Mortal Kombat X News
News PS Plus Games for October 2021 Are Available Now on PS5, PS4
Happy October, everyone! While the entire world prepares for scares in a few weeks, there's plenty of other treats to enjoy before then. That includes a fresh batch of PlayStation Plus games, straight from Jim Ryan's oven. October's PS Plus lineup is ready to eat, so grab these PS5 and PS4 games while they're hot. As a reminder, October's...
Poll Are You Happy With Your PS Plus Games for October 2021?
Plus or minus?
Do you remember a time when the monthly PS Plus games weren't leaked days in advance of the official reveal? The subscription service's offerings have been accurately outed five months in a row, with October's selection being correctly called last weekend. When will it end? To recap, October's lineup includes Hell Let Loose (PS5),...
News PS Plus PS5, PS4 Games for October 2021 Announced
The leaks strike back
October 2021's PS Plus games have been officially revealed, and guess what? The leak was right! Again! If you can believe it, this is the fifth month in a row where the PS Plus lineup has accurately leaked ahead of time. It certainly removes the sense of surprise, but at least you're prepared for the potent
News Xenomorph, Leatherface Breathe Fear into Mortal Kombat X
Bo Rai Cho and Tri-Borg also enter the fray
At this point, NetherRealm Studios may as well just turn Terrordrome into a real title, as it's slowly adding every slasher icon that it can license to Mortal Kombat X. A trailer for the brawler's second Season Pass has leaked ahead of The Game Awards, revealing that The Texas Chainsaw Massacre's...
News You'll Find Out Who's Next in Mortal Kombat X at The Game Awards
Mortal Kombat X has been one of the biggest sellers of 2015, so it's no surprise that NetherRealm has decided to extend DLC support for the fighter. And according to series creator Ed Boon, a new challenger will arrive during The Game Awards this week, with the release set to feature as one of Geoff Keighley's ten premieres. It'll be...
News Mortal Kombat X's Tremor Is Rock Hard
Mortal Kombat X's latest brawler looks like he's suffering from a nasty bout of Cobbles – but Tremor's decided to use the rocks that have replaced his skin to his advantage. The character will be available this week for owners of the fighter's Kombat Pack, but penny pinchers will need to wait until 28th July until he's available...
News Mortal Kombat X's PS4 Patch Adds a New Brutality
Remember the old lady standing in the background of the Outerworld Marketplace arena in Mortal Kombat X? You can use her as a weapon against your enemies, tossing her in the direction of your foes to do some additional damage. But as of the game's latest PlayStation 4 patch, NetherRealm Studios has transformed Blanche into a Weapon of...
News These Are Jason Voorhees' Mortal Kombat X Fatalities
Hack and slash
Those that purchased Mortal Kombat X's season pass-style Kombat Pass will be able to play as Jason Voorhees from today, and that means that videos of the slasher star's various fatalities have already leaked online. You may want to cover your eyes if you're not keen on spoilers, but everyone else can "enjoy" watching the hockey masked...
News Mortal Kombat X to Jason Voorhees in New PS4 Trailer
That's a terrible headline, but we're running with it. Warner Bros has released the first footage of Friday the 13th anti-hero Jason Voorhees in action in Mortal Kombat X. Despite lasting just 50 seconds, we get a good look at the masked maniac's various special moves – including one of his Fatalities. The kharacter will be available...
News Jason Voorhees Joins the Mortal Kombat X Kast in May
You'll be able to Press X to Jason Voorhees sooner than expected, as the Friday the 13th star will be wading into the Mortal Kombat X conflict from 5th May. Those that purchased the Kombat Pass will obtain early access to the character, meaning that everyone else will have to wait a week to get to grips with the hockey mask adorning...
News Mortal Kombat X Patch Kleans Up PS4 Punch-'em-Up
Sign-in issues stomped
Mortal Kombat X certainly hasn't suffered with the kinds of issues that were so common last year, but it hasn't exactly been smooth sailing either. Between leaderboards failing to load and frequent online updates, the franchise's fastest selling title has clearly come unstuck by all of the demand. Still, at least developer...
News Having Problems with Mortal Kombat X's Kombos? Here's How to Fix Things
Quite the konundrum
You can dive into Mortal Kombat X and have a good time without any prior practice, as the game is pretty easy to get to grips with. However, if you want to master the online mode, then you're going to need to learn some kombos – which isn't as straightforward as it should be. The inputs are easy enough, but many have complained...
News Mortal Kombat X Fights Its Forebears for Franchise's Fastest Selling Accolade
In an announcement that's almost as predictable as blood spillage in a Scorpion versus Sub-Zero bout, NetherRealm's boss Ed Boon has announced that Mortal Kombat X has secured the "biggest launch" in the series' history. "Thank you everyone for making Mortal Kombat X the biggest launch in MK history," he wrote on Twitter. "You made the game...
First Impressions Taking One on the Chin in Mortal Kombat X on PS4
You make me larrrf, Kitana
Mortal Kombat X is genuinely funny. You can bombard us with Johnny Cage-esque green orbs in the comments all you like, but there's no way that developer NetherRealm built this game with a straight face. And that's a good thing. The amount of tomfoolery on display at times is outrageous – and it's bettered only by the...
News Mortal Kombat X Has the Most Nefarious of PS4 Microtransactions
Finish him (if you've got enough money)
Not got the time to learn Mortal Kombat X's fairly straightforward fatalities? You'll be able to buy 'Easy Fatalities' from the PlayStation Store. The consumable – which, in fairness, can also be obtained in-game via the Krypt – will cost you $0.99 for five time saving finishers and $4.99 for 30...
Round Up Mortal Kombat X PS4 Reviews Go for the Throat
Kut from the right kloth
There's been a real dearth of fighting games on the PlayStation 4 – with Injustice: Gods Among Us and Guilty Gear Xrd Sign the only names that immediately spring to mind – so Mortal Kombat X is arriving right on time. In addition to some tasty combat mechanics, NetherRealm's promising all of the features that have made...
Guide How to Perform Every Fighter's Fatality in Mortal Kombat X on PS4
Mortal Kombat X is a slick fighter for sure – but let's be honest here, the fatalities are the real draw. With many of these murderous moves locked in the Krypt, you may be missing a few finishers in your game's combinations list. Fortunately, we've teamed up with Push Square reader Melucine to bring you a complete rundown of every...
News Mortal Kombat X Has Over 60 Trophies for You to Kollect
Noob Saibot bling
NetherRealm's one of those developers that always goes the extra mile. Its games may not quite stack up with the likes of Street Fighter when it comes to the tactical underpinnings, but it always stuffs its titles to the brim with content – and it looks like Mortal Kombat X will be no different. In fact, at launch, the...
News Mortal Kombat X Finished Off with 1.8GB PS4 Patch
Brutality to your bandwidth
Mortal Kombat X isn't officially due out until next week, but some lucky brawlers have already got the PlayStation 4 title in their blood-soaked mitts. This has, of course, resulted in a series of pulled YouTube videos and Twitch streams – but perhaps the most relevant piece of information to emerge from the broken...
News Cassie Cage's Mortal Kombat X Fatality Is the Greatest Thing You'll Ever See
No hint of hyperbole
This author's Twitter inbox may have been filled with vulgar messages when he dared to describe Mortal Kombat X as a bit silly, but few will be able to disagree when you see Cassie Cage's fatality. We're not going to delve into too much detail here for fear of spoilers, but this really is a must see. We know what's going to be...
News Mortal Kombat X's PS4 Launch Trailer Invites You to the Mosh Pit
Karate chop suey
So, the System of a Down crossover continues, as Mortal Kombat X's launch trailer was directed by the band's bassist Shavo Odadjian. He's the one with the beard that's better plaited than a pageant girl's hair, by the way. We jest, but we quite like the editing – especially in the first "I don't think you trust" chorus section...
News Goro's Mortal Kombat X Fatalities Are Great but Gross
Eyes bigger than your stomach
We've been giggling through most of Mortal Kombat X's fatalities – much to the disgust of some of our members – but we'll admit that these Goro finishers are genuinely gross. The second one, which involves some ripped off limbs, isn't so bad – but it's the first clip that we can't stand. If you want a warning...
News Oh No, They Put System of a Down in the Mortal Kombat X Commercial
Well, this author's just been transported back to 2001, when baggie jeans and Linkin Park were considered cool. Fortunately, we all know better than to walk around with painted nails and eyeliner these days – but if any game was going to plot a return to the nu-metal days of the early noughties, we'd put money on it being Mortal Kombat X...
News Here's Your First Look at Predator in Mortal Kombat X
Get to the chopper
The public relations plan for Mortal Kombat X has been pretty darn impressive. NetherRealm Studios has been announcing new characters, features, and content on an almost weekly basis – and it still has surprises to share. Alright, the inclusion of Predator as part of the Kombat Pass may have already leaked, but Klassic...
News Predator Stalks Mortal Kombat X as Post-Launch DLC
If it bleeds, you can kill it
Jason Voorhees will not be the only silver screen star slashing into Mortal Kombat X as a downloadable character, as an errant Xbox Games Store listing has revealed that Predator will be joining the party, too. The dreadlocked nasty will be available as part of the Kombat Pack, which will also include the aforementioned...
News Don't Rage Quit in Mortal Kombat X on PS4, PS3
There will be grisly repercussions
We've all been there: you're getting your ass absolutely whooped by someone's super powered Scorpion, and the temptation to unplug your router is strong. While fighting games like Mortal Kombat X can be brutal, there's nothing worse than finding your rhythm – only for your opponent to rage quit. Fortunately, the...
News This May Be the Best Mortal Kombat X Fatality Yet
Guts and glory
Mortal Kombat X is still going to have your significant others cowering behind the couch – and if their constitution's in question, probably hovering over a sick bucket, too. The finisher embedded below shows psychic Ermac ripping the entrails out of Sub-Zero, and then tying them up in a tidy knot. Not one to watch while you're...
News Mortal Kombat X Gets Hit with a Deadly Delay on PS3
Okay, for starters, we apologise for the terrible tagline, but worse things can happen, as evidenced by the news that Mortal Kombat X is being delayed on the PlayStation 3. According to publisher Warner Bros., the last-gen version of the game has been pushed back to summer. Thankfully, the PlayStation 4 edition won't suffer the same...
News Uh Oh, Jason Voorhees Is in Mortal Kombat X
As DLC, at least
Mortal Kombat X's character roster is getting crazier by the minute, and its latest addition is something that's got us fearfully eyeing the dark corners of the office. As if the game needed any more blood, Jason Voorhees of Friday the 13th fame will be a playable fighter, a new teaser trailer has confirmed. The downside here,...
News Mortal Kombat X's Latest PS4, PS3 Trailer Is a Family Affair
Everything is better when you do it as a family – and killing fighters from other dimensions doesn't seem to be an exception. The latest Mortal Kombat X trailer shows combat footage from the newest trio of characters to be added to the roster. Making a return are tournament veterans Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade, along with...
News Mortal Kombat X May Yet Have 2015's Campest Campaign
Story trailer is oh so silly
We thought that Until Dawn was a shoo-in for the stupidest story of 2015, but Mortal Kombat X may yet give it a run for its money. This brand new video of NetherRealm's forthcoming fighter includes a peek at some of the cut-scenes from the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 title's single player mode – and it's all...
News Ouch! Mortal Kombat X's Brutalities Have Got to Hurt
Bruised and broken
If you thought that Mortal Kombat X's fatalities were gruesome, then know that there'll be some other decapitation methods in your chosen brawler's combat arsenal. As promised earlier in the week, NetherRealm Studios has announced that brutalities will be making a return in its forthcoming fighter – and they look absolutely...
News Mortal Kombat X's Story Mode Will Stretch Over 25 Years, Plus a Load of Other Details
That's a lot of kombat
If you've been itching for plenty of juicy info nuggets regarding Mortal Kombat X, then today's your lucky day. The team behind the upcoming fighter features in the game's newest trailer, and it's stuffed full of details about the title's modes, development, and storyline. Speaking about the latter, creative director Ed Boon...
News There Are More Mortal Kombat Kollector's Editions Than Decapitated Limbs
Get outta here
No major release is complete without a collector's edition, but Mortal Kombat X is getting more than its fair share. Warner Bros has announced a slew of premium packages that you'll be able to purchase for its forthcoming fighter, with prices ranging from expensive to very expensive. This is beyond komplicated, so bear with us while...
News 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 Reptile Roughhouses His Way into Mortal Kombat X
Although the illustrious Ed Boon previously teased that new fighters for Mortal Kombat X would be revealed on 29th January, it seems that NetherRealm Studios couldn't wait, as an exclusive IGN video has confirmed that Reptile will be joining the roster. After a hilarious, short spat between Kung Lao and his scaly adversary, we get a look...
News New Challengers Will Mutilate Mortal Kombat X Next Week
Finish the marketing campaign
For the record: when we suggested that Mortal Kombat X was silly in a controversial article last week, we meant it in the best possible way – everyone here at Push Square Towers adores the zaniness of NetherRealm Studios' premier punch up. Hence, we're excited to learn which new kombatants will be joining the chaos...
News Try Not to Laugh at This Mortal Kombat X Trailer
Mortal Kombat has always been dumber than a 90s Jim Carrey movie, but the series did go through a period where it took itself a teensy bit too seriously. Fortunately, there's no danger of that occurring in the forthcoming PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 sequel Mortal Kombat X, as this absolutely hilarious trailer evidences. In it,...
News Hats Off to Mortal Kombat X's Latest Kombatant, Kung Lao
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 Mortal Kombat X Unleashes a Fatality on PS4 and PS3 Next April
Goro confirmed as preorder bonus
The first half of next year is looking to be utterly bonkers for fans of Sony's super system. The latest title to be added to the hefty handful of already confirmed games is bloodthirsty brawler Mortal Kombat X. Indeed, Warner Bros recently announced that it will be hitting consoles worldwide starting from 14th...
Gamescom 2014 Kano Looks Killer in Mortal Kombat X on PS4
All brawn, no brains
As anticipated, Ed Boon has appeared in a new Mortal Kombat X trailer to talk about British cyborg Kano – and you know that he’s serious, because he appears in black-and-white. The rough and ready kombatant was leaked last week, but this clip gives you a proper look at his older appearance and three main forms...
News Kano to Rip Out Your Rib Cage in Mortal Kombat X on PS4
King of the ring
Klassic kombatant Kano [Hey, they started it – Ed] 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...
News 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 Mortal Kombat X's Raiden Pops the Eyes of His Opponents
Everyone’s favourite lampshade sporting sparrer Raiden is unsurprisingly making a comeback in upcoming PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 sequel Mortal Kombat X – and his hat looks sillier than ever. As revealed at the EVO Championships over the weekend, the Thunder God comes equipped with three gnarly styles, each focusing on alternative...
News 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 Mortal Kombat X Will Allow You to Finish Your Foe in 1080p on PS4
Kratos turned to stone
The resolution wars consuming the web these days are fiercer than the rivalry between Sub Zero and Scorpion, but you can rest safe in the knowledge that upcoming brawler Mortal Kombat X will run at 60 frames-per-second in 1080p. Creative director Ed Boon confirmed the tidbit on Twitter, adding that the title will employ...
News PS4 Brawler Mortal Kombat X Will KO Two New Kombatants Next Week
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...