April2019

  • Review Mortal Kombat 11 - Making One Fatal Mistake

    Fatality

    Mortal Kombat 11 sees the return of the nearly 27-year-old franchise, and likely for its last hurrah on this generation of consoles. NetherRealm’s latest is a solid kontender for the best PlayStation 4 beat-em-up, but its heart has been korrupted by a baffling progression system. Picking up after the events of 2015’s Mortal Kombat X,...

May2017

  • 38

    PS4

    Review Injustice 2

    Loot boxes among us

    Injustice 2 may be one of the most impressive fighting game sequels in recent memory. Following the release of Injustice: Gods Among Us (which raised its fists over four years ago), this successor continues the story of a hypothetical universe, in which Superman has been tricked into causing a devastating tragedy which has...

April2015

  • 42

    PS4

    Review Mortal Kombat X

    Blood is thicker than water

    Mortal Kombat X knows what it takes to keep you engaged. Cast your mind back to the early 90s, and series creator Ed Boon's garish pretender was the grubby chip shop time waster, while Capcom's vastly superior Street Fighter II gobbled up competitive coins in nearby carpeted arcades. There's always been a gulf in class...

December2013

  • 8

    PS4

    Review Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition

    Clash of the titans

    Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition makes the fighting game genre highly accessible. This DC Comics-themed brawler may be covered in Mortal Kombat’s blood, but that basis means that it’s built around a solid combative core, some classic input commands, and a surprisingly engrossing storyline. Granted, the differences...

April2013

  • 4

    PS3

    Review Injustice: Gods Among Us

    Immortal Kombat

    When it comes to the fighting game genre, you're often forced to select your preferred type. Are you a player of 2D or 3D titles? Tekken or Dead or Alive? Street Fighter or Mortal Kombat? Each series has its own unique identity, restricting its audience to a specific brand. As such, you'd expect Injustice: Gods Among Us, the latest...

April2011

  • 1

    PS3

    Review Mortal Kombat

    Mortal Kombat is the most comprehensive fighting game we've ever played

    It puts its immediate contemporaries to shame with a pool of modes, features and unlockables that have been on the wishlist of fighting fans for some time. What's more, the content is built upon an accessible and satisfying fighting system that's deep enough to hold your...