Mortal Kombat News

News: Ermac's Got Your Back in Mortal Kombat X on PS4, PS3

Ermac's Got Your Back in Mortal Kombat X on PS4, PS3

Not an error

Ermac may have started life as a mere Mortal Kombat bug, but he's very much a fully fleshed out fighter these days – and will be making his triumphant return in the forthcoming Mortal Kombat X on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. As promised, developer NetherRealm Studios announced the character as part of a livestream overnight,...

News: Hats Off to Mortal Kombat X's Latest Kombatant, Kung Lao

Hats Off to Mortal Kombat X's Latest Kombatant, Kung Lao

Bowled over

Mortal Kombat's resident hat model will be switching out his smooth headgear for something a little more rugged in the forthcoming Mortal Kombat X. Ed Boon, the gravel voiced veteran behind the franchise, has tweeted out a high-res image of Kung Lao from the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 sequel, and he's sporting a spiky sombrero as...

News: Kano to Rip Out Your Rib Cage in Mortal Kombat X on PS4

Kano to Rip Out Your Rib Cage in Mortal Kombat X on PS4

King of the ring

Klassic kombatant Kano is set to put in an appearance in upcoming brawler Mortal Kombat X, a German magazine has confirmed. The first screenshots of the metal faced fighter popped up on Twitter, confirming that one of the warrior’s stances will include wrestling moves. Naturally, these suplexes will actually hurt, though. Series...

News: Superman vs. Sub Zero? PS4's Mortal Kombat X Will Feature One Guest Character

Superman vs. Sub Zero? PS4's Mortal Kombat X Will Feature One Guest Character

Place your bloody bets

NetherRealm Studios’ beefy EVO presence may have centred upon the unveiling of Raiden for Mortal Kombat X, but creative director Ed Boon had an additional meaty morsel to share with hardware manufacturer Mad Catz as part of an interview shot during the show. According to the veteran, a guest fighter from a different...

News: This Mortal Kombat X Fatality Is the Grossest Thing You'll See on PS4

This Mortal Kombat X Fatality Is the Grossest Thing You'll See on PS4

Final move was censored at E3

One of the E3 announcements that caused a big bang was the latest instalment in NetherRealm Studios' long-running fighting franchise, Mortal Kombat X. However, while the fight to the death looked stunning in spite of its questionable backing track, it still may have seemed a little tame. And that's because Scorpion's...

News: PS4 Brawler Mortal Kombat X Will KO Two New Kombatants Next Week

PS4 Brawler Mortal Kombat X Will KO Two New Kombatants Next Week

Finish him

If you were worried that Mortal Kombat X would be more of a retread than a revolution, then toss your doubts out of the ring: NetherRealm Studios’ head honcho Ed Boon has confirmed that a chunk of the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 fighter’s roster will be revealed at E3 2014 next week – and two new warriors will be entering the...

News: Gory Brawler Mortal Kombat X Gets Over Here in 2015

Gory Brawler Mortal Kombat X Gets Over Here in 2015

Who's next?

It’s absolutely raining game reveals at the minute, with Mortal Kombat X the latest release to get the teaser trailer treatment. This two minute video clip confirms that the next entry in NetherRealm Studios’ gruesome fighting franchise is in production – and it’s due out next year on as of yet unspecified platforms. Judging by...

Rumour: That New Mortal Kombat Game Will Probably Punch PS4

That New Mortal Kombat Game Will Probably Punch PS4

Amazon posts product page prematurely

A cartel of angry Mortal Kombat warriors are currently making their way over to Amazon UK’s head offices, as the British-based retailer appears to have leaked the next entry in NetherRealm Studios’ popular punch up property a teensy bit too early. The company’s since rectified its mistake, but product...

News: Ed Boon Kinda Confirms New Mortal Kombat After Poster Leak

Ed Boon Kinda Confirms New Mortal Kombat After Poster Leak

Slight changes made to the series' logo, too

It's no secret that NetherRealm Studios' creative director Ed Boon has been teasing us all over the past few weeks. In an unnecessarily convoluted manner, he has been mysteriously counting down to something on his Twitter account, which we're led to believe may be Mortal Kombat X. Fortunately, it appears...

Rumour: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Star Appearing in New Mortal Kombat?

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Star Appearing in New Mortal Kombat?

Finish him

It’s a good thing that 24 lead Kiefer Sutherland has plenty of practice playing Jack Bauer, because the actor may need to call upon his experience portraying the intrepid action hero in order to escape NetherRealm Studios’ in-house ninjas. Despite the developer being pretty silent since the release of superhero brawler Injustice:...

News: NetherRealm Keen To Expand Outside Of Mortal Kombat

NetherRealm Keen To Expand Outside Of Mortal Kombat

The latest Mortal Kombat was great -- arguably the best since the original trilogy

But, while Mortal Kombat is to remain a key component of developer NetherRealm's output, the studio has revealed its intentions to try something new. “I would be surprised if Warner Bros and us never released another Mortal Kombat game again. We don’t have a title...

News: American PlayStation Store Updates: 24th January 2012

American PlayStation Store Updates: 24th January 2012

Round up

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News: Mortal Kombat Vita: Tap The Screen To Rip Sub-Zero's Head Off

Mortal Kombat Vita: Tap The Screen To Rip Sub-Zero's Head Off

No one's going to argue that Mortal Kombat on the PlayStation Vita took a long time to be announced

After all, NetherRealm were discussing Sony's next handheld before it was even a thing. Clearly the title's been on the back burner for some time. But now the Scorpion's out of the bag — so to speak — NetherRealm's gone live with a bucket full of gameplay details. First thing's first: the..