Mortal Kombat Series News


Mortal Kombat X users on Xbox One reporting trouble with Predator

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 07, 2015 11:10am PDT

There's currently an issue involving the Xbox One version of Mortal Kombat X, one that's leaving Kombat Pack owners without access to the newly-released Predator.


Mortal Kombat X demonstrates Predator's hunting abilities in live stream

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 06, 2015 2:00pm PDT

The Predator steps into the Mortal Kombat X arena tomorrow, so NetherRealm jumped on its Twitch channel to begin the hunt a little early.


"awww. the classic johnny cage fatality isn't the 3 head glitch fatility"

- anhero see all 7 comments

Mortal Kombat X gets hunted by Predator July 7; Klassic Fatality Pack coming, too

By Daniel Perez, Jul 06, 2015 6:52am PDT

Predator will be hunting some dangerous game come July 7. That's not all as the Klassic Fatality Pack is also being released that same day for free.


Mortal Kombat X Predator DLC releasing in July

By Daniel Perez, Jun 29, 2015 6:45am PDT

NetherRealm Studios has confirmed Predator will be making his debut in Mortal Kombat X next month.


Warner Bros. and NetherRealm increase prize contributions to Mortal Kombat X pro tournaments

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 04, 2015 3:30pm PDT

The prize pools for fighting games continue to grow, with Warner Bros. and NetherRealm adding some additional money for professional Mortal Kombat X tournament pots.


Tanya makes her komeback in Mortal Kombat X tomorrow

By Tad Huempfner, Jun 01, 2015 3:00pm PDT

One more Mortal Kombat kombatant is making her komeback this week! The Tanya Bundle releases tomorrow with the return of the deadly diva herself and three klassic kostumes.


"Komeback? Tad, have you ever heard of The Kraziness of Ken Kutaragi?"

- melt_core see all 2 comments

Mortal Kombat X console patch includes free Klassic Reptile skin

By Ozzie Mejia, May 14, 2015 1:10pm PDT

Those that own the console versions of Mortal Kombat X are receiving a new patch today. In addition to fixing a number of balance issues and bugs, the patch will also include the Klassic Reptile skin.


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.


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

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

Finish Him! A Mortal Kombat Fatality retrospective (part 2)

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 13, 2015 12:00pm PDT

The Shacknews Mortal Kombat Fatality retrospective continues with the rest of the series' 21st century entries, including Mortal Kombat X.


"Awesome, you know though I still have a soft spot for MK2 its my fav and has the best fatalities ..."

- valcan_s see all 3 comments

Finish Him! A Mortal Kombat Fatality retrospective (part 1)

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 13, 2015 8:00am PDT

Mortal Kombat X arrives tomorrow with an all-new set of gruesome and gory Fatalities. Today, Shacknews is taking a look back at NetherRealm's over-the-top finishers from over the years.


"It probably shouldn't. Video games are just still barely coming out of their nascent stage in ..."

- action wombmate see all 15 comments

Shack's Arcade Corner - Mortal Kombat

By Shack Staff, Apr 08, 2015 3:30pm PDT

For this week's edition of Shack's Arcade Korner, Greg Burke tests his might by looking at the 1992 fighting game classic, Mortal Kombat.


"Same here. I'm starting to get giddy the way I did a week or two out from console releases of MK ..."

- David Craddock see all 4 comments